The general road transportation includes the bus, coach, and taxi and tram transportation of passengers over long or short distances. It includes organizations that provide transportation services within particular region or state in a country.
The global general transportation market was valued at $1721.7 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest geographic region accounting for $495.8 billion or 28.8% of the global market. The USA was the largest country accounting for $344.3 billion or 20% of the global general transportation market.
Courier service providers are now offering on-demand delivery services for faster and efficient delivery of parcels. On-demand delivery provides customers with a flexible option of getting packages delivered at their convenient time and place. This service can also be integrated with point-of-sale systems and ecommerce platforms which enable courier companies to efficiently manage their operations, and thus is a cheaper, faster and more reliable mode of parcel delivery. For instance, UberRUSH is an on-demand courier delivery service operating in New York, Chicago and San Francisco. On-demand delivery service is being widely used for prescription medicine, laundry pickup and delivery, fast food delivery and marijuana delivery. Major on demand delivery service providers include Postmates, Deliv, Sidecar and Amazon Flex in the USA, PiggyBaggy in Finland and Nimber in Norway.
The companies covered are Deutsche Post DHL Group, United Parcel Service, FedEx, Japan Post Holdings, and Schenker AG.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The general road transportation market is segmented into Sightseeing Transportation & Support Activities For Transportation; Couriers And Messengers.
Sightseeing Transportation & Support Activities For Transportation includes scenic and sightseeing transportation and support activities for transportation.
Couriers And Messenger’s industry provides tracked, guaranteed express delivery services of small packages and parcels and local messenger services, in metropolitan areas, urban centers or international destinations.