Overview of the e-commerce logistics market in APAC
According to Technavio's market research report, the e-commerce logistics market in APAC will grow at a CAGR of more than 11% during the forecast period. The emergence of cross-border e-commerce market will drive the growth prospects for the market until the end of 2021. The cross-border e-commerce is a term used for trade occurring in international markets. Cross-border e-commerce trade involves trading of products between economies across the globe through various online or e-commerce platforms such as e-commerce websites. Various companies in China and India are also promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) to open their market to global players. This also enables them to change their trading and investment patterns. The increase in foreign direct investments is also anticipated to boost the trading activities in these countries.
One of the key trends that will stimulate growth in the e-commerce logistics market in APAC is the increase in mergers and acquisition activities. The increase in mergers and acquisition activities will enable vendors to increase their global presence and expand their product portfolio. The expansion in geographical presence and product portfolio will also help them to deliver services at all points of the supply chain management (SCM).
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The e-commerce logistics market in APAC is characterized by the presence of several small and medium-sized players and is highly fragmented. These vendors are increasingly focusing on the development of modern technologies to stay abreast of the emerging technologies to sustain and survive in the competitive environment of the market. They are also distinguishing their logistics services to remain competitive in the industry.
Key vendors in this market are -
Other prominent vendors in the market include C.H. Robinson, Gati, Kerry Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel, Nippon Express, Panalpina, Rhenus, and Sinotrans.
Segmentation by services and analysis of the EPM in APAC
Warehousing and distribution
During 2016, the transportation segment accounted for the major share of the e-commerce logistics market in the APAC region. The market is witnessing an increasing need to outsource services because the transportation services require large capital investments and expertise. The e-commerce industry players also require timely transportation of goods due to the presence of several domestic contract logistics providers. This will drive the demand for transportation services in the e-commerce logistics market.
Growth drivers, challenges, and upcoming trends: Strategic alliance between e-commerce companies and LSPs
Many companies are entering into strategic partnerships and alliances with logistics service providers (LSPs) to expand their e-commerce businesses. This enables e-commerce businesses to strengthen their services and retain customers. Consequently, companies are able to satisfy their customer needs by expanding their proficiency and understanding of e-commerce.
This report provides a number of factors contributing to the adoption, limitations, and opportunities of the EPM in APAC. It also offers an analysis of each factor and an estimation of the extent to which the factors are likely to impact the overall market growth.
Key questions answered in the report include
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E-commerce logistics is the term used for logistic service providers (LSPs) for the e-commerce industry. In order to help the client gain a competitive edge, research analysts at the global market research firm Technavio deliver a comprehensive collection of industry research reports on the various aspects of the logistics and packaging sectors, which are an integral part of the transportation and logistics industry.
To precisely predict the industry's growth prospects, our analyst's follow a corroborative approach of primary and secondary data collection techniques and perform a detailed analysis of multiple aspects, such as advancements in technology and the impending trends in the consumer demand for different products and services across multiple geographical regions. This impending research report on e-commerce logistics market in APAC also considers the growth of the similar markets such as wrapping equipment market and green packaging market, that are predicted to grow at a CAGR of more than 6% and around 8% and during the period of 2017 to 2021. According to our research analysts, the emerging cross-border e-commerce market is expected to accelerate the growth of the e-commerce logistic market in the APAC in the coming years.
The upcoming industry research report for the e-commerce logistics market in APAC also identifies the major drivers, impending trends, coupled with the challenges currently experienced by the market. It also presents a detailed insight into the changing vendor landscape to give you a precise insight of the future of the transport and logistic industry.