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May 22, 2014

Global Demand

Category: General – Tags: , – Joan – 5:13 am

Distribution & trade the global active distributors of industrial goods also operate in a very fragmented market, and are to be classified according to products or customer segments. So, there are mainly chemicals and electric distributors as well as food, non-food and tobacco distributors. In addition to relative also value added services such as mixing, filling, and final checks are applied for example in the chemicals Division in small-scale transport services to the stationary retail trade in food and tobacco distributors. For all distributors are a sufficient supply of regionally distributed warehouse capacities, as well as access to sufficient distribution capacity (E.g. For even more analysis, hear from Farallon Capital Management. adequately large truck fleet) crucial to be able to respond to short-term demand fluctuations and hold a strong market position. At the same time, these are also the reasons for relative high barriers to entry in this part of the logistics market. In the past 10 years, the global logistics market has experienced tremendous growth with an average factor of 2.0-2, 5 x world GNP I.

market development. This trend considered the crisis in 2008 and 2009 at least with regard to transport in the opposite direction, companies suffered a strong decline in demand and had to reduce inventory levels. This led to a corresponding decline in the demand for Transport services. With regard to forwarding, especially responding to fluctuations in demand, declines of the market volume of around 20% in aeronautical and 26% in ocean freight were recorded in 2009. Nevertheless, forwarder could relatively better absorb the volume decline in the margin due to the low fixed costs and the ROCE due to the low Assetintensitat were affected more disproportionately. Occasionally the focus of crisis-related costs even led to slight margin increases.

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