The pharmaceutical industry utilizes logistic services for the complete administration of the distribution of medicinal products and devices to different end users. These logistics services help the pharmaceutical companies have a continuous supply of drugs, devices and equipment. Many pharmaceutical companies are currently outsourcing their logistics services to third party providers known as LSPs (Logistics Service Providers) to focus on their core business activities such as marketing, sales and research & development activities. The outsourcing of logistics services is becoming an important business strategy in many organizations.
The report delivers a strategic analysis of the global biopharmaceutical logistics market and growth forecast for the period from 2012 - 2020f. The scope of the report includes segmental analysis based on the type of transport used, and also based on type of product. It also covers geographical analysis of the market with growth forecast for the period of 2012 - 2020f. The geographic analysis section covers the market in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World. The Porter's Five Forces analysis is also included in the report provides an insight into market dynamics and industry competition.
A top-down approach was used to estimate the global bio-pharmaceutical logistics market by transport mode, and by product type. The values were cross-validated by using a bottom-up approach while estimating the market geographically. Service offerings of all the key and emerging players were mapped. We reviewed the key players' product literature, annual reports, press releases, investor relations and relevant documents to gain market understanding. Secondary research also includes a search of recent trade, technical writing, internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations and agencies.
The report also includes growth strategies and entry barriers to be considered. The report also includes competitive profiling of leading players, recent corporate developments in the industry and various business strategies adopted by them. This report will help players in the global pharmaceutical logistics market to plan and implement their strategies in different market areas such as emerging geographies, and new technologies.
The company profile section includes detailed analysis of some of the key players such as Deutsche Post DHL Group, FedEx Corporation, Panalpina World Transport Ltd., and United Parcel Services, Inc.