Australia Logistics Market Outlook to 2026

Driven by infrastructural investments, government policies attracting foreign investors & promising manufacturing sector


Author(s):Aastha Garg

Product Code:KR1326

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June 2023

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About the Report

About the Report

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the potential of Logistics Industry in Australia. The report covers an overview and genesis of the industry, market size in terms of revenue generated.
The report has market segmentation which includes segments by service mix (Freight Forwarding, warehousing, CEP & value added services),by mode of transport (sea freight, air freight, air freight), by type of freight end users (pharma, retail, auto, others), by warehouse model (CFS, Industrial, Agricultural, cold storage), by end-users (retail, automotive, e-commerce), by shipment (domestic, international),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 each market segmentation's future projections and analyst recommendations.
Logistics Industry in Australia

Market Overview:

According to Ken Research estimates, the Market Size of Australia's On-Demand Logistics has shown increasing trend from 2017 to 2021. However, drop was observed in 2020. This is owing to the prevalence of the global pandemic that affected logistics services worldwide. Market Size of Australia Logistics is expected to show a decent growth trajectory from 2021 to 2026 at CAGR of 4.6%. This is mainly due to rapid infrastructural development which has led to services being able to reach previously inaccessible regions.

Australia Logistics Market Revenue
  • The market is highly competitive on the basis of type of fleet, warehousing space, freight volume, clients, etc.
  • Rising attention of the Australian government towards improving the logistics infrastructure, the growing customer base, increase in demand of products and the rise in exports and imports.

Key Trends by Market Segment:

By Freight: Road mode of freight transport dominated in the Australia Freight Market in 2021 by capturing a market share of 93%

Australia Logistics Market By Freight
By Warehousing Segment: Industrial Warehouses dominated the Australia Warehouse market in 2021 by capturing 30.2 Mn sqm out of 61.6 Mn sqm.

Australia Logistics Market Segmentation By Warehousing Segment

Competitive Landscape:

Australia Logistics Market Competitive Landscape

Future Outlook:

Market Size of Australia Logistics Market is expected to show increasing trend from 2021 to 2027. Development of logistics corridors and multimodal hubs will drive the logistics market in Australia; expanding at a CAGR of 5.3%. Government’s investment in infrastructure development of road, rail, air, and water transport facilities are driving the industry - USD 50.2 Bn for funding road & rail infrastructure for 2018-26.

Scope Of The Report

Scope of the Report

                                    Australia Logistics Market Segmentation

By Service Mix

Freight Forwarding


Courier, Express Parcel Market

Value Added Services

Australia Freight Forwarding Market Segmentation

By Mode of Transport





By type of Freight End Users





Australia Warehouse Market Segmentation

By Business Model

Industrial/Retail Warehouses

CFS/ICD Warehouses

Cold Storage

Agriculture and Other Warehouses

By End-Users

Retail including Garments, Cosmetics

Automotive & Engineering

E- Commerce

Pharma/ Healthcare


Australia CEP Market Segmentation

By Domestic/ International Shipments

Domestic Shipment

International Shipment

By End-Users




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

  • E-commerce Companies
  • Third-Party Logistic Providers
  • Potential Market Entrants
  • Freight Forwarding Companies
  • Warehousing Companies
  • Cold Storage Companies
  • Industry Associations
  • Consulting Agencies
  • Government Bodies & Regulating Authorities

Time Period Captured in the Report:

  • Historical Period: 2017-2021
  • Base Year: 2021
  • Forecast Period: 2022-2026


Major Players Mentioned in the Report:

Australia Logistics Market

  • Lindsay
  • Wiseway
  • K&S Corporation
  • Yusen Logistics

Australia Freight Market

  • Agility
  • DHL Express
  • Nile Logistics
  • GAC
  • DSV

Australia warehousing Market

  • Core Realty
  • Mc Geez
  • Cerno
  • Comercial SA
  • Bayly

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Australia Country Overview and Import/ Export Scenario

