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 | May 2015

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IBISWorld’s Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services industry provides door-to-door delivery services connecting businesses to their clients, and consumers to one another. While the industry is exposed to demand from all sectors of the economy, over the past five years, activity in two segments – retail and mining – has significantly affected industry performance. Over the past decade, the industry's performance has strengthened as spending in the Mining division has grown. The industry has captured revenue from providing door-to-mine site deliveries of essential items required at short notice in remote locations. Over the past two years, mining operating budgets have been under pressure due to falling commodity prices... 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, although 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 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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