Saudi Arabia Logistics and Warehousing Market Dominated by High Demand for Non-Express Deliveries, Industrial and Retail Warehouses: Ken Research

The report titled, “Saudi Arabia Logistics and Warehousing Market Outlook to 2023 (Second Edition) – Expected Recovery in Demand Growth with Rising Infrastructure Spending, Government Reforms and Surge in Tradeby Ken Research suggested that the companies operating in logistics and warehousing market in Saudi Arabia can expand their market share and increase revenue generated by focusing on express delivery, investing in air freight logistics and incorporate advanced technologies such as RFID and EDI in warehouses to improve efficiency. The market is expected to register an overall positive CAGR of 3.3% by revenue during the forecast period 2018-2023.

- Saudi Arabia Logistics and Warehousing Market

High Dependency of Small and Medium Enterprises: Small and Medium Enterprises accounted for more than 90% of all businesses in private sector of Saudi Arabia. Additionally, 50% of the small and medium enterprises operate in retail and trade sector which heavily depend on logistics industry. Monopolisation of the global shipping industry and difficulty in obtaining freight forwarding licenses has made small and medium enterprises, highly dependent on third party logistics. Thus, the demand for third party logistics for both freight forwarding and warehousing displayed a significant growth during the period 2012 to 2018.

Growing Customer Satisfaction: Costumer satisfaction has been observed to grow consistently for some features of logistics and shipping services such as SMS notifications, pan Kingdom coverage, shipment tracking (using the shipper’s online system or via email) and customs clearance assistance. Moreover, improving online shopping experience by delivering a more intuitive and seamless experience by adopting processes that can sync their orders from click to delivery, track shipments on their mobiles and inform and update customers about the delivery progress. These factors have collectively contributed in the positive growthof e-commerce logistics eco-system in the country.

Growing Purchase of Groceries Online: Households has started preferring purchase of groceries through online channels such as e-commerce websites or designated websites such as that of retail chains. Groceries require express delivery services due to low shelf life of the products. Additionally, emergence of new players and rising investment by existing players such as Wadi Grocery which received an investment worth USD 30 million from Majid Al Futaim is expected to drive the express logistics industry. The grocery delivery market was estimated to be an exorbitant SAR 430 million in 2016 thereby providing opportunities to last mile deliveries, cold chain and retail warehouses in the country.


Logistics and Warehousing Market Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Logistics Cost

Saudi Arabia Logistics Spend

Transport Infrastructure Saudi Arabia

Sea Freight in Saudi Arabia

Air Freight in Saudi Arabia

Road Freight Saudi Arabia

Cargo Tons Volume Road Saudi Arabia

Flow Corridor Air Saudi Arabia

Domestic Freight Management Saudi Arabia

International Freight Movement Saudi Arabia

Road Transport KSA

Cargo Handling Sea KSA

Bulk Trade Cargo Loading Saudi Arabia

Air Traffic Cargo Volume Saudi Arabia

Cargo Throughput Saudi Arabia

Imported Product Transport Saudi Arabia

Trans shipment Cargo Volume Saudi Arabia

Freight Forwarding Market Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Logistics Warehousing Market

Saudi Arabia Freight Forwarding Market

Logistics Services in Saudi Arabia

Freight Forwarders Saudi Arabia Industry

Logistics Companies Saudi Arabia

Freight Forwarding Future Outlook Saudi Arabia

Express Logistics Market Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Logistics Competition

Shipping Fleet Major Saudi Arabia

Cargo Output Saudi Arabia

Growth Express Delivery Saudi Arabia

Major Players Express Delivery Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia E-Commerce Logistics

E-Commerce Logistics Players Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia E-Commerce Logistics Revenue

E-Commerce Logistics Growth

Future Growth E-Commerce Logistics Saudi Arabia

Trends Saudi Arabia Logistics

Challenges Saudi Arabia Logistics Industry

Government Regulations Saudi Arabia Logistics

Warehousing Services in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Warehousing Cost

