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Worldwide IoT in Logistics Market; By Technologies (Cellular Network Technologies, Short Range Technologies), By Services (Consulting, Maintenance & Service, Integration), By Solutions (Fleet Management, Tracking & Monitoring, Route Optimization), By End-users (Aerospace & Defense, Retail, Food & Beverages, Automotive, Healthcare) and By Regions- Drivers, Restraints, Trends, and Forecasts: 2016-2022

  • July, 2016
  • Domain: ICT - Verticals,industrial
Pages: 120
Tables: 74
Charts: 74
Regions/Countries: 4/6
Companies: 12
Enquiry Hours: 10
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network which connects objects via embedded electronics, sensors, and network connectivity. IoT in logistics Market is a multibillion dollar market. It is enabling companies to take critical business decisions, optimize their production, reduce production cost and minimize the raw material cost.

The need for real-time monitoring of logistics operations and improved supply chain are few factors which drive the market. The dearth of skilled labour, high costs, and stringent government rules and regulations are impacting the growth of the market.

Market Analysis

According to Infoholic Research, the Worldwide IoT in Logistics Market is expected to reach $1,050.95 billion by 2022, growing at an estimated CAGR of 35.5% during the forecast period 2016–2022. The perishable goods industry such as food & beverages, and healthcare industry will drive IoT in logistics market.

The IoT in logistics market is driven by end-users such as aerospace & defense, retail, food & beverages, automotive and healthcare industry. The food & beverage market is expected to reach $46.91 billion by 2020, and by 2022 it is estimated to reach a massive $290.17 billion, mainly driven by the Americas region. The growth of the market is supported by the cellular technologies such as 3G and 4G in developed economies. The cellular network technologies are expected to reach $399.26 billion by 2022. The market is witnessing a significant growth in consultancy services as well. It is expected that consultancy services market will reach $110.61 billion by 2022.

Geographic segmentation

The Worldwide IoT in Logistics Market is segmented and analyzed by the following key regions- Americas, Asia-Pacific, Western Europe and Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa (EEMEA). At present, North America is leading the market, and Asia Pacific is one of the fastest growing regions.

Segmentation by Technology

The market is segmented by the following technology types - Cellular Network Technologies, Short Range Technologies and Others.

Segmentation by Service Types

The market is segmented by the following service types- Maintenance and Service, Integration and Consulting.

Segmentation by Solutions

The market is segmented by the following solutions – Fleet Management, Tracking & Monitoring, Route Optimization and Others.

Segmentation by End Users

The market is segmented by the following end user types – Aerospace and Defense, Retail, Food & Beverages, Automotive, Healthcare and Others.

Competitive Analysis

A detailed vendor profiling of the key players in the market is included in the report. A competitive benchmarking of leading vendors with respect to their financials, venture funding and strategic alliances. SWOT analysis for all the key vendors.

The report includes current and predicted business strategies for the leading companies of the market.

Key Vendors

Some of the key players covered in the report are IBM Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Intel, SAP, FedEx Corporation, XPO Logistics and Cisco Systems, NC.


The Worldwide IoT in logistics market report will be useful for the key stakeholders of the IoT in logistics market such as OEMs, network providers, software providers, data security solution vendors, 3PL, 4PL, policy makers, standard development organizations, investor community, telecom, university researchers, blog writers, and technology magazines in the following ways:

  • Competitive analysis (i.e. current and future key business strategies of the competitors and their regional growth)

  • Drivers, growth opportunities in different regions

The report highlights key insights from providers and end-users. The report provides an in-depth analysis and forecast about the industry. The report not just highlights the users’ conundrum but also brings in their perspective on the market. This market has been analyzed by considering the key regions – Americas, Western Europe, Asia Pacific, and EEMEA. The report analyzes the market according to the technologies, solutions, services and end-users. It analyzes the top 10 players in terms of market reach, business strategy, and business focus. Stakeholders’ insights and key trends (current and future) of the market have been covered in the report.
1.   Industry Outlook

1.1       Industry Overview

1.2       Industry Trends

1.3       Pest Analysis

2    IoT in Logistics Market Report Outline

2.1       Report Scope

2.2       Report Summary

2.3       Research Methodology

2.4       Report Assumptions

3    IoT in Logistics Market Snapshot

3.1       Total Addressable Market (TAM)

3.2       Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)

