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Europe Fourth Party Logistics Market to 2027 - Regional Analysis and Forecasts by Type (Synergy Plus Operating Model, Solution Integrator Model, and Industry Innovator Model); and End User (Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Food & Bev

Europe Fourth Party Logistics Market to 2027 - Regional Analysis and Forecasts by Type (Synergy Plus Operating Model, Solution Integrator Model, and Industry Innovator Model); and End User (Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Food & Beverage, Industrial, Healthcare, Retail, and Others)

The Europe fourth party logistics market accounted for US$ 15.94 Bn in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.6% over the forecast period 2019-2027, to account for US$ 23.79 Bn in 2027. The key factors such as the increase in demand for 4PL services due to rising complexity in supply chain operations and affinity of the retail end-users for supporting Omni-channel services are propelling the growth of the fourth party logistics market. Moreover, the factors such as the incorporation of effective logistics services by retail and consumer electronics end-users, and manufacturers seeking for inbound procurement and supplier collaborations management are expected to boost the fourth party logistics market growth in the forecast period. The E-commerce industry gathered pace in the early part of this decade with advancements in the internet infrastructures & speed, as well as increasing smartphones and internet penetration among the users. E-commerce sparked an upheaval in the consumers buying behavior and also changed how businesses interact with each other. As the global e-commerce market is rapidly growing, changing buying patterns and trends have been observed in different countries of the region for online purchase. Most of the purchasing power is influenced by the demographics of the country such as the percentage of youth population indulging in e-commerce activity, the economy of the country, age group interested in e-commerce, and the level of awareness in the country. The categories, the online shoppers, most often purchase consist of electronics, apparel, accessories, and perfumes.

Over the years, the retailers had been highly reliant on the third party logistics service providers for transportation, order fulfillment, and warehousing capabilities. However, with exponentially booming e-commerce market, the diverse product demands and product assortments rise, leading to the incapability of 3PL firms handling such complexities efficiently. The need for Omnichannel approach in the wake of the maturing e-commerce market is anticipated to drive the requirements for mediation of fourth party logistics firms. The fourth party logistics market players are focusing on various initiatives to enhance their capabilities and boost their position in the market.

The fourth party logistics market is fragmented with the presence of several industries, and the competitive dynamics in the market is expected to change during the upcoming years. In addition to this, various initiatives are undertaken by the governmental bodies to accelerate the fourth party logistics market further. For instance, the automotive industry plays a significant role in the growth of Europe's prosperity, as it accounts for a maximum portion of the region's GDP and also offers jobs to a large number of population. Owing to these factors, the European Commission has taken several initiatives for the development of the automotive industry. For example, CARS 2020 Action Plan, and GEAR 2030, among others. Also, Horizon 2020 by EU focuses on providing funds for R&D in the automotive industry by launching programs such as European Green Vehicles Initiative and programs on Road Transport, Factories of the Future and Logistics. The automotive sector is one of the largest end-users for the 4PL services in Europe and initiatives regarding automobile growth imply a positive outlook for the fourth party logistics market. These initiative provide various benefits to the fourth party logistics-based companies located in the region, thus, increasing the growth of the fourth party logistics market.

Based on type, the solution integrator model segment is leading the fourth party logistics market and is expected to continue its dominance during the forecast period. The solution integrator model is known as the core 4PL model. In the solution integrator model, the 4PL providers are engaged in operating and managing a comprehensive end-to-end supply chain solution for a single client. This business model for 4PL leverages the resources, technology, and capabilities of 4PL and complementary service providers for provisioning a comprehensive supply chain solution to deliver value to their customers. Broadly, all B2B businesses focus on the solution integrator model for optimizing their supply chains and ensuring the best customer service. Food & beverage, and retail sector customers prefer this type of business relationship with their 4PL service providers.

The overall fourth party logistics market size has been derived using both primary and secondary source. The research process begins with exhaustive secondary research using internal and external sources to obtain qualitative and quantitative information related to the fourth party logistics market. It also provides an overview and forecast for the fourth party logistics market based on all the segmentation provided for the Europe region. Also, primary interviews were conducted with industry participants and commentators to validate data and analysis. The participants who typically take part in such a process include industry expert such as VPs, business development managers, market intelligence managers, and national sales managers, and external consultants such as valuation experts, research analysts, and key opinion leaders specializing in the fourth party logistics market. Some of the players present in fourth party logistics market are Allyn International Services Inc., CEVA Logistics AG, DAMCO, DB Schenker, Deutsche Post AG, GEFCO Group, GEODIS, Logistics Plus Inc., UPS Supply Chain Solutions, and XPO Logistics, Inc. among others.


