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Global Freight Forwarding 2018

Global Freight Forwarding 2018

Global Freight Forwarding 2018 provides a detailed look at major trends and drivers affecting the freight forwarding market in 2018 and beyond.

Knowing the forwarding market is changing is not enough – leaders need to know where the market is headed, how their competitors are reacting, and the steps to take today so they’re in a position to win tomorrow.

GFF18 examines key trends in forwarding that have and will continue to cause profound transformation. These are:

The state and disruption of global trade

The threats and opportunity tech-enabled forwarders face over the next 5 years

The changing role of freight forwarders in global supply chains


1.0 KEY FINDINGS
2.0 GLOBAL TRADE & VERTICAL SECTORS
2.1 Freight Forwarding Fundamentals
2.1.1 Globalisation & Trade Patterns
2.1.2 ‘Trade Wars’
2.1.3 Volume Growth
2.1.4 Rate Dynamics
2.1.5 The relationship between rates and margins
2.1.6 Modal Shift
2.1.7 4PLs, LLPs, & control towers
2.1.8 Technology
2.2 Global Trade Patterns
2.2.1 World trade by product group (US$bn)
2.2.2 Top 10 regional trade flows
2.3 Forwarding 2030 Case Studies
2.3.1 Batteries: powering the transformation of automotive supply chains – by Professor John Manners-Bell
2.3.2 Logistical implications of the fossil fuel phase out – by Professor Alan McKinnon
2.3.3 The Belt & Road Initiative
3.0 THE CHANGING ROLE OF FORWARDERS
3.1 Can ‘tech forwarders’ disrupt the industry?
3.1.1 Introduction
3.1.2 What are the limitations of tech forwarders?
3.1.3 What are the opportunities for tech forwarders?
3.1.4 Is there a margin in offering basic, commoditized online forwarding services to SMEs?
3.1.5 How can tech forwarders secure higher margins?
3.1.6 So what is the future for tech forwarders?
3.2 The SME opportunity
3.2.1 How large are SME trade volumes?
3.2.2 Are SME trade volumes growing faster than those of large shippers?
3.2.3 How profitable is SME business for forwarders?
4.0 MARKET SIZING
4.1 Global freight forwarding market size and forecast
4.2 Global air freight forwarding market size and forecast
4.3 Global sea freight forwarding market size and forecast
4.4 Asia Pacific freight forwarding market size and forecasts
4.5 Europe freight forwarding market size and forecasts
4.6 Middle East & North Africa freight forwarding market size and forecast
4.7 North America freight forwarding market size and forecast
4.8 Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia market size and forecast
4.9 South America freight forwarding market size and forecast
4.10 Sub-Saharan Africa freight forwarding market size and forecast
July 2018 Transport Intelligence Global Freight Forwarding 2018
5.0 Providers
5.1 Market Concentration
5.1.1 Market consolidation
5.2 Top 20s
5.2.1 Top 20 Global Air freight Forwarders by Revenue
5.2.2 Top 20 Global Air Freight Forwarders by Volume
5.2.3 Top 20 Global Sea Freight Forwarders by Revenue
5.2.4 Top 20 Sea Freight Forwarders by Volume
5.3 Margin Analysis
5.3.1 Gross Profit Margin Analysis
5.3.2 EBIT Margins
5.3.3 Conversion ratios (EBIT to gross profit ratio)
5.3.4 Conclusion
5.4 Provider Profiles
5.4.1 Agility
5.4.2 Bolloré
5.4.3 CEVA
5.4.4 DHL Global Forwarding
5.4.5 DB Schenker Logistics
5.4.6 DSV
5.4.7 Expeditors
5.4.8 Kuehne + Nagel
5.4.9 Panalpina
5.4.10 Sinotrans
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