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UK Logistics Market to Grow at 6.28% During 2022-2027, Fostered by Rapid Expansion in the E-commerce Industry

Published on Oct 21, 2022

IMARC Group’s latest report, titled “UK Logistics Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027,” finds that the UK logistics market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 6.28% during 2022-2027. Logistics is the overall process of acquiring, storing, and transporting resources, such as equipment, inventory, food, liquids, and materials, to their final destination. It involves planning, implementing, and coordinating resources, packaging, warehousing, material handling, information integration, and supply and demand planning for third-party providers. It helps manage the flow of goods from the point of production to the final point of consumption. It enables cost-efficient transportation and storage of tangible products and intangible resources like information. At present, logistics is gaining immense traction across the UK as it assists in optimizing operational costs, improving profitability, enhancing customer experience, streamlining processes, and boosting efficiency.

We are regularly tracking the direct effect of COVID-19 on the market, along with the indirect influence of associated industries. These observations will be integrated into the report.                                         

UK Logistics Market Trends:

Since logistics aids in the smooth functioning of online deliveries, the rapid expansion of the e-commerce industry due to rising preferences for online shopping represents the primary factor driving the market in the UK. Additionally, there has been a significant increase in reverse logistics operations owing to easy return and refund policies offered by several e-commerce platforms with flexible tracking facilities. In line with this, the escalating demand for secure and refrigerated transportation across the country has accelerated product adoption rates. Besides this, with the growing awareness about its benefits, such as lower investments, quicker delivery times, and higher focus on customers, the increasing applications of logistics across various industry verticals have augmented product demand. Furthermore, the leading players are utilizing green logistics solutions to minimize the environmental impact and promote sustainable development. Along with this, the surging adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled connected devices for tracking objects and remotely controlling elements of the transport process have catalyzed the market growth. Apart from this, the large-scale integration of logistics systems with innovative technologies, such as global positioning systems (GPS), biometrics, radio frequency identification (RFID), and Bluetooth, is positively influencing the market growth. Other factors, including the advent of drone delivery and driverless vehicles, increasing international trade agreements, rising import and export activities, rapid globalization, and technological advancements, are also creating a favorable market outlook.

Market Summary:

  • Based on the model type, the market has been categorized into 2, 3, and 4 PL. 
  • On the basis of the transportation mode, the market has been segmented into roadways, seaways, railways, and airways. 
  • The market has been divided based on the end use into manufacturing, consumer goods, retail, food and beverages, IT hardware, healthcare, chemicals, construction, automotive, telecom, oil and gas, and others. 
  • Region-wise, the market has been segregated into North West England, Yorkshire and the Humber, West Midlands, East of England, South West England, South East England, East Midlands, North East England, Greater London, and others.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has also been analyzed, along with detailed profiles of the key players operating in the industry.    

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