Digital Freight Forwarding Market -
The Digital Freight Forwarding Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 25% during the next few years. Digitization is continuing to be one of the key drivers supporting growth of the current economy. Companies like convoy, Uber Freight and Fretigo are coming up with new platforms to fill in the gaps in the logistics industry. With Digital freight forwarding the manual process will be reduced. All the quotations for freight forwarding will be available at one platform without the hassle of hours of conversation and paper trails. The major benefits of digital freight forwarding include instant quotes, transparent pricing, comparison of rates and carriers, tracking, easy documentation and others. The logistics industry is developing to a paperless digitized industry supporting the growth of the market.
Key Market Trends
Growth in E-Commerce driving Digital Freight Forwarding Market
In 2019, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to around 3.53 trillion US dollars and e-retail revenues are projected to grow even further at a quicker pace in the coming few years. Online shopping is one of the most popular online activities worldwide, both domestic and cross-border e-commerce is booming in developing markets such as China, India, and Indonesia due to that reason. This encompasses not just direct-to-consumer retail, but also shipments of electronics, pharmaceuticals, and consumer packaged goods. With increasing access to internet even the manufacturers of products are gradually moving from traditional freight forwarding to digital freight forwarding. The major benefits of digital freight forwarding include instant quotes, transparent pricing, comparison of rates and carriers, tracking, easy documentation and others.
Competitive Global Landscape
The Digital Freight Forwarding Market is competitive and is highly fragmented with presence of many players. Digital freight forwarders (DFFs) use a digital platform to offer a broader range of logistics services than marketplaces and connectivity providers. DFFs build their core value proposition around a seamless user experience of shipping goods from one point to another while aggregating information on one platform with a single user interface. Some of the existing major players in the market include - Flexport, Twill, Fretigo, FreightHub, Fleet, InstaFreight, Transporteca, Kontainers, KN Freight Net, Turvo, iContainers, DHL Group, Kuehne + Nagel International AG and Agility Logistics Pvt. Ltd.