Australia Logistics Market Outlook to 2025: Ken Research

The report titled “Australia Logistics Market Outlook to 2025- Led by Growth in Road Freight Services and Rising demand for Cold Storage Space, provides a comprehensive analysis of the performance of the Logistics industry in Australia. The report covers various aspects including revenue, trends & developments, issues & challenges faced by the industry, competition landscape, and more. The Australia Logistics market report concludes with projections for the future of the industry including forecasted revenue by 2025, market segmentation, Covid-19 impact, and analysts’ take on the future.

Australia Logistics Market Overview and Size:

The Australian Logistics Market was observed to be in a growth stage during the period of 2015-2020 owing to the expanding manufacturing & retail sector, increasing disposable income, a growing number of foreign companies, and increasing value of exports and imports in the country. The Australia Logistics Industry has grown at a CAGR of 4.6% on the basis of revenue. The market is booming owing to increasing infrastructure investment, e-commerce, and cold chain facilities in Australia. The freight forwarding sector is the leading segment towards the revenues of the logistics industry, followed by warehousing and courier & parcel activities. Value-Added services also contribute a significant proportion to the overall logistics market in Australia.

Australia Logistics Market Segmentations

By Mode of Service (Freight Forwarding Market): Australian freight forwarding market is dominated by road freight in terms of revenue and by rail freight in terms of volume. Road and Rail Freight are majorly used for domestic transportation for Bulk & Nonbulk commodities.

By Type of Load (Freight Forwarding Market): The majority of the Volume transported by road is done on an FTL basis by Revenue and Volume with Average prices charged in case of LTL is higher than FTL basis.

By Business Model (Warehousing Market): The industrial and retail warehouses dominate the overall Australia warehousing market basis area share, average price, and occupancy rate. This is primarily due to increasing Industrial parks and real estate developers’ investments in the logistics space. This is followed by ICD’s /CFS near the ports.

By End Users (Warehousing Market): The major end-users of warehousing services in Australia include Food and Beverages which provide maximum revenue. The pharmaceutical companies generally prefer their own warehouses due to the extra precautions measures needed.

By Regions (Warehousing Market): Warehousing Market is majorly divided into 4 Major regions such as New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, and Perth in Western Australia. Multiple Supermarkets and Grocery chains are increasing captive spaces in Australia.

By Service (Cold Chain Market): The majority of revenue is done by Cold Transportation rather than cold storage with the number of reefer trucks increasing every year.

Cold Storage by Temperature (Cold Chain Market):  Freezers- chillers convertible pallets dominate the revenue in the cold storage market, both in terms of the number of pallets as well as Revenue. The cold chain warehousing market is driven by modern technology, increasing demand for Australian food and FTA.

By End Users (Cold Chain Market): Beef and Seafood occupy the largest revenue share in Australia Cold Storage Market as the country exports a significant volume of it each year driven by increasing international demand for protein. Fruits and Vegetables; Bakery and Confectionary occupy second and third place in terms of revenue in the market.

Co-Packing Market: Australia’s Co-packing market is expected to grow considerably, as co-packing becomes an integral part of the supply chain rather than just a value-added service. FMCG companies are looking out for innovative packaging, in order to reduce cost and increase their margins. Companies are also slowly moving towards sustainable packaging methods, to reduce environmental damage. Chocolate pouches and bags recorded the highest value growth of 5% in 2020. The popularity of share packs and larger portions is expected to continue going forward as consumers seek value for money during a time of economic recession, higher unemployment and less disposable income.

Competitive Landscape of Australia Logistics Market

The logistics and warehousing market of Australia is highly fragmented in nature. Companies are focusing on providing value-added services along with trucking and warehousing. The trucking, warehousing, and cold chain market is dominated by Domestic companies. Major Players in Australia include Linfox, Toll Group, Qube Logistics, DHL, Mcphee distribution services, Lindsay, Mainfreight, CTI Logistics, CEVA, DB Schenker among others. Major cold chain companies include Americold, New Cold Advanced Cold Logistics, Scott’s RL, and Lineage Logistics. The parameters at which the companies are competing are Pricing, Location, fleet size, and Warehousing space.

Australia Logistics Market Future Outlook & Projections

The Australian logistics and warehousing industry is expected to increase at a CAGR of 3.4% from 2020 to 2025. The freight forwarding market will continue to dominate the Australian logistics and warehousing industry. The government has launched various programs in order to develop the infrastructure of the country hence facilitating the logistics market growth in the future years. The rising retail and FMCG industry of the country will accelerate the demand for warehouse storage and transportation & logistics facility. The industry will move towards digital growth with the introduction of cloud logistics, drone facilities, automation, and more.

Key Segments Covered: –

By Mode of Service- Freight Forwarding Market (Revenues)

Road Freight

Sea Freight

Rail Freight

Air Freight

By  Type of Load- Freight Forwarding Market (Revenue and Volume)



By Business Model-Warehousing Market (Revenues)

Industrial Retail

Cold Storage



By End User-Warehousing Market (Revenues)

Food and Beverages

Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices

Textile and Footwear




By Regions-Warehousing Market (Space)

New South Wales




By Service- Cold Chain Market (Revenues)

Cold Transportation

Cold Storage

By Temperature-Cold Chain Market (Revenues and Number of Pallets)

Freezers and Chillers


By End User-Cold Chain Market (Revenues)

Food and Beverages

Meat and Seafood

Dairy Products


Bakery and Confectionery


Companies Covered

(Freight Forwarding and Warehousing Companies)


DB Schenker

SCT Logistics

CEVA Logistics

DHL Freight Forwarding



Yusen Logistics

Aurizon Logistics

Toll Holdings

QLS Group

MJ Logistics

Qube Logistics

K & S Corporation

CTI Logistics

Freight Management Holdings (EFM)

Lindsay Australia

Wiseway Group

Mainfreight Limited

Kings Transport

Glen Cameron Group


(Cold Storage Companies)

Cannon Logistics

Lineage Logistics

Karras Cold Logistics


Scott’s RL

OFE Refrigerated Transport

Minus1 Refrigerated Transport

Victoria Cold Storage

ACIT Group

Berle Transport

Laverton Cold Storage

Freezex Refrigerated Transport

QMC Logistics

Acacia Transport

ColdRex Transport

Key Target Audience

E-commerce Companies

Third Party Logistic Providers

Potential Market Entrants

Freight Forwarding Companies

Warehousing Companies

Cold Storage Companies

Industry Associations

Consulting Agencies

Time Period Captured in the Report:-

Historical Period: 2015-2020

Forecast Period: 2020-2025

Key Topics Covered in the Report

Comprehensive analysis of Australia Logistics Market and its segments

Listed major players and their positioning in the market

Identified major industry developments in last few years and assessed the future growth of the industry.

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Future Growth of Australia Logistics Market Outlook

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Contact Us: –
Ken Research
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