Germany Same Day Delivery Market SIZE & SHARE ANALYSIS - GROWTH TRENDS & FORECASTS UP TO 2030

The Germany Same Day Delivery Market is segmented by Mode Of Transport (Air, Road, Others), by Shipment Weight (Heavy Weight Shipments, Light Weight Shipments, Medium Weight Shipments), by Destination (Domestic, International) and by End User Industry (E-Commerce, Financial Services (BFSI), Healthcare, Manufacturing, Primary Industry, Wholesale and Retail Trade (Offline), Others). Key Data Points observed include Number of Parcels; Production Trends (Manufacturing, E-Commerce etc. in USD); Import and Export trends (in USD).

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The Germany Same Day Delivery Market size is estimated at 2.21 billion USD in 2024, and is expected to reach 2.89 billion USD by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 4.56% during the forecast period (2024-2030).

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2.21 Billion

Market Size in 2024 (USD)

2.89 Billion

Market Size in 2030 (USD)

4.17 %

CAGR (2017-2023)

4.56 %

CAGR (2024-2030)

Fastest Growing Market by End User Industry

4.70 %

Projected CAGR, Wholesale and Retail Trade (Offline), 2024-2030

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In Germany, Same-day delivery services have become increasingly popular, with 39% of consumers stating they had used such services in 2022.

Fastest Growing Market by Shipment Weight

4.95 %

Projected CAGR, Light Weight Shipments, 2024-2030

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Various partnerships and collaborations between leading e-commerce players and delivery partners are leading to the rapid growth of the same-day delivery segment.

Largest Market by Shipment Weight

75.05 %

value share, Light Weight Shipments, 2023

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Online orders for the delivery of goods like groceries, medicines, and cosmetics are driving the segment's growth.

Largest Market by End User Industry

53.16 %

value share, E-Commerce, 2023

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Same-day delivery is becoming increasingly popular in the e-commerce industry due to the rising demand from German consumers for online orders to be delivered quickly and conveniently.

First leading Market player

23.69 %

market share, DHL Group, 2022

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DHL Germany operates 38 parcel centers and around 11,300 pack stations. The company delivers approximately around 6.2 million parcels every working day.

Expansion of same day delivery services for groceries, coupled with sustainability initiatives, driving growth

  • Same-day delivery for groceries is one of the segments generating some of the highest share of CEP same-day delivery demand. As 69% of consumers in Germany expected same-day deliveries for groceries in 2022, companies have been capitalizing on this opportunity for expansion. For instance, the German retailer REWE expanded its grocery delivery services to Nuremberg in 2022, specifically for same-day delivery services. Also, Flink, a Germany-based grocery delivery startup, raised USD 240 million in 2021 to expand services of on-demand and instant deliveries of groceries in the country. In addition, 28.40 million consumers are expected in the category of grocery delivery by 2027, specifically for same-day delivery, further accelerating the demand.
  • The tendency of more German online customers to place a high value on sustainable ideas regarding parcel delivery with the requested goods has significantly increased. In 2019, 66% of consumers in Germany opted for companies and retailers while making online purchases that upheld good environmental practices. Thus, this increases the need for sustainable practices in domestic, international same day, and last mile deliveries in Germany.
  • Sporting goods delivery also contributes to the CEP delivery demand in Germany. In alignment, sporting goods retailer, Decathlon.de in Germany, which generated over USD 200 million in 2022 and is expecting to more than double its sales by 2026, is also venturing to explore a sustainable same-day delivery market. The company partnered with a logistics firm called Glocally in 2022, which focuses on a sustainable supply chain specifically for same-day deliveries. The company can facilitate deliveries from the Munich-Elisenhof store to more than 30 zip codes via electrically powered cargo bikes.
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Germany Same Day Delivery Market Trends

Germany leads European logistics and transportation with USD12.80 billion investment in highways in 2022

  • The German transportation industry is key to maintaining well-functioning services and moving goods within and outside the nation. The country has some of the highest-ranked infrastructural networks in the world, with its roads being some of the more heavily traveled thoroughfares in Europe. Transportation and storage recorded a high growth rate of 6.80% YoY in March 2022 and a low rate of -1.60% YoY in March 2021 due to the recovery from the pandemic and the resumption of trade with foreign countries.
  • The transportation and warehouse sector's significance extends to the facilitation of operations in various other industries. Germany asserts its dominance, surpassing even the second and third-largest logistics markets, namely France and the United Kingdom. Globally, Germany holds the esteemed rank of being the third-largest both in terms of imports and exports of goods. The German federal government articulated its plans to augment investments in transportation infrastructure, signaling a commitment to allocate additional funds in 2022. This commitment materialized through an allocation exceeding EUR 12 billion (USD 12.80 billion) for federal highways and approximately EUR 1.7 billion (USD 1.81 billion) for waterways in the same year.
  • The German government intends to invest more in rail than roads to promote environmental protection, sustainability, and effective transportation. In 2022, Deutsche Bahn, the federal government, and the local and regional governments invested roughly EUR 13.6 billion (USD 14.51 billion) in rail infrastructure. Lower Saxony, Hamburg, Bremen, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, and Schleswig-Holstein, together with DB, invested in modernizing their rail networks by 2030.
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Fuel prices in Germany have been rising rapidly owing to high annual inflation rate

