Integrated Logistics in Australia: Market Research Report

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Integrated Logistics Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0016 | Jul 2015

On the move: Rising demand and a trend towards outsourced logistics support growth

The Integrated Logistics market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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

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Overall, the sector is characterised by medium barriers to entry, although there is some variation between segments. The road transport segment has low barriers to entry, with few regulatory requirements and low capital investment needed. This has encouraged a large number of small operators to enter the segment. Barriers are also medium in the warehousing and storage segment. Warehouses have become larger and more complex over the past decade with RFID, automated picking and voice controls becoming increasingly common. Capital investment required to enter the segment has increased significantly.

The shipping and aviation segments face higher barriers to entry. Capital investment is significant, with ships and aircraft costing millions of dollars... purchase to read more


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What is the Integrated Logistics Industry?

Companies in this sector provide logistics, transport, storage, handling, distribution and other support services to transport companies as part of third-party vertically integrated supply networks. The sector does not include bulk freight, which is typically provided by water freight transport and rail freight transport operators.

Industry Products
Road transportRail transportWater transportAir transportPostal and courier servicesFreight forwarding and customs agentsWarehousing and storageHandling and distribution
Industry Activities
Freight transport by roadFreight transport by rail and airFreight transport by waterFreight forwarding and customs brokerageStorage and warehousing provisionGoods handling and distributionPostal and Courier delivery services

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