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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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 SWOT Analysis

The Global Courier and Delivery Services industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. The industry's contribution to the world economy, as measured by industry value added (IVA), is forecast to grow at an annualized 3.2% over the 10 years through 2019, while world GDP is projected to grow at an annualized 5.9% over the same period. Although the industry is not expected to grow as quickly as world GDP, this is mainly due to the economic downturn's effect on the industry. As the world becomes increasingly globalized, more goods will need to be shipped around the world using courier and delivery services. Specific regions experiencing a high level of growth include North Asia (China), Central Asia (India) and South America... 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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