3.3       Related Markets

3.3.1 IoT in Healthcare

3.3.2 IoT in Manufacturing

4    IoT in Logistics Market Outlook

4.1       Overview

4.2       Infoholic Research Definition

4.3 Market Trends and Impact

4.4       Market Segmentation

4.4.1          Technologies

4.4.2          Services

4.4.3          Solutions

4.4.4          End-Users

4.4.5          Regions

4.5       Porter’s 5 (Five) Forces

5    IoT in Logistics Market Characteristics

5.1       Overview

5.2       Ecosystem

5.3       Market Dynamics

5.3.1          Drivers

5.3.2          Restraints/Barriers

5.3.3          Opportunities

5.4       DRO Impact Analysis

5.5       Key Stakeholders

6    Technologies: Market Size and Analysis

6.1       Overview

6.1.1 Market Size and Analysis

6.2       Cellular Network Technologies

6.2.1 2G

6.2.2 3G

6.2.3 4G

6.2.4 Market Size and Analysis

6.3       Short Range Technologies

6.3.1 Bluetooth

6.3.2 Wi-Fi

6.3.3 RFID

6.3.4 NFC

6.3.5 Market Size and Analysi

6.4 Others

6.4.1 Market Size and Analysis

7    Services: Market Size and Analysis

7.1       Overview

7.1.1 Market Size and Analysis

7.2       Consulting

7.2.1 Market Size and Analysis

7.3       Maintenance & Service

7.3.1 Market Size and Analysis

7.4 Integration

7.4.1 Market Size and Analysis

8 Solutions: Market Size and Analytics

8.1 Overview

8.1.1 Market Size and Analysis

8.2 Fleet Management

8.2.1 Market Size and Analysis

8.3 Tracking & Monitoring

8.3.1 Market Size and Analysis

8.4 Route Optimization

8.4.1 Market Size and Analysis

8.5 Others

8.5.1 Market Size and Analysis

 9 End Users: Market Size and Analysis

9.1 Overview

9.1.1 Market Size and Analysis

9.2 Aerospace & Defense

9.2.1 Market Size and Analysis

9.3 Retail

9.3.1 Market Size and Analysis

9.4 Food & Beverages

9.4.1 Market Size and Analysis

9.5 Automotive

9.5.1 Market Size and Analysis

9.6 Healthcare

9.6.1 Market Size and Analysis

9.7 Others

9.7.1 Market Size and Analysis

10   Regions: Market Size and Analysis

10.1      Overview

10.2      Americas

10.2.1 World Bank Logistics Performance Rankings

10.2.2        Market Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities

10.2.3        Market Size and Analysis

10.2.4        US

10.2.5        Canada

10.2.6        Brazil

10.2.7        Market Size and Analysis

10.3      Western Europe

10.3.1 World Bank Logistics Performance Rankings

10.3.2 Market Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities

10.3.3 Market Size and Analysis

10.3.4 UK

10.3.5 France

103.6 Germany

10.3.7 Market Size and Analysis

10.4      Asia-Pacific

10.4.1World Bank Logistics Performance Ranking

10.4.2 Market Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities

10.4.3 Market Size and Analysis

10.5      Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa (EEMEA)

10.5.1World Bank Logistics Performance Ranking

10.5.2 Market Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities

10.5.3Market Size and Analysis

11   *Vendor Profiles

11.1      Cisco Systems

11.2 International Business Machine Corporation (IBM)

11.3 Intel Corporation

11.4 Fed-EX Corporation

11.5 XPO Logistics Inc.

12   Competitive Landscape

12.1      Competitor Comparison Analysis

12.1.1        Analysis by Technologies/Devices

12.1.2        Vendor Assessment

12.2      Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

12.3      Joint Collaborations & New Product Launches

12.4      Venture Capital (VC) Funding

13   **Companies to Watch for

13.1 ICC Logistics Services, Inc.

13.2 Innovative Express Market

14   ***Global Generalists

14.1 HCL Technologies Limited

14.2 Microsoft Corporation

14.3 SAP SE


Ø                Abbreviation


Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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