Sustained Industrial and Retail Expansion, along with Infrastructural Development is likely to Drive Saudi Arabia Logistics Sector: Ken Research

Growth of Logistics & warehousing market is expected to be driven by expanding industrial activities, rising FMCG sector, manufacturing sector & retail sector, increasing number of logistics & warehousing companies and rising prominence of frozen food in the country.

Freight forwarding has dominated the market in the country over the years in terms of revenues.

The leading players in Saudi Arabia logistics & warehousing industry are DHL, Panalpina, DB Schenker, TNT, UPS, Agility, Aramex, Almajdouie group and others.

Ken Research announced its latest publication on Saudi Arabia Logistics & Warehousing Market Outlook to 2020 – Expanding Industrial and Retail Activities Supported by Infrastructure Spending to Support Growthwhich provides a comprehensive analysis of logistics & warehousing industry in Saudi Arabia. The report focuses on Saudi Arabia logistics & Warehousing segments. The report covers market size in terms of revenues and segmentation of overall logistics & warehousing industry on the basis of service mix, by geography and by industries. The report also includes Freight forwarding market size, warehousing market size, cold chain market size, 3PL market size and express logistics market. The report also covers value chain analysis for logistics & warehousing market, comparative analysis of Saudi Arabia logistics market with GCC and global logistics market. The report also includes potential and future outlook and projection of the Saudi Arabia logistics & warehousing market, freight forwarding market, cold chain market, warehousing market, 3PL market and express logistics market. The report provides trends & developments, major issues & challenges, competitive landscape, competitive benchmarking of major players and comprehensive profile of leading and emerging players operating in the market.

Geographical location of the kingdom has been very favorable towards its logistics industry. Being situated at the crossroads of Asia-Europe and Asia-Africa, it has been one of the promising factors behind such positive growth of Saudi Arabia logistics market. The government has plans to expand Jeddah and Dammam airport so that their capacity will increase. This will lead to rise in the logistics and warehousing market of the country, as more number of cargo units can be transported through these ports. The government has announced plans to invest USD 30 billion in upgrading facilities to enable the Kingdom’s ports to compete on the global stage. Furthermore, the expansion in the railways and airline networks in the country will allow more number of cargos to be transported from one place to another.

Rising retail and FMCG industry of the country will accelerate the demand for warehouses storage and transportation & logistics facility. Most of the FMCG & retail industry of the country requires warehousing and cold storage to accommodate all the products safely. Additionally, Booming E-commerce industry will also trigger the demand for logistics and warehouse storage in the country. Also, in coming future it has been expected that international courier facilities and express delivery will drive the market

Freight forwarding services will increase at a CAGR of 6.4% during 2016 to 2020.This incline in share of the freight forwarding market will be on account of several expansion projects such as expanding capacity of Jeddah and Dammam port, upcoming industrial cities in the country which will surge the demand for freight forwarding services in the country. Major players in the kingdom such as Aramex, DHL and others have plans to expand in the coming years to maintain their stronghold in the market

“Expanding industrial activities in the country has triggered the demand for logistics and warehousing services. The dominating companies in the industry should focus on expanding the distribution network to cater the untapped pin codes in the country. The companies should also upgrade its technology to modern digital technology which will increase the cargo handling capacity of warehouses. The companies should also focus on offering multiple value added services to the customers, as value added services is an important the parameter for the clients to choose their logistics partners in the kingdom” according to the Research Analyst, Ken Research.

Key Topics Covered in the Report:

  • Comparative Analysis of Saudi Arabia Logistics market with GCC Logistics Market
  • Logistics Infrastructure in Saudi Arabia Logistics Market
  • Value Chain Analysis for Saudi Arabia Logistics Market
  • Saudi Arabia logistics & Warehousing market size
  • Saudi Arabia logistics & Warehousing industry Segmentation (By service mix, normal & express delivery, be geography) By organized & unorganized sector
    • By Service mix
    • By normal & express delivery
    • By industry
    • By Geography
  • Saudi Arabia Freight Forwarding Market Size
  • Saudi Arabia Freight Forwarding Market Segmentation (By freight movement, By international & Domestic freight forwarding, major sea flow corridors)
  • Competitive landscape for Saudi Arabia freight forwarding Market
  • Saudi Arabia Freight forwarding Market future outlook
  • Saudi Arabia Warehousing Market Size
  • Saudi Arabia Warehousing Market Segmentation (By business model, by industry, by geography)
  • Competitive landscape for Saudi Arabia Warehousing Market
  • Saudi Arabia Warehousing Market future outlook
  • Saudi Arabia 3PL Market Size
  • Competitive landscape for Saudi Arabia 3PL Market
  • Saudi Arabia 3PL Market future outlook
  • Saudi Arabia Express logistics Market Size
  • Competitive landscape for Saudi Arabia Express logistics Market
  • Saudi Arabia Express logistics Market future outlook
  • Saudi Arabia Cold Chain Market Size
  • Competitive landscape for Saudi Arabia Cold Chain Market
  • Saudi Arabia Cold Chain Market future outlook
  • Growth Drivers and Challenges in Saudi Arabia logistics & Warehousing market
  • Issues and Challenges in Saudi Arabia logistics & Warehousing market
  • Saudi Arabia logistics & Warehousing market Future Outlook and Projections
  • Analyst Recommendation
  • Macro Economic Variables Impacting Saudi Arabia logistics & Warehousing market
    • Saudi Arabia Logistics Market,
    • Cold chain Industry Size,
    • Market Share 3PL Logistics Companies,
    • GCC Countries Logistics Market,
    • International Freight Forwarding Market ,
    • Domestic Freight Forwarding Saudi Arabia,
    • Cold Transport Market,
    • Cold Storage Industry Growth,
    • Third Party Cold Storage Service Providers,
    • Saudi Arabia Logistics Market trends,

Key Services Mentioned in the Report

  • Logistics services
  • Freight forwarding services
  • Warehousing services
  • Cold chain services
  • 3PL services
  • Express logistics services


Companies Covered in the Report

  • Aramex
  • Almajdouie group
  • TNT
  • Panalpina
  • DHL
  • DB Schenker
  • UPS
  • Agility
  • Wared logistics
  • WPL
  • Zahid group
  • Globus logistics
  • GAC
  • Arabian Hala. Co. ltd
  • Four winds Saudi Arabia limited
  • Al-Jabri group
  • Logistics service provider
  • Kuehne+Nagel

For more information about the publication, refer to below link:

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Philippines Logistics Market Outlook to 2020 – Driven by Customized Logistics, E-commerce Activities and Changes in Freight Forwarding

UAE Logistics Market Outlook to 2019 – Driven by Infrastructural Investment and Expanding Foreign Trade

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