PART 1. INTRODUCTION
1.1 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
1.2 THE INSIGHT PARTNERS RESEARCH REPORT GUIDANCE
1.3 MARKET SEGMENTATION
1.3.1 Europe Fourth Party Logistics Market - By Type
1.3.2 Europe Fourth Party Logistics Market - By End-User
1.3.3 Europe Fourth Party Logistics Market - By Country
PART 2. KEY TAKEAWAYS
PART 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1 COVERAGE
3.2 SECONDARY RESEARCH
3.3 PRIMARY RESEARCH
PART 4. FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET LANDSCAPE
4.1 MARKET OVERVIEW
4.2 ECOSYSTEM ANALYSIS
4.3 EUROPE PEST ANALYSIS
PART 5. FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET - KEY INDUSTRY DYNAMICS
5.1 KEY MARKET DRIVERS
5.1.1 Increase in demand for 4PL services due to rising complexity in supply chain operations
5.1.2 Affinity of the retail end-users for supporting Omni-channel services
5.2 KEY MARKET RESTRAINTS
5.2.1 Confusion among the end-users choosing between 3PL and 4PL
5.3 KEY MARKET OPPORTUNITIES
5.3.1 Inbound procurement and supplier collaborations management for the manufacturing industry
5.4 FUTURE TRENDS
5.4.1 Implementation of software solutions for supply chain risk management
5.5 IMPACT ANALYSIS OF DRIVERS AND RESTRAINTS
PART 6. FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS - EUROPE MARKET ANALYSIS
6.1 EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET OVERVIEW
6.2 EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET FORECAST AND ANALYSIS
PART 7. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET ANALYSIS - BY TYPE
7.1 OVERVIEW
7.2 EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET BREAKDOWN, BY TYPE, 2018 & 2027
7.3 SYNERGY PLUS OPERATING MODEL
7.3.1 Overview
7.3.2 Europe Synergy Plus Operating Model Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
7.4 SOLUTION INTEGRATOR MODEL
7.4.1 Overview
7.4.2 Europe Solution Integrator Model Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
7.5 INDUSTRY INNOVATOR MODEL
7.5.1 Overview
7.5.2 Europe Industry Innovator Model Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
PART 8. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - END-USER
8.1 OVERVIEW
8.2 EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET BREAKDOWN, BY END-USER, 2018 & 2027
8.3 AUTOMOTIVE
8.3.1 Overview
8.3.2 Europe Automotive Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
8.4 HEALTHCARE
8.4.1 Overview
8.4.2 Europe Healthcare Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
8.5 FOOD & BEVERAGE
8.5.1 Overview
8.5.2 Food & Beverage Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
8.6 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS
8.6.1 Overview
8.6.2 Consumer Electronics Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
8.7 AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE
8.7.1 Overview
8.7.2 Europe Aerospace and Defense Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
8.8 RETAIL
8.8.1 Overview
8.8.2 Europe Retail Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
8.9 INDUSTRIAL
8.9.1 Overview
8.9.2 Europe Industrial Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
8.10 OTHERS
8.10.1 Overview
8.10.2 Europe Others Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
PART 9. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET -COUNTRY ANALYSIS
9.1 OVERVIEW
9.1.1 Europe Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown, by Key Countries
9.1.1.1 France Fourth party logistics Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ MN)
9.1.1.1.1 France Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by Type
9.1.1.1.2 France Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by End-User
9.1.1.2 Germany Fourth party logistics Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ MN)
9.1.1.2.1 Germany Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by Type
9.1.1.2.2 Germany Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by End-User
9.1.1.3 Italy Fourth party logistics Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
9.1.1.3.1 Italy Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by Type
9.1.1.3.2 Italy Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by End-User
9.1.1.4 Spain Fourth party logistics Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
9.1.1.4.1 Spain Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by Type
9.1.1.4.2 Spain Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by End-User
9.1.1.5 UK Fourth party logistics Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
9.1.1.5.1 UK Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by Type
9.1.1.5.2 UK Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by End-User
9.1.1.6 Rest of Europe Fourth party logistics Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2027 (US$ Mn)
9.1.1.6.1 Rest of Europe Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by Type
9.1.1.6.2 Rest of Europe Fourth party logistics Market Breakdown by End-User
PART 10. INDUSTRY LANDSCAPE
10.1 OVERVIEW
10.2 MARKET INITIATIVE
10.3 MERGER AND ACQUISITION
10.4 NEW DEVELOPMENT
PART 11. KEY COMPANY PROFILES
11.1 ALLYN INTERNATIONAL SERVICES, INC.
11.1.1 Key Facts
11.1.2 Business Description
11.1.3 Products and Services
11.1.4 Financial Overview
11.1.5 SWOT Analysis
11.1.6 Key Developments
11.2 CEVA LOGISTICS AG
11.2.1 Key Facts