  • In January 2022, Germany's daily average diesel price was USD 1.66 per liter, almost 37 cents (USD 0.37) more than the average monthly diesel price in January 2021. The price of E10 premium petrol also followed a similar trend. In January 2022, it cost USD 1.84 a liter, 32 cents (USD 0.32) cheaper compared to January 2021. The price hike for diesel and E10 fuels can be attributed to rising oil prices. Crude oil price indicators WTI and Brent Crude hit seven-year high in 2022.
  • Transport prices on Europe's roads reached an all-time high in Q4 2021, the sixth consecutive quarter recording an increase in freight rates. On the carrier side, the biggest drivers behind this development were rising fuel costs, up by 25% YoY in Germany. However, petrol and diesel fuel were more expensive in Germany than in the rest of the European Union. As the discount on fuel expired, motor fuel prices in Germany increased, with filling stations charging more for petrol and diesel fuel than those in all the EU countries bordering Germany.
  • German consumers faced the fastest price rise, and the high annual inflation rate was primarily driven by extreme price increases for energy and groceries since the Russia-Ukraine War. Germany is among the world's biggest natural gas importers. Around 95% of its gas consumption is met by imports. In 2022, 55% of gas imports came from Russia, 30% from Norway, and 13% from the Netherlands. The prices of heating oil (up 87%) and natural gas (up 64.8%) increased the most, while electricity prices rose by 20.1%. Petroleum and diesel prices at the pump increased by 26.8% for drivers.
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OTHER KEY INDUSTRY TRENDS COVERED IN THE REPORT

  • The population of Germany increased by more than 84 million in 2022 as the number of immigrants rose due to the Russia-Ukraine War
  • Rising construction industry and strong retail sales boost GDP growth in the economy
  • Germany's e-commerce sector declined by 12% YoY in 2022 due to effects of the war in Ukraine and rising inflation
  • Germany recorded 64% annual growth in automobile exports in March 2023, driven by rise in automobile production
  • Germany ranked 3rd in 2023 Logistic Performance Index with a score of 4.1, dominates in the European market
  • German manufacturers intend to invest more than USD 10 billion in smart manufacturing technologies by 2025
  • Increasing energy and food prices have accounted for record levels of inflation
  • Germany is the largest Additive Manufacturing (AM) market in Europe and is expected to grow by 15% in the coming years
  • Germany envisages increasing LNG imports from the US, Qatar, and the UAE in 2023, with an aim to reduce Russian imports
  • Germany has invested around USD 63 billion in a green future and in boosting the construction industry

Germany Same Day Delivery Industry Overview

The Germany Same Day Delivery Market is moderately consolidated, with the top five companies occupying 41.18%. The major players in this market are DHL Group, FedEx, International Distributions Services (including GLS), La Poste Group and United Parcel Service of America, Inc. (UPS) (sorted alphabetically).

Germany Same Day Delivery Market Leaders

  1. DHL Group

  2. FedEx

  3. International Distributions Services (including GLS)

  4. La Poste Group

  5. United Parcel Service of America, Inc. (UPS)

Germany Same Day Delivery Market Concentration

Other important companies include CCD-Express-Transport- und Logistik Union GmbH, Kurierdienst Dago Express, Otto GmbH & Co. KG, SPEED Courier Service GmbH.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in alphabetical order.

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Germany Same Day Delivery Market News

  • February 2023: Kurierdienst Dago Express launched a new online booking tool for courier services, which will be operational from March.
  • October 2022: GLS Germany celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for a new company in the south of Potsdam with project partner Aurelis Real Estate. A 9,200 square-meter distribution center is being built on an area of over 50,000 square meters in Drewitzer Strasse.
  • October 2022: The subdomain www.ccd-express.de is launched as a part of the ccd-express.de domain name falling under the country-code top-level domain .de. The web servers' location is in Germany.

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Germany Same Day Delivery Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY & KEY FINDINGS

  2. REPORT OFFERS

  3. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1. Study Assumptions & Market Definition

    2. 1.2. Scope of the Study​

    3. 1.3. Research Methodology

  4. 2. KEY INDUSTRY TRENDS

    1. 2.1. Demographics

    2. 2.2. GDP Distribution By Economic Activity

    3. 2.3. GDP Growth By Economic Activity

    4. 2.4. Inflation

    5. 2.5. Economic Performance And Profile

      1. 2.5.1. Trends in E-Commerce Industry

      2. 2.5.2. Trends in Manufacturing Industry

    6. 2.6. Transport And Storage Sector GDP

    7. 2.7. Export Trends

    8. 2.8. Import Trends

    9. 2.9. Fuel Price

    10. 2.10. Logistics Performance

    11. 2.11. Infrastructure

    12. 2.12. Regulatory Framework

      1. 2.12.1. Germany

    13. 2.13. Value Chain & Distribution Channel Analysis

  5. 3. MARKET SEGMENTATION (includes Market Value in USD, Forecasts up to 2030 and analysis of growth prospects)

