Global Cold Chain Market Outlook to 2027

Driven by Rising Import-Export Trade Volume and Domestic Consumption of Meat, Seafood, Fruits and Vegetable, the popularity of Ready to Eat frozen processed food



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About the Report

About the Report

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the potential of Cold Chain industry Global. The report covers an overview and genesis of the industry, market size in terms of Price and Occupancy Rate. Its market segmentations include by ownership, by ownership, by of temperature range, by end-user application; 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 Global Cold Chain Market will expand at significant rate by 2027, owing to the growing demand of processed ready-to-eat food, rising export volumes, expanding storage capacity and new and advanced technologies.

Global Cold Chain Market Revenue

  • Many of the second and third world countries are international trade-dependent economies with significant import-export volume as % of GDP 
  • Since the past decade, the Government is investing in Physical Infrastructure development of Global in terms of roads and Highways, Major seaport , airports development, Special Economic Zones

Key Trends by Market Segment:

By Type: The Global Cold Chain market is segmented by Component into Cold Chain Storage and Cold Chain Transport To store, manage, and transport sensitive materials, a series of meticulously timed events must take place in temperature-controlled settings.

Global Cold Chain By Type

By Geography:
The Global Cold Chain market is segmented by geography into North America, Europe, Asia- pacific and LAMEA. While globalization has made the relative distance between regions of the world much smaller, the physical separation of these same regions is still a very important reality. The greater the physical separation, the more likely freight can be damaged in one of the complex transport operations involved. Some goods can be damaged by shocks, while undue temperature variations can damage others.

Global Cold Chain Market

Competitive Landscape

Global Cold Chain Market Competitive Landscape

The Global Cold Chain Market are highly competitive with ~500 players which include globally diversified players, regional players as well as a large number of country-niche players each with their niche in Cold Chain. Large global players constitute ~20% of competitors, while regional players represent the second largest number of competitors. Some of the major players in the market include Agro Merchants Group LLC, Americold Logistics, Lineage Logistics LLC, Nichirei Corporation, and others.

Future Outlook

The cold chain market is expected to be fuelled by increasing demand for temperature-controlled products in the country, entry of several new players and government initiatives and programs. Several challenges such as low automation, rising fuel and electricity cost and shortage of qualified labour will act as a hindrance to growth.

Scope Of The Report

Scope of the Report

By Type

Cold Chain Transport

Cold Chain Storage

By Application

Fruits and Vegetables

Meat and Seafood

Dairy and Frozen Dessert

Bakery and Confectionery

Ready-to-Eat Meal

Other Applications

By Geography:

North America





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

  • Banks and its Subsidiaries
  • Cold Chain Facilities Providers
  • Frozen products Distributors
  • Refrigerator Space Manufacturers
  • FMCG Distributers
  • FMCG Companies
  • Global Cold Chain Companies
  • Technology Companies
  • Tourism Agencies
  • Government Bodies & Regulating Authorities


Time Period Captured in the Report

  • Historical Period: 2017-2022
  • Base Period: 2022
  • Forecast Period: 2022-2027


Major Players Mentioned in the Report

  • Agro Merchants Group LLC
  • Americold Logistics
  • Lineage Logistics LLC
  • Burris Logistics Inc
  • Kloosterboer Group B.V
  • Henningsen Cold Storage
  • VersaCold Logistics
  • Cold Chain Technologies Inc.
  • Hanson Logistics

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Global Cold Chain Market Overview

2.1 Taxonomy of the Global Cold Chain Market

2.2 Industry Value Chain

2.3 Ecosystem

2.4 Government Regulations/Initiatives for the Global Cold Chain Market

2.5 Growth Drivers of Global Cold Chain Market

2.6 Issues and Challenges of Global Cold Chain Market

2.7 Impact of COVID-19 on Global Cold Chain Market

2.8 PESTLE/SWOT Analysis

3. Global Cold Chain Market Size, 2017 – 2022

4. Global Cold Chain Market Segmentation

4.1   By Storage Type, 2017 - 2022

4.2 By End-User, 2017 - 2022

4.3 By Regional Split (North America/Europe/Asia-Pacific/LAMEA), 2017 - 2022

5. Competitive Landscape

5.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

5.2 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

5.3 Company Profiles – (Top 5 - 7 Major Players)

5.3.1 Agro Merchants Group LLC

5.3.2 Americold Logistics

5.3.3 Lineage Logistics LLC

5.3.4 Henningsen Cold Storage

5.3.5 Hanson Logistics

5.3.6 Cold Chain Technologies Inc.

5.3.7 Versa Cold Logistics

6. Global Cold Chain Future Market Size, 2022 – 2027

7. Global Cold Chain Future Market Segmentation

7.1   By Storage Type, 2022 - 2027

7.2 By End-User, 2022 - 2027

7.3 By Regional Split (North America/Europe/Asia-Pacific/LAMEA), 2022 - 2027

8. Analyst Recommendations

9. Research Methodology

10. Disclaimer

11. Contact Us

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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 used car and new car over the years, penetration of car finance and down payment ratio to compute overall credit disbursed for cars. We will also review central bank statistics to understand credit disbursed and outstanding amount 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 finance 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 car finance providers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

01 What is the Study Period of this Market Report?

The Global Cold Chain Market is covered from 2016–2021 in this report, including a forecast for 2022-2027.

02 What is the Future Growth Rate of the Global Cold Chain Market?

The Global Cold Chain Market is expected to witness a CAGR of ~10% over the next four years.

03 What are the Key Factors Driving the Global Cold Chain Market?

Change in Lifestyle and Urbanization led to Rising Domestic Consumption of Processed food. Increasing domestic and international demand of meat seafood, fruits and vegetables

04 Who are the Key Players in the Global Cold Chain Market?

Agro Merchants Group LLC, Americold Logistics, Lineage Logistics LLC, Nichirei Corporation

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