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The report titled Germany E-Commerce Logistics Market Outlook to 2026FDriven by Rising Online Population, Technological Advancements and Demand for Sustainable Deliveries by Ken Research provides a comprehensive analysis of the E-Commerce Logistics market of Germany. The report covers an overview and genesis of the industry, E-Commerce Logistics market size in terms of revenue generated, and by type of Shipments, Delivery Area, and the type of Company; trends and developments, technological advancements, government regulations, issues, and challenges. The report finally concludes with a competitive landscape including the competition scenario, cross comparison, strengths and weaknesses and company profiles of major players in the E-Commerce market, and analyst recommendations.

Germany E-Commerce Overview

E-Commerce Overview:

E-commerce in Germany is popular and doing well. As many as 94% of Germans actively use the internet, and 83% of them buy something online at least once a year. With a population of around 84 million people, almost 69 million Germans are shopping online – that’s a big market with great opportunities to explore. In 2020, according to Statista – 29% of German consumers shopped online at least once a week, and 31% at least once a month. There is no doubt that Germans like shopping online and that investing in this market if done right, can be very profitable. One of the best channels to reach potential customers are social media platforms – 78.7% of Germans use them regularly. Every day, an average German spends almost 5.5 hours online, so you have a lot of time to attract their attention.

How Is E-Commerce Logistic Market Positioned In Germany?

Market Overview:

Germany’s E-Commerce Logistics market was evaluated to grow at a double-digit CAGR during 2017-2021. The market is currently in the growth stage owing to the rising popularity of online platforms and increasing awareness amongst the population along with increasing government initiatives and investments in the sector. The increase in smartphone and social media penetration rates along with social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube are also a major driver for growth. Also, innovative technologies are being introduced in B2C services, driving growth in the market. These technologies ensure growth in terms of competitiveness and better customer services which is driving the E-Commerce logistics in Germany.

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Germany E-Commerce Logistic Market Segmentations

By Types of Shipments: Domestic orders dominate the German type of shipment market. The international shipping cost from Germany usually includes partner fees, including fuel surcharges and customs handling charges.

By Delivery Area of Domestic Shipments: The number of intercity orders is more compared to Intracity. The reason is that Germany has an efficient logistics system in place and the people of Germany are not worried about the delay in deliveries.

By Mode of Shipment: Delivery by Land dominates the Germany Market. The last-mile delivery concept by land is efficient in regulating the traffic in the city, minimizing the negative impact on the environment. Majority of International parcels were from Netherlands, Poland and Austria. FedEx and DHL are amongst some companies that delivery by air.

By Delivery Period: The average transit time for first delivery attempt is around 1.3 days. ~% of the parcels are picked up from the collection point within 24 hours. ~% of the parcels are delivered within 1 business day. Around ~% of parcels were delivered at first attempt.

By Type of Company:

3PL is preferred by companies because it helps in cost saving and scales labor and transportation according to current inventory. 3PL allows access to cutting edge technologies in logistics and helps in improving scalability and customer satisfaction.

Snapshot on E-Commerce Retail Market

By E-commerce Retail GMV:

The gross merchandise value or total sales monetary-value for merchandise sold through a particular marketplace has increased over time.

By Germany E-Commerce Market Shipments: 24/7 availability of the products is also one of the reasons for the growth of e-commerce retail sales.

By Germany E-Commerce Market Average Order Value:

The increase in smartphone and social media penetration rate are major driver for growth.

Snapshot on Germany E-Commerce Warehousing Market

By E-Commerce Warehousing Market:

Rise in E-Commerce and demand for same day deliveries is expected to create growth opportunities in the warehousing sector in Germany.

Competition Scenario in Germany E-Commerce Logistics Market

The E-Commerce logistic market is consolidated and is home to multiple-digit E-Commerce companies and logistics services. Additionally, E-Commerce logistic companies are competing on parameters such as the Size of the Shipment, Standard Shipping (Last-Mile) (Euro), Weights, and Weighted Average. Iincreased technological innovations, expansion of warehousing by major companies, and existing market leaders like DHL and GLS have added more competition parameters in the market.

Germany E-Commerce Logistics Market Future Outlook and Projections

Germany’s E-Commerce Logistics market is expected to register a positive CAGR during 2021-2026F owing to an increase in the competition and customer expectations. Various technological advancements related to IoT, AI, and LiDAR are expected to drive the market in logistics where it will reduce human intervention and help in cost saving in logistics companies. The market for Standard Delivery is expected to lead in the coming future due to the fact that express deliveries are expensive compared to standard deliveries, however, there will be a growth in terms of express deliveries owing to the fact that companies will offer cost-effective express deliveries.

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Key Segments Covered: –

Germany E-Commerce Retail Market

By Market Sizing


Order Value


Germany E-Commerce Logistics Market:

By Type of Shipments

Domestic Shipments

International Shipments

By Delivery Area:



By Mode of Shipment:


Air & sea

By Delivery Period:

Express (Next Day)

Standard (1-2 Days)

By Type of Company:



By Product Category:




Toys, Hobby and DIY

Beauty, Health, Personal & Household Care




Germany E-Commerce Warehousing Market:

By Prime Locations

Prime Rents

Average Rents

Key Target Audience

E-Commerce Companies aiming to establish in Germany

Germany’ E-Commerce logistics industries

Government Bodies & Regulating Authorities

E-Commerce Industry

Logistics industry

Shipping company

Warehousing Companies

E-Commerce users

Industry Associations

Time Period Captured in the Report:

Historical Year: 2017-2020

Base Year: 2021

Forecast Period: 2022F– 2026F

Companies Covered:

E-Commerce Logistics Company








Royal Mail


Mondial Relay




Lufapak GmbH

Penske Truck Leasing Co.

pfenning Logistics

Rhenus SE & Co.

FIEGE Logistik Stiftung & Co

E-Commerce Companies











Key Topics Covered in the Report

Germany E-Commerce Retail Market Overview, 2021

Germany E-Commerce Retail Market Sizing (GMV, Order Value, Shipments), 2021

Germany E-Commerce Logistics Market Overview and Genesis, 2021

Germany’s E-Commerce Logistics Market Ecosystem

 Timeline, Evolution, and Business Cycle of Germany’s E-commerce Logistics Market

Germany E-Commerce Logistics Market Sizing (Revenue, Shipments), 2021

Germany E-commerce Logistics Market Segmentation (By Type of Shipments, By Delivery Area, By Mode of Shipment, By Delivery Period, By Type of Company), 2021

Germany Warehousing Market Overview, 2021

SWOT Analysis of the Germany E-Commerce Logistics Market

Trends and Development of the Germany E-Commerce Logistics Market

Challenges and Restraints of the German E-Commerce Logistics Market

Government Regulations of the Germany E-Commerce Logistics Market

Impact of Covid-19 on Germany’s E-commerce logistics Market

End User Analysis of the German E-Commerce Logistics Market

Competition Framework for the German E-Commerce Logistics Market 

Future Outlook and Projections for Germany E-Commerce Logistics Market, 2021-2026

Market Opportunities and Analyst Recommendations

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Germany E-Commerce Retail Industry

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