Courier, Express & Parcel Services: Market Research Report

Date: April 22, 2009
Pages: 202
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Courier, Express & Parcel Services: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Courier, Express & Parcel Services in US$ Millions.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 51 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Amtrak, Allied Express Transport Pty Limited, Australian Postal Corporation, Business Post Group Plc., CitySprint, City Link Ltd., CJ GLS Corporation, Deutsche Post World Net, DHL Express (UK) Ltd., Express Courier International, FedEx Corporation, FedEx UK Limited, La Poste, GeoPost UK Ltd., Parcelnet Ltd., Royal Mail Group Ltd., TNT N.V., TNT Express Ltd., Toll Holdings Ltd., United Parcel Service, Inc., and Lynx Express Ltd.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Courier Services
Express services
Parcel Services

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Glance at the Courier Market
Current & Future Analysis
Global CEP Services Industry Outlook
Role of Logistics in the CEP Market
Transportation Plays a Key Role in the Couriers Market

2. MARKET TRENDS & ISSUES

Asia-Pacific Poses Strong Demand for the CEP Services
E-Commerce Gives a New Dimension to the CEP Market
Integration of Services - A New Trend in the CEP market
Developments in Transportation Industry to Benefit CEP Market
Challenges Faced by the Courier Service Providers in Asian Markets
Air Courier Service Market Struggling for Survival Post 9/11
Courier Services Set to become Dearer

3. COMPETITIVE SCENARIO

Big Four Rule the Roost

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Courier
Cash-Courier
Casual Couriers
Representative Couriers
Air Couriers
On-Board Couriers
Courier Services
Package
Letter
Pak
Types of Courier Deliveries
Sameday Courier Service
Overnight Priority Delivery
Next Day Delivery
Economy RoadFreight
Courier Services Differentiated from Mail Services
Uses of Courier Services
Legal Aspects of a Courier Company
Express Services
Parcel Services
Historical Ways of Delivering Parcels
Modes of Transport
Road/Surface Transport
Rail Transport
Sea/Ocean Transport
Air Transport

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INTRODUCTIONS

CitySprint Unveils SecureData Courier Service
Empost Introduces Mass Courier Delivery Service
FedEx Canada and Canada Post to Introduce New International Express Service
Anywhere Same Day Couriers Releases Online Pricing System
Business Direct Introduces Fast European Inbound Logistics Service
India Post Introduces Logistics, Parcel and Mail Service in North East
Overseas Courier and ANA to Develop BEAM
Sagawa Introduces Addressee Identification Delivery Service
Parcel Shipping Rolls out Shipping Manager
FedEx Unveils New Express Service
DHL Introduces Two Latest Express Delivery Services
FedEx Introduces FedEx International Economy Service in Asia Pacific
TNT Mercurio a New Brand of TNT
TNT Express Launches Three New Freight Services
Express Division of TNT Introduces New Packaging Range
DHL Launches New Express Delivery Service to the US
SkyWest to Introduce United Express Service
FedEx Express Launches Next-Business-Day Service in US East Coast
Xpress Deliveries Launches Speedmail Deliveries
Accellion Rolls Out Digital Courier Service
DTDC Deploys Newgen’s Document Management System Solution
DHL Launches a New Portfolio of Express Services in Latin America
Brussels Launches Daylight Courier Service in Europe
TNT to Introduce New Brand in Brazil
DHL Introduces 'Next Day USA'
Empost Unveils Logistics and Cargo Service
FedEx Offers Next-Day Delivery Service
Skillweb Rolls Out Order Fulfillment Solution
UPS Announces the Launch of Two Paperless Shipping Services
DHL Introduces New York Express Service in European Region
APL Unveils East Africa Service
TNT Launches Balkan Express
TNT Expands Morning Delivery Services Portfolio
TNT Introduces Emergency Express Services in South East Asia
DHL Express Unveils a New DHL@ Home Service
DHL Expands the Morning Delivery Services in European Services
DHL Introduces CO2 Neutral Packages
Sameday International Expands Services

