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The Report on Couriers & Messengers contains key information used by Marketing Departments in many of the Fortune 1,000 companies and beyond. The report helps identify industry changes, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.

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Current State of the Industry . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Statistics . .
Public Company Information . .
Key Private Companies   .
Government Vendors   .
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2017 Market Research Report on Couriers & Messengers Industry


Current Research on the Couriers & Messengers Industry

This section provides answers to fundamental and critical questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. What is the Couriers & Messengers industry outlook?
  3. Has the market grown or declined?
  4. What is the market growth rate?
  5. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  6. What is the industry size and average company size?
  7. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Couriers & Messengers industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Couriers & Messengers industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2011        2012        2013        2014        2015        2016
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Statistical Analysis



Market Forecast - Couriers & Messengers[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Couriers & Messengers future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Couriers & Messengers industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Transportation Of Non-Perishable/Climate-Controlled Boxed, Palletized, And Other Packed Goods, By Air

Transportation Of Documents And Parcels

Local Transportation And Delivery Of Small Purchased Or Serviced Items

Transportation Of Boxed, Palletized And Other Packed Goods, Not Climate-Controlled And Not In Intermodal Containers, By Road, Le



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.

U.S. map of Couriers & Messengers by state

Price Trends for Couriers & Messengers

This section shows how prices are changing within the on a month-to-month basis. Price changes may be affected by seasonal demand, or by larger movements in product sales.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis - Couriers & Messengers

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a company in the industry compares relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Couriers & MessengersIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Couriers & Messengers industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Couriers & Messengers measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity Ratios - Couriers & MessengersIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 2%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 12%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 7%
Couriers and Messengers 17%
Couriers and Messengers 17%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 80%
Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers 6%
Motor Vehicle Operators 35%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 47%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 5%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 30%
Material Moving Workers 8%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 7%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Companies in Couriers & Messengers and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Couriers & Messengers market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

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Public Couriers & Messengers Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Couriers & Messengers market research on key company news, and Couriers & Messengers statistics.

The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.


Government Contracts Related to Couriers & Messengers

In 2014, the federal government spent a total of $272,658,040 on Couriers & Messengers. It has awarded 5,451 contracts to 256 companies, with an average value of $1,065,070 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Couriers & Messengers to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Transportation Of Documents And Parcels
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Couriers & MessengersOpportunity/Threat

Sales from other industries of Transportation Of Documents And Parcels are less than those from Couriers & Messengers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Transportation Of Documents And Parcels sales, taking market share from this industry.
Transportation Of Documents And Parcels Product Sales Report

International, Scheduled Mail Transportation By Air
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Couriers & MessengersOpportunity/Threat
Scheduled Freight Air Transportation Competing industry

Sales from other industries of International, Scheduled Mail Transportation By Air are less than those from Couriers & Messengers. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their International, Scheduled Mail Transportation By Air sales, taking market share from this industry.
International, Scheduled Mail Transportation By Air Product Sales Report



Local Trans And Delivery Of Small Purchased Or Serviced Items
Local Trans And Delivery Of Small Purchased Or Serviced Items Product Sales Report

Domestic, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air
Domestic, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air Product Sales Report

International, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air
International, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air Product Sales Report

Trans Box & Pallet Gd, No Clim-Ctrl, Except Intrmd Tnk Cont, Rd, Ltl
Trans Box & Pallet Gd, No Clim-Ctrl, Except Intrmd Tnk Cont, Rd, Ltl Product Sales Report

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