E-Commerce Logistics Market: Current Analysis and Forecast (2022-2028)


Emphasis on Service Type (Transportation, Warehousing, and Others); Operational Area (International and Domestic); and Region/Country

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E-Commerce Logistics Market
E-Commerce Logistics Market


The global e-commerce logistics market is expected to grow at a significant rate of around 19% during the forecast period. E-commerce logistics is the process an e-commerce brand uses to get an order out the door and into the hands of the customer. After shoppers make an online purchase, the order is packed, shipped, delivered, and, in some cases, returned. Therefore, the increasing cross-border e-commerce activities and growth of e-commerce startups are expected to drive e-commerce logistics. For instance, according to the Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the first quarter of 2022, adjusted for seasonal variation, but not for price changes, was $250.0 billion, an increase of around 2.4 percent from the fourth quarter of 2021. In addition, factors such as a major shift toward digital transformation, cloud deployment & technological advancement among small & medium businesses, and continuously ongoing modernization in workforce management strategy in emerging economies notably contribute toward the market growth.

Aramex International LLC, CH Robinson Worldwide Inc, CEVA Logistics, Clipper Logistics Plc., SF Express Co. Ltd., United Parcel Service Inc., Deutsche Post AG, Amazon.com Inc., FedEx Corporation, Gati Ltd. are some of the key players in the market. Several M&As along with partnerships have been undertaken by these players to facilitate customers with hi-tech and innovative products/technologies.

Insights Presented in the Report

“Amongst service type, transportation category to witness robust CAGR during the forecast period”

Based on service type, the market is segmented into transportation, warehousing, and others. Among these, the transportation category to witness significant growth during the forecast period owing to the many advantages related to cost-effectiveness, quick and scheduled delivery, flexibility, tracking and tracing services, as well as free door-to-door shipping. Therefore, there is an increased demand for transport services within the e-commerce logistics market.


“Amongst the operational area, international category is likely to showcase robust growth during the forecast period”

On the basis of the operational area, the e-commerce logistics market has been classified into international and domestic. The international category is to witness higher adoption of e-commerce logistics during the forecast period. This is mainly due to the small and medium enterprises have enlarged exports to increase their market share and increase their customer base. Also, the widespread of C2C and B2C e-commerce websites has accelerated the demand for international e-commerce logistics.

“Asia-Pacific accounted for a major portion of the pie”

In 2020, Asia-Pacific held a significant share of the global e-commerce logistics market. This is mainly attributed to the increase in internet penetration rate in emerging economies, as well as the rising disposable income that has contributed to the growth of the e-commerce market in the region. Further, Asia-Pacific is the home to more than 60 percent of the total population and economically, it is the fastest-growing region among all the regions. China and India are home to around 2.8 Bn people and they are the two having the fastest growth rate. This results in increased household income and the growth of the e-commerce market depend heavily on the income of people. This means the e-commerce market is growing rapidly in the APAC region. Hence providing a massive market for the e-commerce logistics market players.


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  • Detailed examination of drivers, restraints, key trends, and opportunities prevailing in the industry.
  • The study comprehensively covers the market across different segments.
  • Deep dive regional level analysis of the industry.


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1.1.      Market Definitions
1.2.      Main Objective
1.3.      Stakeholders
1.4.      Limitation


2.1.      Research Process of the E-Commerce Logistics Market
2.2.      Research Methodology of the E-Commerce Logistics Market
2.3.      Respondent Profile   










7.1.      Transportation
7.2.      Warehousing
7.3.      Others


8.1.      International
8.2.      Domestic


9.1.                   North America   
9.1.1.      U.S. 
9.1.2.      Canada 
9.1.3.      Rest of North America
9.2.                          Europe  
9.2.1.      Germany
9.2.2.      U.K. 
9.2.3.      France 
9.2.4.      Italy 
9.2.5.      Spain 
9.2.6.      Rest of Europe
9.3.                         Asia-Pacific  
9.3.1.      China 
9.3.2.      Japan 
9.3.3.      India 
9.3.4.      Rest of Asia-Pacific
9.4.                        Rest of World  
10.1.   Market Drivers
10.2.   Market Challenges
10.3.   Impact Analysis






13.1.   Demand Side Analysis
13.2.   Supply Side Analysis




15.1.   Competitive Landscape 
15.1.1.   Porters Fiver Forces Analysis


16.1.      Aramex International LLC
16.2.      CH Robinson Worldwide Inc
16.3.      CEVA Logistics 
16.4.      Clipper Logistics Plc.
16.5.      SF Express Co. Ltd. 
16.6.      United Parcel Service Inc.
16.7.      Deutsche Post AG
16.8.      Amazon.com Inc.
16.9.      FedEx Corporation
16.10.  Gati Ltd. 




