Our Experience in the Sector

– Market analysis and advice on strategy for leading logistics groups
– Acquisition searches and post-merger integration support
– Commercial / operational due diligence on a series of logistics service providers and parcels carriers
A wide range of clients in the transport / logistics sector

What we found particularly useful was the end user analysis of what is a complex value chain. The Apex Insight report was more complete in this regard than other sources.
Annemarie Paillole, Bayer Intelligence Manager


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Apex Insight Parcels and Delivery Subscription
Includes all current Parcels and Delivery reports listed below, all reports we publish on the sector in the next year, access to analysts to discuss findings and option to pre-purchase additional analyst time for use over the year at a reduced rate.
2019

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Global Cross-Border B2C Delivery: Market Insight Report 2019
Services designed for retailers and consumer brands who wish to sell internationally. Main focus on Europe, North America and China. Market size, growth rate and forecast. Assesment of competitive landscape and profiles of main players.
October 2019

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European Parcels: Revenue and Volume by Carrier by Country 2019
Excel workbook which contains our estimates for annual revenue and volume by carrier for Europe overall and for eight of the leading European Parcels markets (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Other Europe, Total Europe). Covers the period 2014-2017 inclusive.
September 2019

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Global Parcel Shops and Locker Networks: Market Insight Report 2019 (including database of global parcel shop and locker locations)
Comprehensive review of parcel shops and locker networks worldwide. Includes a database of over 250 parcel shop and locker networks with 1.2 million worldwide locations. Also includes profiles of leading networks, revenue estimates and our forecast scenario for future growth.
September 2019

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European Parcels: Market Insight Report 2019
In depth review of the market in 8 leading European countries and across the continent as a whole. Historical and forecast analysis covering the period 2013-2023. Market value and volume, growth, segmentation (B2B / B2C / C2X), trends and competitive landscape.
July 2019

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Global Parcel Delivery Market Insight Report 2019
Market size and growth by region and country. Analysis of key market trends and drivers. Review of the performance of the top carriers including the global integrators and major post office-backed networks. Includes market forecasts to 2023
March 2019

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UK Same Day Delivery: Market Insight Report 2019
Transport of a wide range of items across many industries via a variety of business models. Includes scheduled / ad hoc B2B deliveries, specific services for customers in areas such as healthcare, field service (technical courier) and retail, B2C deliveries and takeaway food delivery.
January 2019

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European Consumer and Small Business Parcels Services (C2X): Market Insight Report 2019
This report focuses on the European C2X parcels market – parcel services for consumers and small businesses such as eBay or Amazon Marketplace sellers.
January 2019

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UK Consumer and Small Business Parcels Services (C2X): Market Insight Report 2018-19
Focuses on C2X parcels, consisting of services aimed at consumers and small businesses including eBay sellers and home shopping returns. Served by the Royal Mail, brokers (eg Parcel2Go, Parcel Monkey), parcel shop / locker networks (eg Collect+, myHermes, Doddle, InPost) and other services.
December 2018

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UK e-fulfilment: Market Insight Report 2018-19
A key growth segment in the logistics industry. Comprises services to enable internet retailers to have their products stored, managed and delivered to their customers. Includes warehousing and inventory management, picking and packing, carrier management, returns logistics and value-added services.
November 2018

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Global Postal Operators – Benchmarking of performance, strategy and diversification 2018-19
Benchmarking of the postal operators of the 10 largest global economies, analysis of relevant market trends and case studies on 7 leading operators, reviewing their context, performance and strategy in detail.
November 2018

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Top UK retailers: delivery services and carriers used 2018
Which top retailers use which carriers for which delivery services? We have researched this to compile a database of carrier usage by retailers in the InternetRetailing UK Top 500 showing who they each use for economy, express, same-day, click and collect, two man and international delivery. Includes database and summary report.
October 2018

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Global Parcel Locker Systems: Market Insight Report 2018
The market for parcel locker systems as capital equipment used by carriers and others to operate locker networks is undergoing rapid growth. Report includes market size, profiles of leading suppliers and insight on relevant trends in last mile delivery and locker technological development.
October 2018

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UK Parcels Market Insight Report 2018
This report reviews the UK parcels market encompassing the business-to-business, business-to-consumer and consumer / small business consigned segments. Having been refined, extended and improved over the last 14 years, it is the leading survey of the UK parcels market, used by many leading carriers and other parties with interests in the industry. 2018 version includes market sizes and shares expressed in parcel volume as well as value.
September 2018

