Kenya Courier, Express and Parcel Logistics Market
The overall revenue generated by the CEP Logistics market has increased from USD ~ Million in 2013 to USD ~ Million in 2018 at a positive CAGR of ~%during the period. The express delivery has grown at a fast pace due to the fast delivery and hi-tech technologies and attracted many international players in the market such as TNT, UPS, DHL, FedEx, and others.
By Air and Ground: Express delivery services include two phases of distribution, first is from one city to another which is generally made through air cargo and the second phase which includes transporting the goods from the collection hub to the delivery address, which is performed by the ground express.
By B2B, B2C, and C2C: B2B has dominated the market of CEP logistics during 2018 in terms of revenues with a share of ~% in the overall market. These logistics services are used by businesses to deliver goods within a specific time frame. B2C includes deliveries made from businesses to a customer which forms the base for the e-commerce industry in the country. B2C accounts for ~% of the express logistics market in the country. C2C has contributed least in the revenues of express logistics in the country and the total contribution is as less as ~% in the overall market.
By International and Domestic Express: Number of letters posted locally is thrice the number of letters sent and received internationally. However, as the charges for domestic letters are nominal, the revenue generated from the ground express is lesser than that of air express. The express logistics industry in Kenya was witnessed to be moderately concentrated and the market has been dominated by a few key players namely; DHL, FedEx and TNT, Aramex, G4S, UPS, Wells Fargo, and Posta Kenya.
Kenya Third Party Logistics Market
The overall Kenya 3PL market has grown from USD ~ Million in 2013 to USD ~ Million in 2018 at a positive CAGR of ~%. Companies dealing with perishable items and dangerous goods have complex transportation and warehousing needs. SMEs, therefore, prefer to free resources from physical capital investment to working capital and other short-term needs.
By Market Type: The freight forwarding segment within Kenya 3PL market dominated with a massive revenue share of ~% in the year 2018. The logistics companies especially the international companies instead of purchasing their own fleet for transportation of goods, outsource the contract to 3PL logistics companies.
The Kenya Logistics market is dominated by 3PL firms since the infrastructural challenges and low level of technological advancements discouraged core logistics firms to invest heavily in their own assets. There are a number of small and big 3PL firms in Kenya. Major international players include DHL, Kuehne Nagel, DB Schenker, Bollore, ALP and Agility. Major domestic players include Siginon, Bayusuf, Multiple Haulers and Freight Forwarders Kenya.
Snapshot on Kenya E-Commerce Logistics Market
The E-Commerce market developed quite late in the African continent as compared to the US and China, and accounts for only 0.6% transactions. The E-Commerce market in Kenya is estimated to be worth KSh 4.3 Billion. In 2017, 6% of all purchases made were through e-commerce. The logistics needs of the market are also growing with the growth of the industry, especially in the express delivery segment.
The overall e-commerce logistics revenue has increased from USD ~ million in 2013 to USD ~ million in 2018 with a CAGR of ~% which has further provided an impetus to the growth of the logistics market in the country. The developing commerce market requires logistics partners for deliveries, return, and other value-added services.
Kenya Logistics And Warehousing Market Future Outlook And Projections
The overall Logistics Market in Kenya is expected to increase from USD ~ Million in 2018 to USD ~ Million in 2023 at a positive CAGR of ~% during the period. Expansion of industrial activity, e-commerce, and influx of international companies in the country is expected to impact the market in a positive way. The high growth in the future is expected to be owed to the high rate of growth in the warehousing segment as compared to the dominating freight forwarding segment. The logistics companies are expected to invest in advanced technologies solutions such as autonomous logistics, real-time tracking, and automation in order to provide improved customer service. With the growing international trade, incorporation of advanced technology-based solutions will help inefficient delivery of products by the logistics providers. The largest trigger of the logistics and warehousing market, in the long run, is the development of infrastructure and construction sector. This has caused a spree of developments in the country which has increased the trade and warehousing activity in the country.
Key Segments Covered: –
Freight Forwarding Market
By Mode of Freight
Road Freight (Revenue, Transport Costs)
Rail Freight (Revenue, Volume, Stock of Transport Equipment’s, Railway Lines, Tariff and Volume Discounts
Air Freight (Revenue, Volume, Flow Corridors, Clearing & Forwarding Charges, Export/Import Rates)
Sea Freight (Revenue, Number of Ships & Containers, Volume, Principal Commodities, Clearing & Forwarding Charges)
Pipeline (Revenue, Throughput Volume)
By Type of Freight
International Freight Revenue
Domestic Freight Revenue
By Flow Corridors (Revenue, Volume of Trade, Principal Commodities)
By Contract and Integrated
Contract Logistics Revenue
Integrated Logistics Revenue
By End User Revenue
Food and Beverages
Others (Construction, Chemical, Automotive and others)
Revenue by End User
Revenue by Type of Warehouse
Revenue by Contract and Integrated Logistics
Revenue by Operation Model
Warehousing Space by Region
Others (Eldoret, Thika, Nakuru, Kiambu, Machakos and Kakamega)
Courier, Express and Parcel Logistics Market
Revenue by International and Domestic Shipments
Revenue by Type of Express
Revenue by Market Structure
3PL Logistics Market
By Market Type (Freight Forwarding and Warehousing)
Snapshot on E-Commerce Logistics Market in Kenya
Bollore Transport and Logistics
Freight Forwarders Kenya
Key Target Audience
Freight Forwarding Companies
E Commerce Logistics Companies
Express Delivery Logistics Companies
Real Estate Companies/ Industrial Developers
Time Period Captured in the Report: –
Historical Period – 2013-2018
Forecast Period – 2019-2023
Key Topics Covered in the Report: –
Open Yard Warehouse Market Revenue Kenya
Closed AC Warehouse Market Share Kenya
Cold Storage Warehouse Market Kenya
Industrial Warehouse services Kenya
Retail Warehouse Market Report Kenya
Kenya Logistics Market Analysis
Kenya Logistics Industry Growth
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