    1. 3.1. Mode Of Transport

      1. 3.1.1. Air

      2. 3.1.2. Road

      3. 3.1.3. Others

    2. 3.2. Shipment Weight

      1. 3.2.1. Heavy Weight Shipments

      2. 3.2.2. Light Weight Shipments

      3. 3.2.3. Medium Weight Shipments

    3. 3.3. Destination

      1. 3.3.1. Domestic

      2. 3.3.2. International

    4. 3.4. End User Industry

      1. 3.4.1. E-Commerce

      2. 3.4.2. Financial Services (BFSI)

      3. 3.4.3. Healthcare

      4. 3.4.4. Manufacturing

      5. 3.4.5. Primary Industry

      6. 3.4.6. Wholesale and Retail Trade (Offline)

      7. 3.4.7. Others

  6. 4. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 4.1. Key Strategic Moves

    2. 4.2. Market Share Analysis

    3. 4.3. Company Landscape

    4. 4.4. Company Profiles

      1. 4.4.1. CCD-Express-Transport- und Logistik Union GmbH

      2. 4.4.2. DHL Group

      3. 4.4.3. FedEx

      4. 4.4.4. International Distributions Services (including GLS)

      5. 4.4.5. Kurierdienst Dago Express

      6. 4.4.6. La Poste Group

      7. 4.4.7. Otto GmbH & Co. KG

      8. 4.4.8. SPEED Courier Service GmbH

      9. 4.4.9. United Parcel Service of America, Inc. (UPS)

  7. 5. KEY STRATEGIC QUESTIONS FOR CEP CEOS

  8. 6. APPENDIX

    1. 6.1. Global Overview

      1. 6.1.1. Overview

      2. 6.1.2. Porter’s Five Forces Framework

      3. 6.1.3. Global Value Chain Analysis

      4. 6.1.4. Market Dynamics (DROs)

      5. 6.1.5. Technological Advancements

    2. 6.2. Sources & References

    3. 6.3. List of Tables & Figures

    4. 6.4. Primary Insights

    5. 6.5. Data Pack

    6. 6.6. Glossary of Terms

List of Tables & Figures

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  2. POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY GENDER, COUNT, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY DEVELOPMENT AREA, COUNT, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. POPULATION DENSITY, POPULATION/SQ. KM, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP) SHARE OF FINAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURE (IN CURRENT PRICES), SHARE % OF GDP, GERMANY, 2017 - 2022
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  2. FINAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURE, ANNUAL GROWTH (%), GERMANY, 2017 - 2022
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  2. POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY MAJOR CITY, COUNT, GERMANY, 2022
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  2. DISTRIBUTION OF GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP) BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, SHARE %, GERMANY, 2022
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  2. GROWTH OF GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP) BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, CAGR %, GERMANY, 2017 – 2022
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  2. WHOLESALE PRICE INFLATION RATE, %, GERMANY, 2017 - 2022
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  2. CONSUMER PRICE INFLATION RATE, %, GERMANY, 2017 - 2022
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  2. GROSS MERCHANDISE VALUE (GMV) OF E-COMMERCE INDUSTRY, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2027
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  2. SECTORAL SHARE IN E-COMMERCE INDUSTRY GROSS MERCHANDISE VALUE (GMV), SHARE %, GERMANY, 2022
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  2. GROSS VALUE ADDED (GVA) OF MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY (IN CURRENT PRICES), USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2022
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  2. SECTORAL SHARE IN GROSS VALUE ADDED (GVA) OF MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY, SHARE %, GERMANY, 2022
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  2. VALUE OF TRANSPORT AND STORAGE SECTOR GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP), USD, GERMANY, 2017 – 2022
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  2. TRANSPORT AND STORAGE SECTOR GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP), SHARE % OF GDP, GERMANY, 2022
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  2. VALUE OF EXPORTS, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2022
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  2. VALUE OF IMPORTS, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2022
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  2. FUEL PRICE BY TYPE OF FUEL, USD/LITER, GERMANY, 2017 - 2022
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  2. RANK OF LOGISTICS PERFORMANCE, RANK, GERMANY, 2010 - 2023
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  2. LENGTH OF ROADS, KM, GERMANY, 2017 - 2022
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  2. SHARE OF ROAD LENGTH BY SURFACE CATEGORY, %, GERMANY, 2022
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  2. SHARE OF ROAD LENGTH BY ROAD CLASSIFICATION, %, GERMANY, 2022
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  2. RAIL LENGTH, KM, GERMANY, 2017 - 2022
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  2. CONTAINERS HANDLED AT MAJOR PORTS, TWENTY-FOOT EQUIVALENT UNITS (TEUS), GERMANY, 2022
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  2. CARGO WEIGHT HANDLED AT MAJOR AIRPORTS, TONS, GERMANY, 2022
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  2. VALUE OF SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE OF SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET BY MODE OF TRANSPORT, USD, GERMANY 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE SHARE OF SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET BY MODE OF TRANSPORT, %, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE OF AIR SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE OF ROAD SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE OF OTHERS SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE OF SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET BY SHIPMENT WEIGHT, USD, GERMANY 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE SHARE OF SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET BY SHIPMENT WEIGHT, %, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE OF HEAVY WEIGHT SHIPMENTS SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE OF LIGHT WEIGHT SHIPMENTS SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 37:  
  2. VALUE OF MEDIUM WEIGHT SHIPMENTS SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE OF SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET BY DESTINATION, USD, GERMANY 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 39:  
  2. VALUE SHARE OF SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET BY DESTINATION, %, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE OF DOMESTIC SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 41:  
  2. VALUE SHARE OF DOMESTIC SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET BY END USER INDUSTRY, %, GERMANY, 2022 VS 2030
  1. Figure 42:  
  2. VALUE OF INTERNATIONAL SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 43:  
  2. VALUE OF SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET BY END USER INDUSTRY, USD, GERMANY 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 44:  
  2. VALUE SHARE OF SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET BY END USER INDUSTRY, %, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 45:  
  2. VALUE OF E-COMMERCE SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 46:  
  2. VALUE OF FINANCIAL SERVICES (BFSI) SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
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  2. VALUE OF HEALTHCARE SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 48:  
  2. VALUE OF MANUFACTURING SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 49:  
  2. VALUE OF PRIMARY INDUSTRY SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 50:  
  2. VALUE SHARE OF PRIMARY INDUSTRY SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET BY DESTINATION, %, GERMANY, 2022 VS 2030
  1. Figure 51:  
  2. VALUE OF WHOLESALE AND RETAIL TRADE (OFFLINE) SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 52:  
  2. VALUE OF OTHERS SAME DAY DELIVERY MARKET, USD, GERMANY, 2017 - 2030
  1. Figure 53:  
  2. MOST ACTIVE COMPANIES BY NUMBER OF STRATEGIC MOVES, COUNT, GERMANY, 2022
  1. Figure 54:  
  2. MOST ADOPTED STRATEGIES, COUNT, GERMANY, 2022
  1. Figure 55:  
  2. VALUE SHARE OF MAJOR PLAYERS, %, GERMANY 2022