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UK Two Man Home Delivery Market Insight Report 2018
The report provides an analysis of the UK two man home delivery market. It quantifies the market size, historical growth rates and levels of industry profitability. It also includes an in-depth analysis of the relevant drivers of industry growth setting out historical trends and available forecasts. 2018 version includes list of providers used by leading retailers.
September 2018

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Parcels Market in Germany: Market Insight Report 2018
Market size, growth and segmentation, competitive landscape, market drivers, key trends and forecasts to 2022.
August 2018

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Parcels Market in France: Market Insight Report 2018
Market size, growth and segmentation, competitive landscape, market drivers, key trends and forecasts to 2022.
August 2018

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Parcels Market in Italy: Market Insight Report 2018
Market size, growth and segmentation, competitive landscape, market drivers, key trends and forecasts to 2022.
August 2018

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Parcels Market in Spain: Market Insight Report 2018
Market size, growth and segmentation, competitive landscape, market drivers, key trends and forecasts to 2022.
August 2018

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Parcels Market in the Netherlands: Market Insight Report 2018
Market size, growth and segmentation, competitive landscape, market drivers, key trends and forecasts to 2022.
August 2018

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Parcels Market in Belgium: Market Insight Report 2018
Market size, growth and segmentation, competitive landscape, market drivers, key trends and forecasts to 2022.
August 2018

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Parcels Market in Poland: Market Insight Report 2018
Market size, growth and segmentation, competitive landscape, market drivers, key trends and forecasts to 2022.
August 2018

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Carrier Management Systems Market Insight Report 2018
Carrier management systems enable retailers to sell online by providing a range of key services including label printing, carrier allocation, tracking and tracing, facilitation of returns and reporting. We estimate that there is a total global market of approaching £600m in value. Leading providers include Metapack, Sorted, Consignor, Centiro, GFS, DAI, Scurri, MHP, Stamps.com, Pitney Bowes, Varsity and Logistyx.
July 2018

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US Parcels Market Insight Report 2018
The US is the largest global market by value. It is the home market of the leading global integrators – UPS and FedEx – the largest postal operator parcel delivery operation – USPS – and also the key industry disruptor – Amazon. New report for 2018. Analyses the market, profiles key participants and provides forecasts to 2022
May 2018

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UK Carrier Profiles 2018
New version of our profiles of the main carriers which serve the UK parcels market. Provides business, financial and operational information on each of the companies, news, analysis and benchmarking of their performance and views on the positioning and prospects of each carrier. Now includes Amazon Logistics.
May 2018

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South East Asia Parcels Market: Market Insight Report 2018
Review of the parcels markets in this dynamic region. Coverage of Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysaia, Singapore, Vietnam. Focus on activities of local carriers, the global integrators and start-ups. Market size and forecasts to 2022. Individual reports available on each country: Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysaia, Singapore, Vietnam
March 2018

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China Parcels Market: Market Insight Report 2018
The Chinese parcels market accounted for almost half of all global growth in 2017, driven by the rapid growth of China’s online retail sector. To cope with this growth, carriers have added capacity and innovated, deploying new technology, designing new processes and designing new business models. This report analyses the market, profiles key participants and provides forecasts to 2022
February 2018

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UK Business to Consumer Parcels Market Insight Report 2016
Findings from a series of in-depth interviews which we carried out with a sample of 50 business-to-consumer parcels customers. The interviews were carried out during February-March 2016.
April 2016

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Global Parcels Mergers and Acquisitions Market Insight Report 2016
Apex Insight’s Global Parcels M+A report provides an analysis of acquisition activity in the global parcels / postal industry from 2006-16. The report analyses 196 acquisitions we have identified which were carried out by or which have involved postal operators, integrators, express parcels companies, private equity firms and other businesses operating in the industry during this period.
April 2016

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Global Logistics Market Insight Report 2016
Analytical overview of the Global Logistics market which portrays accurately the market structure, size, growth, trends and competitive landscape.
January 2016

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UK Business to Business Parcels: Market Insight 2015
The report provides qualitative findings from a series of in-depth interviews with B2B parcels customers and explores what factors drive market growth. The report provides estimates of the size of the segment, its rate of growth and the B2B revenues of the main carriers.
August 2015

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European Parcel Shops: Insights from Interview Research 2014

Parcel shops interview research: findings from 117 interviews with parcel shops in the UK, Germany, France, Belgium. Provides insights into how handling parcels works from the point of view of the parcel shops.

November 2014

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European Airport Catering: Market Insight Report 2014
Airport catering is now an area of growth within the overall contract catering industry, driven by increasing passenger numbers, more commercial operation of airports and development of format innovations.
January 2014

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