Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Despite poor economic conditions and falling demand, the Couriers & Local Delivery Services industry maintained profitability throughout the recession. Since UPS and FedEx, two major players, dominate the industry, margins declined but were not severely impacted. Additionally, in the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to continue its solid growth, with steady increases in consumer spending and the number of businesses, all of which will contribute to moderate revenue growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
Overall, the US Couriers and Local Delivery Services industry has a moderate level of concentration, as the top four companies in the industry account for an estimated 66.5% of industry revenue. The top two major players account for 63.0% of total industry revenue. While the industry as a whole has a moderate level of concentration, there is a clear distinction of services between the two segments included in the Couriers and Local Delivery Services industry.
The couriers segment, which accounts for the majority of industry revenue, is highly concentrated. However, the industry is also composed of local messengers and delivery services, which is a highly fragmented segment... purchase to read more