World Courier, Express & Parcel Services Market to Reach $225 Billion by 2012, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts

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Buoyed by rapid growth in emerging markets of Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe and Latin America, world market for Courier, Express & Parcel (CEP) Services is projected to reach $225 billion by the year 2012. With collection and delivery of mail, letters, parcels, paks and packages becoming inevitable part for smooth functioning of the modern day organizations, CEP market is poised to register robust growth.

Courier, Express & Parcel Services: A Global Strategic Business Report

Courier, Express & Parcel Services market is playing a pivotal role in addressing collection and delivery requirements of messages, mails and parcels for individuals and organizations. Sophisticated technologies such as Internet, fax machines, facsimiles and the like have been only partially successful in overriding the popularity of Courier, Express & Parcel (CEP) services. Inability of the modern technologies to establish in certain areas has strengthened the importance of age-old CEP services. Globalization of the world economy opened new avenues for the CEP Services market. Factors such as development of infrastructure, reduction of tariff rates, consumers demand for variety, launch of newer and bigger airlines, have spurred the demand for CEP services across the globe.

CEP services market is all set for a makeover with various leading global players set in the mood of acquisitions, mergers and expansions of networks. The market is also witnessing expanding service portfolio of CEP service providers to include a range of logistics and supply chain services such as warehousing and inventory management. CEP services organizations rely heavily on the transportation industry for smooth functioning. With the transportation industry being flooded with technologies such as just in time and RFID, functioning of these companies has been eased and simplified.

United States is the single largest Courier, Express & Parcel Services market worldwide. Europe and Japan are the other major markets. However, fastest growth is likely to emanate from Asia-Pacific market over the period 2006-2015.

Despite the Asian regions displaying tremendous demand for the CEP services, companies mulling to foray into the Asian markets need to battle out various issues. Issues such as absence of qualified staff to deliver quality services, lack of safety standards, and official measures daunt the Asian CEP markets. In addition, inability of the service providers to expand rapidly, manpower retention, increasing freight and fuel costs has saddled the situation for CEP services providers. One way for foreign companies to compete and survive in the Asian region is to build and maintain strong associations with the local logistics providers operating in the country.

Dominant global forces profiled in the report include Amtrak, Allied Express Transport Pty Limited, Australian Postal Corporation, Business Post Group Plc, CitySprint, City Link Ltd, CJ GLS Corporation, Deutsche Post World Net, DHL Express Ltd, Express Courier International, FedEx Corporation, La Poste, GeoPost UK Ltd, Parcelnet Ltd, Royal Mail Group Ltd, TNT N.V., Toll Holdings Ltd, and United Parcel Service Inc, among others.

"Courier, Express & Parcel Services: A Global Strategic Business Report" from Global Industry Analysts, Inc. provides a comprehensive review of market trends, drivers, product overview, players, competition, recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic industry activities. Analysis is presented for the period 2006-2015 for major geographic markets including the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World.

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