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Healthcare Logistics Market in North America 2019-2023

Healthcare Logistics Market in North America 2019-2023

Healthcare Logistics Market in North America: About this market

Healthcare logistics involves the physical flow of pharmaceutical products from the manufacturing point to the point of use. Technavio’s healthcare logistics market analysis in North America considers sales through the transportation and warehousing segments. The logistics services find applications in pharmaceutical products and medical devices segments. Our analysis also considers the sales of healthcare logistics in the US, Canada, and Mexico. In 2018, the transportation segment held the highest market share, which is expected to remain prevalent over the forecast period. Factors such as the increasing government expenditure and a growing number of patent expiration will significantly help the market segment in maintaining its leading position. Also, our North America healthcare logistics report has observed market growth factors such as the growth of healthcare industry, use of RFID and IoT in healthcare cold chain logistics, and legislative and regulatory changes supporting pharma growth. However, high cost of branded drugs, managing inventory loss and SKU proliferation at warehouses, and barriers in cold chain pharmaceutical logistics may hamper the growth of the North American healthcare logistics industry over the forecast period.

Healthcare Logistics Market in North America: Overview

Use of RFID and IoT in healthcare cold chain logistics

Vendors have started incorporating technologies such as RFID and IoT to improve their services. As a result, consumers are able tocan maintain the quality and integrity of drugs during transportation and storage. This will increase the demand for cold chain services with RFID and IoT technologies for transporting temperature-sensitive drugs. As a result, the healthcare logistics market in North America will expand at a CAGR of almost 6% during the forecast period.

Emergence of drones in healthcare logistics

Vendors are constantly innovating to improve services, which will help them in improving revenue generation. They have started using drone technology to deliver low weight healthcare products to hard-to-reach remote areas. This further has been helping pharmaceutical companies in improving their customer base and sales. Therefore, this trend will have a positive impact on the overall market growth.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive the healthcare logistics market in North America during the forecast period 2019-2023, click here.

Competitive Landscape

With the presence of several major players, the healthcare logistics market in North America is fragmented. Technavio’s robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients in improving their market positions, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading Healthcare Logistics manufacturers, which include AmerisourceBergen Corp., Deutsche Post AG, FedEx Corp., Kuehne + Nagel International AG, and United Parcel Service of America Inc.

Also, the North American healthcare logistics market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage on all forthcoming growth opportunities.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
      • Table Vendors: Key offerings
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global logistics market
      • Table Segments of global logistics market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2018
      • Table Market size 2018
    • Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Regional market: Size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Regional market: Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2018
    • Table Five forces analysis 2023
    • 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 2018
  • Market segmentation by service
    • Table Service - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by service
      • Table Comparison by service
    • Transportation - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Transportation - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Transportation - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Warehousing - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Warehousing - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Warehousing - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by service
      • Table Market opportunity by service
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Geographic landscape
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Table Product - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by product
      • Table Comparison by product
    • Pharmaceutical products - Market size and forecast 2018- 2023
      • Table Pharmaceutical products - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Pharmaceutical products - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Medical devices - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Medical devices - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Medical devices - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by product
      • Table Market opportunity by product
  • Decision Framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Emergence of drones in healthcare logistics
    • Advent of Pharma 4.0 and Logistics 4.0
    • Introduction of new pharmaceutical products
  • 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
    • AmerisourceBergen Corp.
      • Table AmerisourceBergen Corp. - Vendor overview
      • Table AmerisourceBergen Corp. - Business segments
      • Table AmerisourceBergen Corp. - Organizational developments
      • Table AmerisourceBergen Corp. - Segment focus
      • Table AmerisourceBergen Corp. - Key offerings
    • Deutsche Post AG
      • Table Deutsche Post AG - Vendor overview
      • Table Deutsche Post AG - Business segments
      • Table Deutsche Post AG - Organizational developments
      • Table Deutsche Post AG - Geographic focus
      • Table Deutsche Post AG - Segment focus
      • Table Deutsche Post AG - Key offerings
    • FedEx Corp.
      • Table FedEx Corp. - Vendor overview
      • Table FedEx Corp. - Business segments
      • Table FedEx Corp. - Organizational developments
      • Table FedEx Corp. - Geographic focus
      • Table FedEx Corp. - Segment focus
      • Table FedEx Corp. - Key offerings
    • Kuehne + Nagel International AG
      • Table Kuehne + Nagel International AG - Vendor overview
      • Table Kuehne + Nagel International AG - Business segments
      • Table Kuehne + Nagel International AG - Organizational developments
      • Table Kuehne + Nagel International AG - Geographic focus
      • Table Kuehne + Nagel International AG - Segment focus
      • Table Kuehne + Nagel International AG - Key offerings
    • United Parcel Service of America Inc.
      • Table United Parcel Service of America Inc. - Vendor overview
      • Table United Parcel Service of America Inc. - Business segments
      • Table United Parcel Service of America Inc. - Organizational developments
      • Table United Parcel Service of America Inc. - Geographic focus
      • Table United Parcel Service of America Inc. - Segment focus
      • Table United Parcel Service of America Inc. - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
    • List of abbreviations
    • Definition of market positioning of vendors
      • Table Definition of market positioning of vendors
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