Germany Same Day Delivery Industry Segmentation

Air, Road, Others are covered as segments by Mode Of Transport. Heavy Weight Shipments, Light Weight Shipments, Medium Weight Shipments are covered as segments by Shipment Weight. Domestic, International are covered as segments by Destination. E-Commerce, Financial Services (BFSI), Healthcare, Manufacturing, Primary Industry, Wholesale and Retail Trade (Offline), Others are covered as segments by End User Industry.

  • Same-day delivery for groceries is one of the segments generating some of the highest share of CEP same-day delivery demand. As 69% of consumers in Germany expected same-day deliveries for groceries in 2022, companies have been capitalizing on this opportunity for expansion. For instance, the German retailer REWE expanded its grocery delivery services to Nuremberg in 2022, specifically for same-day delivery services. Also, Flink, a Germany-based grocery delivery startup, raised USD 240 million in 2021 to expand services of on-demand and instant deliveries of groceries in the country. In addition, 28.40 million consumers are expected in the category of grocery delivery by 2027, specifically for same-day delivery, further accelerating the demand.
  • The tendency of more German online customers to place a high value on sustainable ideas regarding parcel delivery with the requested goods has significantly increased. In 2019, 66% of consumers in Germany opted for companies and retailers while making online purchases that upheld good environmental practices. Thus, this increases the need for sustainable practices in domestic, international same day, and last mile deliveries in Germany.
  • Sporting goods delivery also contributes to the CEP delivery demand in Germany. In alignment, sporting goods retailer, Decathlon.de in Germany, which generated over USD 200 million in 2022 and is expecting to more than double its sales by 2026, is also venturing to explore a sustainable same-day delivery market. The company partnered with a logistics firm called Glocally in 2022, which focuses on a sustainable supply chain specifically for same-day deliveries. The company can facilitate deliveries from the Munich-Elisenhof store to more than 30 zip codes via electrically powered cargo bikes.
Mode Of Transport
Air
Road
Others
Shipment Weight
Heavy Weight Shipments
Light Weight Shipments
Medium Weight Shipments
Destination
Domestic
International
End User Industry
E-Commerce
Financial Services (BFSI)
Healthcare
Manufacturing
Primary Industry
Wholesale and Retail Trade (Offline)
Others
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Market Definition

