Market Research Report
E-Commerce Logistics Market 2020-2026
|E-Commerce Logistics Market 2020-2026|
Published: March 22, 2021
Orion Market Research Pvt Ltd
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Global E-Commerce Logistics Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product (Baby Products, Personal Care Products, Books, Home Furnishing Products, Apparel Products, Electronic Products, Automotive Products, and Others), By Services (Transportation Services, Warehousing Services, and Others), By Location (International and Local), and Forecast 2021-2027
The global e-commerce logistics market is growing at a CAGR of 15.2% during the forecast period. The major factors that are enlarging the growth of the e-commerce logistics market include the rising companies' focus on geographical expansion and the growing e-commerce industry are some major factors that are contributing significantly towards the growth of the market. Growth in the e-commerce industry has been witnessed owing to the rising internet penetration and busy lifestyle of consumers. As per the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), e-commerce sales hit $25.6 trillion globally in 2018, up 8% from 2017.
Rising cross-border e-commerce sales have also been reported across the countries, including China, the US, UK, and others. Cross-border B2C e-commerce sales amounted to $404 billion in 2018, representing an increase of 7% over 2017. The major e-commerce companies include Amazon, Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., and eBay Inc. These companies are significantly focusing on expanding their transportation and warehousing capabilities across the countries, including the US, India, and China. This, in turn, contributes to the rising demand for e-commerce logistics services.
However, fluctuating crude oil prices due to geopolitical factors are acting as a major restraining factor for the market growth. Scope for backward integration is providing significant opportunities for market growth. Many companies pursue a backward integration strategy when it is expected to result in improved efficiency and cost savings. Backward integration further supports in strengthening the revenue stream of the company as the acquisitions of the controlled subsidiaries support in reducing the gap of supply and demand.
The market is segmented based on services, products, and location. Based on services, the market is classified into transportation services, warehousing services, and other e-commerce logistics services. Based on the product type, the market is segmented into baby products, personal care products, books, home furnishing products, apparel products, electronics products, automotive products, and others such as grocery, pharmaceuticals, and nutritional products. Based on location, the market is classified into international and local. The local market is further segmented into urban, semi-urban, and rural.
Global E-Commerce Logistics Market Share by Services, 2020 (%)
Source: OMR Analysis
In 2020, transportation services held the largest share in the market. Transportation services play a vital role in e-commerce logistics. The e-commerce companies distribute their products to the customers by their network or taking the support of outsourcing companies such as DHL Express, FedEx Corp., and BlueDart Express. These companies are using several initiatives to attract a large number of e-commerce companies. FedEx Corp. offers domestic pickup-and-delivery services within certain non-US countries, including France, UK, Australia, Brazil, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Poland, India, China, and South Africa. It offers flexibility in pickup and delivery options.
Its pick-up options include FedEx door tags pickups, pick-up on Saturday, alternate address pick-up, and regularly scheduled pick-up at the locations. In addition, its delivery options include flexible options for residential deliveries, convenient delivery options for home delivery, rerouting shipments to a different address, and hold for recipient pickup. The company re-launched Bongo International as FedEx CrossBorder in 2016. It highlights the investment of FedEx in widening its global e-commerce offerings as FedEx CrossBorder is a subsidiary of FedEx Trade Networks that provides e-commerce solutions.
The global e-commerce logistics is analyzed based on the geographical regions that are contributing significantly towards the growth of the market. Based on the geography, the market is bifurcated into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW). North America e-commerce logistics market is significantly driven by the significant rise in the e-commerce industry and well-established logistics services in the region. Additionally, the US administration has plans to implement high-speed rail services to facilitate the American population. This will likely further support transportation services for e-commerce logistics in the region.
Global E-Commerce Logistics Market Growth By Region, 2021-2027
Source: OMR Global
Asia-Pacific to Witness Fastest Growth in the Market During the Forecast Period
Asia-Pacific e-commerce logistics market is estimated to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period owing to the rising trend towards online shopping and expansion of e-commerce players in the region. In addition, growth in cross-border e-commerce sales is also encouraging market growth. The presence of major e-commerce companies such as Alibaba and Amazon are providing substantial growth opportunity for e-commerce and its logistic operations in the Asia-Pacific. After setting up their business in developed economies, e-commerce companies targeted the most emerging and lucrative market. This, in turn, results in an expansion of e-commerce logistics operations in the region.
Market Players Outlook
Key players in the market include Amazon Transportation Services (Amazon.com Inc.), Deutsche Post AG (DHL), FedEx Corp., United Parcel Services (UPS) Inc., and Gati Ltd. These market players are adopting several market strategies including mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and collaborations, and others for gaining a strong position in the market. For instance, in May 2019, Symbia Logistics, Colorado-based warehousing, and logistics company acquired third-party logistics firm iD Commerce + Logistics to expand its e-commerce fulfillment footprint. This is Symbia's fourth acquisition in a year that will enable the company to more effectively offer economical shipping options for its clients all over the Midwest and Northeast.
The Report Covers
Market value data analysis of 2020 and forecast to 2027.
Annualized market revenues ($ million) for each market segment.
Country-wise analysis of major geographical regions.
Key companies operating in the global e-commerce logistics market. Based on the availability of data, information related to new technological solutions, and relevant news is also available in the report.
Analysis of business strategies by identifying the key market segments positioned for strong growth in the future.
Analysis of market-entry and market expansion strategies.
Competitive strategies by identifying who-stands-where in the market.
GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS MARKET RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS BY REVENUE,2020-2027 ($ MILLION)