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Parcelnet Snaps Up TNT Post Courier Network
DHL Completes Acquisition of Cargus
United Parcel Service Plans to Acquire TNT
GeoPost Takes Over Majority Stake in Pegasus
Austrian Post to Take Over Praetorium Holding and trans-o-flex
United Parcel Services Announces Plans to Acquire Air Freight
Asesoft to Acquire Stake in Curiero
United Parcel Service to Purchase Trans Courier Service
UPS Integrates Lynx Express
RTC Holding to Take Over Curiero
UPS Takes Over KEC's Stake in UPS-KEC Joint Venture
Toll Acquires Courier Australia
IN tIME Merges with RS Logistik
LaserShip Takes Over Extreme Deliveries
CEVA Logistics Takes Over SPEDIMACC
Freightways to Take Over NOW Couriers
DX Group Purchases Certain Assets from BDO Stoy Howard
Ace Expediters Merges with Express Courier
All Nippon Airways Acquires Share in All Express
Newgistics Acquires Cornerstone Shipping Solutions
LoneStar Delivery Takes Over Couriers On Demand
Deutsche Post and New Zealand Post Establish Australian Courier Joint Venture
Gati Enters into Partnership with GLS
Grand & Toy Enters into Alliance with DHL Express Canada
Deutsche Post and New Zealand Post Form Joint Venture
Japan Post and Nippon Express Enter Into Joint Venture
ANA and Two Major International Forwarders Form Joint Venture
SkyPostal Networks Partners with DHL Global Mail
Vancouver Organizing Committee Enters into Partnership with Purolator Courier
Express Couriers Form New Joint Venture in Australia
Twenty Four Seven Partners with DHL
MNG Kargo Selects GLS as Network Partner
Gati Enters into Partnership Agreement with GLS
Lufthansa Cargo and DHL Express Launch Joint Venture
United Parcel Service Signs Agreement with DHL
Deutsche Post World Net Signs Agreement with UPS
Pioneer Enter Into Agency Agreement with Kingstons
Crown Courier Service and Punbus Sign Agreement
CAUBO National Procurement Committee, DHL Express, and Purolator Courier Sign Two Agreements
DHL Enters into Strategic Deal with eBay
India Posts Signs Deal with DHL Courier Service of Deutsche Post
Eagle Enters into Contract with BT
FedEx UK Opens New Unit in Exeter
TNT Re-brands Speedage
TNT to Invest for Strengthening Delivery Infrastructure and Network
DPD Adds Pegasus to its Network
AFL Logistics to Divest 25% Stake to PE Investors
Deutsche Post to Divest DHL Express Americas
Singapore Airport Divests Express Courier Center Two
DHL Announces Further Expansion Plans in Mainland China
UPS Plans to Invest in New Air Shanghai Hub
DHL Opens a New Service Center in Kolkata
DHL Holdings USA Purchases Stake in ASTAR Air Cargo
Parcelnet Acquires Courier Network Business of Redcats UK
TNT Acquires Hoau
TNT Takes Over Express Mercurio
CitySprint Takes Over Axa Courier Express
DHL Global to Acquire FC International Transportation
Network Courier Merges with Commodity Logistics
FedEx Acquires DTW Assets
Express Couriers Completes Acquisition of Roadstar Transport
ACD Logistics Acquires Telesis Express
Buchanan Capital Partners Completes Acquisition of of time: matters
Oesterreichische Acquires Merland Expressz and Road Parcel
City Link and Target Express Intends at Integration
Gati Teams up with Indian
GLS Enters into Partnership with Interlogistica
TCC and Aramex Form Aramex Malta
DHL Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group
DHL Express and VNPT Commence Operations of the Joint Venture
State of Florida Department of Management Services and DHL Extend Contract
Amtrak Receives Parcel Carrier Contract from Kleeneze
Home Delivery Network Receives Delivery Contract
Schenker to Set Up Courier Services Division
General Logistics Establishes New Subsidiary in Romania
DHL to Establish New Facility in Shanghai
DHL Expands Day Definite Delivery Services across Eastern Europe
DPD Plans Expansion in Germany
GLS Expands Services in Romania
United Parcel Service to Divest Stake
Amtrak Express Parcels Divests Business to Netfold
DHL Divests Two Subsidiary Companies to Austrian Post Office
Concorde Courier to Divest its Business
Natural History Museum Selects CitySprint
Circle Reintroduces Same Day Courier Service
FedEx Express Re-Brands ANC as FedEx UK
Air Courier Dispatch Announces its Name Change to Aeropoint Delivery Solutions
DHL Introduces In-House Customs Unit