11.2.2 Business Description
11.2.3 Products and Services
11.2.4 Financial Overview
11.2.5 SWOT Analysis
11.2.6 Key Developments
11.3 DAMCO
11.3.1 Key Facts
11.3.2 Business Description
11.3.3 Products and Services
11.3.4 Financial Overview
11.3.5 SWOT Analysis
11.3.6 Key Developments
11.4 DB SCHENKER (DEUTSCHE BAHN AG)
11.4.1 Key Facts
11.4.2 Business Description
11.4.3 Products and Services
11.4.4 Financial Overview
11.4.5 SWOT Analysis
11.4.6 Key Developments
11.5 DEUTSCHE POST AG
11.5.1 Key Facts
11.5.2 Business Description
11.5.3 Products and Services
11.5.4 Financial Overview
11.5.5 SWOT Analysis
11.5.6 Key Developments
11.6 GEFCO GROUP
11.6.1 Key Facts
11.6.2 Business Description
11.6.3 Products and Services
11.6.4 Financial Overview
11.6.5 SWOT Analysis
11.6.6 Key Developments
11.7 GEODIS
11.7.1 Key Facts
11.7.2 Business Description
11.7.3 Products and Services
11.7.4 Financial Overview
11.7.5 SWOT Analysis
11.7.6 Key Developments
11.8 LOGISTICS PLUS INC.
11.8.1 Key Facts
11.8.2 Business Description
11.8.3 Products and Services
11.8.4 Financial Overview
11.8.5 SWOT Analysis
11.8.6 Key Developments
11.9 UPS SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS (UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC.)
11.9.1 Key Facts
11.9.2 Business Description
11.9.3 Products and Services
11.9.4 Financial Overview
11.9.5 SWOT Analysis
11.9.6 Key Developments
11.10 XPO LOGISTICS, INC.
11.10.1 Key Facts
11.10.2 Business Description
11.10.3 Products and Services
11.10.4 Financial Overview
11.10.5 SWOT Analysis
11.10.6 Key Developments
PART 12. APPENDIX
12.1 ABOUT THE INSIGHT PARTNERS
12.2 GLOSSARY
LIST OF TABLES
TABLE 1. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
TABLE 2. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY TYPE (US$ MN)
TABLE 3. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY END-USER (US$ MN)
TABLE 4. FRANCE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY TYPE (US$ MN)
TABLE 5. FRANCE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY END-USER (US$ MN)
TABLE 6. GERMANY FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY TYPE (US$ MN)
TABLE 7. GERMANY FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY END-USER (US$ MN)
TABLE 8. ITALY FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY TYPE (US$ MN)
TABLE 9. ITALY FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY END-USER (US$ MN)
TABLE 10. SPAIN FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY TYPE (US$ MN)
TABLE 11. SPAIN FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY END-USER (US$ MN)
TABLE 12. UK FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY TYPE (US$ MN)
TABLE 13. UK FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY END-USER (US$ MN)
TABLE 14. REST OF EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY TYPE (US$ MN)
TABLE 15. REST OF EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 - BY END-USER (US$ MN)
TABLE 16. GLOSSARY OF TERMS, FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET
LIST OF FIGURES
FIGURE 1. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET SEGMENTATION
FIGURE 2. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET SEGMENTATION - BY REGION
FIGURE 3. EUROPE RETAIL END USER MARKET, BY REVENUE, 2018 & 2027, US$ MN
FIGURE 4. FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET ECOSYSTEM ANALYSIS
FIGURE 5. EUROPE PEST ANALYSIS
FIGURE 6. FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET IMPACT ANALYSIS OF DRIVER AND RESTRAINTS
FIGURE 7. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET FORECAST AND ANALYSIS, (US$ MN)
FIGURE 8. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET BREAKDOWN BY TYPE, 2018 & 2027 (%)
FIGURE 9. EUROPE SYNERGY PLUS OPERATING MODEL MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 10. EUROPE SOLUTION INTEGRATOR MODEL MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 11. EUROPE INDUSTRY INNOVATOR MODEL MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 12. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET BREAKDOWN, BY END-USER, 2018 & 2027 (%)
FIGURE 13. EUROPE AUTOMOTIVE MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 14. EUROPE HEALTHCARE MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 15. EUROPE FOOD & BEVERAGE MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 16. EUROPE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 17. EUROPE AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 18. EUROPE RETAIL MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 19. EUROPE INDUSTRIAL MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 20. EUROPE OTHERS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 21. EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET BREAKDOWN BY KEY COUNTRIES, 2018 & 2027(%)
FIGURE 22. FRANCE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 23. GERMANY FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 24. ITALY FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 25. SPAIN FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 26. UK FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)
FIGURE 27. REST OF EUROPE FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS MARKET REVENUE AND FORECASTS TO 2027 (US$ MN)

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