Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

The Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) market is segmented by Type (Domestic Transportation Management, International Transportation Management, and Value-added Warehousing and Distribution), and by End-Users.

Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market Size

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Study Period 2019 - 2028
Base Year For Estimation 2022
Forecast Data Period 2023 - 2028
Historical Data Period 2018 - 2021
CAGR > 8.50 %
Market Concentration Low

Major Players


*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market Analysis

Turkish 3PL market has seen tremendous growth in the last five years and is further expected to register a CAGR of over 8.5% during the forecast period 2020-2025.

The rapid growth in the manufacturing and the automotive sector in the country is resulting in the growth of the demand for road transport and third-party logistics services in the market. Aso, the fast growing e-comerce sector is propeling the demand for 3pl services.

With a population of more than 80 million and growing urban population, the food & beverage sector is one of the important pillars of Turkey's economy, the sector is a key end user of 3pl services.

The country's geographical advantage needs to be supported by a good transport corridor, for which, the government has undertaken various projects, including constructing new roadways, railways, airports, and increasing port capacities. These deveopments support the growth of the market.

Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market according to our research experts:

Development in Railways Connectivity

Rail infrastructure in Turkey plays a key role in the country's expansion and strengthening of its position. In order to ensure better incorporation of all transport networks for commercial operations, Turkey will be establishing logistic centres extending along 294 km of junction line, organized industrial zones, ports and free trade zones. With the construction of the privately-run inland cargo terminal, the Turkish industrial companies will get a new competitive mode of transporting to large distances.

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Establishment of New Logistics Facilities Boosting the Market

Turkey is one of the fastest-growing and most conspicuous markets and looking to establish new trade routes in its fast-tracked efforts by building new logistics centres to handle trade flow of value over USD 2 trillion by the year 2025. China, being one of the major import partners of Turkey has affected the imports in the country fall along with a sharp increase in the import cost bundled with shipping backlogs and production delays for the Turkish imports. Apart from the effects of COVID-19, the Turkish economy is planning on expanding and outreaching the services in the logistics market.

  • The Turkish government has plans to open 21 logistics centres at the crossroads of the Silk Road, enabling it to handle trade flow worth over USD 2 billion as part of the modern Silk Road, which is being strengthened by China.
  • DHL Express announced the development of a new fully automated operation centre at Istanbul Airport, with an investment of 135 million euros covering an area of 42,000 sq. meters.
  • In May 2019, DSV opened a new 45,000 sq. meters logistics facility in Istanbul equipped with all warehousing operations in the area, catering to automotive, FMCG, aerospace and fashion industry.
  • In December 2019, considering the new Free Trade Agreement among the African countries, Turkey has ramped up efforts to expand its operations on the continent by establishing trade and logistics centres.
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Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Industry Overview

The market is relatively fragmented with multiple local and international players such as CEVA Logistics, D B Deniz Nakliyati Ticaret, DHL, UPS and Kuehne Nagel as its key players. The competition in the market is among the major companies ensuring reliable, efficient and sustainable supply chains from producer to consumer.

Corrie Maccoll announced the opening of its new Wurfbain distribution office in Istanbul, expanding its global capabilities and serve a market with a steady rise in natural rubber demand where Turkey is the one of the leading bus tyre producing country for European markets. The country's rising demand for tyres can be attributed to its expanding automotive fleet size and the growing automotive production across the country.

American auto component producer WABCO has announced setting up a plant in Turkey manufacturing its final products in the country, of which a large part will be exported.

Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market Leaders

  1. CEVA Logistics

  2. Denizcilik Alaninda Çözüm Ortağiniz

  3. DHL International GmbH.

  4. UPS

  5. Schenker

  6. DSV Panalpina

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market Report - 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 Market Dynamics

      1. 4.2.1 Drivers

      2. 4.2.2 Restraints

      3. 4.2.3 Opportunities

    3. 4.3 Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Industry Policies and Regulations

    5. 4.5 General Trends in Warehousing Market

    6. 4.6 Demand From Other Segments, such as CEP, Last Mile Delivery, Cold Chain Logistics Etc.

    7. 4.7 Insights on E-commerce Business

    8. 4.8 Technological Trends and Automation

    9. 4.9 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

    10. 4.10 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market


    1. 5.1 By Services

      1. 5.1.1 Domestic Transportation Management

      2. 5.1.2 International Transportation Management

      3. 5.1.3 Value-added Warehousing and Distribution

    2. 5.2 By End-User

      1. 5.2.1 Manufacturing & Automotive

      2. 5.2.2 Oil, Gas & Chemicals

      3. 5.2.3 Distributive Trade (Wholesale and Retail trade including e-commerce)

      4. 5.2.4 Pharma & Healthcare

      5. 5.2.5 Construction

      6. 5.2.6 Other End Users



    1. 7.1 Overview (market concentration and major players)

    2. 7.2 Company Profiles

      1. 7.2.1 CEVA

      2. 7.2.2 DHL Supply Chain

      3. 7.2.3 United Parcel Service

      4. 7.2.4 DB Schenker

      5. 7.2.5 DSV Panalpina

      6. 7.2.6 GEFCO

      7. 7.2.7 Maersk

      8. 7.2.8 Istanbul Express

      9. 7.2.9 GAC Turkey

      10. 7.2.10 D B Deniz Nakliyati Ticaret

      11. 7.2.11 Neta International Transportation*

    3. *List Not Exhaustive
  8. 8. APPENDIX

    1. 8.1 Macroeconomic Indicators (GDP Distribution, by Activity, Contribution of Transport and Storage Sector to economy)

    2. 8.2 External Trade Statistics - Exports and Imports, by Product

    3. 8.3 Insights into Key Export Destinations and Import Origin Countries

Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Industry Segmentation

The Turkey Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Market, covering the current market trends, restraints, technological updates and detailed information on various segments and competitive landscape of the industry. The impact of COVID-19 has also been incorporated and considered during the study.

By Services
Domestic Transportation Management
International Transportation Management
Value-added Warehousing and Distribution
By End-User
Manufacturing & Automotive
Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Distributive Trade (Wholesale and Retail trade including e-commerce)
Pharma & Healthcare
Other End Users

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Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market Research FAQs

The Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market is projected to register a CAGR of greater than 8.5% during the forecast period (2023-2028).

CEVA Logistics, Denizcilik Alaninda Çözüm Ortağiniz, DHL International GmbH., UPS, Schenker and DSV Panalpina are the major companies operating in the Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market.

Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) Industry Report

Statistics for the 2023 Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) market share, size and revenue growth rate, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Turkey Third Party Logistics (3PL) analysis includes a market forecast outlook to 2028 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry analysis as a free report PDF download.

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