This report provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the UK logistics and express sector. It contains historical and estimated size of the markets classified by different modes and analyses the trends, drivers and various policy reforms impacting the logistics market in the UK.
Scope of this research
- The report provides an overview and analysis of the logistics and express markets in the UK
- Covers the logistics sector across key segments such as modes of transport, including road, rail, air and sea and contract logistics and warehousing
- The report addresses the economic performance and infrastructural development relevant to logistics and express markets
- Drivers and challenges in each industry vertical, such as automotives and pharmaceuticals
Research and analysis highlights
The UK logistics sector was valued at $105.7bn in 2010 and grew by 9.9% during 2009-10. This large growth was on account of low base volume transported during 2009 due to the economic slowdown.
The sector is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% during 2010-14, on the back of a well developed infrastructure which includes high-speed railway and expressways along with increased investment in driver's training programs and increasing trade with economies like China, Germany, Netherlands and the US.
The sector is facing challenges like rising taxation on diesel, greater pressure from environmental activists and increased costs for the operators.
Key reasons to purchase this research
- Understand the size of the UK logistics market, detailing the various segments such as modes of transport and services
- Understand the market split into different modes
- Benchmark key countries against the UK