Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics market is segmented by Product (Generic Drugs, Branded Drugs), by Mode of Operation (Cold Chain Transport, Non-Cold Chain Transport), by Application (Bio Pharma, Chemical Pharma, Specialized Pharma), by Mode of Transport (Air Shipping, Rail Shipping, Road Shipping, Sea Shipping) and by Geography (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand).

Market Snapshot

Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market Overview
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: >5 %
Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market Major Players

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Market Overview

The Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 5% during the forecasted period. It is an exciting time for the Asia Pacific pharmaceutical transport and logistics market, which has experienced rapid growth despite economic problems in two of its largest trade regions - the EU and the US and is seeing more opportunities open up in emerging areas such as Africa. Globally there is a growing need for maintaining the cold chain integrity for pharmaceutical products and decreasing the distribution cost by creating a single source distribution channel to further boost the demand of pharmaceutical logistics. Asia-Pacific is the leader in Cold Chain Logistics Market.

Scope of the Report

Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market report provides insights on the market like Market Overview, Market Dynamics, Pharmaceutical Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis, Technological Trends, Investment Scenarios, Government Regulations and Initiatives, Insights on 3PL market in Asia-Pacific (Market Size and Forecast), Impact of Covid-19 on Pharmaceutical Logistics Market and Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis.

Furthermore, the report also provides company profiles with leading market players to understand the competitive landscape of the market.

By Product
Generic Drugs
Branded Drugs
By Mode of Operation
Cold Chain Transport
Non-Cold Chain Transport
By Application
Bio Pharma
Chemical Pharma
Specialized Pharma
By Mode of Transport
Air Shipping
Rail Shipping
Road Shipping
Sea Shipping
By Geography
South Korea

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Key Market Trends

Asia-Pacific Region leading the Worldwide Cold Storage Market

With increasing pharmaceutical sales in the current scenario, the need for cold storage warehouses has been rapidly increasing. Several warehouses comprising cold chain systems are usually designed to ensure the ideal storage and transportation conditions for temperature-sensitive products. Multiple export industries are dependent on the vital links that cold chain solutions provide. Businesses invest millions of dollars in their cold chain operations to create effective, efficient, and reliable processes, as an end-to-end cold chain security is the weak link in the system. Single breakdown in the cold chain logistics chain can lead to catastrophic losses of products and capital. Globally, the number of refrigerated warehouses are increasing owing to surge in demand for food and pharmaceuticals products, which in turn is boosting the Asia-Pacific cold chain logistics statistics.

Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market Key Trends

Japan Leads the Asia-Pacific Region with Highest Market Capitalization

Asia-Pacific region is not just a cluster of homogeneous countries but instead comprises of a collection of very individual and specific markets. These range from mature economies like Japan, Australia to developing markets like Vietnam, India and economic powerhouses including China. In terms of top pharmaceuticals located in asia-pacific region, China, Japan and India have great Importance with 32,42 and 14 percent respectively in terms of market capitalization. The Japanese pharmaceutical market is considered the world’s second largest market in the pharmaceutical market. Over the Years the Japanese pharmaceutical market has seen a steady rise of foreign direct investments (FDI) helping the country establish its base worldwide. Japan’s special drug price system dedicated by the National Health Insurance (NHI) further intensifies competition in an already fragmented and competitive market, majority of which are small or medium sized enterprises.

Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market Growth Rate

Competitive Landscape

The Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market is highly competitive and is fragmented with presence of many players. Many companies are striving to offer cloud-based supply chain solutions and a secured supply chain function. These technological implementation help manufacturers in verifying the authenticity of the drugs, thus avoiding the production of counterfeit drugs and medical devices. Numerous companies are entering into merger and acquisition to expand their geographical presence and their proprietary knowledge. They are also focusing on reducing the overall packaging costs of their products. Some of the existing major players in the market include – Kuehne + Nagel, DB Schenker, DHL, DSV Panalpina, FedEx, Bio Pharma Logistics, Kerry Logistics, Genco, Arich Enterprise Co., Ltd, Mainfreight Ltd, Thermotraffic, Bestchain Healthtaiwan, Movianto and Zuellig Pharma Asia Pacific Ltd.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study


    1. 2.1 Analysis Methodology

    2. 2.2 Research Phases



    1. 4.1 Current Market Scenario

    2. 4.2 Pharmaceutical Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis

    3. 4.3 Technological Trends

    4. 4.4 Investment Scenarios

    5. 4.5 Government Regulations and Initiatives

    6. 4.6 Insights on 3PL market in Asia-Pacific (Market Size and Forecast)

    7. 4.7 Impact of Covid-19 on Pharmaceutical Logistics Market


    1. 5.1 Drivers

    2. 5.2 Restraints

    3. 5.3 Opportunities

    4. 5.4 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 5.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 5.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 5.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 5.4.4 Threat of Substitutes

      5. 5.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 6.1 By Product

      1. 6.1.1 Generic Drugs

      2. 6.1.2 Branded Drugs

    2. 6.2 By Mode of Operation

      1. 6.2.1 Cold Chain Transport

      2. 6.2.2 Non-Cold Chain Transport

    3. 6.3 By Application

      1. 6.3.1 Bio Pharma

      2. 6.3.2 Chemical Pharma

      3. 6.3.3 Specialized Pharma

    4. 6.4 By Mode of Transport

      1. 6.4.1 Air Shipping

      2. 6.4.2 Rail Shipping

      3. 6.4.3 Road Shipping

      4. 6.4.4 Sea Shipping

    5. 6.5 By Geography

      1. 6.5.1 China

      2. 6.5.2 India

      3. 6.5.3 Japan

      4. 6.5.4 South Korea

      5. 6.5.5 Singapore

      6. 6.5.6 Indonesia

      7. 6.5.7 Vietnam

      8. 6.5.8 Malaysia

      9. 6.5.9 Thailand


    1. 7.1 Market Concentration Overview

    2. 7.2 Company Profiles

      1. 7.2.1 Kuehne + Nagel

      2. 7.2.2 DB Schenker

      3. 7.2.3 DHL

      4. 7.2.4 DSV Panalpina

      5. 7.2.5 FedEx

      6. 7.2.6 Bio Pharma Logistics

      7. 7.2.7 Kerry Logistics

      8. 7.2.8 Genco

      9. 7.2.9 Arich Enterprise Co., Ltd

      10. 7.2.10 Mainfreight Ltd

      11. 7.2.11 Thermotraffic

      12. 7.2.12 Bestchain Healthtaiwan

      13. 7.2.13 Movianto

      14. 7.2.14 Zuellig Pharma Asia Pacific Ltd*

    3. *List Not Exhaustive


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market is growing at a CAGR of >5% over the next 5 years.

Kuehne + Nagel, DSV Panalpina, Bio Pharma Logistics, DB Schenker, DHL are the major companies operating in Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Logistics Market.

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