Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Integrated Logistics sector provides door-to-door transport, storage and distribution services. It includes transport operators such as trucking and railroad companies, storage facilities, freight forwarders, customs brokers and infrastructure operators. Over the five years through 2014-15, sector revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 4.2%, to reach $102.7 billion. Rising demand from major markets has driven this growth. In 2009-10, the sector's performance stagnated as the weak domestic economy caused businesses to cut orders of new stock and run down inventories. This resulted in a decline in imports and falling demand for trucking and warehouse space. The sector has since recovered, with revenue expected to grow by 3.4% in 2014-15... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Integrated Logistics sector provides third-party transport of non-bulk freight along supply chains and to final markets. Over the five years through 2014-15, sector revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual 4.2% to reach $102.7 billion. This is due to strong growth in demand and a trend towards outsourced logistics. Demand for logistics services and the sophistication of sector products are growing. This will support the sector's performance in 2014-15, with revenue forecast to increase by 3.4%.
Operators in the sector combine a number of functions within the Transport, Postal and Warehousing division, to present a seamless product of freight processing, transport, handling and storage... purchase to read more