TOP 100 in European Transport and Logistics Services 2017/2018

  • ID: 4421947
  • Report
  • Region: Europe
  • 90 Pages
  • DVV Media Group GmbH
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Top 100 in European Transport and Logistics Services 2017/2018 (update on the 2015/2016 survey) will give you important key figures, analysis and reviews on the sectors and submarkets, as well as the top players in the logistics industry.

On the occasion of the 34th International Supply Chain Conference, the Fraunhofer Center for Applied Research on Supply Chain Services SCS will once again be looking at the developments in the European logistics markets. The Fraunhofer scientists will be picking up where the last TOP 100 in European Transport and Logistics left off two years ago.

The authors have chosen a new, compact format for the 2017 edition. The new study is just 100 pages long but supplies the information readers are really interested in, profiling the changes that have taken place in the logistics sector since 2015.

Martin Schwemmer and his team at SCS describe the trends and drivers in the European logistics sector succinctly and to the point. They also supply updated rankings for the nine key market segments that are traditionally examined in detail, such as bulk, contract logistics and air freight. And it goes without saying that the useful - and eagerly awaited - Top 100 list is once again an integral part of the study. In an Annex providing value added for users, the findings of the BVL Study on Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management are included in the market analysis for the first time. As there have been few changes, the Industry Profiles, Company Profiles and Country Profiles are not included in the 2017 study.

The theme of the 34th International Supply Chain Conference - think different, act digital - also applies to the presentation of the TOP 100 of 2017/18. In line with user preferences, the publication is also being made available as an eBook. This means readers can also take the benchmarks and insights with them in their hand luggage without having to carry around a heavy hard copy printout. In this digital era, we view all these changes as part of the ongoing optimization of an established standard reference work for the logistics sector.

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  • Foreword
  • Introduction and Acknowledgements
  • Index of tables
  • Index of figures
  • Index of Abbreviations

1. Management summary and trend discussion
1.1 Logistics megatrends 2017/2018 - The holistic perspective
1.2 Logistics trends assessment 2017/2018
1.2.1 A recap of recent developments
1.2.2 Where digitalization leads to and what implications it has on logistics

2. Demarcation of the logistics market - the subject of the Top 100 survey
2.1 What - Definition of logistics and the demarcation of logistics markets
2.2 Where - Geographical boundaries of the survey
2.3 When - Time period and data considered

3. Measuring the total cost of the  European business logistics system
3.1 The volume of total logistics sector expenditures in Europe for 2016 amounts to € 1,050 bn.
3.2 How to calculate the logistics volume of the Europe
3.2.1 The first approach to measuring the cost of the national business logistics system: from freight tonnage to PPP logistics
3.2.2 A second approach: analyzing the intensity of demand of the industries in Europe
3.2.3 Interim result: A robust estimate of the total volume of the logistics sector of Europe
3.2.4 From €1,050 bn. logistics volume for the whole of Europe to a split for the national logistics volumes per country
3.3 A further differentiation: the sizes of the nine logistics segments in Europe

4. Profiles of nine logistics segments under observation
4.1 Bulk Logistics
4.2 General Truckload/Full Carload (FTL)
4.3 Groupage and general Less-than- Truckload (LTL)
4.4 Specialized Transportation
4.5 CEP - Courier, Express and Parcel  Services
4.6 Contract Logistics
4.7 General Warehousing and Terminal Operations
4.8 Ocean Cargo
4.9 Air Freight

5. The Top 100

  • Appendix 1 Terms, data bases, survey methods and limits of predictability

5.1 Introduction on limitations of the methodological approach
5.2 Geographical boundaries and time periods under consideration
5.3 The Market Identity Principle« and the reporting of company, group and subsidiary sales
5.4 Outbound turnover and the problems of duplication in the reporting of revenues and revenue consolidation in and cooperative joint ventures
5.5 Segmentation of logistics markets: logistical functions, carriers and geography
5.6 Data sources, data gaps, the bootstrapping method and limits of predictability
5.7 Data gaps, incompatibilities and the bootstrapping method
5.8 The limits of predictability

  • Appendix 2 Questionnaire
  • Appendix 3 References of »Top 100« studies
  • Appendix 4 Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Management (BVL)
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