The US Logistics Sector and Forecast

Date: June 22, 2011
Pages: 43
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Publisher: Ken Research Private Ltd
Report type: Strategic Report
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The US Logistics Sector and Forecast
The US counts among one of the leading trade center wherein trade volume through marine transportation is always high compared to other carriers. Country has the world’s most wide freight transportation network in terms of kilometers of public-use paved roads, railways, waterways, pipelines, and number of airports.

The US accounts for the largest share of the global logistics market. The industry revenues declined in the mid of 2008 and 2009 due to downfall experienced in the global economy. From 2002-2007, the US logistics market grew at a CAGR of 6.03% in line with GDP growth. Industrial production started showing positive trend in the country from mid of year 2010 and so as logistics demand.

The report on “The US Logistics Sector and Forecast” provides an analysis of the US logistics industry in the global logistics industry environment with detailed focus on 3PL segment. The report further provides an update of present industry trends and driving forces accounting for change in the industry. The report is aimed at providing a basic understanding of market size along with future projections for Global and the US logistics industry.

Key Findings
  • The US contributes highest percentage in global GDP performance and this trend is expected to continue as economy is overcoming from the effect of recession.
  • The global logistics market is expected to cross USD ~ trillion by 2015 with a CAGR of 8.52% from 2010-2015. Globally, the 3PL market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.91% from USD ~ billion in 2009 to USD ~ billion in 2015.
  • In terms of statistics, revenues earned from the US 3PL sector were highest in 2008. It declined in 2009 by 16.14% to USD ~ billion from USD ~ billion in 2008.
  • Revenues for 3PL in the US reached USD ~ billion in 2010 and are expected to reach USD ~ billion by 2015 with a CAGR of 4.72%. International transportation management is contributing to the maximum growth of the US 3PL market.
  • The 3PL industry in the US expected to grow with a CAGR 5.95% from 2010-2015.

Scope of the Report
  • The present report will direct not only logistics firms but also manufacturing firms mostly rely upon trade.
  • Industry players can form business strategies with the help of industry present and expected performance.
  • This report includes quantitative and qualitative data relating to economy and industry performance
  • The purpose of this report is to give a detailed analysis of the overall US logistics sector and scope for 3PL providers.

1.1. An Overview
1.2. Global Logistics Market Size and Growth Drivers
  1.2.1. Road Transport Industry
  1.2.2. Air Transport Industry
1.3. Global 3PL Market
  1.3.1. Market Statistics
1.4. Global Logistics and 3PL Industry Trends and Issues
  1.4.1. Transportation using Rail service
  1.4.2. Impact of Recession
  1.4.3. Industry competition
  1.4.4. Dependency on assets of other carries
  1.4.5. Security challenges
  1.4.6. Logistics Market Growth in UAE
1.5. Logistics Industry Growth Drivers
  1.5.1. Impact of Economic Changes
  1.5.2. Need of Third-party Logistics
  1.5.3. Growth in global supply chains
  1.5.4. Mergers and Acquisitions


2.1. Growth of the US logistics market
  2.1.1. The US Logistics Infrastructure
2.2. The US Logistics Industry Trends and Developments
2.3. The US 3PL Market
  2.3.1. The US 3PL Market Segments



4.1. C.H. Robinson Worldwide
  4.1.1. Company Profile
  4.1.2. Company Revenues
  4.1.3. Customers
  4.1.4. Business Strategies
4.2. Expeditors International
  4.2.1. Company Profile
  4.2.2. Customers
  4.2.3. Company Revenues
  4.2.4. Business Strategies
4.3. Forward Air Cargo
  4.3.1. Company Profile
  4.3.2. Business Strategies
4.4. Hub Group
  4.4.1. Company Profile
  4.4.2. Customers
  4.4.3. Business Strategies
4.5. Landstar System
  4.5.1. Company Profile
  4.5.2. Customers
  4.5.3. Business Strategies
4.6. Pacer International
  4.6.1. Company Profile
  4.6.2. Customers
  4.6.3. Business Strategies


Figure 1: Global Logistics Industry by Value (2007-2010)
Figure 2: Global third-party Logistics (3PL) Market by Value (2007-2009)
Figure 3: Global third-party Logistics (3PL) Market by Geography in 2009
Figure 4: US Merchandise Trade by Land, Water and Air Gateways in % (1990& 2008)
Figure 5: US 3PL Market by Value (2000-2010)
Figure 6: Third-Party logistics Industry by Value in India (2009, 2010 & 2016F)
Figure 7: Global Logistics Market Forecast by Value (2010-2015F)
Figure 8: Global third-party Logistics (3PL) Market and Forecast (2009-2015F)
Figure 9: Expeditors Revenues (2006-2010)
Figure 10: Hub Group Customer Segment Break-up


Table 1: Outsourced Logistics Services in 2008 (Percent of outsources operations)
Table 2: Global GDP Growth Rates in % (2007-2013F)
Table 3: Key Global Logistics Industry Deals (1H, 2010)
Table 4: US Ton-Miles of Freight (Millions) (2002-2008)
Table 5: US Share of World Gross Domestic Product (1990-2008) (USD Billions)
Table 6: US Logistics Infrastructure
Table 7: Outsourced Logistics Services (Percent of outsourced operations) in 2008
Table 8: US 3PL Revenues by Segments in 2009
Table 9: 3PL Competitor Matrix
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