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Global Freight Forwarding 2019

Global Freight Forwarding 2019

Global Freight Forwarding 2019 provides a detailed look at majortrends and drivers affecting the freight forwarding market in 2019and beyond.

Knowing the forwarding market is changing is not enough – leadersneed to know where the market is headed, how their competitors arereacting, and the steps to take today so they’re in a position to wintomorrow.

GFF19 examines key trends in forwarding that have and will continueto cause profound transformation. These are:

  • The state and disruption of the global forwarding market.
  • The threats and opportunities tech-enabled forwarders face over
  • the next 5 years.
  • The changing role of freight forwarders in global supply chains.


1.0 The changing market structure and landscape of forwarding
1.1 GLOBAL TRADE & VERTICAL SECTORS
1.1.1 Freight Forwarding Fundamentals – Globalisation & Trade Patterns
1.1.2 Regionalisation, near-sourcing and emerging markets
1.1.3 Regional Supply Chains
1.2 Global Trade: The Background to Demand
1.3 Demand & Supply
1.3.1 Demand & Supply: Air Freight
1.3.2 Demand & Supply Air Freight: Growth by Trade Lane
1.3.3 Demand & Supply: Sea Freight
1.3.4 Consolidation in Container Shipping
1.4 Rate Dynamics
1.4.1 The relationship between rates and margins
1.4.2 Modal Shift
1.4.3 Rate dilution due to modal shift
2.0 A guide to ‘complete’ supply chain visibility and Control Towers – by Ken Lyon, Ti Advisory Board Member
2.1 Information in the supply chain
2.2 Towards supply networks
2.3 Cloud services
2.4 Total, global supply chain visibility?
2.5 The visibility platform
2.5.1 Case study
3.0 The Role of Port Efficiency in Maritime Supply Chains – by John Manners-Bell, CEO, Ti
3.1 Container dwell time
3.2 Operational Processes
3.2.1 Case Study: Felixstowe IT System Implementation
3.2.2 Case Study: West Coast Ports Hit by Container Surge
3.3 Transactional Processes
3.4 Storage
3.5 Port Data
3.5.1 North America
3.5.2 Europe
3.5.3 Sub-Saharan Africa
3.5.4 Middle East
3.5.5 Asia
3.5.6 India
3.6 Conclusion
4.0 Freight forwarding digitalization: existential threat or opportunity? By John Manners-Bell, CEO, Ti
4.1 Traditional inefficiencies
4.2 Will answers come from digital forwarding?
4.3 Traction for digital forwarders
4.4 Changes in the market?
5.0 How far has freight forwarding come in its digitisation journey?
5.1 Shippers mostly use basic forwarding services on online freight booking platforms/marketplaces/digital forwarders
5.2 Online freight booking platforms/marketplaces/digital forwarders are most suitable for SMEs and ad hoc shippers
5.3 Efficient quotation/booking process is the primary driver behind the uptake of online and digital forwarding services
5.4 ‘Quick response’ is the most important aspect of the shipping process driving the pickup of online freight booking platforms/marketplaces/digital forwarders
5.5 ‘Claims management’ and ‘exception management/transportation errors’ are the service areas most in need of improvement
5.6 Lack of awareness and high level of satisfaction with traditional forwarders are among the main reasons behind shippers’ reluctance to use online freight booking platforms/marketplaces or digital forwarders
5.7 The key areas of improvement required to make the transition to online and digital forwarding services are ‘competitive rates’ and ‘personal customer support/follow up’
5.8 While the adoption rate of online freight booking platforms/marketplaces/digital forwarders at present is moderate, it is likely to increase over time as the technology matures
6.0 A Tech Reality Check – by Ken Lyon, Ti Advisory Board Member
7.0 Global Freight Forwarding Market Size & Growth 2018
7.1 Growth in the regions
7.1.1 The year ahead…
7.1.2 2018-2023 CAGR forecast
7.2 Air freight forwarding market size & growth 2018
7.2.1 The year ahead…
7.2.2 2018-2023 CAGR forecast
7.3 Sea Freight forwarding market size & growth 2018
7.3.1 The year ahead…
7.3.2 2018-2023 CAGR forecast
7.4 Asia Pacific
7.4.1 CPTPP
7.4.2 Other Major Markets
7.5 Europe
7.5.1 Forecasts
7.6 MENA
7.7 North America
7.7.1 Trade War
7.7.2 Elsewhere in the region…
7.8 Russia, Caucasus & Central Asia
7.9 South America
7.10 Sub-Saharan Africa
8.0 Providers
8.1 Top 20 Global Freight Forwarders by Revenue and Market Shares
8.2 Top 20 Global Air Freight Forwarders by Revenue
8.3 Top 20 Global Air Freight Forwarders by Tonnes
8.4 Top 20 Global Sea Freight Forwarders by Revenue
8.5 Top 20 Global Sea Freight Forwarders by TEUs
8.6 Comparative Market Performance
8.7 Market Strategies & Vertical Sectors
8.7.1 Vertical Sector Strategies
8.7.2 Local Heroes
8.8 Mergers & Acquisitions
8.8.1 DSV & Panalpina
8.8.2 CMA CGM & CEVA
9.0 Provider Profiles
9.1 Agility
9.1.1 Operations and Strategic Background
9.1.2 Finances
9.1.3 Strategic Outlook
9.1.4 Agility SWOT Analysis
9.2 Bollore
9.2.1 Operations
9.2.2 Finances
9.2.3 Bolloré Transport & Logistics
9.2.4 Strategy
9.2.5 Bolloré SWOT Analysis
9.3 CEVA
9.3.1 Operations
9.3.2 Strategic Background
9.3.3 Finances 2018
9.3.4 Strategic Outlook
9.3.5 CEVA SWOT Analysis
9.4 DHL Global Forwarding
9.4.1 Finances
9.4.2 Operations & Strategic Background
9.4.3 Outlook
9.4.4 DHL Global Forwarding SWOT Analysis
9.5 DB Schenker
9.5.1 Network and services
9.5.3 Expansion efforts
9.5.4 DB Schenker SWOT Analysis
9.6 DSV Panalpina
9.6.1 Strategic Background
9.6.2 Operations
9.6.3 Finances
9.6.4 Panalpina
9.6.5 Strategic Background
9.6.6 Finances
9.6.7 Operations
9.6.8 Strategic Outlook - DSV Panalpina A/S
9.6.9 DSV Panalpina SWOT Analysis
9.7 Expeditors
9.7.1 Finances
9.7.2 Outlook
9.7.3 Expeditors SWOT Analysis
9.8 Nippon Express
9.8.1 Finances
9.8.2 Operations
9.8.3 Outlook
9.8.4 Nippon Express SWOT Analysis
Kuehne + Nagel
9.9.1 Background
9.9.2 Finances
9.9.3 Operations
9.9.4 Outlook
9.9.5 Kuehne + Nagel SWOT Analysis
9.10 Sinotrans
9.10.1 Strategy
9.10.2 Sinotrans finances
9.10.4 Sinotrans SWOT Analysis
9.11 Pantos
Operations and Strategic Background
9.11.1 Freight Forwarding
9.10.2 Finances
9.10.3 Outlook
9.10.4 Pantos SWOT Analysis

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