South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market Outlook to 2026F
Driven by Growth in Online Shoppers along with Introduction of New Age Technologies by Logistics Players

About the Report

About the Report

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the potential of E-Commerce Logistics industry in South Korea. The report covers an overview and genesis of the industry, market size in terms of number of shipments.

Its market segmentations include by delivery period, by volumetric weight, by type of shipment, by delivery area, by mode of shipment, by online sales, by type of company, by type of commerce, by modes of payment, by accepted & returned products, by mode of payment and by product category; growth enablers and drivers; challenges and bottlenecks; trends driving adoption trends; regulatory framework; end-user analysis, industry analysis, competitive landscape including competition scenario and market shares of major players. The report concludes with future market projections of each market segmentation and analyst recommendations.

Market Overview:

According to Ken Research estimates, the South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market – which grew from approximately $ ~12 Bn in 2018 to approximately $ ~13 Bn in 2021 – is forecasted to grow further into $ ~16 Bn opportunity by 2026F, owing to internet penetration, government initiative, time spend on internet and improved logistics.

  • South Korea has an internet penetration rate of 92.2% in 2021, with 47.3 Mn users.
  • Government has made other preferential policies such as preferential charge for the use of public facilities by the logistics enterprises.


Key Trends by Market Segment:

By Delivery Period: In South Korea E-commerce market, most of the logistics company provides quick delivery or same day delivery of orders as it minimizes risk of delays and customer complaints.


By Types of Shipment:
Domestic Road transport system is the most effective way to deliver parcels to remote locations, which makes it more imperative.


By Delivery area: 
Intracity delivery happens within 4-5 hours where mini-vans and bikes are preferred to transport multiple deliveries of orders of multiple customers.

Competitive Landscape

Future Outlook

The South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market witnessed significant growth during the period 2018-2021, owing to the consistently increasing digitalization process in the country.

In the coming years, higher smartphones penetration rate, better internet connectivity as well as vision 2030 of South Korea will play an important role in increasing the reach of E-commerce last-mile shipments all across the country. It is expected that the growing e-commerce sector will create opportunities in intracity logistics eventually since South Korea has a well-developed transportation system. So, the orders can be delivered easily from one place to another.

Scope Of The Report

Scope of the Report

By Delivery Period

  • Same Day
  • 1 -2 Days
  • 2-4 Days
  • More than 4 days

By Volumetric Weight

  • KG
  • 1-2 KG
  • 2-5 KG
  • 5-10 KG
  • Greater than 10 KG

By Types of Shipment

  •  Domestic Shipments
  • International Shipments

By Delivery area

  • Intercity
  • Intracity

By Mode of Shipment

  •  Ground
  • Air
  • Water

By Online Sales

  •  Mobile
  • Desktop

By Types of Company

  • 3PL
  • Captive

By Type of Commerce

  • B2C Commerce
  • B2B Commerce

By Modes of Payment

  • Prepaid (Credit Cards, etc.)
  • Cash on Delivery (COD)

By Accepted & Returned Products

  • For Prepaid, Accepted Products
  • For Prepaid, Returned Products

By Modes of Payment

  • E-wallet (Kakao pay, Naver Pay, Samsung Pay, Toss, Payco etc.)
  • Local cards
  • Bank transfer (direct & virtual)
  • International Cards (VISA, Master, Amex, Union Pay)
  • Cash on Delivery
  • Other (phone carrier billing, e.g., SKT, KT, LG U+, etc.)

By Product Category

  • Food and Beverages products
  • Food delivery
  • Home appliances/electronics/communication devices
  • Travel and transportation services
  • Household goods
  • Others
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Products

Products

Key Target Audience – Organizations and Entities Who Can Benefit by Subscribing This Report

  • E-Commerce Companies aiming to establish in USA
  • USA E-Commerce logistics industries
  • Government Bodies & Regulating Authorities
  • E-Commerce Industry
  • Logistics industry
  • Shipping company
  • Warehousing Companies
  • E-Commerce users
  • Industry Associations


Time Period Captured in the Report

  • Historical Period: 2018-2021
  • Base Period: 2021
  • Forecast Period: 2021-2026F


Companies

Major Players Mentioned in the Report

  • CJ Logistics (NAVER)
  • Coupang
  • Wemakeprice
  • Mesh Korea
  • Lotte Global Logistics Center
  • Hanjin
  • Pantos
  • Sebang

