Logistics services in Asia-Pacific market to witness steady growth to reach USD 875 million by 2022

The Asia-Pacific logistics market is expected to witness steady growth with the help of increasing trade & commerce activities between countries in the region. The share of Asia-Pacific in the global logistics market is expected to increase from nearly 32 percent in 2015 to almost 37 percent by 2022. In addition, the market is expected to generate revenue of over USD 875 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of around 9.2 percent. This is according to a report by Research Report Insights (RRI) titled “”Asia-Pacific Logistics Market by 2022″”.

Factors affecting market growth

Asia-Pacific is expected to witness an exponential growth in trade and commerce activities in the coming years, which is likely to bolster the Asia-Pacific logistics market during the forecast period. In addition, the booming e-commerce industry in the region has resulted in the expansion of the distribution centers of various industry players.

The Indo-European Bridge Logistics Zone, an industrial city of railway sheds and warehouses, and related services could be an important component of the regional logistics industry.

Indian logistics services are poised to rise further in Asia while challenging macroeconomic and industry factors will continue to impact the performance of most players in the market.

The government’s Bharatmala program with its targeted investment of Rs8 trillion will play a key role in enabling modern logistics. The plan also aims to create 100 freight corridors, and is expected to transform the logistics industry by linking India’s inland container depots and rail and road networks.

The Indo-European Bridge Logistics Zone, an industrial city of railway sheds and warehouses, and related services, could be an important component of the regional logistics industry.

It is estimated that the cargo handling capacity at will evolve and the long-term growth potential is more dynamic than ever, said Nachiketa Roy, a transportation and logistics analyst at Frost & Sullivan.

The largest expansion opportunity will come from E-commerce. The rapid growth of the e-commerce market has caused significant changes in the logistics industry, as demand is increasing by 40 per cent per annum. The e-commerce market in Asia-Pacific is estimated to be over USD 500 billion.

Despite the positive outlook, rapid growth is causing huge logistical challenges to international businesses in the region. This has sparked a sharp rise in demand for forward and reverse logistics, warehousing, and international freight forwarding.

Frost & Sullivan predicts a continuing rise in supply-chain complexity in the region as Asia-Pacific keeps moving towards a regional supply chain, which will mean higher levels of consolidation, increased cek ongkir semua ekspedisi

Asia is fast becoming a vital part of the global transportation industry, with Asia Pacific’s logistics services now valued at $1.5 trillion and growing at 5 percent per annum, according to a new study from Millward Brown Digital.

“The rapid growth of the Asia Pacific logistics sector is a great indicator of the fundamental trends reshaping the global supply chain,” said Marc English, Chief Research Officer, Millward Brown Digital.

“Global economic integration, increasing port density, rising population, and the ongoing boom in e-commerce are making more goods than ever available to global customers, while the advent of online shopping in China and India is translating into a huge surge in freight volumes moving through the region. And, due to its position on the Ring of Fire and its proximity to China and other emerging markets, the Pacific region is also a key area of opportunity for mining giants to expand their global reach and cut costs.”


Logistics services in Asia are becoming more important as traditional businesses diversify their operations in the region. The proliferation of smaller manufacturers and direct-to-consumer or subscription retail, online and mobile commerce, demand for advanced supply chain technologies and other innovative solutions for handling the world’s merchandise.

In the past, logistics service providers were not at the top of industry lists but have made rapid progress in the past few years as new players gain a foothold in Asia’s trade market. Innovation has been the name of the game, as companies look for alternative business models to compete in an increasingly cutthroat industry.

There’s a lot more space for competition today. It used to be that the top four players in logistics were all serving the same segment but now new ones are emerging, said Hiroshi Mikitani, CEO of Rakuten Inc., the parent of e-commerce giant Rakuten.com. business models shift, customer needs have changed, so there are a lot of new