Research Methodology

Research Methodology for the E-Commerce Logistics Market Analysis (2022-2028)

Analyzing the historical market, estimating the current market, and forecasting the future market of the global e-commerce logistics market were the three major steps undertaken to create and analyze the adoption of e-commerce logistics in major regions globally. Exhaustive secondary research was conducted to collect the historical market numbers and estimate the current market size. Secondly, to validate these insights, numerous findings and assumptions were taken into consideration. Moreover, exhaustive primary interviews were also conducted, with industry experts across the value chain of the global e-commerce logistics market. Post assumption and validation of market numbers through primary interviews, we employed a top-down/bottom-up approach to forecasting the complete market size. Thereafter, market breakdown and data triangulation methods were adopted to estimate and analyze the market size of segments and sub-segments of the industry pertains to. Detailed methodology is explained below:

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Analysis of Historical Market Size

Step 1: In-Depth Study of Secondary Sources:

Detail secondary study was conducted to obtain the historical market size of the e-commerce logistics market through company internal sources such as annual reports & financial statements, performance presentations, press releases, etc., and external sources including journals, news & articles, government publications, competitor publications, sector reports, third-party database, and other credible publications.

Step 2: Market Segmentation:

After obtaining the historical market size of the e-commerce logistics market, we conducted a detailed secondary analysis to gather historical market insights and share for different segments & sub-segments for major regions. Major segments are included in the report as service type and operational area. Further country-level analyses were conducted to evaluate the overall adoption of testing models in that region.

Step 3: Factor Analysis:

After acquiring the historical market size of different segments and sub-segments, we conducted a detailed factor analysis to estimate the current market size of the E-commerce logistics market. Further, we conducted factor analysis using dependent and independent variables such as the increasing adoption of blockchain technology in e-commerce logistics. A thorough analysis was conducted for demand and supply-side scenarios considering top partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, business expansion, and product launches in the E-commerce logistics market sector across the globe.


Current Market Size Estimate & Forecast

Current Market Sizing: Based on actionable insights from the above 3 steps, we arrived at the current market size, key players in the global e-commerce logistics market, and market shares of the segments. All the required percentage shares split, and market breakdowns were determined using the above-mentioned secondary approach and were verified through primary interviews.

Estimation & Forecasting: For market estimation and forecast, weights were assigned to different factors including drivers & trends, restraints, and opportunities available for the stakeholders. After analyzing these factors, relevant forecasting techniques i.e., the top-down/bottom-up approach were applied to arrive at the market forecast for 2028 for different segments and sub-segments across the major markets globally. The research methodology adopted to estimate the market size encompasses:

  • The industry’s market size, in terms of revenue (USD) and the adoption rate of the E-commerce logistics market across the major markets domestically
  • All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns of market segments and sub-segments
  • Key players in the global e-commerce logistics market in terms of products offered. Also, the growth strategies adopted by these players to compete in the fast-growing market


Market Size and Share Validation

Primary Research: In-depth interviews were conducted with the Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) including Top Level Executives (CXO/VPs, Sales Head, Marketing Head, Operational Head, Regional Head, Country Head, etc.) across major regions. Primary research findings were then summarized, and statistical analysis was performed to prove the stated hypothesis. Inputs from primary research were consolidated with secondary findings, hence turning information into actionable insights.

Split of Primary Participants in Different Regions

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E-Commerce Logistics Market


Market Engineering

The data triangulation technique was employed to complete the overall market estimation and to arrive at precise statistical numbers for each segment and sub-segment of the global e-commerce logistics market. Data was split into several segments & sub-segments post studying various parameters and trends in the area’s service type and operational area in the global e-commerce logistics market.

The main objective of the Global E-Commerce Logistics Market Study

The current & future market trends of the global e-commerce logistics market were pinpointed in the study. Investors can gain strategic insights to base their discretion for investments on the qualitative and quantitative analysis performed in the study. Current and future market trends determined the overall attractiveness of the market at a regional level, providing a platform for the industrial participant to exploit the untapped market to benefit from a first-mover advantage. Other quantitative goals of the studies include:

  • Analyze the current and forecast market size of the e-commerce logistics market in terms of value (USD). Also, analyze the current and forecast market size of different segments and sub-segments
  • Segments in the study include areas of service type and operational area.
  • Define and analysis of the regulatory framework for the e-commerce logistics
  • Analyze the value chain involved with the presence of various intermediaries, along with analyzing customer and competitor behaviors of the industry.
  • Analyze the current and forecast market size of the e-commerce logistics market for the major region.
  • Major countries of regions studied in the report include North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Rest of the World.
  • Company profiles of the e-commerce logistics market and the growth strategies adopted by the market players to sustain in the fast-growing market
  • Deep dive regional level analysis of the industry

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