Research and Markets: The South Korean Logistics Sector, Valued At $24.5bn in 2010 Has Been Rising Appreciably At A CAGR Of 6.6% Since 2005

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets( has announced the addition of the "South Korea Logistics and Express Outlook" report to their offering.

This report provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the South Korean logistics and express sector. It contains historical and estimated size of the markets classified by different modes and analyses the trends, drivers and various policy reforms impacting the logistics market in South Korea.


  • The report provides an overview and analysis of the logistics and express markets in South Korea
  • Covers the logistics sector across key segments such as modes of transport, including road, rail, air and sea and contract logistics and warehousing
  • The report addresses the economic performance and infrastructural development relevant to logistics and express markets
  • Drivers and challenges in each industry vertical, such as semiconductors and ship building

Highlights of this title

The South Korean logistics sector, valued at $24.5bn in 2010 has been rising appreciably at a CAGR of 6.6% since 2005. This growth is slated to increase till 2014 on the back of a well developed infrastructure including high-speed railway and expressways and a strong IT scenario in the country.

The major risk to this is the worsening in relations between the two neighbors, however with the support of the US, the situation is likely to be under control and not lead to a major crisis.

The growth in Chinese trade (growing by nearly 3% over 2005-2010) has boosted the cargo shipped through the sea. Also, the government's plan to position the country as the logistics hub for Northeast Asia will further increase the maritime cargo traffic in the coming years.

Key reasons to purchase this title

  • Understand the size of the South Korean logistics market, detailing the various segments such as modes of transport and services
  • Understand the market split into different modes
  • Benchmark key countries against South Korea

Key Topics Covered:

  • South Korea Logistics: Sector Profile
  • Overview
  • Logistics and the South Korean economy
  • Comparison with other economies
  • Modal splits
  • South Korea Logistics: Market Performance
  • South Korean road freight
  • South Korean rail freight
  • South Korean sea freight
  • South Korean air freight
  • South Korean warehousing
  • South Korean contract logistics
  • South Korea Logistics: Key Consumption Sectors
  • Overview
  • A large segment contributing towards logistics growth in South Korea is the production of semiconductors
  • South Korea logistics: Competitive Landscape
  • Overview
  • Leading player profiles
  • Hanjin Shipping
  • STX Pan Ocean
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine
  • Glovis
  • Korea Express
  • M&A activity in the South Korean logistics sector
  • South Korea Logistics: Key Trends
  • The government is positioning South Korea as a logistics hub for Northeast Asia
  • Technology is being utilized to foster enhanced and efficient logistics management in the country
  • Investment in infrastructure projects would benefit the overall logistics sector in South Korea
  • South Korean commitment will drive a green logistics system in the country
  • Foreign participation in South Korean logistics is increasing
  • Appendix
  • List of Tables
  • List of Figures

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Source: Datamonitor


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Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716