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Total Logistics 2023

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  • November 2023
  • Region: Global
  • TI Insight
  • ID: 5311518

Total Logistics 2023 offers a concise, easy to understand view of the logistics and supply chain industry. 

Looking to understand global supply chain complexities, changing economic dynamics, and the impact of market consolidation on the global logistics market?

Total Logistics 2023 examines the key trends shaping the supply chain industry, including market consolidation and fragmentation, supply chain risks, technologies, and ethical and sustainable supply chain strategies. The report also contains  market leading market size and forecast data for 2022 to 2027.

This report contains

  • Analysis of the forces and key trends shaping the market.
  • Examination of the impact of industry consolidation, fragmentation and M&A activity.
  • Total Logistics market sizing for 2022, and forecasts for 2027. Split by region and logistics market.
  • Examination of 'super sector cyclicality' and mitigating business risks.
  • The development of supply chain technologies and their impact on the market.
  • Analysis of ethical and sustainable supply chain strategies, and implications on the market.

Key Findings & Data:

  • Re-shoring and near-shoring has created the need for a much more nuanced and agile approach to supply chain management.
  • The US cannot continue to be relied on to deliver demand to the rest of the world. It is likely that many presently surplus countries will experience a shift towards a more balanced trade position.
  • Increasing sophistication of supply chains is a considerable opportunity for LSPs.
  • The total global logistics market size in 2022 amounted to €7,894,319.9m.
  • Asia Pacific’s logistics spend accounted for 44.4% of total global logistics spend in 2022.
  • Logistics companies need to be very sensitive to the risks which exposure to specific vertical sectors present.
  • Trade is re-balancing – with obvious consequences to shipping lines, air cargo carriers and freight forwarders.

Key Questions the Report Answers:

  • What are the 5 key trends impacting the global logistics market?
  • How are emerging markets impacting global trade?
  • What is the impact of re-shoring and market consolidation on the industry?
  • How fast are logistics markets growing?
  • Should logistics companies diversify their sectoral exposure?
  • What are the most critical risks currently facing supply chains?
  • What are the implications of changing economic and fiscal dynamics on global trade?
  • What are the costs and risks of sustainability strategies?
  • What are the key environmental issues facing global supply chains?
  • What are the advantages of Just-in-Case manufacturing?

This report is perfect for

  • Global manufacturers
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Supply chain managers and directors
  • Logistics procurement managers
  • Marketing managers
  • Knowledge managers
  • Investors
  • All C-level executives

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Global Logistics Market
2. Five Key Trends and Their Impact on Global Logistics Markets
2.1 The Rise of Emerging Markets and Their Impact on Global Trade
2.1.1 Saudi Arabia’s Big Plans
2.1.2 Fears Over China’s Power
2.1.3 China’s Influence Reaches Europe
2.1.4 Conclusion
2.2 What Do Changing Fiscal and Economic Dynamics Mean for the Global Supply Chain and Logistics Industry?
2.3 Sustainability - What Are the Costs and Risks of Environmental Policies on Supply Chains at a Global, National and Local Level?
2.3.1 Precautionism: The Impact of the CBAM
2.3.2 Increasing Shipping Costs
2.3.3 Consequences of the Inflation Reduction Act
2.3.4 Summary
2.4 M&A - Continued Consolidation in the Logistics Industry
2.5 Re-shoring - The Impact of Economic and Political Risk
2.5.1 Advantage Mexico?
2.5.2 Conclusion

3. What Is Shaping the Global Logistics Market?
3.1 The Modern Global Logistics Industry
3.2 Trade and Globalisation
3.3 Global Trade Restructuring
3.4 World Trade Growth
3.5 Global to Regional Trade Networks
3.6 The Importance of Megacities on Supply Chains
3.7 Just-in-Case Manufacturing
3.8 Modern Supply Chain Management Practice
3.8.1 The Impact of Supply Chain Management Practice on Logistics
3.9 Centralisation of Inventory
3.10 Outsourcing Logistics
3.11 Evolution Towards Value-Adding Services
3.12 Global Covid-19 Impact

4. An Industry in Transformation Consolidation
4.1 Consolidation and Fragmentation in the Logistics Industry
4.2 Key Industry Trends
4.2.1 The Push for Globalisation
4.2.2 Liberalisation of Markets
4.2.3 Product Differentiation
4.2.4 Supplier Rationalisation
4.2.5 Digitalisation
4.3 Options for Growth
4.3.1 Organic Growth
4.3.2 Alliances
4.3.3 Joint Ventures
4.3.4 ‘Piggybacking’
4.4 Acquisition Strategies
4.4.1. ‘Blockbuster’ Deals
4.4.2 Evolution Strategies
4.5 The Emergence of the ‘Mega-Carrier’
4.6 The Future of the Global Logistics Industry

