Couriers & Local Delivery Services in the US - Industry Market Research Report
- September 2016
- 41 pages
Tight ship: Rising e-commerce and declining brick-and-mortar stores will benefit operators
Couriers & Local Delivery Services in the US
Over the past five years, many developments in the e-commerce and online retailing space have driven growth in the Couriers and Local Delivery Services industry. In the coming years, the industry is expected to build on momentum from the previous five-year period. Consumer spending and corporate profit will help fuel revenue growth going forward. Additionally, the rise of e-commerce and decline of the brick-and-mortar stores will benefit industry operators.
This report combines two separate industries, namely Couriers and Local Messengers and Delivery Services. Couriers are establishments that primarily engage in delivery services between urban centers using a network of air and surface transportation systems. In contrast, local messengers provide delivery services within a single urban area and are excluded from courier networks.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE
Key External Drivers
Industry Life Cycle
PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Products & Services
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Technology & Systems
Regulation & Policy
JARGON & GLOSSARY
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