Transport Intelligence Report: Global Freight Forwarding 2017
The Global Freight Forwarding 2017 report contains more than a decade of market size and forecast data, profiles of the largest forwarders, trade lane analysis, an examination of the technology disrupting freight forwarding and the view from the industry thanks to Ti’s freight forwarding survey. This is all put into context by the introductory chapter: the past, present and future of freight forwarding.
Exclusive highlights on technology in the freight forwarding industry
The majority of start-up companies are looking to serve sector incumbents, but the more ambitious could potentially disrupt the industry
Several freight forwarding quotation and booking platforms are providing an increasingly compelling service
A profitability divide has already arisen between the companies investing in technology and those which are not
Artificial Intelligence will widen this divide
Exclusive highlights on Ti’s freight forwarding market size and forecasts
The global freight forwarding market is estimated to have grown by 2.7% in real terms in 2016.
Both air and sea markets experienced higher growth than in 2015.
The North American air freight market experienced flat growth in 2016.
Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow faster than any other region between 2016 and 2020.