European Road Freight Transport 2020

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European Road Freight Transport 2020 examines key trends in road freight operations whilst investigating the impact of COVID-19 on the market.

The COVID-19 crisis may lead to a 17% contraction in the size of the European road freight market in 2020, with even best case scenario leading to a contraction of 4.8%. As well as the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, the European Road Freight Transport 2020 report analyses the competitive landscape and highlights the key trends shaping the future of the market. In addition, the report provides detailed market sizing, forecasts and segmentation.

The report examines:

  • Market sizing:
    • Data for the European domestic and international road freight market
    • Analysis of activity, volumes and cost base
    • 2019 market sizes
    • 5-year CAGR growth rates 2019-2024
    • New FTL/LTL market size segmentation and forecasts
    • Analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on the road freight market including 2020 growth projections and indirect impacts across vertical sectors
  • Market shares of the top 20 road freight transport companies
  • Road Freight Provider Profiles:
    • Profiles of major road freight providers – including comparative analysis of strategies, finances, technologies used and their implementation
  • Key market metrics
  • Digital road freight value proposition maps detailing which parts of the road freight value chain are being captured by new digital start ups

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This report contains

  • Market size and growth for 2019-2024, plus COVID-19 impact analysis
  • Market data analysis including volumes, road freight pricing analysis, cost factors
  • New FTL/LTL market size segmentation and forecasts
  • Effects of Covid-19 on the market, including 2020 growth projections
  • Logistics provider profiles, including comparative analysis of operations strategies, finances, technologies used and their implementation
  • Digital road freight analysis with value proposition maps

This report contains

  • Market size and growth for 2019-2024, plus COVID-19 impact analysis
  • Market data analysis including volumes, road freight pricing analysis, cost factors
  • New FTL/LTL market size segmentation and forecasts
  • Effects of Covid-19 on the market, including 2020 growth projections
  • Logistics provider profiles, including comparative analysis of operations strategies, finances, technologies used and their implementation
  • Digital road freight analysis with value proposition maps

Key questions the report answers

  • How has COVID-19 affected road freight operations, and how is the impact of COVID-19 expected to alter the future road freight landscape?
  • How large is the European domestic and international road freight market and how fast is it growing?
  • Despite COVID-19, what are the current market opportunities and how can they be captured?
  • What approaches are the leading road freight operators taking towards technology? How has technology been untilized by road freight operators as a response to the pressures of COVID-19?
  • How is the market split between FTL & LTL and how fast is each growing?
  • What are the drivers of FTL and LTL growth?
  • What is the value proposition of digital road freight providers including marketplaces, tender platforms, independent digital forwarders, captive digital forwarders, visibility platforms
  • What strategies are leading logistics providers employing? And how do their strategies compare?

Key Takeaways

  • The European road freight market is estimated to grow by a CAGR of 2.2% to 2024
  • In 2019 the domestic market grew by 1.4% in real terms, whereas the international market grew by just 0.4% the first time the domestic market has outpaced international road freight growth
  • Ti projections show that the combined road freight markets of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK could contract by 5.6% in 2020 as a result of COVID-19
  • COVID-19 is arguably a catalyst for the transition to the ‘spot market’ as shippers look for a way to drive down costs
  • Ti’s new FTL/LTL splits show that LTL will continue to take a greater share of the market up to 2024 but that this trend will begin to slow
  • Digital road freight start-ups are unbundling traditional road freight operations and capturing key aspects of the value chain
  • Top European road freight providers continue to operate with diverse strategies and operating networks and fleets, but a few asset heavy players are becoming increasingly influential

1.0 The effects of Covid-19 on the European road freight market

2.0 The European Road Freight Market

3.0 Road Freight Technology

4.0 Market sizing

5.0 European Road Freight – Full and Less-than Truckload Market Size & Growth

6.0 TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS PROFILES OF EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

7.0 European road freight providers

8.0 European Road Freight Provider Profiles

 

Holly Stewart joined Ti as a researcher in 2018. Whilst at university she gained much experience in both primary and secondary research, as well as enhancing her analytical and evaluation skills. Studying History developed Holly’s interest in politics and geopolitics. After graduating, Holly worked in product development, dealing with suppliers and customers from around the world, including in Asia Pacific and Europe. Since working at Ti, she has worked on and gained interest in emerging markets logistics and peak season. As part of her role as a researcher Holly contributes to logistics briefings and GSCi, in particular, provider profiles, countries and regions.

Nick Bailey is responsible for all of Ti’s research products, including logistics market and vertical sector reports, as well as Ti’s flagship Global Supply Chain Intelligence (GSCi) market intelligence portal. Nick is actively involved in research for these product ranges, as well as in the development of new and existing research capabilities at Ti. Nick also coordinates the efforts of Ti’s team of researchers and analysts, and supports Ti’s consultancy offering for a global client base.

Beth Poole joined Ti as a researcher in 2019. She graduated from Cardiff University with a degree in Criminology and Sociology and a Masters in Social Science Research Methods. Both degrees provided her with a good knowledge and experience in both primary and secondary research which she now applies to her role at Ti. Beth enjoys analysing new trends in logistics and researching the emergence of new technologies. As part of her role as researcher Beth contributes to Logistics Briefing and Ti’s Global Supply Chain intelligence portal.

Dila Cebeci joined the Ti team in late 2019, having graduated from the Transatlantic Masters program from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill earlier that year. Paired with her Bachelors degree in Interdisciplinary American Studies from the Eberhard Karls University and professional experiences in the new media and communications she has been exploring and solidifying her interest in geopolitics, foreign relations, and international studies. The overwhelming overlap and relevance for the logistics sector has subsequently allowed her to utilise her acquired skills as a Research Analyst at Ti.

Caterina Ciccone joined Ti in 2019 as a researcher. She studied English and Spanish Modern Languages in Italy where she developed a passion for research. After graduating Caterina studied teaching education at Bath Spa University. She has since then worked as a sales administrator using her Italian and Spanish language skills to support customers and as a researcher in the operational risk field. Caterina is passionate about learning about logistics companies and their strategies and contributes to Logistics Briefing and Ti’s Global Supply Chain intelligence portal.

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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