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

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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

Delivering revenue: Growth in online shopping drives speedy revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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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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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry's key service is the door-to-door delivery of parcels and express letters within Australia. The actions required to provide this service can be further broken down, although a typical invoice sent out by the industry is not itemised.

Point-to-point delivery

Point-to-point delivery services typically occur within a city or a limited geographical area. They involve the collection and delivery of items from the sender straight to recipients, with minimal handling in between. The simplicity of this service masks its labour intensiveness, as it is an area of industry activity with less scope for efficiency gains beyond route planning and the now-common use of barcodes... 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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