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Indian Third Party Logistics Market: Trends and Opportunities (2015 Edition)

Indian Third Party Logistics Market: Trends and Opportunities (2015 Edition)

Scope of the Report

The report titled “Indian Third Party Logistics Market: Trends & Opportunities (2015 Edition)” provides an in-depth analysis of the Indian third party logistics market with detailed analysis of market sizing and growth, market share and economic impact of the industry. The report provides detailed market share analysis of the Indian 3PL market by segments and players. In addition to 3PL market, the report also provides analysis of the overall Indian logistics market.

The report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the overall Indian 3PL market has also been forecasted for the period 2015-2019, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends. The competition in Indian third party logistics market is stiff and dominated by the big players like CONCOR. Further, key players of the 3PL market such as Gati Ltd., TCI Ltd. and Allcargo Ltd. are also profiled with their financial information and respective business strategies.

Company Coverage

Gati Ltd.
TCI Ltd.
CONCOR Ltd.
Allcargo Logistics Ltd.

Executive Summary

Third party logistics is a type of company that works with shippers to manage their logistics operations. Logistics can include elements of warehousing, transportation management software, freight rate negotiation, in-depth reporting, forecasting, freight bill auditing and etc. There are various 3PLs in the market that have different models and perform different tasks. 3PLs specialize in certain industries such as frozen food, auditing freight bills, warehousing or providing logistics related software.

Indian third party logistics market increased at a significant CAGR during the span of 5 years i.e. 2010-2014 and projections are made that the market would rise in the next five years i.e. 2015-2019 tremendously. Indian third party logistics market can be segmented into transportation 3PL market and cold chain market which displayed a healthy increase over a period of time. The upsurge in the market was due to the growth in the e-commerce industry especially e-retail sector.

