Freight Transport Market Size, Industry Analysis Report By Offering (Solutions, Services), By Transport (Railways, Roadways, Seaways, Airways), By Outlook (Retail And E-Commerce, Automotive, Aerospace And Defence, Pharmaceuticals, Energy) & Region – Forecast

  • 15/12/2022
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  • Automotive & Transportation
The Freight Transport Market: Overview
The Freight Transport Market is valued at around USD 30.91 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach USD 72.97 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 11.3% over the forecast period. Road freight transport is the movement of freight over a road network. The most frequently used form of freight transportation is by road. There are many different types of vehicles used in road freight transport, including flatbed trucks, refrigerated trucks, pick-up trucks, truck trailers, and lorries with tanks. Road freight transportation is an efficient, time- and money-saving method of moving freight from door to door.

The Freight Transport Market - Growth Factor
Additionally, intermodal transportation is a new development in the industry that combines multiple modes of transportation. Because of globalisation, businesses are conducting more international business, necessitating the need for safer, more adaptable, and high-capacity transportation options. For the economy of any nation, increased operational efficiency in freight movement is essential. With rising populations and globalisation, there is a rising demand for goods and services. For their operations, many shipping companies choose freight transport management solutions to address various environmental issues and security concerns. Technological development has resulted in the creation of new efficiencies and creative ways to conceptualise processes. The development of information networks with quick connections, quick transaction times, and more dependable shipments is anticipated to fuel market growth for freight transportation in the emerging sectors.

The Freight Transport Market – Market Trends
• The market for freight road transport is expected to be driven by the rapid advancement of technology and the growing importance of e-commerce during the forecast period.
• Road freight transportation has many advantages, including being ideal for short distances and having affordable, adaptable packaging.
• The market for road freight transport is expected to grow as a result during the forecast period. However, poor road conditions, inclement weather, heavy traffic, and long-distance travel present significant challenges for road freight transport.
• During the anticipated period, these factors are likely to restrain the market for road freight transport.

The Freight Transport Market – Segmentation
The Freight Transport Market fragrance concentrates market has been sub-classified into offering, mode of transport, vertical outlook, and others.

On the basis of offering, the Freight Transport Market is bifurcated into:
• Solutions
• Services
• Others

On the basis of mode of transport, the market is segmented into:
• Railways
• Roadways
• Seaways
• Airways
• Others

On the basis of vertical outlook, the market segmented into:
• Retail and e-commerce
• Automotive
• Aerospace and defence
• Pharmaceuticals
• Energy
• Others

The Freight Transport Market –Regional Analysis
North America dominated the global Freight Transport Market, is anticipated to maintain its dominance over the forecast period due to the presence of numerous significant logistics players, e-commerce behemoths, and freight solution providers in the U.S. and Canada. The continued development and uptake of new technologies like artificial intelligence, near-field communication, and machine learning also contribute to the expansion of the market.

The Freight Transport Market – Key Market players
Global key players of Freight Transport Market include CEVA Logistics; FedEx; DB Schenker Logistics; United Parcel Service of America, Inc.; Deutsche Post AG; Schneider National, Inc.; Oracle; SAP SE; C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.; Kuehne + Nagel International AG; DSV PANALPINA A/S; Kerry Logistics Network Limited; Nippon Express Holdings; CJ Logistics Corporation, and others.

Report scope
Global Freight Transport Market: Historical Years- 2018-2021
Global Freight Transport Market: Forecast Years- 2022-2030
Global Freight Transport Market 2022- USD 30.91 billion
Global Freight Transport Market 2030- USD 72.97 billion
Global Freight Transport Market CAGR- 11.3%

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