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Third-Party Logistics Market in China 2018-2022

About third-party logistics in China

Third-party services consist of numerous logistics and distribution services such as transportation, warehousing, and freight forwarding for various types of goods. Companies providing 3PL services are termed as 3PL service providers.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the Third-Party Logistics Market in China to grow at a CAGR of 6.74% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the third-party logistics market in China. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the services provided to end-users such as manufacturing, automotive, food and beverage, consumer goods, and others. Technavio's report, Third-Party Logistics Market in China 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

  • CEVA Logistics
  • CMA CGM
  • COSCO SHIPPING Holdings
  • SF Express
  • SINOTRANS&CSC
Market driver
  • Rising e-commerce growth
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High logistics costs
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Use of blockchain to improve traceability in logistics
  • 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?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Global 3PL 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 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table 3PL market in China - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table 3PL market in China - 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 type of service
    • Segmentation by type of service
      • Table Type of service - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by type of service
      • Table Comparison by type of service
    • Transportation - Market size and forecast 2017- 2022
      • Table Transportation - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Percentage share of modes of freight transport in China 2017 (%)
      • Table Transportation - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Warehousing and distribution - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Warehousing and distribution - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Warehousing and distribution - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table FTZs in China
    • Value-added services - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Value-added services - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Value-added services - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by type of service
      • Table Market opportunity by type of service
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Segmentation by end-user
      • Table End-user - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Manufacturing - Market size and forecast 2017- 2022
      • Table Manufacturing - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Major manufacturing cities in China
      • Table Manufacturing - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Automotive - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Automotive - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Major automotive players in China
      • Table Automotive - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Consumer goods - Market size and forecast 2017- 2022
      • Table Consumer goods - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Consumer goods - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Food and beverage - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Food and beverage - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Food and beverage - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Others - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Others - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Others - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Per capita consumption of various products in China 2015-2017 (kg/capita)
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Use of blockchain to improve traceability in logistics
      • Table Advantages of blockchain technology in logistics industry
    • Rising focus on use of technology for delivery of goods
    • Anticipated growth in air freight
      • Table Year-over-year growth of air cargo volumes in China 2013-2017 (%)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • CEVA Logistics
      • Table CEVA Logistics - Overview
      • Table CEVA Logistics - Business segments
      • Table CEVA Logistics - Organizational developments
      • Table CEVA Logistics - Geographic focus
      • Table CEVA Logistics - Segment focus
      • Table CEVA Logistics - Key offerings
    • CMA CGM
      • Table CMA CGM - Overview
      • Table CMA CGM - Business segments
      • Table CMA CGM - Organizational developments
      • Table CMA CGM - Segment focus
      • Table CMA CGM - Key offerings
    • COSCO SHIPPING Holdings
      • Table COSCO SHIPPING Holdings - Overview
      • Table COSCO SHIPPING Holdings - Business segments
      • Table COSCO SHIPPING Holdings - Organizational developments
      • Table COSCO SHIPPING Holdings - Geographic focus
      • Table COSCO SHIPPING Holdings - Segment focus
      • Table COSCO SHIPPING Holdings - Key offerings
    • SF Express
      • Table SF Express - Overview
      • Table SF Express - Business segments
      • Table SF Express - Organizational developments
      • Table SF Express - Geographic focus
      • Table SF Express - Segment focus
      • Table SF Express - Key offerings
    • SINOTRANS&CSC
      • Table SINOTRANS&CSC - Overview
      • Table SINOTRANS&CSC - Business segments
      • Table SINOTRANS&CSC - Organizational developments
      • Table SINOTRANS&CSC - Segment focus
      • Table SINOTRANS&CSC - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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