Automotive Logistics Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Activity (Warehousing, Transportation), By Type, By Logistics Solution, By Distribution- Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Regional Outlook and Forecasts, 2021-2027

The global Automotive Logistics market gathered revenue around USD 256.80 Billion in 2020 and market is set to grow USD 392.81 Billion by the end of 2027 and is estimated to expand at a modest CAGR of 5.18% during the prediction period 2021 to 2027.

Growth Factors:

The Automotive logistics is referred as warehousing and transportation of finished vehicles and their components and systems in the automotive supply chain. Automotive logistics provide seamless warehousing services and transportation of spare parts, production material, and finished vehicles to ensure a smooth flow of operations. Factors such as the emergence of logistics services, technological advancements, and increasing outsourcing across the globe contribute to the growth of the market. Earlier, automotive logistics was a fragmented activity of transportation and warehousing, which has evolved into integrated logistics management, thereby supporting the market growth over the forecast period.

The growth of the market is directly linked to the demand for automobile and automobile parts, development of comprehensive world-wide trade flow, and existing economic environment. Furthermore, rapid proliferation of trade agreements among various countries is a key factor fueling the growth of the market.

Automotive logistics is a part of the automotive supply chain, which spans across the globe. Automotive logistics ensures seamless transportation of component, system, and finished vehicle in the economy, starting from pre-assembled components to the transport of finished automobiles to a local warehouse. Automotive logistics is crucial for raw material producers, components suppliers, vehicle manufacturing, spare parts suppliers, and automotive sales. It comprises inbound logistics of raw materials and components, garage logistics of the manufacturing process, sales logistics of spare parts, and finished vehicle, which also includes loading/unloading, storage, transportation, information processing, distribution, and delivery. In a broader supply chain, automotive logistics also provides transportation of automotive industry waste for recycling.

Key service providers are adopting advanced technologies, such as Big Data and connected ships, to improve supply-chain management processes for optimizing modes of transport in the industry. The application of technologies such as big data enables cost comparison, reliability, and quality of concerned product components transportation to suggest the perfect and most economical mode of transportation. It also analyzes statistical data for predicting the demand and helps in streamlining the procurement process with minimum inventory cost, making it more cost efficient. Big data analytics also aid in the reduction of labor costs by making use of predictive assessment on routing to eliminate delays in shipments, thereby reducing the operational cost to increase the profit margin of the service providers.

This research report purposes at stressing the most lucrative growth prospects. The aim of the research report is to provide an inclusive valuation of the Automotive Logistics market and it encompasses thoughtful visions, actualities, industry-validated market findings, historic data, and prognoses by means of appropriate set of assumptions and practice. Global Automotive Logistics market report aids in comprehending market structure and dynamics by recognizing and scrutinizing the market sectors and predicted the global market outlook.

Report Coverage

Report Scope Details
Market Size USD 392.81 Billion by 2027
Growth Rate CAGR of 5.18% From 2021 to 2027
Base Year 2020
Forecast Period 2021 to 2027
Historic Data 2017 to 2020
Report coverage Growth Factors, Revenue Status, Competitive Landscape,  and Future Trends
Segments Covered Activity, type, distribution, logistics solution and Region
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa (MEA)
Companies Mentioned BLG LOGISTICS GROUP AG & Co. KG; CEVA Logistics;  GEFCO; Hellmann Worldwide Logistics;  Penske Automotive Group, Inc.; CFR Rinkens; Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.;  Imperial Logistics; Kerry Logistics Network; Nippon Express Co. Ltd.; Ryder System, Inc.; Schnellecke group ag & co. Kg.

COVID-19 Impact Assessment on Market Landscape

The report comprises the scrutiny of COVID-19 lock-down impact on the income of market leaders, disrupters and followers. Since lock down was instigated differently in diverse regions and nations, influence of same is also dissimilar across various industry verticals. The research report offers present short-term and long-term influence on the market to assist market participants across value chain makers to formulate the framework for short term and long-lasting tactics for recovery and by region.

Automotive Logistics market Report empowers readers with all-inclusive market intelligence and offers a granular outline of the market they are operational in. Further this research study delivers exceptional combination of tangible perceptions and qualitative scrutiny to aid companies accomplishes sustainable growth. This report employs industry-leading research practices and tools to assemble all-inclusive market studies, intermingled with pertinent data. Additionally, this report also emphases on the competitive examination of crucial players by analyzing their product portfolio, pricing, gross margins, financial position, growth approaches, and regional occurrence.

Regional analysis:

Asia Pacific captured more than 30.2% share of the total revenue in 2020 and is expected to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period. Economic growth in China and India is strengthening regional market growth. Key factors such as rising e-commerce penetration and economic revival are contributing to the industry growth in India and China. Furthermore, increasing ongoing investments in airways, roadways, railways, and maritime trade across emerging countries, such as China, India, and Japan, are expected to bolster logistics and warehousing demand over the forecast period. Moreover, the COVID-19 pandemic, which recently spread across Asia Pacific countries, especially China, has profoundly impacted the steady growth of the regional market. However, considering the fact that China is coming close to its recovery phase, it is anticipated the impact of this pandemic on the growth of China's market would be at a lesser rate over the forecast year.