1.1 Country Overview

1.2 Import and Export Scenario in Australia

2. Infrastructure Scenario in Australia

2.1 Overview of Australia’s Logistics Infrastructure

2.2 Logistics Infrastructure in Australia: Airports, Seaports, Rail Network and Road Network 

2.3 Economic Zones in Australia 

3. Australia Logistics Market

3.1 Executive Summary 

3.2 Logistics Development Scenario in Australia

3.3 Growth Drivers in Logistics Industry in Australia

3.4 SWOT Analysis 

3.5 Issues & Challenges in Australia Logistics Market

3.6 Technological Solutions

3.7 Government rules and initiatives

3.8 Covid-19 Impact

3.9  Australia Logistics Industry Market Size, 2017-2021

3.10 Australia Logistics Industry Future Market Size, 2021-2026

3.11 Value Added Services Market Size, 2017-2026

4. Australia Freight Market

4.1 Executive Summary 

4.2 Australia Freight Market Ecosystem

4.3 Value Chain Analysis of Freight Market

4.4 Issues Affecting Operational Efficiency in Freight Market

4.5 Type of Fleet Operators

4.6 Australia Freight Market Size, 2017-2021

4.7 Market Segmentation By Type and Mode, 2021

4.8 Australia Freight Future Market Size, 2021-2026

4.9 Freight Market Future Segmentations, 2026 By Type and Mode

4.10 Freight Aggregator Market

5. Australia Warehousing Market

5.1 Executive Summary 

5.2 Australia Warehousing Ecosystem

5.3 Government Warehouse Rules and Procedures 

5.4 Growth Drivers

5.5 Covid-19 Impact

5.6 Australia Warehousing Market Size, 2017-2021

5.7 Market Segmentations By End-users and Business Model, 2021 (Industrial/ Retail Warehouses,

5.8 Container Freight/ ICDs, and Cold Storage)

5.9 Market Segmentations By Regional Split, 2021

5.10 Technological Innovations in Warehousing Industry

5.11 Warehousing Market Future Projections, 2021-2026

5.12 Warehousing Market Future Segmentations, 2026 By Type of End Users and
Business Model

6. Australia Express and E-Commerce Market

6.1 Executive Summary 

6.2 Scenario of E-Commerce in Australia 

6.3 Australia CEP Market Size, 2017-2021

6.4 Australia CEP Future Market Size, 2021-2026

6.5 Market Segmentation By Domestic/ International Shipments

7. Competitive Scenario

7.1 Competition scenario of Major logistics Companies

7.2 Cross Comparison of major Logistics Companies

7.3 Cross Comparison in CEP Companies

8. Analyst Recommendations

9. Research Methodology

10. Appendix

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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.

Step: 2 Market Building:

Collating statistics on Australia Logistics market over the years, penetration of marketplaces and service providers ratio to compute revenue generated for Australia Logistics market. We will also review service quality statistics to understand revenue generated which can ensure accuracy behind the data points shared.

Step: 3 Validating and Finalizing:

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

Step: 4 Research output:

Our team will approach multiple Australia Logistics market 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 on-demand home services providers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

01 How big is the Australia Logistics Market?

Australia Logistics Marketgrew at a cagr of 5% till 2022 , and it is expected to record a CAGR of 4% by 2027.

02 Who are the major Players in Australia Logistics Market?

Linfox, DHL Express, Toll Logistics are some of the key players in the Market.

03 What are the Key Factors Driving the Australia Logistics Market?

Expanding E-Commerce, rapid infrastructural development & government spending are likely to fuel the growth in the Australia Logistics Market.

04 Which is the Largest Freight Type Segment within the Australia Logistics Services Market?

The Road Freight type segment held the largest share of the Australia Logistics Market in 2022.

05 What are the Key trends in Australia Logistics Market?

E-commerce in Australia is expected to register a CAGR of 10.40%, supported by the rise in social commerce and BNPL services.

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