5. Total Logistics Market Sizing
5.1 Global Logistics Total Market Size
5.2 Total Logistics Market Size by Region
5.2.1 Asia Pacific
5.2.2 Europe
5.2.3 North America
5.3 Forecasts and 2022-2027 CAGR
5.3.1 Global Contract Logistics
5.3.2 Global Express Market
5.3.3 Global Freight Forwarding
5.3.4 European Road Freight

6. ‘Super Sector’ Cyclicality: Mitigating Logistics Business Risks
6.1 Macro Trends and Logistics Output
6.2 ‘Super Sectors’
6.3 The Defensive ‘Super Sector’ Example: Food
6.4 Cyclical ‘Super Sector’ Example: Chemicals
6.5 Impact on Financial Performance: Trading Down in Recessions
6.6 Should Logistics Companies Diversify Their Sectoral Exposure?
6.7 Conclusion

7. Supply Chain Technologies
7.1 Increasing Supply Chain Complexity
7.2 What Is Supply Chain Management Software?
7.3 Supply Chain Execution Systems
7.3.1 Transport Management Systems (TMSS
7.3.2 Warehouse Management Systems (WMSS)
7.3.3 International Transport Management Systems (ITMS)
7.3.4 Freight Exchanges

8. Risks in Global Supply Chain
8.1 Rebalancing ‘External’ and ‘Internal’ Risks
8.2 Quantifying Supply Chain Risk
8.3 Types of Supply Chain Risk
8.4 External Threats to Supply Chains
8.4.1 Environmental
8.4.2 Geopolitical
8.4.3 Economic
8.4.4 Technological
8.4.5 Health
8.5 Unknown Unknowns…
8.6 Sector Resilience to Threats

9. Ethical and Sustainable Supply Chain Strategies
9.1 Profits, Planet and People - The ‘Triple’ Advantage
9.2 Environmental Issues in Supply Chain and Logistics
9.3 Government Policy and Transport Emissions
9.3.1 Road Freight
9.3.2 Air Cargo
9.3.3 Rail and Intermodal
9.3.4 Shipping
9.3.5 Warehousing
9.4 Ethical Supply Chains
9.4.1 Upstream Supply Chain Issues
9.4.2 Downstream Supply Chain Issues
9.4.3 End-of-Life

Table of Figures
Figure 3.1 The confluence of supply-side and demand-side trends
Figure 3.2 Ratio of world merchandise trade volume growth to world real GDP growth
Figure 4.1 Merger and fragmentation of logistics functions
Figure 4.2 Major acquisitions in the global logistics industry
Figure 4.3 The ‘mega-carrier’ quadrant
Figure 4.4 Reversal of the mega-carrier trend?
Figure 5.1 Global: Total Logistics Market Size 2022
Figure 5.2 Asia Pacific: Total Logistics Market Size
Figure 5.3 Europe: Total Logistics Market Size (%)
Figure 5.4 North America: Total Logistics Market Size
Figure 5.5 Total Logistics 2022-2027 CAGR (%)
Figure 6.1 Freight output vs Retail Sales and Industrial Production, annual growth
Figure 6.2 Freight output vs Retail Sales and Industrial Production, annual growth
Figure 6.3 Export volume by selected sector, annual growth
Figure 6.4 Export volume by selected sector ($ thousand)
Figure 6.5 Germany: Food Exports and Production
Figure 6.6 Germany: Food Exports and Production, annual growth
Figure 6.7 Global Chemical Exports
Figure 6.8 Global Chemical Exports, annual growth
Figure 6.9 The multiplier effect of customer behaviour on market growth
Figure 6.10 Exports v Expeditors Air & Ocean revenues, annual growth
Figure 6.11 Benefits and disadvantages of specialisation/diversification
Figure 7.1 Supply chain management (SCM) software subdivisions
Figure 8.1 Probability of disruption
Figure 8.2 Supply chain internal and external characteristics
Figure 8.3 Sector threat resilience
Figure 9.1 Towards best practise in sustainable strategies
Figure 9.2 Summary of environmental impacts
Figure 9.3 GHG emissions by sector (2019)
Figure 9.4 GHG emissions by mode (2019)
Figure 9.5 Carbon emissions