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South Africa Logistics Industry Outlook to 2026

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  • 125 Pages
  • May 2023
  • Region: South Africa
  • Ken Research Private Limited
  • ID: 5214621
The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the potential of Logistics Industry in South Africa. The report covers an overview and genesis of the industry, market size in terms of revenue generated.

The report has market segmentation which include segments by service mix, by mode of freight, by mode of transport, by end users, by type of warehouse, by shipments, and more; growth enablers and drivers; challenges and bottlenecks; trends driving adoption trends; regulatory framework; end-user analysis, industry analysis, competitive landscape including competition scenario and market shares of major players. The report concludes with future market projections of each market segmentation and analyst recommendations.

Market Overview:

According to publisher estimates, the Market Size of South Africa Logistics has shown increasing trend from 2017 to 2022. The South African logistics sector supports the second-largest economy on the continent, and is relatively sophisticated. Local and international companies use South Africa as gateway for their operations into Africa. The logistics operators are making significant investments in automation and digitalization in order to address security concerns, improve loss prevention as well as efficiency.
  • Under National Infrastructure Plan 2050, South Africa will gain from foreign infrastructure investment in Africa which will create friendly logistics system in the country
  • Delivery by drone is the new trend in supply chain, South Africa’s startup Flying Labs is introducing cargo drone for faster delivery of medical products in the remote parts of South Africa

Key Trends by Market Segment:

  • By Mode of Transport: Sea Freight dominates the Freight Market contributed highest owing to the affordability and accessibility of using sea freight players
  • By Warehouse Business Model: Industrial/ Retail Warehouses dominated the South Africa Warehouse market in 2021 by capturing maximum Mn sqm

Future Outlook:

Market Size of South Africa Logistics is expected to show increasing trend from 2022 to 2027. This is owing to National Infrastructure Plan 2050. Delivery by drone is the new trend in supply chain, South Africa’s startup Flying Labs is introducing cargo drone for faster delivery of medical products in the remote parts of South Africa. Also, Value-added services are expected to increase due to the increase in CEP and E-commerce and Warehousing services where VAS such as sorting, and packaging are used.

Table of Contents

1. South Africa Country Overview and Import/ Export Scenario
1.1 Country Overview
1.2 Import and Export Scenario in South Africa
2. Infrastructure Scenario in South Africa
2.1 Overview of South Africa’s Logistics Infrastructure
2.2 Logistics Infrastructure in South Africa: Airports, Seaports, Rail Network and Road Network
2.3 Economic Zones in South Africa
3. South Africa Logistics Market
3.1 Executive Summary
3.2 Logistics Development Scenario in South Africa
3.3 Trends and Developments in Logistics Industry in South Africa
  • SWOT Analysis
3.4 Government Initiatives in the South Africa Logistics Industry
3.5 Impact of Covid-19 in South Africa
3.6 South Africa Logistics Market Size, 2017-2021
3.7 South Africa Logistics Industry Future Market Size, 2021-2026
3.8 Value Added Services (VAS) Market Size, 2017-2026
4. South Africa Freight Market
4.1 Executive Summary
4.2 South Africa Freight Market Ecosystem
4.3 Value Chain Analysis of Freight Market
4.4 Issues Affecting Operational Efficiency in Freight Market
4.5 South Africa Freight Market Size, 2017-2021
4.6 Market Segmentation by Type of End Users, 2021 (Automobile, E-commerce, pharma, retail) and by Land
4.7 South Africa Freight Future Market Size, 2021-2026
4.8 Freight Market Future Segmentations, by Type of End Users, Type of Mode, 2021-2026
4.9 Freight Aggregator Market
4.10 Digital Truck Aggregators Business Model
4.11 Major Challenges which have led to the rise of Digital Freight Platforms
4.12 Major Benefits of digital Freight Aggregator Platforms
4.13 Digital Truck Aggregator in South Africa- Saloodo, whereismytransport, Linebooker
5. South Africa Warehousing Market
5.1 Executive Summary
5.2 South Africa Warehousing Ecosystem
5.3 Industry Life Cycle of South Africa Warehousing Market
5.4 Issues & Challenges in South Africa Warehousing Market
5.5 Few Warehousing Projects in South Africa
5.6 Bonded Warehouses in South Africa
5.7 South Africa Warehousing Market Size, 2017-2021
5.8 Market Segmentations by Business Model, 2021 (Industrial/ Retail Warehouses, Container Freight/ ICDs, and Cold Storage)
5.9 Market Segmentation by Type of End Users, 2021 Retail, Automotive & Engineering, Pharma, E-Commerce and Others)
5.10 Modern Warehousing technologies Ecosystem in South Africa
5.11 Warehousing Market Future Projections, 2021-2026
6. South Africa Express and E-Commerce Market
6.1 Executive Summary
6.2 Scenario of E-Commerce in South Africa
6.3 South Africa CEP Market Size, 2017-2021
6.4 Growth Drivers and Challenges in South Africa CEP market
6.5 Market Segmentation by Domestic/ International Shipments
6.6 South Africa CEP Future Market Size, 2021-2026
6.7 South Africa CEP Market Future Segmentation 2026
7. Competitive Scenario
7.1 Competition Scenario in Logistic Market in South Africa
7.2 Cross Comparison between Major Logistics Companies
7.3 Competition Scenario in CEP Market in South Africa
7.4 Cross Comparison between Major CEP Companies
8. Research Methodology
8.1 Market Definitions
8.2 Abbreviations
8.3 Market Sizing Approach
8.4 Methodology used for primary, secondary and sanity Checking
8.5 Primary Research Approach
8.6 Limitations and Future Conclusion
9. Appendix
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Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Imperial Logistics
  • Kuehne Nagel
  • Value Logistics
  • Bidvest Logistics
  • One Logix
  • Sacro CFR
  • Bollore Logistics
  • Vital Distribution
  • African Logistics
  • Titan Cargo
  • Skynet
  • Fastway Courier
  • The Courier Guy
  • FedEx
  • Kargo
  • UPS
  • DB Schinke
  • DHL
  • Mega freight
  • DPD Group
  • Bollore Logistics
  • Supergroup
  • Cargo carriers
  • Rhenus Logistics