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 2015-16, sector revenue is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.4%, to reach $79.0 billion. While the manufacturing sector has been weak, the high Australian dollar over much of the past five years has resulted in significant growth in imported products, boosting the performance of wholesalers and requiring logistics operators to support delivery of these goods. Falling fuel prices in 2014-15 and 2015-16 are expected to negatively affect sector revenue in the current year... 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. Operators in the sector combine several functions in the Transport, Postal and Warehousing division to present a seamless product of freight processing, transport, handling and storage. Specialised operators have developed a comparative advantage in logistics, allowing them to win contracts with markets including primary producers, manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. Changing demand trends and technology improvements drive sector growth.
Sector revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.4%, to reach $79.0 billion. This is due to strong demand growth and a trend towards outsourced logistics... purchase to read more