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 2.9%, to reach $101.4 billion. Rising demand from major markets has driven this growth. While there has been weakness in the manufacturing sector, the high Australian dollar over much of the past five-year period has resulted in significant growth in imported products, boosting the performance of wholesalers and requiring logistics operators to support the delivery of these goods... 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 within the Transport, Postal and Warehousing division, to present a seamless product of freight processing, transport, handling and storage. Specialised operators have been able to develop a comparative advantage in logistics, allowing them to win contracts with primary producers, manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. Over the past five years, trends in demand and improvements in technology have both been important in driving growth.
Sector revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.9%, to reach $101.4 billion... purchase to read more