ASEAN E-COMMERCE LOGISITCS MARKET - GROWTH, TRENDS, COVID-19 IMPACT, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market is segmented by Service (Transportation, Warehousing and Inventory Management, and Value-added Services (Labeling, Packaging, etc.)), Business (B2B and B2C), Destination (Domestic and International/Cross-border), Product (Fashion and Apparel, Consumer Electronics, Home Appliances, Furniture, Beauty and Personal Care Products, and Other Products (Toys, Food Products, etc.)), and Country (Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Rest of ASEAN). The report offers the market size and forecasts in values (USD billion) for all the above segments.

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Industry Overview

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market Summary
Study Period: 2019 - 2028
CAGR: > 7.2 %

Major Players

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market Key Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market Analysis

The ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market is anticipated to register a CAGR of more than 7.2% over the forecast period.

When COVID-19 caused a surge in e-commerce throughout Southeast Asia, delivery companies struggled to sustain and expand their success. Southeast Asia's internet retail value increased from USD 495 billion to an estimated USD 581 million. Warehouses were typically 1,000 sq. mt. in size, but demand was for multi-level warehouses that could be 10,000 or 15,000 sq. mt.

Southeast Asia is poised for rapid growth in e-commerce. Five Southeast Asian countries are among the world's fastest-growing e-commerce markets, accounting for half of the top ten. Southeast Asia was previously an e-commerce laggard, digitally overshadowed by China and Japan. However, nearly all of them now have mobile devices and, as a result, internet access. The five countries' mobile penetration rates are all close to 100%.

According to industry sources, Malaysia has a population of 32.8 million people. E-commerce sales in the base year were USD 6.3 billion, up 15% from the previous year. Shopee is the most popular marketplace, followed by PGMall, a local platform that collaborates with JD. The most popular marketplaces are JD, Shopee, and Lazada. The main product categories are electronics and personal care.

Even though the rapid growth of e-commerce is driving logistics development in this market, this remains a challenge for a few countries with complex topography in Southeast Asia. Logistics operation management is a challenge for e-commerce businesses. As economies recover from the global pandemic and income levels rise, the intra-Asian market is expected to expand, with a corresponding increase in demand for express logistics services propelled by the thriving e-commerce sector.

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Industry Segments

E-commerce logistics refers to the transportation service provided to the online retail market. A complete background analysis of the ASEAN e-commerce logistics market, including the assessment of the economy and contribution of sectors in the economy, market overview, market size estimation for key segments, and emerging trends in the market segments, market dynamics, and geographical trends, and COVID-19 impact is included in the report.

The ASEAN e-commerce logistics market is segmented by service (transportation, warehousing, and inventory management, and value-added services (labeling, packaging, etc.)), business (B2B and B2C), destination (domestic and international/cross-border), product (fashion and apparel, consumer electronics, home appliances, furniture, beauty and personal care products, and other products (toys, food products, etc.)), and country (Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Rest of ASEAN). The report offers the market size and forecast values (USD billion) for all the above segments.

By Service
Transportation
Warehousing and Inventory Management
Value-added Services (Labeling, Packaging, etc.)
By Business
B2B (Business-to-Business)
B2C (Business-to-Consumer)
By Destination
Domestic
International/Cross-border
By Product
Fashion and Apparel
Consumer Electronics
Home Appliances
Furniture
Beauty and Personal Care Products
Other Products (Toys, Food Products, etc.)
By Country
Singapore
Thailand
Vietnam
Indonesia
Malaysia
Philippines
Rest of ASEAN

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ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market according to our research experts:

Expanding E-commerce Drives Demand for Logistics Market

Southeast Asia is experiencing a surge in e-commerce. Consumer trends in the region are creating exciting opportunities for online retailers looking to expand due to massive growth in the digital payments sector.

Among product categories, electronics are the most popular in the region. TVs, smartphones, laptops, USB drives, power banks, and other items are among the best-sellers in this category.

On the other hand, clothing, fashion accessories, baby products, and furniture are not far behind, with Southeast Asian markets experiencing higher-than-ever sales in these segments. Live streaming for e-commerce platforms is rapidly expanding in the Southeast Asian market. Statistics show live streaming hours on e-commerce platforms increased by 200% in Malaysia and Singapore. The trend spread to the Philippines, where 60% of brands use live selling to attract more customers to their stores.

The support of social commerce, internet penetration, and demand for some product categories drives the growth of e-commerce in ASEAN countries. The online channel has created a huge opportunity for domestic retailers in various countries. Even though these countries lag in infrastructure and logistics services, the demand for products through the channel is luring investors to dive deeply into the market.

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market: E-commerce revenue, South-east Asia, in USD Billion, 2018-2021

Infrastructure development in south-east Asia supporting the market

The growing global interest in Southeast Asia's infrastructure needs has been exciting and concerning for developing countries. The G7 announced its support for the US-led 'Build Back Better World' (B3W) initiative in 2021, while the European Union unveiled its infrastructure strategy, dubbed 'Globally Connected Europe.'

These initiatives aim to address developing countries' USD 40 trillion infrastructure gap, but they also raise geopolitical concerns by appearing to compete with China's Belt and Road Initiative. Southeast Asian governments do not want to be caught in a geopolitical crossfire over investment decisions.