  • Courier, Express, and Parcel - The Courier, Express, and Parcel services, often called as CEP Market, refers to the logistics and postal service providers which specialize in moving small goods (parcels/packages). It captures the overall market size (USD) and market volume (number of parcels) of (1) the shipments/parcels/packages which are under 70kgs/ 154lbs weight, (2) Business Customer packages viz. Business-to-Business (B2B) & Business-to-Consumer (B2C) as well as private customer packages (C2C), (3) non-express parcel delivery services (Standard and Deferred) as well as express parcel delivery services (Day-Definite-Express and Time-Definite-Express), (4) domestic as well as international shipments.
  • Demographics - To analyse total addressable market demand, population growth & forecasts have been studied and presented in this industry trend. It represents population distribution across categories like gender (male/female), development area (urban/rural), major cities among other key parameters like population density and final consumption expenditure (growth and share % of GDP). This data has been used for assessing the fluctations in demand & consumption expenditure, and the major hotspots (cities) of potential demand.
  • Domestic Courier Market - Domestic Courier Market refers to the CEP shipments wherein the origin and destination is within the boundary of the geography studied (country or region as per the scope of report). It captures the market size (USD) and market volume (number of parcels) of (1) the shipments/parcels/packages which are under 70kgs/ 154lbs weight, including light weight shipments, medium weight shipments and heavy weight shipments (2) Business Customer packages viz. Business-to-Business (B2B) & Business-to-Consumer (B2C) as well as private customer packages (C2C), (3) non-express parcel delivery services (Standard and Deferred) as well as express parcel delivery services (Day-Definite-Express and Time-Definite-Express).
  • E-Commerce - This end user industry segment captures the external (outsourced) logistics expenditure incurred by the e-tailers, through online sales channel, on Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) services. The scope includes (i) the supply chain of a company's online customer orders being fulfilled, (ii) the process of getting a product from the point of manufacturing to the point at which it is delivered to consumers. It involves managing inventory (deferred as well as time critical), shipping, and distribution.
  • Export Trends and Import Trends - Overall logistics performance of an economy is positively and significantly (statistically) correlated to its trade performance (exports and imports). Hence, in this industry trend, total value of trade, major commodities/ commodity groups and the major trade partners, for the studied geography (country or region as per the scope of report) have been analysed alongside the impact of major trade/logistics infrastructure investments & regulatory environment.
  • Financial Services (BFSI) - This end user industry segment captures the external (outsourced) logistics expenditure incurred by the BFSI players, on Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) services. CEP is important to the financial services industry in shipping of confidential documents and files. The establishments in this sector are engaged in (i) financial transactions (that is, transactions involving the creation, liquidation, or change in ownership of financial assets) or in facilitating financial transactions, (ii) financial intermediation, (iii) the pooling of risk by underwriting annuities and insurance, (iv) providing specialized services that facilitate or support financial intermediation, insurance and employee benefit programs, and (v) monetary control - the monetary authorities.
  • Fuel Price - Fuel price spikes can cause delays and diruption for logistics service providers (LSPs), while drops in the same can result in higher short-term profitability and increased market rivalry to offer consumers with the best deals. Hence, the fuel price variations have been studied over the review period and presented along with the causes as well as market impacts.
  • GDP Distribution by Economic Activity - Nominal Gross Domestic Product and distribution of the same, across major economic sectors in the geography studied (country or region as per scope of the report) have been studied and presented in this industry trend. As GDP is positively related to the profitability and growth of logistics industry, this data has been used in adjunction to the input-output tables/ supply-use tables for analyzing the potential major contributing sectors towards the logistics demand.
  • GDP Growth by Economic Activity - Growth of Nominal Gross Domestic Product across major economic sectors, for the geography studied (country or region as per scope of the report) have been presented in this industry trend. This data has been utilized for assessing the growth of logistics demand from all the market end users (economic sectors considered here).
  • Healthcare - This end user industry segment captures the external (outsourced) logistics expenditure incurred by the Healthcare players (Hospitals, clinics, mrdical centres) , on Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) services. The scope includes CEP services involved in the defrerred as well time critical movement of medical goods & supplies (surgical supplies and instruments, including gloves, masks, syringes, equipment). The establishments in this sector (i) include the ones providing medical care exclusively (ii) deliver services by trained professionals (iii) involve processes, including labor inputs of health practitioners with the requisite expertise (iv) are defined based on the educational degree held by the practitioners included in the industry.
  • Inflation - Variations in both Wholesale Price Inflation (YoY change in producer price index) and Consumer Price Inflation have been presented in this industry trend. This data has been used to assess the inflationary environment as it plays a vital role in smooth functioning of the supply chain, directly impacting the logistics operational cost components e.g., pricing of tyres, driver wages & benefits, energy/fuel prices, maintenace costs, toll charges, warehousing rents, custom brokerage, forwarding rates, courier rates etc. hence impacting the overall freight and logistics market.
  • Infrastructure - As infrastructure plays a vital role in an economy's logistics performance, variables like length of roads, distribution of road length by surface category (paved v/s unpaved), distribution of road length by road classification (expressways v/s highways v/s other roads), rail length, volume of containers handled by major ports and tonnage handled by major airports have been analysed and presented in this industry trend.
  • International Express Service Market - International Express Service Market refers to the CEP shipments wherein the origin or destination is not within the boundary of the geography studied (country or region as per the scope of report). It captures the market size (USD) and market volume (number of parcels) of (1) the shipments/parcels/packages which are under 70kgs/ 154lbs weight, including light weight shipments, medium weight shipments and heavy weight shipments (ii) Inter-Region as well as Intra-Region Shipments