The growth drivers for the 3PL market are: rise in economic activities, increase in transportation investments, growth in trade and e-commerce industry, make in India campaign and increase in containerization. Despite the market is governed by various growth drivers, there are certain challenges faced by the market such as: inadequate infrastructure, sub-optimal port scale, lack of last mile connectivity, administrative delays, manufacturing units in multiple locations and providing services in varied business verticals.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
Table 1: Relationship of 3PL Providers with Manufacturers, Suppliers and Retailers
2.1 Segments of Third Party Logistics
Table 2: Segments of Third Party Logistics Market
2.1.1 Transportation
2.1.2 Warehousing
2.1.3 Cross docking
2.1.4 Inventory management
2.1.5 Packaging
2.1.6 Freight forward
2.2 Classification of Third Party Logistics Providers
Table 3: Classification of Third Party Logistics Providers
2.3 Advantages of Third Party Logistics
3. Indian Third Party Logistics Market: An Overview
3.1 Indian Logistics Market: An Introduction
Table A: Comparison of India’s Logistics Efficiency with Global Average
3.2 Indian Third Party Logistics Market: An Introduction
3.2.1 Third Party Logistics Uses
Table 4: 3PL Uses by Sectors in India
4. Indian Third Party Logistics Market: An Analysis
4.1 Indian Logistics Market: Sizing and Growth
4.1.1 Indian Logistics Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
Table 5: Indian Logistics Market by Value; 2010-2014 (US$ Billion)
Table 6: Indian Logistics Market by Value; 2015E-2019E (US$ Billion)
4.1.2 Indian Logistics Market by Segments
Table 7: Indian Logistics Market by Segment; 2014 (%)
4.1.3 Indian Logistics Market Cost Comparison
Indian Logistic Market Cost Comparison as a Percent of GDP versus Other Countries
Table 8: India Logistics Cost Comparison as a Percent of GDP vs. Other Countries; 2014 (%)
Indian Logistics Market Cost Comparison by Segments versus China and the U.S.
Table 9: Indian Logistics Market Cost Comparison by Segments vs. China and the U.S.; 2014 (%)
4.1.4 Indian Transport Logistics Market by Segment versus Other Countries
Table 10: Indian Transport Logistics Market by Segment vs. Other Countries; 2014 (%)
4.2 Indian Third Party Logistics Market: Sizing and Growth
4.2.1 Indian Third Party Logistics Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
Table 11: Indian Third Party Logistics Market by Value; 2012-2014 (US$ Billion)
Table 12: Indian Third Party Logistics Market by Value; 2015E-2019E (US$ Billion)
4.2.2 Indian Third Party Logistics Market by Segment
Table 13: Indian Third Party Logistics Market by Segment; 2014 (%)
4.2.3 Indian Transportation Third Party Logistics Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
Table 14: Indian Transportation Third Party Logistics Market by Value; 2014-2019E (US$ Billion)
4.2.4 Indian Cold Chain Market by Value: Actual and Forecast
Table 15: Indian Cold Chain Market by Value; 2010-2014 (US$ Billion)
Table 16: Indian Cold Chain Market by Value; 2015E-2019E (US$ Billion)
4.2.5 Indian Third Party Logistics Penetration Rate versus Other Countries
Table 17: Indian Third Party Logistics Penetration Rate vs. Other Countries; 2014 (%)
4.2.6 Indian Third Party Logistics Market as a Share of Global Third Party Logistics Market
Table 18: Indian Third Party Logistics Market as a Share of Global Third Party Logistics Market; 2014 (%)
5. Market Dynamics
5.1 Growth Drivers
5.1.1 Rise in Economic Activities
Table 19: India GDP Growth and Logistics Companies Sales Growth; 2010-2014 (YoY %)
5.1.2 Increase in Investment in Transportation Infrastructure
Table 20: Proposed Transportation Investment Structure; 2007-2022 (US$ Billion)
5.1.3 Growth in Containerization
Table 21: Indian Container Traffic; 2010-2014 (%)
Table 22: Different Countries Containerization Level; 2014 (%)
5.1.4 EXIM Growth
Table 23: India Export & Import Volume Growth per Year; 2010-2014 (%)
5.1.5 Rise in E-Commerce Industry
Table 24: Indian E-Commerce Industry by Value; 2010-2014 (US$ Billion)
5.1.6 Make in India Campaign
5.2 Challenges
5.2.1 Inadequate Infrastructure
Table 25: Railways Passenger Fare vs. Freight Fare; 2014 (Cents)
5.2.2 Sub-Optimal Port Scale
Table 26: Indian Major Ports Volume and Capacity Utilization; 2014
5.2.3 Lack of Last mile Connectivity
Table B: Indian Roads Network
5.2.4 Administrative Delays
Table C: Various Countries Logistics Index
5.2.5 Multiplicity of Manufacturing Location
5.2.6 Providing Services in Varied Business Verticals
5.3 Market Trends
5.3.1 Dedicated Rail Freight Corridors
5.3.2 Implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Impact of Implications of GST
5.3.3 Technological Advancement
Table 27: Indian 3PL Market Technological Advancements
6. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Table 28: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
6.1 Threat of New Entrants
6.2 Threat of Substitutes
6.3 Bargaining Power of Customers
6.4 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
6.5 Degree of Rivalry
7. Competitive Landscape
Table D: Summary of Business Presence of key Players
Table 29: Major Players Business-Wise Revenues; 2015 (%)
8. Company Profile
8.1 Gati Ltd.
8.1.1 Business Overview
8.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 30: Gati Ltd., Total Revenues (Consolidated); 2010-2015 (US$ Million)
Table 31: Gati Ltd., Revenues by Segment; 2014-2015 (%)
8.1.3 Business Strategy
Optimization of Operations
Expanding Operations in High Growth Industries
Increasing Preparedness for Regulatory Change
8.2 Transportation Corporation of India Ltd. (TCI)
8.2.1 Business Overview
8.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 32: TCI Total Revenues (Consolidated); 2010-2015 (US$ Million)
Table 33: TCI Revenues by Segment; 2014-2015 (%)
8.2.3 Business Strategy
Technology Innovation
Geographical Expansion
8.3 Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR)
8.3.1 Business Overview
8.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 34: CONCOR Total Revenues; 2010-2015 (US$ Million)
Table 35: CONCOR Revenues by Segment; 2014-2015 (%)
8.3.3 Business Strategy
Expanding Air Cargo Business
Joint Venture
Expanding Business Segments
8.4 Allcargo Logistics Ltd.
8.4.1 Business Overview
8.4.2 Financial Overview
Table 36: Allcargo Logistics Ltd. Total Revenues (Consolidated); 2010-2015 (US$ Million)
Table 37: Allcargo Logistics Ltd. Revenue by Segment; 2014-2015 (%)
8.4.3 Business Strategy
Introduction of Project TOPAZ
Geographical Expansion

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