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Courier & Express Services Market Report 2013 Product Image

Courier & Express Services Market Report 2013

  • Published: March 2013
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 105 Pages
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • City Link Ltd
  • Geopost UK Ltd
  • Hermes Parcelnet Ltd
  • Home Delivery Network Ltd
  • Post Office Ltd
  • Royal Mail Group Ltd
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In 2012, the authors estimate that the value of the UK postal and courier/express market declined by 13.4%. This decline is largely a result of declining revenue at courier and express businesses operating outside the universal service obligation. Due to reduced consumer and business expenditure — and, in turn, depressed demand for parcel delivery services — across the UK, this segment of the market experienced significant decline in 2012.

The UK postal and courier/express market can be divided into two main segments: national post, which comprises universal service providers Royal Mail and private providers of national postal services; and other non-regulated international and national courier companies.

The postal industry has changed significantly in recent years, through a combination of changing communication trends among consumers and businesses, and the impact of the economic recession and continued financial uncertainty. One of main influences has been the increasing propensity among consumers and businesses to employ electronic communications over more traditional methods. This trend has been the main cause of year-on-year decline in mail volumes READ MORE >

Foreword

Executive Summary

Market Definition

REPORT COVERAGE

MARKET SECTORS

National Post

Other Postal and Courier Activities

MARKET TRENDS

Declining Mail Volumes

Access Operators

Growth in e-Retail

ECONOMIC TRENDS

MARKET POSITION

The UK

Overseas

Market Size

THE TOTAL MARKET

BY MARKET SECTOR

National Post

Other Courier and Express Services

Industry Background

RECENT HISTORY

NUMBER OF COMPANIES

EMPLOYMENT

REGIONAL VARIATIONS IN THE MARKETPLACE

DISTRIBUTION

HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?

Age of Businesses

LEGISLATION

The Postal Services Act

The Postal Services Act

Carriage of Dangerous Goods

KEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

Association of International Courier and Express Services

Despatch Association

European Express Association

Global Express Association

Ofcom

Competitor Analysis

THE MARKETPLACE

MARKET LEADERS

City Link Ltd

DHL International (UK) Ltd

Geopost UK Ltd

Hermes Parcelnet Ltd

Home Delivery Network Ltd

Post Office Ltd

Royal Mail Group Ltd

TNT Post UK Ltd

UK Mail Ltd

UPS Ltd

OUTSIDE SUPPLIERS

MARKETING ACTIVITY

EXHIBITIONS AND TRADE SHOWS

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

STRENGTHS

WEAKNESSES

OPPORTUNITIES

THREATS

Buying Behaviour

POST OFFICE USAGE

Frequency of Use

Reasons for Use

Use of Post Office for Item Delivery Services

Current Issues

NATIONAL POST SERVICE

The New Regulatory Framework

Post Office Modernisation

Access Contracts

PARCEL SHOPS

E-COMMERCE

CORPORATE ACTIVITY

CitySprint

Geopost UK Ltd

ENVIRONMENT

Total Zero

The Global Market

THE MARKET PLACE

United Parcel Service Inc

FedEx Corporation

Deutsche Post DHL

TNT Express

MARKET SIZE

By Value

By Volume

GLOBAL LEADERS' RECENT PERFORMANCE

United Postal Service Inc

FedEx Corporation

Deutsche Post DHL

TNT Express

Forecasts

INTRODUCTION

General Economic Forecasts

FORECASTS TO

MARKET GROWTH

FUTURE TRENDS

Online Retail

The Royal Mail

Fuel Costs

Company Profiles

INTRODUCTION

DEFINITIONS

Turnover (Sales)

Pre-Tax Profit

Profit Margin

Average Remuneration

Sales per Employee

FURTHER INFORMATION

CITY LINK LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

DHL INTERNATIONAL (UK) LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

GEOPOST UK LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

Structure

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

HERMES PARCELNET LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

HOME DELIVERY NETWORK LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

Structure

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

POST OFFICE LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

Structure

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

ROYAL MAIL GROUP LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

TNT POST UK LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

Structure

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

UK MAIL LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

Structure

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

UPS LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

Structure

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

Further Sources

Associations

Publications

General Sources

Government Publications

Other Sources

Understanding Consumer Survey Data

Number, Profile, Penetration

- City Link Ltd
- DHL International (UK) Ltd
- Geopost UK Ltd
- Hermes Parcelnet Ltd
- Home Delivery Network Ltd
- Post Office Ltd
- Royal Mail Group Ltd
- TNT Post UK Ltd
- UK Mail Ltd
- UPS Ltd

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