  • Key Industry Trends - The report section named "Key Industry Trends" include all the key variables/parameters studied to better analyze the market size estimates and forecasts. All the trends have been presented in the form of data points (time series or latest available data points) along with analysis of the paramter in the form of concise market relevant commentary, for the geography studied (country or region as per the scope of report).
  • Key Strategic Moves - The action taken by a company to differentiate from its competitor or used as a general strategy is referred to as a key strategic move (KSM). This includes (1) Agreements (2) Expansions (3) Financial Restructuring (4) Mergers and Acquisitions (5) Partnerships, and (6) Product Innovations. Key players (Logistics Service Providers, LSPs) in the market have been shortlisted, their KSM have been studied and presented in this section.
  • Logistics Performance - Logistics Performance and Logistics Costs are the backbone of trade, and influences trade costs, making countries compete globally. Logistics performance is influenced by market wide adopted supply chain management strategies, government services, investments & policies, fuel/ energy costs, inflationary environment etc. Hence, in this industry trend, the logistics performance of the geography studied (country/ region as per the scope of report) has been analysed and presented over the review period.
  • Manufacturing - This end user industry segment captures the external (outsourced) logistics expenditure incurred by the Manufacturing industry (including Hi-Tech/Technology) players, on Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) services. The end user players considered are the establishments primarily engaged in the chemical, mechanical or physical transformation of materials or substances into new products. Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) play a crucial role in maintaining a smooth flow of raw materials across the supply chain, enabling timely delivery of finished goods to distributors or end customers and storing & supplying the raw materials to clients for just-in-time manufacturing.
  • Other End Users - Other end user segment captures the external (outsourced) logistics expenditure incurred by the construction, real estate, educational services, and professional services (administrative, waste management, legal, architectural, engineering, design, consulting, scientific R&D), on Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) services. Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) plays a crucial role in the reliable movement of time critical supplies and documents to/from these industries such as transporting any equipment or resources required, shipping confidential documents and files.
  • Primary Industry - This end user industry segment captures the external (outsourced) logistics expenditure incurred by the AFF (Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry) and Extraction indsutry (Oil &Gas, Quarrying and Mining) players, on Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) services. The end user players considered are the establishments (i) primarily engaged in growing crops, raising animals, harvesting timber, harvesting fish & other animals from their natural habitats and providing related support activities; (ii) that extract naturally occurring mineral solids, such as coal and ores; liquid minerals, such as crude petroleum; and gases, such as natural gas. Herein, Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) (i) play a crucial role in acquisition, storage, handling, transportation, and distribution activities for the optimal & continuous flow of inputs (seeds, pesticides, fertilizers, equipment, and water) from manufacturers or suppliers to the producers and smooth flow of output (produce, agro-goods) to distributors/ consumers; (ii) cover entire phases from upstream to downstream and play a crucial role in the transportation of machinery, drilling equipments, extracted minerals, crude oil & natural gas and refined/ processed products from one place to another. This includes both termperature controlled and non-temperature controlled logistics, as and when required according to the shelf life of goods being transported or stored.
  • Producer Price Inflation - It indicates inflation from viewpoint of the producers viz. the average selling price received for their output over a period of time. Annual change (YoY) of producer price index is reported as wholesale price inflation in the "Inflation" industry trend. As WPI captures dynamic price movements in most comprehensive way, it is widely used by governments, banks, industry, business circles and is deemed important in formulation of trade, fiscal and other economic policies. The data has been used in adjunction to consumer price inflation for better understanding the inflationary environment.
  • Segmental Revenue - Segmental Revenue has been triangulated or computed and presented for all the major players in the market. It refers to the courier, express, and parcel (CEP) market specific revenue earned by the company, over the base year of study, in the geography studied (country or region as per the scope of report). It is computed through the study and analysis of major parameters like financials, service portfolio, employee strength, fleet size, investments, number of countries present in, major economies of concern, etc. that have been reported by the company in its annual reports, webpage. For companies having scarce financial disclosures, paid databases like D&B Hoovers, Dow Jones Factiva have been resorted to and verified through industry/expert interactions.
  • Transport and Storage Sector GDP - Value and growth of Transport and Storage Sector GDP has a direct relation to the freight and logistics market size. Hence, this variable has been studied and presented over the review period, in value terms (USD) and as share % of total GDP, in this industry trend. The data has been supported by concise and relevant commentary around the investments, developments, and current market scenario.
  • Trends in E-Commerce Industry - Enhanced internet connectivity and boom in smartphone penetration, coupled with increasing disposable incomes, has led to a phenomenal growth in the e-commerce market globally. Online shoppers require fast and efficient delivery of their orders leading to an increase in the demand for logistics services especially e-commerce fulfilment services. Hence, the Gross Merchandise Value (GMV), historial and projected growth, breakup of major commodity groups in e-commerce industry for the studied geography (country or region as per scope of the report) have been analysed and presented in this industry trend.
