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Global Courier & Delivery Services: Market Research Report

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Global Courier & Delivery Services Market Research Report | Aug 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
$206bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment ('000)
2,015
Businesses
39,185
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 Products

The Global Courier and Delivery Services industry is an integral part of the global economy, providing goods, materials and documents transportation, primarily for businesses and corporations. Couriers pick up and deliver documents and packages that need local, regional or national delivery. Couriers also assist in their clients' administrative process by providing electronic billing, reference billing, track and trace, national and regional invoicing. The major players in this industry have extensive networks of drop-off boxes and staffed drop-off centers, in addition to providing on-site package pick-ups. The surface transportation courier segment is the largest, followed by domestic airfreight, international airfreight and mail services... read more

 


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What is the Global Courier & Delivery Services Industry?

Operators in this 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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