Kuwait Express Delivery and E-Commerce Logistics Market Outlook to 2022: Ken Research

e-commerceThe report titled “Kuwait Express Delivery and E-Commerce Logistics Market Outlook to 2022 – By Air Express and Road Express, By International Express and Domestic Express, By Business Mode (B2B, B2C and C2C), By E-Commerce Merchants and 3PL Companies, By Same Day delivery Beyond Five Hours, Delivery Within Five Hours and Others” provides a comprehensive analysis of express and E-commerce logistics services in the Kuwait. The report focuses on overall market size for express logistics as well as E-commerce logistics in the Kuwait, Kuwait express delivery market segmentation by air express and road express, by delivery type (international express and domestic express), by business mode (B2B, C2C and B2C); Kuwait E-commerce logistics market segmentation by channel (E-commerce merchants and 3PL companies), by time duration (Same Day delivery Beyond Five Hours, Delivery Within Five Hours and Others)and by payment method (cash on delivery and others). The report also covers the overall competitive landscape and growth drivers and trends and government role and regulations. The report concludes with market projection for future and analyst recommendations highlighting the major opportunities and cautions.

Kuwait Express Logistics Market Overview and Size

Express delivery systems have been considered as a crucial segment of the Kuwait logistics market, utilized for faster delivery of shipments in comparison to general services. Express delivery companies have created a door to door linkage across domestic and international markets and have developed advanced shipment tracking facilities to cater time-sensitive needs of the logistics sector. The gradual shift of the population from retail shopping to online shopping of electronic items, high internet penetration, daily grocery needs, apparels and others in the country has triggered the demand for express logistics in the country. The geographical location of Kuwait has aided the overall market growth majorly due to good connectivity with Asia Pacific countries and GCC regions.

Kuwait Express Logistics Market Segmentation

By Mode of Transport

Road express has dominated the express delivery market in terms of revenue and has accounted for maximum revenue share during the period. Road infrastructure is highly developed which ensures majority of the express logistics player to use roadways to transport goods within the Kuwait as compared to air express as shipment through air is more costly. In order to transport the goods internationally, the air cargo takes lesser hours as compared to road express logistics.

By Delivery Type

Kuwait express delivery market has been dominated by international express in 2017. Factors such as high volume of international trade, shipments from expats and increase in business activities have resulted in a higher volume of international express shipments in Kuwait. Domestic players have contributed through effective collaborations with global companies in order to enhance their reach to the remote areas of the country.

B2B segment has dominated the Kuwait express logistics during 2017. These express logistics services are used by businesses to deliver goods within a specific time frame.

Competitive Landscape in the Kuwait Express Delivery Market

The domestic express and logistics firms have a strong presence in several cities nationwide. In Kuwait express delivery market is largely dominated by major global players such as DHL, FedEx, Aramex, UPS and others which collectively contribute to the majority of revenues in the international express delivery market.

Kuwait Express Logistics Market Future Outlook and Projections

The use of information technology is anticipated to increase in the express delivery services in Kuwait with rising competition among the express delivery players in the country. The “last mile” delivery step to the consumer will gain more importance in future due to the rising share of B2C parcel logistics in the market.

Kuwait E-Commerce Logistics Market Overview and Size

The Kuwait E-commerce industry has witnessed a positive growth over the past three years. Rise in the smart phones shipments in the country has augmented the growth of E-commerce sector in the country. Various logistics service provider offers additional services and offer discounts for online orders as they help in reduction of additional management processes.

Kuwait E-Commerce Logistics Market Segmentation

E-commerce merchant through in-house logistics have captured the majority of the market share in terms of the total number of shipments in the year 2017. It has been observed that logistics companies in the Kuwait prefer to manage operations on their own which has resulted in the supremacy of this segment. On the other hand, it was witnessed that international E-commerce companies prefer to outsource logistics to 3PL companies to avoid the obstacles in establishing their own operations.

Same day delivery within five hours has dominated the market in terms of number of orders owing to increasing focus of the companies on providing better services coupled with increasing customer needs for better service. Clothing, Fashion Accessories, White Goods, Furniture and Others are the major products which are delivered through same day delivery beyond five hours duration.

Comparative Landscape in the Kuwait E-Commerce Logistics Market

The E-commerce logistics industry of the Kuwait was observed to be concentrated with the presence of major players such as Aramex, DHL and FedEx covering around majority of the market share in 2017. These companies were witnessed to compete on parameters such as shipping points, coverage area, delivery assistance (last mile) and others.

Kuwait E-Commerce Logistics Market Future Outlook and Projections

It is expected that Kuwait E-commerce logistics will grow at a robust CAGR of 21.1% in the market in terms of revenue in the 5 years till the year ending 2022.

Key Segments Covered

Express Logistics Mode of Transport

Road Express

Air Express

Express Logistics Delivery Type

International Express

Domestic Express

Express Logistics Business Mode




E-Commerce Logistics Channel

E-Commerce Merchants

3PL Companies

E-Commerce Logistics Time Duration

Same Day Delivery within Five Hours

Delivery within Five Hours

Others (Delivery beyond 2 Days)

E-Commerce Logistics Payment Method

Cash On Delivery


Key Target Audience

Express Companies

Road Express Companies

Air Express Companies

Retail Companies

Meat and Sea Food Companies

Pharmaceutical Companies

E-Commerce Companies

Logistics Association

Importers and Exporters

Time Period Captured in the Report:

Historical Period -2012-2017

Forecast Period - 2018-2022E

Companies Covered:

DHL Express


FedEx Express

UPS Express

SKYCOM Express


Jeezan Cargo

Frontline Express

Key Topics Covered in the Report

Kuwait Express Logistics Market Time line and Overview

Kuwait Express Logistics Market Size

Kuwait Express Logistics Value Chain

Kuwait Air and Ground Express Market

Kuwait International and Domestic Express Logistics Market

Kuwait B2B and B2C Express Logistics Market

Kuwait E-Commerce Logistics Market Size

Kuwait E-commerce Merchants and 3PL Logistics

Same Day and Last Mile Delivery Logistics in Kuwait

Competitive Scenario Kuwait Express Logistics

Competitive Scenario of Kuwait E-Commerce Logistics Market

Directory of Major Express Logistics Players

Company Profiles of Major Express Logistics Players 

Challenges in Kuwait Express Logistics Market

Kuwait Express Logistics Market Trends and Developments

Government Role and Regulations in Express Logistics Market in Kuwait

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