  • Trends in Manufacturing Industry - Manufacturing industry involves the transformation of raw materials into finished products, while logistics industry ensures the efficient flow of raw materials to the factory, and the transport of manufactured products to the distributors & consumers. Demand-Supply of both industries are highly cross-linked and critical for a seamless supply chain. Hence, the Gross Value Added (GVA), breakup of GVA into major manufacturing sectors, and growth of manufacturing industry over the review period have been analysed and presented, in this industry trend.
  • Wholesale and Retail Trade (Offline) - This end user industry segment captures the external (outsourced) logistics expenditure incurred by the wholesalers and retailers, through offline sales channel, on Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) services. The end user players considered are the establishments primarily engaged in wholesaling or retailing merchandise, generally without transformation, and rendering services incidental to the sale of merchandise. Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) plays a crucial role in the reliable movement of supplies to and finished products from production houses to the distributors and finally to the end customer covering activites like material sourcing, transportation, order fulfillment, warehousing & storage, demand forecasting, inventory management etc.
Keyword Definition
Axle Load The axle load refers to the total load (weight) bearing on the roadway through wheels connected to a given axle. Across the globe, there are systems in place to ensure axle load monitoring, wherein surpassing the defined limits set by the concerned regulatory authority can lead to penalty/fine. For transportation of goods via road this can be an important determinant of costs as knowledge about the axle load limits can be used to (i) load the vehicle optimally for maximizing profits (ii) avoid exceeding the same and hence the probable fines associated (iii) avoid wear and tear of the vehicle (iv) avoid damage to pavement resulting in noticeable public maintenance and repair costs (v) achieve better turnaround time.
Back Haul Backhaul is the return movement of a transport vehicle from its original destination to its original point of departure, and can include full, partial, or empty truck loads (all or part of the way) depending on the visibility of the local freight ecosystem. In this regard, transportation of empty containers to the point of origin, known as deadheading is also a significant factor, considering the supply/container shortages across the geographies, resulting in cost escalation and under optimized profit potential attainment. Generally, the carriers offer discounts on the backhaul, to secure freight for the trip.
Bill of Lading (BOL) A bill of lading is a legal contract document issued by a carrier to a shipper to acknowledge reception of their cargo, and is evidence for the contract of carriage between the two parties. Broadly it details the (i) type, quantity, and other specifications of the goods being carried (ii) destination, and terms & conditions of the shipment (iii) carrier and drivers with all the necessary information to process the shipment, which can be used for insurance and customs clearance purposes (iv) assurance that the consignment is damage-free and ready to be shipped to the consignee. In this regard, a house bill of lading (HBL) is a document issued by a freight forwarder or a non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) to acknowledge receipt of items for shipment (to a shipper). If shipments from several shippers are involved a master bill of lading (MBL) might be involved which is a consolidated version of the same for all the shipments being taken care of by the carrier (to a common destination) and might be issued by the carrier to the freight forwarder or the shipper (depending on who books the transport).
Bunkering Bunkering is the process of supplying fuel to power the propulsion system of a ship. It includes the logistics of loading and distributing the fuel among available shipboard tanks. In this regard, (i) Bunker fuel is technically any type of fuel oil used aboard ships. It gets its name from the containers on ships and in ports that it is stored in; in the days of steam they were coal bunkers but now they are bunker-fuel tanks, (ii) Bunker refers to the spaces (Tank) on board a vessel to store fuel, (iii) Bunker trader refers to a person dealing in trade of bunker (fuel), (iv) Bunker call is made when a cargo ship anchors or berths in a port to take on bunker oil or supplies, (v) Bunkering service is the supply of a requested quality and quantity of bunkers to a ship. Bunkering is signficant from point of view of freight rates applicable to the shipper as Bunker Contribution (BUC)/ Fuel Adjustment Factor (FAF)/ Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) are applied by shipping lines to offset the effect of fluctuations in the cost of bunkers.
Cabotage Transport by a vehicle registered in a country, performed on the national territory of another country. Cabotage law may restrict domestic cargo traffic to be carried in its own nationally registered, and sometimes built and crewed vehicles, though regulations vary across industries/commodity groups/countries and sometimes specify maximum allowable percentage of cabotage that can be serviced by foreign registered fleet.
C-commerce Collaborative commerce (also known as C-commerce), (i) describes electronically enabled business interactions among an enterprise’s internal personnel, business partners and customers throughout a trading community (industry, industry segment, supply chain or supply chain segment); (ii) is the optimization of supply and distribution channels to capitalize on the global economy by using new technology efficiently. Advantages of C-commerce, to detail few include (i) maximization of organization's efficiency and profitability (ii) technology integration with physical channels to allow companies to work together (iii) increased information exchange such as inventory and product specifications, using the web as an intermediary (iv) increased competitiveness by reaching a broader audience. Examples of C-commerce, also known as peer-to-peer commerce, include (i) companies that allow consumers to rent things from each other, or marketplaces, such as Meta (formerly Facebook) Marketplace, that allow the sale of used goods; (ii) DoorDash teamed up with many national brands, such as McDonald’s and Chipotle, to offer fast food delivery, building their business model on c-commerce. They have since expanded their delivery service from restaurants to retailers and even offer 'fleets' of drivers to businesses.
Courier A business/company that delivers packages/parcels/shipments (upto 70 kgs) including quick door to door pickup and delivery service for goods or documents, domestically or internationally, on a commercial contract basis. Example, DHL Group, FedEx, United Parcel Service of America, Inc., USPS, International Distributions Services, J&T Express, SF Express among several others
Cross docking Cross docking is a practice in logistics management that includes unloading incoming delivery vehicles and loading the materials directly into outbound delivery vehicles, omitting traditional warehouse logistical practices and saving time and money. It requires close synchronization of both inbound and outbound movements. It is highly significant in reduction of costs pertaining to warehousing & storage (and the associated Value Added Services).