Europe is anticipated to witness slower growth compared to Asia Pacific over the next few years owing to ongoing concerns relating to talent management and labor shortage. However, the sector is expected to be revived on account of substantial investment and tenant demand in the regional automotive logistics industry. Restructuring of supply chain activities and expanding the e-commerce sector is expected to positively impact industry growth over the next few years. However, the COVID-19 pandemic, which recently spread across European countries, especially Italy, U.K., Spain, Germany, is expected to negatively impact the regional market growth.

Competitive Rivalry

Foremost players in the market are attentive on adopting corporation strategies to enhance their market share. Some of the prominent tactics undertaken by leading market participants in order to sustain the fierce market completion include collaborations, acquisitions, substantial spending in R&D and the improvement of new-fangled products or reforms among others.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

  • Company Overview
  • Company Market Share/Positioning Analysis
  • Product Offerings
  • Financial Performance
  • Recent Initiatives
  • Key Strategies Adopted by Players
  • Vendor Landscape
  • List of Suppliers
  • List of Buyers

Some of the prominent players in the Automotive Logistics Market include:  BLG LOGISTICS GROUP AG & Co. KG; CEVA Logistics;  GEFCO; Hellmann Worldwide Logistics;  Penske Automotive Group, Inc.; CFR Rinkens; Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.;  Imperial Logistics; Kerry Logistics Network; Nippon Express Co. Ltd.; Ryder System, Inc.; Schnellecke group ag & co. Kg

Segments Covered in the Report

This research report offers market revenue, sales volume, production assessment and prognoses by classifying it on the basis of various aspects. Further, this research study investigates market size, production, consumption and its development trends at global, regional, and country level for the period of 2017 to 2027 and covers subsequent region in its scope:

  • By Activity
    • Warehousing
    • Transportation
      • Roadways
      • Airways
      • Maritime
      • Railways
  • By Type
    • Finished Vehicle
    • Automobile Parts
  • By Distribution
    • Domestic
    • International
  • By Logistics Solution
    • Inbound
    • Outbound
    • Reverse

By Geography

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Southeast Asia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Rest of Latin America

Middle East & Africa (MEA)

  • GCC
  • North Africa
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Highlights of the Report:

  • Market Penetration: Comprehensive information on the product portfolios of the top players in the market.
  • Product Development/Innovation: Detailed insights on the upcoming technologies, R&D activities, and product launches in the market
  • Competitive Assessment: In-depth assessment of the market strategies, geographic and business segments of the leading players in the market
  • Market Development: Comprehensive information about emerging markets. This report analyzes the market for various segments across geographies
  • Market Diversification: Exhaustive information about new products, untapped geographies, recent developments, and investments in the market

Research Methodology

In the study, a unique research methodology is utilized to conduct extensive research on the growth of the Automotive Logistics market, and reach conclusions on the future growth parameters of the market. This research methodology is a combination of primary and secondary research, which helps analysts ensure the accuracy and reliability of the conclusions.

Secondary resources referred to by analysts during the production of the Automotive Logistics market study are as follows - statistics from government organizations, trade journals, white papers, and internal and external proprietary databases. Analysts have also interviewed senior managers, product portfolio managers, CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, and market intelligence managers, all of whom have contributed to the development of this report as a primary resource.

Comprehensive information acquired from primary and secondary resources acts as a validation from companies in the market, and makes the projections on the growth prospects of the Automotive Logistics markets more accurate and reliable.

Secondary Research

It involves company databases such as Hoover's: This assists us recognize financial information, structure of the market participants and industry competitive landscape.

The secondary research sources referred in the process are as follows:

  • Governmental bodies, and organizations creating economic policies
  • National and international social welfare institutions
  • Company websites, financial reports and SEC filings, broker and investor reports
  • Related patent and regulatory databases
  • Statistical databases and market reports
  • Corporate Presentations, news, press release, and specification sheet of Manufacturers

Primary Research

Primary research includes face-to face interviews, online surveys, and telephonic interviews.

  • Means of primary research: Email interactions, telephonic discussions and Questionnaire based research etc.
  • In order to validate our research findings and analysis we conduct primary interviews of key industry participants. Insights from primary respondents help in validating the secondary research findings. It also develops Research Team’s expertise and market understanding.

Industry participants involved in this research study include:

  • CEOs, VPs, market intelligence managers
  • Procuring and national sales managers technical personnel, distributors and resellers
  • Research analysts and key opinion leaders from various domains

Key Points Covered in Automotive Logistics Market Study:

  • Growth of Automotive Logistics in 2021
  • Market Estimates and Forecasts (2017-2027)
  •  Brand Share and Market Share Analysis
  •  Key Drivers and Restraints Shaping Market Growth
  •  Segment-wise, Country-wise, and Region-wise Analysis
  •  Competition Mapping and Benchmarking
  •  Recommendation on Key Winning Strategies
  •  COVID-19 Impact on Demand for Automotive Logistics and How to Navigate
  •  Key Product Innovations and Regulatory Climate
  •  Automotive Logistics Consumption Analysis
  •  Automotive Logistics Production Analysis
  •  Automotive Logistics and Management