Warehousing Type Saudi Arabia

Warehousing Market Size Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Cold Storage Warehouse

Logistics Value Added Services Saudi Arabia

Future Growth Saudi Arabia Warehousing

Third Party Logistics Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Cross Border Relations

Saudi Arabia Cross Border Flow Corridor

DHL Saudi Arabia Logistics

Kuehne+Nagel Saudi Arabia Logistics

Panalpina Saudi Arabia Logistics

Almajdouie Saudi Arabia Logistics

Agility Logistics Saudi Arabia

LSC Logistics Saudi Arabia

Tamer Logistics Saudi Arabia

Aramex Saudi Arabia Logistics

Expeditors Saudi Arabia Logistics

Temperature Controlled Logistics Saudi Arabia

United Warehousing Saudi Arabia Logistics

Key Segments Covered

Logistics and Warehousing:

By Service Mix (Freight Forwarding, Warehousing and Value Added Services)

By End User Industry (Oil and Gas, Food and Beverages, Automotive, Industrial/Retail Sector, Engineering Equipment, Metals and Others)

Freight Forwarding:

By Mode of Freight (Road Freight, Sea Freight and Air Freight)

By Type of Delivery (Non-Express and Express Delivery)

By Level of Freight (International and Domestic Freight)

By Owned and Third Party Logistics

By Flow Corridors (Asian Countries, North American Countries, European Countries, Middle East, NAFTA and Others)

By International and Domestic Companies


By Business Model (Industrial / Retail, Container Freight/Inland Container Depot and Cold Storage)

By Cities (Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam and Others)

By Type of Warehouses (Closed Temperature Controlled, Closed Non-Temperature Controlled, Cold Storage and Open Yards)

By Owned and Third Party Logistics

By End Users (Food and Beverages, Automotive, Consumer Retail, Healthcare, Automotive and Others)

Express Logistics:

By Level of Courier (Domestic and International Express)

By Type of International Express (Air and Ground Express)

By Type of Domestic Express (Air and Ground Express)

By Business Model (B2B, B2C and C2C)

E-Commerce Logistics:

By Time Duration (6-12 Hours, 1 Day, 2 Day and More than 2 Day Delivery)

By Mode of Payment (Cash on Delivery and Online Payment)

By Location (Intra-City and Inter City)

Third Party Logistics:

By Market Type (Freight Forwarding and Warehousing)

Key Target Audience

Logistics Companies

Warehousing Companies

Cold Chain Companies

Express Logistics Companies

E-Commerce Logistics Companies

E-Commerce Companies

Logistics Association

Government Association

Investors and Private Equity Companies

Time Period Captured in the Report:

Historical Period: 2012-2018

Forecast Period: 2019E -2023E

Companies Covered:

Freight Forwarding Market:

Basem International Shipping and Logistics Co. Ltd.

Kuehne Nagel


DB Schenker



FedEx – TNT

Mubarrad (Saudi Transport and Investment Co.)

Warehousing Market:

LSC Logistics and Warehousing

Agility Logistics

Almajdouie Logistics

Mosanada Logistics

Tamer Logistics

BAFCO International Shipping and Logistics Co. Ltd.

Hala Supply Chain Services

United Warehouse Co. Ltd.

Wared Logistics

Takhzeen Logistics

Etmam Logistics (Shahini Group)


Kaden Logistics

Panda Retail Company

Express Logistics Market:


SMSA Express

Naqel Express

Zajil Express

Abdul LatifJameel Logistics

Third Party Logistics Market:

Wared Logistics

Abudawood Logistics

Mosanada Logistics

Tamer Logistics

DB Schenker

Abudawood Logistics

Kuehne + Nagel


Agility Logistics

For more information on the research report, refer to below link:

Saudi Arabia Logistics Market

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Contact Us:-

Ken Research

Ankur Gupta, Head Marketing & Communications


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