North America Contract Logistics Market Propelled by E-commerce Expansion and Manufacturing Sector Growth

Dublin, Jan. 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "North America Contract Logistics Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2023 - 2028)" report has been added to's offering.

The North America Contract Logistics Market is set to experience a notable surge in growth, reaching a projected USD 170.63 billion value by 2028, with a steady CAGR of 1.85% over the forecast period. This growth is underpinned by a combination of factors including infrastructural advancements, industrialization, and digital transformation efforts which are evolving the e-commerce and contract logistics sectors considerably.

Key factors contributing to this expansive growth include the manufacturing sector's dynamic expansion, an increased focus on core competencies, work optimization, cost efficiency, and the integration of advanced technologies within the supply chain. However, the market faces certain challenges, such as complexities in logistics databases and regional disparities that impact the overall efficiency of logistical operations.

Manufacturing and Automotive to Drive High Growth

Within this burgeoning market, manufacturing and automotive sectors stand out as significant growth drivers. Focused on innovative production methodologies and supply chain management, these industries are investing heavily in logistical efficiencies. Effective routing management and the shift to domestic production of critical goods in the United States, prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic, are exerting a transformative impact on contract logistics.

Key Market Trends: E-commerce Fueling Demand

The e-commerce sector's dramatic increase in the region, most notably in the United States and Canada, is a primary catalyst for the expansion of contract logistics. The need for swift fulfillment services and the adoption of on-demand, cloud-based warehousing solutions are altering how e-commerce businesses manage logistics. With a significant percentage of the population engaging in online shopping, the demand for sophisticated warehousing and distribution services is set to scale new heights.

Logistics start-ups specializing in flexible warehousing models are emerging along established players, providing both short-term and long-term logistic solutions that cater to the variable demand in e-commerce. Innovations in contract logistics facilitated by digital tools are also encouraging traditional commercial real estate firms to invest heavily in this sector.

Competitive Landscape and Growth Opportunity

The North American contract logistics landscape is characterized by a rich array of players, including prominent companies like DHL, XPO Logistics, UPS, FedEx, DB Schenker, and Ryder Systems. Competition is intense, with these entities continually seeking to expand and consolidate their market positions through a range of strategies, including mergers and acquisitions, and service diversification.

Additional Information:

  • The market analysis offers a comprehensive review of the influential factors and competitive dynamics shaping North America’s contract logistics landscape.

  • Infrastructure enhancements and e-commerce growth are seen as pivotal elements that demand strategic attention from service providers.

  • The research underscores the essential role played by logistics in the manufacturing and automotive sectors, highlighting areas of potential high growth.

This analysis provides essential insights for stakeholders, investors, and participants in the North America contract logistics market, enabling them to make informed decisions based on current trends and predicted growth patterns.

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes

  • Deutsche Post DHL Group (DHL Supply Chain)
  • United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS Supply Chain Solutions)
  • FedEx Corporation (FedEx Supply Chain)
  • Kuehne + Nagel International AG
  • XPO Logistics Inc.
  • Ryder System Inc.
  • J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc.
  • DB Schenker
  • CEVA Logistics
  • Geodis
  • Penske Logistics Inc.
  • Hellmann Worldwide Logistics GmbH & Co. KG
  • Americold
  • Schnedier National*

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North America Contract Logistics Market Value Added By Manufacturing Industry In North America 2018 21 In U S D Billion

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