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Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC I5102 | Nov 2013

Delivering revenue: Growth in online shopping drives speedy revenue growth

The Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services 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
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
29,434
Businesses
13,845
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the past five years, the level of interest in the Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services industry's standard door-to-door delivery services has grown. Retail markets have grown in importance to the industry, which was traditionally focused more on businesses than consumers. Retailers, especially online retailers, rely on industry services to get their goods to customers. With the domestic Retail Trade division's adoption of online retailing lagging behind overseas markets, much of this growth in demand has come from international e-commerce sites. Australians have spent up big on online shopping in the past five years, with online spending in Australia alone increasing at a compound annual rate of 26.0%... purchase to read more

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The industry is characterised by low barriers to entry. In theory, anyone with a vehicle and communication equipment such as a mobile phone can operate a business. Major players subcontract work to such operators. Extremely small operators suffer from a lack of bargaining power and are usually price-takers.

The highly competitive nature of the business is a barrier to entry for profitable operations. The critical mass in this industry is about five to 10 vehicles. For participants to expand beyond this point, a significant investment in technology and radio equipment is necessary. Considerable investment in technology is needed to automate systems and provide clients with up to date information about their consignments... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services Industry?

Businesses in the industry engage in door-to-door pick-up (i.e. from residences or places of business), transport and delivery of letters, documents, parcels and other items weighing less than 30 kilograms. Industry services are provided within Australia, with the destination or origin of goods international as well as domestic.

Industry Products
Point-to-point deliveryDepot-to-point deliverySet-run servicesIntra-depot services
 
Industry Activities
Customised express pick-up and delivery servicesGrocery delivery serviceHome delivery serviceMessenger serviceOther pick-up and delivery services


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