Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, many developments in the e-commerce and online retailing space have driven growth in the Couriers & Local Delivery Services industry. In the coming years, the industry is expected to build on momentum from the previous five-year period. Drivers of demand for industry services, such as consumer spending and corporate profit, will help fuel revenue growth going forward. Additionally, the rise of e-commerce and decline of the brick and mortar stores will benefit industry operators... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Couriers and Local Delivery Services industry is comprised of large couriers and smaller local delivery companies, each with distinct operating conditions. Large couriers use a network of air and surface transportation systems to provide delivery services nationwide, while local messengers only provide delivery services within a single urban area. Both segments provide services for a diversified customer base in an effort to shield demand from a downturn in any one specific market.
Demand for this industry depends largely on consumer spending, corporate profit and e-commerce. Over the past five years, consumer spending has trended upwards due to an increase in per capita disposable income and a decrease in unemployment... purchase to read more