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1 Executive Summary: South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market, 2018-2026F

2. Country Overview of South Korea

2.1 Country Demographics, 2021

2.2 South Korea Economic Analysis, 2021

2.3 Digital Population Analysis, 2021

3. South Korea E-commerce Market Overview

3.1 E-commerce Revenue in South Korea

3.2 E-commerce Revenue Product wise in South Korea

3.3 E-Commerce Users by Age, gender and Income in South Korea

3.4 Business Model Canvas of Coupang E-commerce, 2021

4. South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market Overview

4.1 Business Cycle and Genesis of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market

4.2 Value Chain of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market

4.3 Ecosystem: South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market

4.4 Timeline of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market

4.5 South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market Size

5. South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market Segmentation

5.1 Market size of E-commerce logistics on the basis last mile shipment, 2021

5.2 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by Delivery Period and By Volumetric Weight, 2021

5.3 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by International & domestic and By Area, 2021

5.4 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by shipments and By Online sales channel, 2021

5.5 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by 3PL & Captive and By Commerce, 2021

5.6 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by Mode of Payment and By Accepted & Returned Orders, 2021

5.7 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by Mode of Payment and By Product Category, 2021

6. Warehouse Overview

6.1 Overview of E-commerce Warehousing Sector in South Korea

7. Industry Analysis of South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market

7.1 Government Initiatives and Bodies

7.2 SWOT Analysis of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market

7.3 Growth Drivers of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market

7.4 Challenges of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market

7.5 Key Trends in South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market

7.6 End User Analysis

7.7 Covid-19 Impact on the South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market

8. Future Outlook to South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market

8.1 South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market Future Outlook, 2026F

8.2 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by International & domestic and By Area, 2026F

8.3 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by Mode of shipments and By Online sales channel, 2026F

8.4 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by Delivery Period and By Volumetric weight, 2026F

8.5 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by Mode of Payment and By Accepted & Returned Orders, 2026F

8.6 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by Mode of Payment, 2026F

8.7 Segmentation of South Korea E-commerce Logistics Market by Channel - 3PL Companies & Captive, 2026F

9. Competition Framework of South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market

9.1 Competition Analysis: Market Share of E-Commerce Logistics Players in South Korea

9.2 Cross Comparison of Major E-Commerce Players

9.3 Cross Comparison of Major Logistics Players

10. Analyst Recommendation

10.1 Analyst Recommendation

11. Industry Speaks

11.1 Interview: Mr. Jiyong Um, Logistics Expert Beyond X CEO, Chief Creative Officer, Connector’s operator, and creator

11.2 Interview: Mr. Vignesh Krishnamoorthy, Senior Consultant (Logistics Solutions) at SSI Schaefer

12. Research Methodology

12.1 Market Definitions

12.2 Abbreviations

12.3 Consolidated Research Approach and Primary Research Sample Size Inclusion

12.4 Market Sizing Approach

12.5 Research Limitations

12.6 Correlation Matrix

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Research Methodology

Research Methodology

Step 1: Identifying Key Variables: Ecosystem creation for all the major entities and referring to multiple secondary and proprietary databases to perform desk research around market to collate industry level information.

Market Building: Collating statistics on e-commerce over the years, penetration of internet to compute overall number of shipments. We will also review statistics to understand number of shipments which can ensure accuracy behind the data points shared.

Validating and Finalizing: Building market hypothesis and conducting CATIs with industry experts belonging to different companies to validate statistics and seek operational and financial information from company representatives.

Research output: Our team will approach multiple logistics providing channels and understand nature of product segments and sales, consumer preference and other parameters, which will support us validate statistics derived through bottom to top approach from logistic providers.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Study Period of this Market Report?

The South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market is covered from 2018–2026 in this report, including a forecast for 2021-2026.

What is the Future Growth Rate of the South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market?

The South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market is expected to witness a CAGR of ~4.7% over the next years.

What are the Key Factors Driving the South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market?

Increase in internet and online buyer base, Major buying holidays are a key driver for peak demand and 3PLPs are in a booming growth stage.

Which is the Largest Shipment Type Segment within the South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market?  

The ground type segment held the largest share of the South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market in 2021.

Who are the Key Players in the South Korea E-Commerce Logistics Market?  

CJ Logistics, Lotte global logistic, Wemakeprice and Coupang

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