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Automotive Logistics Market Size By Activity (Warehousing, Transportation [Roadways, Railways, Airways, Waterways]), By Service (Inbound, Outbound, Reverse, Aftermarket), By Distribution (Domestic, International), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 – 2025

  • Report ID: GMI3286
  • Published Date: Jun 2019
  • Report Format: PDF

Automotive Logistics Market Size

Automotive Logistics Market size exceeded USD 115 billion in 2018 and is estimated to exhibit around 5.5% CAGR from 2019 to 2025. Increasing vehicle registrations in both emerging and developed countries coupled with organized transportation and warehousing activities of automotive parts are accelerating the industry demand. Rising investment for development of transportation fleet to provide reduced emission transportation facilities will further provide a positive outlook for the market expansion.

Automotive Logistics Market

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Growing prominence of contract logistics offering integrated warehousing and transportation solutions will augment the demand. Industry participants are providing value added services such as GPS and mobile tracking are aiding the vehicle manufacturers for easily track their components. Moreover, presence of numerous logistics service providers offering flexible and secure solutions is strengthening the automotive logistics market revenue.

Proliferating vehicle production across the globe is primarily contributing towards fostering the industry statistics. Increasing requirement of automobile manufacturers for decreasing the dwell time in delivery of finished vehicles is further propelling the market demand.

Rapid development of supply chain management systems along with advanced material planning systems are supporting the automotive planning and production activities. Rising demand for responsive supply chains from just in time and regional freight forwarding operations will further support the market growth. OEMs are utilizing various freight forwarding software for enhancing their logistics operations and maximizing their productivity. However, stringent emission regulations defined by regional government authorities and higher initial investment may restrain the business demand.

Automotive Logistics Market Analysis

Transportation activity will witness significant growth through 2025 owing to development of road infrastructure, favourable taxation policies and notable improvement in product delivery time. Moreover, development of autonomous trucks for logistics operations will provide enhanced speed and flexibility of freight flows in the transportation sector. Utilization of connected fleet and digital platforms for transportation is prominently contributing towards market statistics.

The improvement in infrastructure for stocking vehicles and auto components is likely to boost the demand in warehousing activity. Additionally, growing implementation of environment friendly warehousing solutions and optimized space utilization for storage activities will drive the segment growth.

Inbound logistics held prominent automotive logistics market share on account of the proliferating demand for raw materials and auto components from vehicle manufacturers. Surging production of electric vehicles is inducing the demand for lithium-ion batteries and electric motors.

Growing demand for automotive accessories, replacement and spare parts is anticipated to spur the aftermarket logistics segment. Rising age of vehicle fleet across the globe will provide potential growth prospects for automotive logistics. Shifting preferences towards vehicle improvisation coupled with growing e-commerce platforms will propel the market revenue. Furthermore, integration of production activities and aftermarket provides greater visibility in supply chain and further leads to cost savings through efficient processes.

China Automotive Logistics Industry By Distribution

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Domestic distribution in automotive logistics will account for significant share by 2025 impelled by increasing intra-continent regional transportation of automotive components. Secure and on time delivery of high-quality automotive parts is inducing the domestic distribution demand. Growing preference of tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers to utilize local freight forwarding services for transportation and inventory management will propel the segment demand.

International distribution segment is projected to see notable growth rate through 2025 due to the escalating import and export activities of finished vehicles and automotive products.

Europe Automotive Logistics Market By Country

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Asia Pacific automotive logistics market value is expected to register gain of over 5.5% till 2025 owing to the increasing vehicle sales and surging new vehicle registrations. Rising vehicle production facilities across the region will boost the revenue generation opportunities.

European market is anticipated to exhibit exponential growth driven by the surging demand for electric vehicles across the region. Increasing transportation of finished vehicles along with higher concentration of vehicle manufacturers are escalating the regional market growth. However, growing investments by vehicle manufacturers in expanding warehousing facilities will fuel the industry statistics.

Automotive Logistics Market Share

The automotive logistics market is extremely competitive propelled by the existence of key players including

  • XPO Logistics Inc.
  • Hellmann
  • DHL International GmBH
  • Imperial Logistics
  • Ryder Systems
  • CEVA Logistics
  • Kuehne + Nagel
  • SNCF Group

Companies are expanding their reach to major automotive manufacturing participants to improve their market share. Logistics service providers are maintaining strategic contracts with OEM’s for strengthening their foothold in the market.

This market research report on automotive logistics includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD billion from 2013 to 2025, for the following segments:

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Market, By Activity

  • Warehousing
  • Transportation
  • Roadways
  • Railways
  • Airways
  • Waterways

Market, By Service

  • Inbound
  • Outbound
  • Reverse
  • Aftermarket

Market, By Distribution

  • Domestic
  • International

The above information is provided on a regional and country basis for the following:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Poland
    • Russia
    • Poland
    • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Thailand
    • Indonesia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Chile
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Iran


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The automotive logistics market size crossed USD 115 billion in 2018 and is poised to achieve around 5.5% CAGR through 2025, says this GMI report.

Automotive logistics market demand is propelled by rise in vehicle sales across the globe. Alongside, increasing acceptance of contract automotive logistics schemes and increasing presence of logistics service providers are also supporting industry growth.

Asia Pacific automotive logistics industry is anticipated to showcase maximum growth over the forecast period owing to burgeoning vehicle sales in the region and subsequent rise in new vehicle registrations. Also, surge in number of vehicle production facilities across the region is slated to support market growth.

Accelerating vehicle production has led to towering demand for automotive components and raw materials, which has evoked strong demand for inbound logistics services. Also, augmenting production of electric vehicles has driven the demand for lithium-ion batteries and electric motors, contributing to inbound logistics demand.

Aftermarket services have witnessed a significant high due to increasing age of vehicle fleet around the globe. Vehicle improvisation trends have also influenced aftermarket services demand.

Automotive Logistics Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2018
  • Companies covered: 10
  • Tables & Figures: 318
  • Countries covered: 25
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