At the core of logistics are various services such as freight forwarding, and multimodal transport through air, ship, truck, and rail. These services may expand to include customs brokerage, warehousing and storage, tracking, and tracing of freight goods services.
An increase in M&A is expected to enable companies to expand their customer base and product and service portfolios. Vendors in this market are opting for the M&A route to increase their global presence and expand their service portfolio as well as achieve economies of scale in various SCM processes.
One of the main drivers of the European logistics market is the increased investment in logistics infrastructure, which helps in the development of logistics facilities. The EU and other European countries have taken key initiatives to develop roads and transport services in Europe, thus triggering the growth of the logistics market.
Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in the market is the negative impact of the eurozone crisis. Emerging markets in Europe have witnessed a decline in growth rate. This downturn has had an adverse impact on the transportation and logistics industries in Europe.
In terms of logistics function, the Logistics market in Europe is segmented as follows:
- Contract Logistics
- Value-added Services
- DB Schenker Logistics
- Deutsche Post DHL
- Kuehne + Nagel International AG
- SNCF Geodis
Key Categories Considered in Evaluation
- Executive Summary
- List of Abbreviations
- Scope of the Report
- Market Research Methodology
- Market Landscape
- Logistics Market in Europe
- Market Segmentation by Logistics Function
- Transportation Market in Europe
- Buying Criteria
- Market Growth Drivers
- Drivers and their Impact
- Market Challenges
- Impact of Drivers and Challenges
- Market Trends
- Trends and their Impact
- Vendor Landscape
- Key Vendor Analysis