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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 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
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

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Like the broader Road Freight Transport industry, the Courier Pick-Up and Delivery Services industry is highly fragmented. Small players dominate the industry, as the barriers to entry are low. The top four players account for less than 25.0% of industry revenue in 2013-14. Despite the relatively small market shares, the major players remain influential within the industry. Subcontracting of work is common in the industry. The industry's major players sit at the top of a subcontracting chain as they often have contracts with large clients. Many major players report a high level of transport-related expense, often 30% to 40% of revenue... 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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