Cross Trade International transport between two different countries performed by a vehicle registered in a third country. A third country is a country other than the country of loading/embarkation and the country of unloading/disembarkation. Cross Trade law may restrict international cargo traffic to be carried by respective country's registered vehicles, and sometimes built and crewed vehicles, though regulations vary across industries/commodity groups/countries and sometimes specify maximum allowable percentage of cross trade that can be serviced by foreign registered fleet.
Customs Clearance The process of declaring and clearing cargoes through customs. It includes the procedures involved in getting cargo released by Customs through designated formalities such as presenting import license/permit, payment of import duties and other required documentations by the nature of the cargo. In this regard, a customs broker is a person or company licensed by the respective department of the country to act on behalf of freight importers and exporters.
Dangerous Goods Dangerous goods (or hazardous materials or HAZMAT) include flammable liquids/solids, gases (compressed, liquified, dissolved under pressure), corrosives, oxidising substances, explosive substances and articles, substances which on contact with water emit flammable gasses, organic peroxides, toxic substances, infectious substances, radioactive materials, miscellaneous dangerous goods and articles.
First mile Delivery First mile delivery refers to the (i) first stage of the freight/shipment/cargo/courier transportation (ii) the transportation of goods from a merchant’s premises or warehouse to the next fulfillment centre/warehouse/hub from where the goods are forwarded (iii) shipping goods from local distribution centers to stores (For retailers) (iv) transportation of finished goods from a plant or a factory to a distribution center (For manufacturers), (v) pick up of goods from the end-customer’s home or store followed by movement to a warehouse or storage location (movers and packers), (vi) process where goods are picked up from a retailer and then transferred to third-party logistics providers or courier service providers to be delivered to the end-consumer (e-commerce). Once the package reaches the next warehouse or the courier’s hub, it is then sorted and transported further until it reaches the customer’s doorstep. Example, if one chooses UPS as a courier, first-mile delivery will be the product being delivered from manufacturer's/retailer's warehouse to the UPS’s warehouse/ fulfilment centre.
Last Mile Delivery Last mile delivery refers to the very last step of the delivery process when a parcel is moved from a transportation hub (warehouse or a distribution center or fulfillment centre) to its final destination, which usually is a personal residence/retail store/ business, or parcel locker. It accounts for around half of the total cost involved in entire process of first mile, middle mile, and last mile delivery, though it can vary shipment to shipment, based on commodity, business model and similar factors.
Milkrun A Milk Run is a delivery method used to transport mixed loads from various suppliers to one customer, using lean management principles applied to logistics. Instead of each supplier sending a truck every week to meet the needs of one customer, one truck (or vehicle) visits the suppliers to pick up the loads for that customer. This method of transport got its name from the dairy industry practice, where one tanker used to collect milk from several dairy farms for delivery to a milk processing company. A milk run can be a more efficient way to handle logistics but require proper planning. If the route involves products from different companies, there is need for an agreement about cost-sharing and other aspects of the cooperative delivery arrangement. Once the group settles these issues, this delivery method can save time and money for everyone by pooling operation costs and resources.
Multi country consolidation ​​Multi-Country Consolidation (MCC) is a cost-effective solution that consolidates one's cargo from different countries of origin to build Full Container Loads (FCL). MCC is most suitable for companies that import light volumes of goods from multiple countries but want to take advantage o​​f the more economic FCL freight rates. Apart from costing some of the other advantages include (i) flexibility to choose suppliers from a wider range of origin countries without worrying about the logistics to final destination from each origin, (ii) ability to pick the most suitable suppliers from many different countries for one's business operations. The increase in one's sourcing options by MCC provides the kind of flexibility needed in competitive global markets.
Q-commerce Q-commerce, also referred to as quick commerce, is a type of e-commerce where emphasis is on quick deliveries, typically in less than an hour. The companies providing Q-Commerce services might have vertically intergrated model or might be using third party delivery platforms (outsourced logistics). It has advantages like (i) competitve USP, (ii) potential to earn greater profit margins, (iii) better customer experience, (iv) guaranteed availability of products, (v) traceability, and (vi) scaleability.
ReverseLogistics Reverse logistics is a type of supply chain management that moves goods from customers back to the sellers or manufacturers and may involve ciruclar economy principles (3Rs) viz. recycling, reuse (repurposing, reselling), reducing or repairing. In this regard, reverse commerce (or Recommerce) is the selling of previously owned items through physical or online marketplaces/distribution channels to buyers who reuse, recycle or resell them.
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Germany Same Day Delivery Market Research FAQs

The Germany Same Day Delivery Market size is expected to reach USD 2.21 billion in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 4.56% to reach USD 2.89 billion by 2030.

In 2024, the Germany Same Day Delivery Market size is expected to reach USD 2.21 billion.

DHL Group, FedEx, International Distributions Services (including GLS), La Poste Group and United Parcel Service of America, Inc. (UPS) are the major companies operating in the Germany Same Day Delivery Market.

In the Germany Same Day Delivery Market, the Domestic segment accounts for the largest share by destination.

In 2024, the International segment accounts for the fastest growing by destination in the Germany Same Day Delivery Market.

In 2023, the Germany Same Day Delivery Market size was estimated at 2.21 billion. The report covers the Germany Same Day Delivery Market historical market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, 2029 and 2030. The report also forecasts the Germany Same Day Delivery Market size for years: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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