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 influenced industry performance. Growth in the Mining division strengthened the industry over the past decade, but recent declines in mining capital expenditure have reduced demand from this part of the economy. Additionally, the complete acquisition of StarTrack Express by Australia Post has moved StarTrack's operations into the Postal Services industry. These trends are expected to contribute to a forecast fall in industry revenue by 3.7%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of industry enterprises largely follows the distribution of the population. The function of industry enterprises is to deliver goods to Australian consumers and businesses, with close proximity to a larger number of recipients important to grow a business and reduce costs. The majority of enterprises are therefore located in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Western Australia is also highly represented as it has been the centre of Australia's resources boom, with mining-related markets contributing a significant portion of industry revenue.
Within individual states, industry enterprises are primarily clustered within capital cities, particularly in close proximity to related transport infrastructure such as airports, ports and warehouses... purchase to read more