Apart from the massive amounts of capital required, infrastructure in developing Southeast Asian countries suffers more due to poverty and the ever-present threat of climate change. While the infrastructure has improved, more is needed. The majority of the population lacks access to electricity, safe drinking water, and safe roads.

Cities with poor planning and traffic congestion alone cost them a daily loss of productivity, wasted fuel, and increased stress. In addition, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discovered that countries waste roughly one-third of their infrastructure spending due to inefficiencies.

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market: International project finance values in ASEAN, by host country, in USD Billion, annual averages, 2018-2020

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market Competitor Analysis

The ASEAN e-commerce logistics market landscape is fragmented as the demand for logistics services is growing rapidly across the region, and companies are becoming more competitive to capture this opportunity. As a result, international players are making strategic investments to establish a regional logistics network, such as opening new distribution centers and smart warehouses. Some leading players include JNE Express, LBC Express, GD Express, Kerry Express, Ninja Van, and Best Express. To maintain cost competitiveness, companies that operate online prefer to work with third-party courier providers instead of hiring in-house delivery staff. As a result, global companies are actively investing in targeting growth opportunities in the region.

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market Top Players

  1. JNE Express

  2. GD Express

  3. LBC Express

  4. Ninja Van

  5. Kerry Express

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market Concentration

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market Recent Developments

In October 2022, FedEx Express expanded its direct commercial presence in Cambodia as the Southeast Asian country's economic recovery accelerated, with exports increasing 20% yearly to USD 27 billion in the first half of the base year. FedEx continues to expand its presence and services in emerging Southeast Asian markets, such as Cambodia, to help small and medium-sized businesses grow.

In July 2022, DB Schenker held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Melaka Logistics Center's addition of 2,300 sq. mt. of warehouse space. The total warehousing space at the Melaka location will now be 9,570 sq. mt. The extension is set to go live in December.

ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

    1. 2.1 Analysis Method

    2. 2.2 Research Phases

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET INSIGHTS DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Current Market Scenario

    2. 4.2 Market Overview

    3. 4.3 Market Dynamics

      1. 4.3.1 Drivers

      2. 4.3.2 Restraints

      3. 4.3.3 Opportunities

    4. 4.4 Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis

    5. 4.5 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.5.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    6. 4.6 Technological Trends and Automation

    7. 4.7 Government Regulations and Initiatives

    8. 4.8 Supply Chain/Value Chain Analysis

    9. 4.9 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market

    10. 4.10 Insights into the E-commerce Market

    11. 4.11 Spotlight - Key Hubs for E-commerce Logistics

    12. 4.12 Insights into Reverse/Return Logistics

    13. 4.13 E-commerce Deliveries During Festive Season

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 By Service

      1. 5.1.1 Transportation

      2. 5.1.2 Warehousing and Inventory Management

      3. 5.1.3 Value-added Services (Labeling, Packaging, etc.)

    2. 5.2 By Business

      1. 5.2.1 B2B (Business-to-Business)

      2. 5.2.2 B2C (Business-to-Consumer)

    3. 5.3 By Destination

      1. 5.3.1 Domestic

      2. 5.3.2 International/Cross-border

    4. 5.4 By Product

      1. 5.4.1 Fashion and Apparel

      2. 5.4.2 Consumer Electronics

      3. 5.4.3 Home Appliances

      4. 5.4.4 Furniture

      5. 5.4.5 Beauty and Personal Care Products

      6. 5.4.6 Other Products (Toys, Food Products, etc.)

    5. 5.5 By Country

      1. 5.5.1 Singapore

      2. 5.5.2 Thailand

      3. 5.5.3 Vietnam

      4. 5.5.4 Indonesia

      5. 5.5.5 Malaysia

      6. 5.5.6 Philippines

      7. 5.5.7 Rest of ASEAN

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Market Concentration Overview

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Deutsche Post DHL Group

      2. 6.2.2 United Parcel Service

      3. 6.2.3 FedEx Corporation

      4. 6.2.4 Pos Indonesia

      5. 6.2.5 PT Jalur Nugraha Ekakurir (JNE Express)

      6. 6.2.6 PT Global Jet Express (J&T Express)

      7. 6.2.7 J&T Express

      8. 6.2.8 Flash Express

      9. 6.2.9 Best Express

      10. 6.2.10 Kerry Express

      11. 6.2.11 PT Citra Van Titipan Kilat (TIKI)

      12. 6.2.12 Giao Hang Nhanh

      13. 6.2.13 Ninja Van

      14. 6.2.14 LBC Express

      15. 6.2.15 GD Express Sdn Bhd

    3. *List Not Exhaustive
    4. 6.3 Other Companies

  7. 7. FUTURE OF THE MARKET

  8. 8. APPENDIX

    1. 8.1 Macroeconomic Indicators (GDP Distribution by Activity, Contribution of Transport/Courier Industry to Economy)

    2. 8.2 Trade Statistics - Export and Import Statistics by product and by country of origin/destination

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ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market Research FAQs

The ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market is studied from 2019 - 2028.

The ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market is growing at a CAGR of >7.2% over the next 5 years.

JNE Express, GD Express, LBC Express, Ninja Van, Kerry Express are the major companies operating in ASEAN E-commerce Logistics Market .

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