Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) Market - 2018-2026


Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) Industry Overview:

 In a business process, logistics is defined as the management of the flow of materials between the point of origin and the point of consumption. Logistics management is a part of the supply chain of an organization. The whole supply chain is standing on the concept of trade-offs between cost and effectiveness. The logistics services should be designed in such a way that it will deliver value to customers in terms of timely delivery and lower cost. The global Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) market was valued at US$ 9,151 million in the year 2018 and is expected to reach nearly US$ 11,117 million by the year 2023, growing at a CAGR of approximately 3.1%.

A third party logistics (3PL) provider offer logistics services which include freight forwarding, inventory storage & distribution, shipping or distribution of materials, IT solutions, and others. A 3PL service can be a single provider or it can be an integrated system with a wide bundle of services, which is capable of managing the supply chain of a company. The benefits of using 3PL service are, cost saving and increasing focus on the core competency of an organization. However, it is having a less control over the own inventory and trust issues which is curtailing the growth of the 3PL services.

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Top Key Players Of Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) Industry:

DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding
Kuehne + Nagel
DB Schenker Logistics
Nippon Express
C.H. Robinson Worldwide
UPS Supply Chain Solutions
CEVA Logistics
Expeditors International of Washington
Toll Holdings
J.B. Hunt (JBI, DCS & ICS)
Hitachi Transport System
XPO Logistics
Yusen Logistics

Scope of the Report

A fourth party logistics (4PL) provider is a supply chain integrator which gathers and manages all capabilities, resources, and technology of a company’s supply chain. An experienced and dependable 4PL provider will deliver value with an approach of reengineering of supply chain to the organization. The 4PL provider signs a centralized contract with the client to carry out all the responsibilities for the performance of logistics functions of an organization.

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Key Market Trends | Growth | Share | Sale | Revenue | Manufactures | Technology Component

There are many factors that defines the logistic service success in today’s competitive environment. customer centric services and adoption of newer technology are key aspect to today’s business flourishment. Majority of the companies are focusing on enhancing the business reach through better engagement with clients through various means of communication. In addition, companies mainly focus on trimming the duration of the delivery timelines so as to be counted as a reliable and trusted company. In the last few years, many companies have entered in merger and acquisition so as to boost the presence worldwide and harness the already existing technology. This is quite true when it comes to acquisition of Asia based companies, since the region offers highest trade influx and slowly the market is shifting towards South Asia. Over 35 merger and acquisition was noticed in the logistic services in 2018.
On the basis of mode of transportation, the global logistics services market is segmented into road, waterways, rail and air. Among these, road transport accounted for the largest domestic services, while waterways was the preferred means of logistic transportation for international shipment. This will remain same, while airways will slowly gain higher industry traction.
By end-use, the global logistics services market is segmented into manufacturing, retail, trade and transportation, government and public, utilities, healthcare, media, BFSI, IT and telecommunications. According to the research conducted, retail segment accounted for 28.3% of market share in 2018. This will continue to be the same with minor deflection in market share by 2023.
Regionally, Asia Pacific accounted for 39% share in 2018. Highest trade flow was seen across China and rest of the world. Presence of large number of retail and manufacturing companies has created favorable business system in the region. Moreover, the region is known to have the largest population base. China and India are the key region in the market. North America and Europe stands next to Asia Pacific. Companies based in Europe and North America mainly focuses on technological upgradation and acquiring prospective companies based in Asia. In order to minimize, the overhead costs, companies are adopting newer technologies such as drone based delivery and robot assisted inventory management. Adoption of these technology will help companies to stay agile and generate huge profits in coming years.
Some of the key player covered in the report are DHL, DSV, Kuehne & Nagel, DB Schenker Logistics, Sinotrans, CH Robinson Worldwide, CEVA Logistics, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, and Hitachi Transport Systems. Few new entrants have also emerged in the market that primarily focuses on ecommerce segment. Startups are backed with investors having innovative ideas. Proliferation of such companies will lead to intense competition in coming years.

The study is a source of reliable data on:

Market segments and sub-segments
Market trends and dynamics Supply and demand
Market size Current trends/opportunities/challenges
Competitive landscape
Technological breakthroughs
Value chain and stakeholder analysis

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, We offers customizations as per the company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

  • Product Analysis: Product matrix, which gives a detailed comparison of the product portfolios of each company
  • Geographic Analysis: Further breakdown of the European, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World segments into their respective countries for this market
  • Company Information: Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to 5)
  • Volume Data: Customization options for volume data (number of units sold) and customization options for volume data (number of tests)
  • Opportunities Assessment: A detailed report underlining the various growth opportunities presented in the market

 The report includes six parts, dealing with:
1.) Basic Information
2.) The Asia Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) Speaker Market
3.) The North American Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) Speaker Market
4.) The European Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) Speaker Market
5.) Market Entry And Investment Feasibility
6.) The Report Conclusion


Table of Content: Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) Market 2026


1 Study Coverage

2 Executive Summary 

3 Breakdown Data by Manufacturers 

4 Breakdown Data by Type 

5 Breakdown Data by Application 

11 Company Profiles 

12 Future Forecast 

13 Market Opportunities, Challenges, Risks and Influences Factors Analysis 

14 Value Chain and Sales Channels Analysis 

15 Research Findings and Conclusion

16 Appendix 

Continued …

The key insights of The Report Research:

1.The report Research provides key statistics on the market status of the Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the industry.
2.The report Research provides a basic overview of the industry including its definition, applications and manufacturing technology.
3.The report Research presents the company profile, product specifications, capacity, production value, and 2018-2018 market shares for key vendors.
4.The total market is further divided by company, by country, and by application/type for the competitive landscape analysis.
5.The report Research estimates 2018-2026 market development trends of Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) industry.
6.Analysis of upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics is also carried out
7.The report Research makes some important proposals for a new project of Logistics Services (3PL&4PL) Industry before evaluating its feasibility.

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* Analyzing the outlook of the market with the recent trends and SWOT analysis
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* Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and non-economic aspects
* Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
* Market value (USD Million) and volume (Units Million) data for each segment and sub-segment
* Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
* Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
* 1-year analyst support, along with the data support in excel format.


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