7.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Amtrak (UK)
Allied Express Transport Pty Limited (Australia)
Australian Postal Corporation (Australia)
Business Post Group Plc (UK)
CitySprint (UK)
City Link Ltd. (UK)
CJ GLS Corporation (Korea)
Deutsche Post World Net (Germany)
DHL Express (UK) Ltd. (UK)
Express Courier International (US)
FedEx Corporation (US)
FedEx UK Limited (UK)
La Poste (France)
GeoPost UK Ltd. (UK)
Parcelnet Ltd. (UK)
Royal Mail Group Ltd (UK)
TNT N.V. (The Netherlands)
TNT Express Ltd. (UK)
Toll Holdings Ltd. (Australia)
United Parcel Service, Inc. (US)
Lynx Express Ltd. (UK)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 1. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. World 10-Year Perspective for Courier, Express & Parcel Services by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Market Review

Table 3. Leading Players in the US Courier Services Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for United Parcel Service, FedEx Corporation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select US Players
Express Courier International
FedEx Corporation
United Parcel Service, Inc.

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 4. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Overview of Canadian CEP Industry
Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 5. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Product Introduction
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 6. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Market Review
An Overview of European CEP Market
Europe’s CEP Market Hopes for Revival
An Overview of the European Express Market
Competitive Analysis

Table 7. Leading Players in European Express Services Market (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for TNT, DHL, UPS, La Poste, Royal Mail, FedEx and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 8. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. European 10-Year Perspective for Courier, Express & Parcel Services by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A.FRANCE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
La Poste – A Major French Player

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 10. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B.GERMANY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Focus on Select Players
Deutsche Post World Net
DPD Dynamic Parcel Distribution GmbH & Co. KG
General Logistics Systems Germany GmbH & Co. OHG

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 11. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C.ITALY

Market Analysis

Table 12. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
A Snapshot of the UK CEP Market
Segment Analysis

Table 13. UK Market for Courier Services (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Courier Services Type for SameDay, Specialist Home, Technical Courier and International Courier (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Courier and Express Services Market of UK under Transformation
Digital Printing Posing a Threat to the Mail Services
Competitive Analysis

Table 14. Leading Players in the UK Courier Services Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for TNT, DHL, Business Post, CitySprint, Lynx Express and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Focus On Select UK Players
Amtrak
Business Post Group Plc
CitySprint
City Link Ltd.
DHL Express (UK) Ltd.
DHL International Ltd.
FedEx UK Limited
GeoPost UK Ltd.
Interlink Express Parcels Ltd.
Home Delivery Network
Lynx Express Ltd.
Nightfreight (GB) Ltd.
Parcelnet Ltd
Royal Mail Group Ltd
Rico Logistics Ltd.
Tuffnells Parcels Express Limited
TNT Express Ltd

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 15. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express& Parcel Services with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E.REST OF EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Spain - A Fast Developing European Market
Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Focus on Select Players
General Logistics Systems B.V. (The Netherlands)
TNT N.V. (The Netherlands)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 16. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Review of Select Markets
Australian Courier Services Market

Table 17. Australian Courier Services Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Market Segment for Property, Business & Finance; Manufacturing; Government Departments; Wholesale & Retail; and Household (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

China
China’s CEP Market Growing Exponentially
CEP Market in China Set to Outpace Germany
Express Delivery Services Gather Momentum in Chinese Market
India
A Snapshot of India’s Express Industry
New Government Proposal Dilutes Competitiveness of Private Couriers
‘India Post’ All Set to Compete with Private Courier Companies
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Focus on Select Players
Allied Express Transport Pty Limited (Australia)
Australian Postal Corporation (Australia)
CJ GLS Corporation (Korea)
DHL Express (Australia) Pty Limited (Australia)
Hanjin Transportation Company Ltd (Korea)
Korea Express Co., Ltd. (Korea)
Toll Holdings Ltd (Australia)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 18. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. REST OF WORLD

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
UAE Courier, Express and Logistics Industry
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 19. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Courier, Express & Parcel Services Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
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