RNCOS - Indian 3PL Industry Set for Blistering Growth


Surging logistic needs in the manufacturing, retail and real estate sector will drive the Indian 3PL industry

to achieve double-digit growth.

RNCOS, a leading market research company, has said in its new report “3rd Party Logistics Market in

India” that the Indian 3PL logistics industry is unfolding its full potential on strong roots of government tax

reforms and growing outsourcing demand from vertical industry segment. Deep and conceptual analysis has

confirmed that the recessionary effects are almost non-existent and the industry will continue to see positive

developments over the next few years.

The report has extensively studied prevailing industry trends and their role in shaping of the industry

growth in upcoming years. It has revealed that the share of 3PL services in India is far less when compared

with other developed markets such as Japan, the US and Europe. However, in case of share of logistic cost

as percentage of GDP, it is significantly high ranging between 13% and 15% due to the lack of

infrastructure facilities and less focus on creating value through efficient handling of logistic services.

As per the research report, the retail industry is fast emerging as one of the most promising growth

destination for 3PL players. 3PL revenue from the retail industry is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over

40% during 2009-2012 and cross the mark of US$ 400 Million by the end of 2012.

Apart from retail, the automobile and IT hardware industries are other prominent end-users of 3PL

services, with multinational companies being the predominant users of these services. It is strongly believed

that rising export levels and growth in domestic market will drive the demand for 3PL services in these


“Third-Party Logistics Market in India” gives an overview of the current situation of 3PL services in India. It

provides quantitative data, qualitative analysis and well-planned statistics of the 3PL industry and its

important segments. Past and current trends evaluated in the report provide a clear view of how the industry

will progress in future. The report efficiently facilitates in giving an overview of factors critical for

successful planning and strategy building to penetrate the market. A brief overview of key players in the

industry has also been included to provide proper competitive landscape analysis.


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