North America Logistics Market Report 2024-2032: Expected to Grow by $310 Billion, Driven by the Rising Demand for e-Commerce

Dublin, April 09, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "North America Logistics Market Report by Model Type, Transportation Mode, End-Use, and Country 2024-2032" report has been added to's offering.

The North America logistics market size reached US$ 1.44 trillion in 2023. Looking forward, the market is projected to reach US$ 1.75 trillion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2% during 2023-2032. The growing international trade, expanding e-commerce sector, numerous technological advancements in the logistics industry, and changing consumer preferences toward quick delivery services are some of the major factors propelling the market.

The expanding e-commerce industry

The demand for logistics services is experiencing substantial growth due to the expanding e-commerce sector and growing international trade. In addition, the increasing cross-border trade is escalating the demand for logistics services. As businesses strive to reach international customers, they require efficient logistics networks to transport goods seamlessly and securely across borders resulting in a growing demand for freight forwarding, customs clearance, and international shipping services.

Moreover, the e-commerce sector is expanding, with more consumers opting for online shopping representing another major growth-inducing factor. Also, e-commerce companies rely heavily on logistics to fulfill orders and deliver products to customer's doorsteps propelling the market growth. Furthermore, the rapid growth of online retail has fueled the need for robust last-mile delivery solutions, warehousing facilities, and order fulfillment capabilities.

Numerous technological advancements in the logistics industry

The widespread adoption of numerous advanced technological solutions is making operations more efficient, cost-effective, and streamlined. In addition, the extensive use of advanced analytics and big data is escalating the demand for logistics services. Logistics companies are using data to gain valuable insights into supply chain processes, optimize routes, forecast demand, and improve operational efficiency which is influencing the market growth. Also, real-time tracking and monitoring systems enable better visibility and transparency throughout the supply chain, ensuring timely delivery and reducing the risk of disruptions.

Besides this, the Internet of Things (IoT) has enabled the integration of sensors and connected devices in logistics operations, providing real-time data on shipment conditions, such as temperature, humidity, and location, ensuring the integrity and security of goods during transit accelerating the market growth. Along with this, the widespread adoption of cloud computing has facilitated data storage, collaboration, and scalability, enabling logistics companies to handle vast amounts of data and scale their operations propelling the market growth.

Furthermore, emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and blockchain are also helping in demand forecasting, route optimization, and predictive maintenance. Blockchain technology ensures secure and transparent transactions, enhances supply chain visibility, and improves traceability, creating a positive market outlook.

North America Logistics Industry Segmentation

The report provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the North America logistics market report, along with forecasts at the regional and country levels from 2024-2032. The report has categorized the market based on model type, transportation mode and end-use.

Breakup by Model Type:

  • 2 PL
  • 3 PL
  • 4 PL

2 PL dominates the market

Second-party logistics refers to a model in which a company outsources its logistics operations to a single service provider, often a transportation or logistics specialist. In addition, many companies prefer to focus on their core competencies and outsource non-core activities such as logistics to specialized service providers influencing market growth. Along with this, companies rely on 2 PL providers to use their expertise and infrastructure, resulting in cost savings and improved efficiency, propelling market growth.

Moreover, 2 PL providers have the necessary resources, industry knowledge, and established networks to handle logistics requirements effectively in North America representing another major growth-inducing factor. Furthermore, 2 PL providers offer customized solutions customized to the specific needs of their clients, this flexibility and adaptability are particularly attractive to companies operating in the North American logistics market, where diverse industries and supply chain requirements exist, creating a positive market outlook.

Breakup by Transportation Mode:

  • Roadways
  • Seaways
  • Railways
  • Airways

Roadways hold the largest share of the market

Road transportation is the preferred choice for shipping goods across North America due to its flexibility, extensive network coverage, and efficient last-mile delivery capabilities. In addition, North America has a well-developed road infrastructure, including an extensive network of highways, interstates, and local roads, enabling seamless connectivity between urban centers and remote areas which is influencing the market growth. This infrastructure facilitates the movement of goods across different regions, supporting the growth of road transportation.

Moreover, roadways offer greater flexibility compared to other transportation modes such as rail or air. Trucks can access numerous locations, including residential areas and industrial zones, providing door-to-door delivery services representing another major growth-inducing factor. This flexibility is particularly advantageous for time-sensitive or perishable goods that require prompt and efficient transportation. Furthermore, road transportation provides quick transit times and enables businesses to respond promptly to changing customer demands, and offers a high level of control and visibility over shipments, allowing for efficient tracking and monitoring throughout the transportation process, augmenting the market growth.

Breakup by End-Use:

  • Manufacturing
  • Consumer Goods
  • Retail
  • Food and Beverages
  • IT Hardware
  • Healthcare
  • Chemicals
  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Telecom
  • Oil and Gas
  • Others

Manufacturing hold the largest share of the market

Manufacturing encompasses a wide range of industries, such as automotive, electronics, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, and more. In addition, the widespread adoption of logistics services by manufacturing companies to manage supply chains, transportation, and distribution networks represents another major growth-inducing factor. They require seamless coordination of raw material procurement, inventory management, production planning, and timely delivery of finished goods to customers. Besides this, North America is a hub for manufacturing activities which is accelerating the demand for logistics services in this sector. Along with this, the increased outsourcing, trade, and the need for just-in-time inventory management are propelling market growth. Logistics providers cater to the specific requirements of the manufacturing sector by offering services including warehousing, freight transportation, customs clearance, inventory management, and value-added services.

Breakup by Country:

  • United States
  • Canada

United States exhibits a clear dominance in the market

The United States is dominating the logistics market in North America with its vast geographical area, robust infrastructure, and strong economy. In addition, the advanced transportation network, including extensive road and rail systems, and numerous airports and seaports are facilitating the efficient movement of goods across the nation which is influencing the market growth. Moreover, the United States has a highly developed logistics industry, with numerous companies specializing in transportation, warehousing, and supply chain management. These companies use advanced technologies and employ innovative strategies to streamline operations and meet the growing demands of domestic and international trade.

Other countries in North America, such as Canada and Mexico, also contribute to the logistics market, the United States remains the dominant force due to its sheer size, economic strength, and well-established logistics infrastructure.

Competitive Landscape

Key players in the market are taking various steps to strengthen their positions and stay competitive. They are investing in advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), big data analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT) to optimize operations, improve efficiency, and enhance customer experience. They are developing sophisticated logistics management systems, tracking and tracing solutions, and real-time visibility platforms to provide end-to-end supply chain visibility.

Moreover, key players are expanding their physical network by establishing new warehouses, distribution centers, and fulfillment centers in strategic locations and investing in improving their transportation infrastructure, including increasing fleet size and implementing route optimization techniques. Besides this, many logistics companies are focusing on sustainability by adopting eco-friendly practices and incorporating green technologies including utilizing alternative fuel vehicles, optimizing routes to reduce carbon emissions, and implementing sustainable packaging solutions.

The report has provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the market. Detailed profiles of all major companies have also been provided.

Key Attributes

Report AttributeDetails
No. of Pages125
Forecast Period2023-2032
Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2023$1447.3 Billion
Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2032$1754.2 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate2.2%
Regions CoveredNorth America

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