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Courier Market in India 2012

Courier Market in India 2012

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  • Nov 09, 2012
  • 118 pages
  • Netscribes
Global trade boom and sudden upsurge of e-commerce market is significantly boosting the courier market in India. A Courier is essentially a person or company that is engaged in transporting, dispatching and delivering messages, packages and mail at some extra cost. The service is distinctive by its premium services like speed, security, tracking, signature, committed delivery time and specialized & individualized service in comparison normal postal services.

The report begins with an introduction section that gives a total overview of the logistics sector and its components. Thereafter, the section provides an elaborate understanding of courier as a service that entails super fast delivery of consignments within 70kgs of weight.

The introduction section is then followed by the market overview of the courier market. The section demonstrates the current market size along with forecasted market size and growth rate that would be prevalent in the market till 2016. The section also deals with percent revenue split by operators, segmentation by type of consignment, segmentation by expanse of operation and mode of courier transport. It is also provided with a section of sectors that are heavily dependant on courier and volume of business acquired from these sectors.

The report covers segmentation of courier market by type of service, by mode of transport and by type of item. Next, the report exhaustively elaborates the distribution channel that the players in the market follow. Additionally, the globally prevalent network types have been discussed elaborately with a clear understanding of the distribution network followed by Indian courier companies.

The report also covers a section on business models that incorporates a revenue model for selected key players and franchisee model portraying the requirements and its role and responsibility of taking up a courier franchisee with the estimated breakeven time period and the expected return on investment.

The key issues that are plaguing the market include delivery snags, e-billing popularity and growing internet accessibility. The report then elaborates the drivers and challenges that the industry is facing in current market scenario. It provides a comprehensive set of factors which boosts and hinders the growth of the market. Some of the key drivers include global trade boom, growth in e-commerce, financial institutions dependence on courier, growing business of private telecom sector and seasonal business upsurge due to occasions. The factors hindering the market growth can be summarized to be poor infrastructure, poor warehousing and delay in clearances.

The section is then followed by technology trends prevalent in the sector. Technologies catering to identification, material handling, communication and information and warehouse management software can help in scaling up efficiency of the logistics sector and keeping tab on the status of the cargo in transit.
The report further elaborates the impressive role of government that caters to ensuring competitiveness, development of infrastructure, 100% allowance of FDI, the India Post Office Amendment Bill and its role in strict adherence to laws implemented. The organization formed by players of the industry 'Express Industry Council of India (EICI)' that functions with the aim of protecting and promoting common interest of Express industry and its members has been discussed, also addressing its role in the Indian Post Office (Amendment) Bill, 2006.

The competition section profiles the major players in courier market in India in details within the report which enables readers to get a clear picture of the current competitive scenario. The section lists the basic details of the players such as corporate information, business highlights and key members. The section also features financial analysis of key vendors which in turn provides us with the financial health of players.
The recent most transactions that have taken place in the industry have been listed down for the year 2012.

The report is concluded with strategic recommendations section that provides recommendations which could amply benefit the courier sector.
Table of Contents
Slide 1: Executive summary

Slide 2: Logistics Sector: Overview
Slide 3: Understanding of courier and transport modes utilized
Slide 4: Distinguishing features of courier service

Market Overview
Slide 5: Courier Market - Overview, Size and Growth (Value-wise 2011 to 2016e)
Slide 6-7: Segmentation by Type of Consignment, Expanse of Operation and Mode of Transport
Slide 8: Sectors critically dependent on courier service

Courier Service Segmentation
Slide 9-10: Courier service segmentation by type, by mode of transport and by type of item

Distribution Channel
Slide 11: Distribution channel of courier market

Service Network Types
Slide 12-13: Service Network Types

Business Model
Slide 14: Revenue Model Comparison - Courier Companies
Slide 15-16: Franchisee Model

Key Issues
Slide 17: Summary
Slide 18-21: Key issues faced by courier market

Drivers & Challenges
Slide 22: Summary
Slide 23-30: Drivers
Slide 31-34: Challenges

Technology Adoption
Slide 35: Benefits of technology adoption
Slide 36-43: Types of technology and companies providing relevant software

Role of Government
Slide 44: Summary
Slide 45-54: Role of government in courier market

Role of Express Industry Council of India (EICI)
Slide 55: EICI Overview
Slide 56-57: Membership
Slide 58: EICI Recommendation to Indian Post Office (Amendment) Bill, 2006 - Summary
Slide 59-61: EICI Recommendation to Indian Post Office (Amendment) Bill, 2006

Slide 62: Market Share of Major Courier Companies Operating in India
Slide 63: Rate comparison of players
Slide 64: Major Public Companies - Summary
Slide 65-73: Major Public Players - (Domestic)
Slide 74: Major Private Companies - Summary
Slide 74-112: Major Private Players

Slide 113: Recent transactions

Strategic Recommendation
Slide 114: Summary
Slide 115-116: Strategic Recommendations

Slide 117: Appendix
Slide 118: Sources of Information
List of Figures
Market Overview
Courier Market Size and Growth (2011 - 16e)
Revenue split of Courier Sector 2011
Segmentation By Type of Consignment 2011
Segmentation By Expanse of Operation 2011
Market Segmentation by Mode of Courier Transport 2011
Business Acquisition from Critical Courier Depending Sectors

Key Issues
Growing Internet Subscribers: India

Drivers & Challenges
Export of Pharmaceutical Products (2008-09 to 2011-12)
Export of Gems and Jewelry Products (XIth Plan Period to XIIth Plan Period)
Online Retail Market (2008 to 2015e)
e-Commerce Spending on Logistics
Telecom Sector Players Segmentation 2011 and wire-line and mobile subscription
Growth in New Bank Branches (2009 to 2010)
Average Annual Spending on Courier by a Bank

Market Share of Major Courier Companies Operating in India
Major Public and Private Companies: Summary
Company profiles (All companies)
Financial Snapshot (Except Skynet Worldwide Express Private Limited)
Key Business segments (Public Companies)
Key Geographic segments (Public Companies)
List of Tables
Courier Service Segmentation
Courier service segmentation by type
Courier service segmentation by mode of transport
Courier service segmentation by type of item couriered

Role of Government
India Post - EMS Speed Post Rate Chart
India Post - Express Parcel Post Rate Chart

Courier service rate comparison among India Post, a Private Domestic Company and a Public Domestic Company
Company profiles (All Companies)
Company Information (All Companies)
Products and Services (All Companies)
Key People (All Companies)
Key Financial Performance Indicators (Public Companies)
Key Ratios (Except Skynet Worldwide Express Private Limited)
Business Highlights (All Companies)

Sources of Information
Companies Covered
Public Companies
Blue Dart Express Limited
Gati Limited
Transport Corporation of India Limited

Private Companies
Aramex India Private Limited
Continental Carriers Private Limited
DHL Express (India) P. Limited
DTDC Courier and Cargo Limited
Expressit Logistics Worldwide Limited
FedEx Express Services (India) Private Limited
First Flight Couriers Limited
Overnite Express Limited
The Professional Couriers Private Limited
Safexpress Private Limited
Skynet Worldwide Express Private Limited
TNT India Private Limited
UPS Jetair Express Private Limited