Logistics Surveys 2017 Report

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About the 2017 Logistics Survey report

Ti’s NEW report, Logistics Surveys 2017 provides up to date analysis of the key trends affecting the industry, essential reading for companies building their business plans in such an uncertain environment. Each survey reflects latest thinking in the market and the views of senior executives from within Ti’s Logistics Briefing network. The results will help to provide independent validation for your business models and input into transforming your strategies to align with customer needs.

If you have more questions around the report – simply contact me on the details below.

Michael Clover, Tel: +44 (0) 1666 519907 or email: mclover@ti-insight.com

This report contains

  • Analysis of the key trends affecting the industry
  • Complete survey results from 5 of Ti's leading reports
  • Each survey reflects views of senior executives from within Ti’s Logistics Briefing network

This report contains

  • Analysis of the key trends affecting the industry
  • Complete survey results from 5 of Ti's leading reports
  • Each survey reflects views of senior executives from within Ti’s Logistics Briefing network

The 5 surveys featured:

  • The Global Freight Forwarding Survey
  • European Road Freight Market Survey
  • Global Express Market Survey
  • Global Warehousing and Logistics Networks Survey
  • Environment and Ethics in Logistics Survey

Key Findings:

Freight Forwarding - There is overwhelming feeling in the industry that conventional air freight forwarders will lose volume share to third parties, are you prepared?

Road - Driver shortage – the main threat to road freight operators

Express - How are Amazon and Alibaba changing the express market?

Warehousing - Costs, costs and more costs, the most important criteria when choosing new warehouse facilities

Sustainability - Sustainability – not only enhances the brand but also improves profitability, according to our survey


  Prof John Manners-Bell is Chief Executive of Ti, Honorary Visiting Professor at the London Metropolitan University’s Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law and an adviser to the World Economic Forum. He has over 25 years’ experience working in and analysing the global logistics sector.
David Buckby

Having obtained a Masters in Economics David is now Ti’s resident Economist. David manages one of Ti’s core strengths, that of quantitative analysis of a range of logistics markets, including sizing and forecasting. David contributes to the GSCi portal, Ti Reports and consultancy projects.


As a graduate in International Relations, Alexander Le Roy brings a variety of knowledge and interest to his role as an Analyst at Ti.

Alexander joined the Ti research department in 2013. Since joining the company, he has contributed to 9 top selling Ti reports, in addition to the Global Supply Chain Intelligence portal. The breadth of his analysis includes content on logistics providers, logistics markets and supply chain software. Alexander has developed a significant body of work in the evaluation of log-tech start-ups, and holds a keen interest in the latest technological developments in the industry.


Violeta Keckarovska is a research analyst with vast experience in the design, implementation and analysis of electronic and person-to-person surveys. Having worked across a number of sectors, including retail, luxury goods and FMCG, Violeta is experienced in gaining valuable insights across brand perception, voice of customer and strategic re-positioning intelligence campaigns for B-to-B and B-to-C clients.

As a member of the Market Research Society, Violeta brings best practice in research, insight and analytics across Ti.


Andy Ralls is a quantitative analyst at Ti. He graduated from the University of Southampton with a Mathematics with Finance degree in 2014. In his studies, he chose a final year project on actuarial modelling and forecasting and enjoyed modules on statistical distribution theory, financial mathematics and macroeconomics.

Andy has since worked for a top accountancy firm and for a wealth management company. These experiences give him a strong understanding of company accounts and investment products and has given him a wider understanding of the financial sector.


This report is perfect for

This report is specifically written to provide comprehensive and easily accessible strategic information to those involved or with an interest in this sector as well as:

  • Global manufacturers
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Supply chain managers and directors
  • Logistics procurement managers
  • Marketing managers
  • Knowledge managers
  • Investors
  • All C-level executives

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