1. Market Research
  2. > Internet Business
  3. > E-Commerce Market Trends
  4. > Parcels in the Netherlands - Market Insight Report 2015

Parcels in the Netherlands - Market Insight Report 2015

  • June 2015
  • -
  • Apex Insight
  • -
  • 25 pages

Summary

Table of Contents

Background to the report

The Netherlands parcels market has continued to grow in spite of the uncertain recovery from recession but has lagged average European levels for the period from 2009-14. A key factor has been the growth of home shopping.
This has acted as a spur to innovation – in promoting the development of processes to improve the delivery experience, from defined time-slots, to text messages to the establishment of chains of parcel shops.

Home shopping growth looks set to continue, although at a lower rate than elsewhere in Europe, thus creating further opportunities for those companies which are able to deliver the quality and range of services that the market requires.
In this environment, industry consolidation has continued with FedEx making a major play to combine with TNT Express and other major networks continuing to make add-on acquisitions to fill geographical and service gaps. The Dutch market is less concentrated than France and Germany, and the national postal operator, PostNL has a leading share of the parcels market.
Parcels in the Netherlands provides an analytical overview of the Dutch Parcels market. It attempts to portray accurately the market structure, size, growth, trends and competitive landscape.

The report builds upon:
– Apex Insight’s published analysis on other parcels markets across Europe and in adjacent logistics markets
– Our consulting work in the industry which has included advising on market and strategic issues and the attractiveness of parcel company acquisitions

What does the report cover?

The definition of the parcels market includes domestic, intra-European and international parcels. It also includes business-to-business, business-to-consumer and consumer consigned parcels. Parcel weight definitions vary, between operators and countries, but most describe parcels up to various weights approaching 31.5 kg. All service levels are included (time definite and deferred). Adjacent services, such as mail, pallet distribution, groupage, freight forwarding, sameday courier and contract logistics are excluded.

Key trends in the Dutch parcels market include:
– Slow growth in consumer delivery volumes from online shopping
– More mixed performance in business-to-business volumes during the recent period of slow economic growth
– Customer service innovations, in particular those which improve the final mile home delivery process by informing the customer about delivery progress and alternative options.
– Networks of local collection points and secure lockers, also aimed at improving the final mile.
– Variations in operator financial performance and profitability with some operators making healthy margins while others have struggled
– Gradual but ongoing increase in market concentration

What is the methodology?

The main sources for the report are
– Extensive desk research on the parcels market and its operators covering company accounts, websites and other sources
– Published information on key market drivers such as economic data and estimates of home shopping levels and practices
– Interviews with senior-level contacts in the market

The key input to our market size estimates is a bottom-up analysis of the revenues of the parcel companies we have identified as operating in each of the main countries covered. Adjustments have been made to compensate for missing data and to reflect the extent to which these companies are involved in other logistics activities in addition to parcels.

We have used this data as the basis on which to construct our market model.
– The model produces historical and forecast growth estimates covering the period from 2009-2019 which are based on trends in company revenue and drivers such as economic performance and levels and patterns of home shopping.
– The main model inputs and assumptions are discussed in detail in the report.

Who is it useful for?

The report is intended for:
– Owners and operators of parcel networks
– Customers of those networks, in particular, retailers who sell via the internet
– Investors in these businesses
– Market regulators and policymakers
– Banks, analysts, consultants and other parties with interests in the sector

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 60 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
Get This Report
24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Ahmad

+1 718 618 4302

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
Analysis of Key Sectors of BIMSTEC Countries: Agriculture, Banking & Finance, Dairy, Meat, E-Commerce, FMCG, Healthcare, ICT, Manufacturing, Mining, Trade & Logistics, Tourism and Water & Sanitation (2017 - 2022)

Analysis of Key Sectors of BIMSTEC Countries: Agriculture, Banking & Finance, Dairy, Meat, E-Commerce, FMCG, Healthcare, ICT, Manufacturing, Mining, Trade & Logistics, Tourism and Water & Sanitation (2017 - 2022)

  • $ 9000
  • Industry report
  • January 2017
  • by Mordor Intelligence LLP

Analysis of Key Sectors of BIMSTEC Countries with production, consumption, imports and exports, BIMSTEC Countries major sectors, investment in BIMSTEC countries, BIMSTEC Countries investment outlook Description ...

Analysis of Key Sectors of ASEAN Countries: Agriculture, Banking & Finance, Dairy, Meat, E-Commerce, FMCG, Healthcare, ICT, Manufacturing, Mining, Trade & Logistics, Tourism and Water & Sanitation (2017 - 2022)

Analysis of Key Sectors of ASEAN Countries: Agriculture, Banking & Finance, Dairy, Meat, E-Commerce, FMCG, Healthcare, ICT, Manufacturing, Mining, Trade & Logistics, Tourism and Water & Sanitation (2017 - 2022)

  • $ 9000
  • Industry report
  • January 2017
  • by Mordor Intelligence LLP

ASEAN was founded in 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Later Brunei, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar were also added to this economically motivated organization. Its prime ...

Analysis of Key Sectors of “Four Asian Tigers” Countries: Agriculture, Banking & Finance, Dairy, Meat, E-Commerce, FMCG, Healthcare, ICT, Manufacturing, Mining, Trade & Logistics, Tourism and Water & Sanitation (2017 - 2022)

Analysis of Key Sectors of “Four Asian Tigers” Countries: Agriculture, Banking & Finance, Dairy, Meat, E-Commerce, FMCG, Healthcare, ICT, Manufacturing, Mining, Trade & Logistics, Tourism and Water & Sanitation (2017 - 2022)

  • $ 9000
  • Industry report
  • February 2017
  • by Mordor Intelligence LLP

Four Asian Tigers term was used for free and developed economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. All the countries maintained their economic growth since 1960’s, fueled by exports and ...


Download Unlimited Documents from Trusted Public Sources

E-Commerce Markets

  • April 2017
    10 pages
  • E-Commerce  

    Retail  

    Retail Sales  

  • Japan  

    Asia  

    Thailand  

View report >

Retail Markets in China - Forecast, Weekly Update

  • April 2017
    7 pages
  • Retail  

    Retail  

    E-Commerce  

  • China  

    World  

    Asia  

View report >

E-Commerce Industry in India

  • April 2017
    21 pages
  • E-Commerce  

  • India  

    Asia  

View report >

ref:plp2015

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.