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Global Courier & Delivery Services: Market Research Report

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Global Courier & Delivery Services Market Research Report | Feb 2014

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Courier & Delivery Services global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Deutsche Post Deutsche Post market share
FedEx Corporation FedEx Corporation market share
UPS UPS market share
Yamato Holdings Co. Ltd. Yamato Holdings Co. Ltd. market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$208bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment ('000)
2,028
Businesses
39,337
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Global Courier and Delivery Services industry recovered from low levels caused by the global economic slowdown. The global economic downturn caused global consumer spending and the total value of world trade to decline in 2009, as the largest economies in the world from the United States to Europe, went into recession. Consequently, demand for the transportation of packages and parcels diminished, causing industry revenue to plummet in 2009. Nevertheless, IBISWorld forecasts that revenue for the Global Courier and Delivery Services industry will grow... read more

Industry Locations

The Global Courier and Delivery Services industry is centered in North America, Europe and North Asia. Like any transportation industry, the demand for courier services is predominantly associated with the level of business and consumer spending. The performance of this industry depends on the same broad factors that determine economic performance, such as GDP and the level of trade and growth within industries that use couriers and delivery services to transport goods.

North America

The North American region, specifically the United States, is the largest revenue generator in this industry, making up 36.2% of industry revenue.... read more

 


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What is the Global Courier & Delivery Services Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily provide air, surface or combined express courier delivery services of parcels, documents and packages for business customers. Industry operators generally provide services between metropolitan areas or urban centers and form a network that includes courier local pick-up and delivery to serve customers’ needs. This industry excludes services provided by the National Postal Service and commercial airlines.

Industry Products
Surface couriers and messengersDomestic air courier servicesInternational air courier servicesMail services
 
Industry Activities
Providing air, surface or combined courier delivery servicesProviding express messenger and delivery servicesDelivering parcels, documents and packagesPacking and sorting operationsTransferring and trucking (without storage)Delivering time-sensitive and high-value-to-weight products


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