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Transport Intelligence Report: Global Contract Logistics 2017

Do you understand how technological and environmental changes are altering the 3PL landscape?

Where are the world’s contract logistics growth hotspots?

What are the fundamental drivers of change in retail and manufacturing logistics?

How can the market size and growth of various shipper segments be assessed?

It is important to stay abreast of logistics trends and know more about how 3PLs are future-proofing their strategies to continue to support their clients, particularly in light of recent environmental legislation and technological advancements affecting the industry.

Ti’s annual Global Contract Logistics report examines both topics and provides analysis and evaluation of future practices expected in the industry. This analysis is provided from a broad, industry-wide perspective and is then channelled and examined within individual company profiles of major contract logistics providers. Each of the 18 profiles in the report includes an overview of the company’s contract logistics capabilities and strategy, a SWOT analysis and, wherever possible, a review of the company’s most recent financial performance and a table detailing the company’s most recent contracts.

In addition, Ti has ranked the leading contract logistics providers on both a global and regional basis (Asia Pacific, Europe and North America only), and provides the market shares of these providers based on Ti’s bespoke contract logistics market sizes. Along with this data, the report includes explanation and insight into which geographies’ contract logistics markets have the most growth potential and examines why regions are performing differently.

Exclusive highlights on contract logistics and the environment

Fuels which were once regarded as a good alternative to carbon-emitting petrol have come under scrutiny themselves.

Banning diesel engines entirely would have a significant impact on the economies of major cities around the world.

The ‘sharing economy’ could provide many opportunities to improve the efficiency of logistics in an urban context.

Exclusive highlights on contract logistics market size and forecasts

The Global Contract logistics market grew by 3.9% in 2016, up from 3.7% in 2015.

Asia Pacific has overtaken Europe as the biggest market for contract logistics.

Seven of the 10 largest markets grew slower than in 2015.

The market is forecast to grow at a real 2016-2020 compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.8%.


The Top 10 Contract Logistics Providers

  1. DHL Supply Chain
  2. XPO Logistics
  3. Kuehne + Nagel
  4. Hitachi Transport System
  5. CEVA
  6. Geodis
  7. Nippon Express
  8. Neovia
  9. DB Schenker Logistics
  10. Ryder


Contract logistics and the environment

How is environmental legislation going to change the contract logistics industry?

Which countries operate low emission zones and what other restrictions are expected?

What are the consequences of emission regulations on logistics real estate?


Contract logistics by vertical sector

Which vertical sectors have the most impact on the contract logistics industry and why?

What are the supply chain dynamics of different vertical sectors?


Market size and forecasts

Who are the top 10 contract logistics providers in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America?

Which region has the highest 2016-2020 compound annual growth rate?

Which countries’ growth rates have bolstered that of their region?


Profiles of major contract logistics providers

How are LSPs future-proofing their contract logistics capabilities?

What do Ti analysts think the strengths and weaknesses of the major LSPs, and what opportunities and threats do they face?


This report is perfect for

  • Global manufacturers
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Supply chain managers and directors
  • Logistics procurement managers
  • Marketing managers
  • Knowledge managers
  • Investors
  • All C-level executives


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