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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 | Sep 2016

Poor delivery: Revenue has shrunk despite online shopping boom aiding courier demand

IBISWorld’s Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services industry transports items weighing less than 30 kilograms from one destination to another, connecting businesses to their clients, and consumers to each other. All sectors of the economy demand services from the industry. However, over the past five years, the performance of the retail and mining segments of the economy has significantly influenced the industry. While Mining division growth had strengthened the industry over the past decade, declines in mining capital expenditure since 2013-14 have reduced demand from this segment. Additionally, Australia Post's complete acquisition of StarTrack Express has moved StarTrack's operations into the Postal Services industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry's key service is door-to-door delivery of parcels and express letters in Australia. It can be further broken down into point-to-point delivery, intra-depot services, depot-to-point delivery and set-run services.

Point-to-point delivery

Point-to-point delivery services typically occur in a city or a limited geographical area. They involve the collection and delivery of items from the sender to the recipient, 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 both international and 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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