Logistics Market

M & A as a growth driver in the logistics of the article illuminated M & A trends in the logistics market, both from the perspective of large corporate, but also from the point of view of a private equity investor, and tried to show interesting segments on the basis of past transactions for PE. Introduction of the logistics market is equivalent to 9.3 percent of global GDP by US$ 40 Billionen(2008) with US$ 3.7 trillion and is divided according to the different transport modes. Fig. 1: Distribution of the global logistics market volume source: Datamonitor dynamism, size, correlation with the global trade volume and complexity of the existing markets as well as the market participants themselves are the central characteristics of the global logistics market. Generally the area of carrier (operating by/networks of means of transport) and the forwarder (or sales and coordination of transport flows along the modes of air, sea and road) can be distinguished. In addition provide 3PL (third party logistics) or customer-specific logistics services comprehensive contract logistics company from the warehousing, management of transport services to the outsourcing of production steps and services in the value creation process of the customers up to the organisation of maintenance and reverse logistics solutions.

4PL provider see themselves as “non-asset-base” or rather than logistics consultants and managers who develop solutions for the customer supply chain and 3PL 2PL (carrier) share and the settlement provider. Fig. 2: Moving up the value chain In the following discusses individual segments closer: land transport on road & rail the area of land transport includes as an essential service the transport of piece goods and bulk materials, either in part or full loads via truck or train. Is ramp-to-ramp “transport services in non-specialized trucks or cars for clients from industry and commerce in the weight category of 3to 25 tonnes. the transport, so includes this market of part of More schedule lines are made by weight per load, E.g.

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