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3PL Market in the US 2018-2022

3PL Market in the US 2018-2022

About 3PL

3PL providers are companies that offer outsourced logistics and supply chain management services to various end-user industries. 3PL service providers offer diverse services such as the management of transportation, warehousing, and the distribution of goods and products from manufacturing facilities to the point of sales.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the 3PL market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 4.27% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the 3PL market in the US for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.Technavio's report, 3PL Market in the US 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors

  • C.H. Robinson
  • Expeditors
  • J.B. Hunt
  • United Parcel Service
  • XPO Logistics
Market driver
  • Cost reduction in industries achieved through 3PL services
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Shortage of skilled drivers resulting in higher lead time and operational cost
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Introduction of blockchain technology in logistics industry
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2022 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – 3PL Market in the US 2018-2022

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the 3PL market in the US: C.H. Robinson, Expeditors, J.B. Hunt, United Parcel Service, and XPO Logistics.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is introduction of blockchain technology in logistics industry. The introduction of blockchain technology in logistics industry will be a major trend that will gain traction in the 3PL market in the US during the next few years. Using the digital platform offered by the blockchain technology, logistics industries have access to distributed transaction ledger.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is cost reduction in industries achieved through 3PL services. Outsourced 3PL services aid the organizations to focus on improving their core competencies and the operational efficiency of the business. Additionally, these services also aid in avoiding unnecessary expenses and accumulate significant savings.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is shortage of skilled drivers resulting in higher lead time and operational cost. The 3PL market in the US is highly dependent on the trucking industry for the transportation of the goods across the US. About 70% of all the freight tonnage in the US is moved using trucks.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global 3PL market – Year-over-year growth 2017-2021 (%)
      • Table Value chain of global LSPs
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Stakeholders in 3PL market in US
      • Table 3PL market in US: Segments
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Average crude oil prices – Year-over-year growth 2011-2018 (%)
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table 3PL Market in US – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table 3PL market in US – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Market segmentation by service
    • Segmentation by service
      • Table 3PL market in the US by service – Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by service
      • Table Comparison by service
    • 3PL market in the US by transportation
      • Table 3PL market in US by transportation – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table 3PL market in US by transportation – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • 3PL market in the US by warehousing and distribution
      • Table 3PL market in US by warehousing and distribution – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table 3PL market in US by warehousing and distribution – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • 3PL market in the US by other services – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table 3PL market in US by other services – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table 3PL market in US by other services – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by service
      • Table Market opportunity by service
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Segmentation by end-user
      • Table 3PL market in US by end-user – Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • 3PL market in the US by the retail industry – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table 3PL market in US by retail industry – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table 3PL market in US by retail industry – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • 3PL market in the US by the manufacturing industry– Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table 3PL market in US by manufacturing industry – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table FDI inflow in US 2012-2016 ($ billion)
      • Table 3PL market in US manufacturing industry – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • 3PL market in the US by the automotive industry – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table 3PL market in US by automotive industry – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table 3PL market in US by automotive industry – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • 3PL market in the US by the food and beverages industry – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table 3PL market in US by food and beverages industry – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table Refrigerated transportation in US by food and beverages industry – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table 3PL market in US by food and beverages industry – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • 3PL market in the US by others – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table 3PL market in US by others – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ bn)
      • Table 3PL market in US by others – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Cost reduction achieved in 3PL
      • Table E-commerce retail sales in US 2013-2017 ($ bn)
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Introduction of blockchain technology in logistics industry
      • Table Advantages of blockchain technology in logistics industry
    • Growing automation in logistics industry
    • Increased investment and growing market consolidation are transforming logistics market
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • C.H. Robinson
      • Table C.H. Robinson: Overview
      • Table C.H. Robinson: Business segments
      • Table C.H. Robinson: Organizational developments
      • Table C.H. Robinson: Geographic focus
      • Table C.H. Robinson: Segment focus
      • Table C.H. Robinson: Key offerings
    • Expeditors
      • Table Expeditors: Overview
      • Table Expeditors: Business segments
      • Table Expeditors: Organizational developments
      • Table Expeditors: Geographic focus
      • Table Expeditors: Segment focus
      • Table Expeditors: Key offerings
    • J.B. Hunt
      • Table J.B. Hunt: Overview
      • Table J.B. Hunt: Business segments
      • Table J.B. Hunt: Organizational developments
      • Table J.B. Hunt: Geographic focus
      • Table J.B. Hunt: Segment focus
      • Table J.B. Hunt: Key offerings
    • United Parcel Service
      • Table United Parcel Service: Overview
      • Table United Parcel Service: Business segments
      • Table United Parcel Service: Organizational developments
      • Table United Parcel Service: Geographic focus
      • Table United Parcel Service: Segment focus
      • Table United Parcel Service: Key offerings
    • XPO Logistics
      • Table XPO Logistics: Overview
      • Table XPO Logistics: Business segments
      • Table XPO Logistics: Organizational developments
      • Table XPO Logistics: Geographic focus
      • Table XPO Logistics: Segment focus
      • Table XPO Logistics: Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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