Future of Egypt E-commerce logistics market: Ken Research


Egypt E-Commerce Logistics and Segmentation

The e-commerce market in Egypt has grown from USD ~ Billion in 2013 to USD ~ Billion in 2018 thus growing at a positive CAGR of ~% over the period 2013-2018. Along with this remarkable growth, there has been increasing demands for cost-effective and high-quality logistics solutions to meet rising consumer needs.    Rising number of online orders, especially shipments for FMCG products and consumer durables among the Egyptian population has been driving the demand for E-commerce logistics in the country.

By Speed of Delivery:

2 days delivery, commonly known as express delivery segment was observed to be chosen as the most preferred shipping choice for urgent requirements of goods such as medicines and for important documents and official letters. The segment dominated the market by capturing a revenue share of ~% in terms of number of orders, thus evaluated at USD ~ million in the year 2018. Rest of the market share was contributed by 3 days delivery that accounted for ~%, and more than 3 days delivery.

By Payment Method:

The cash on delivery segment established itself as market leader in Egypt E-commerce logistics market with a massive revenue share of 95.0% in the year 2018. Cash on Delivery (COD) remains the dominant Means of payment method accepted by merchants in the country owing to low consumer confidence in online payments and limited card penetration. Egyptian consumers appreciate the simplicity and value of COD, which comes without additional charges. It is perceived as good customer service and a selection of items is often delivered to enable buyers to inspect goods prior to payment. Online payment modes such as bank transfers, payment cards, debit / credit cards and e-wallets collectively captured the remaining share ~% in Egypt E-commerce logistics market in the year 2018.


By Area of Delivery:

The intra-city segment established itself as market leader with a massive market share of ~% in terms of number of orders in 2018. All intra city logistics is related to trade within Cairo. The reason for the larger share of intra-city orders has been the growing number of investments in the intra-city logistics sector. Rest of the market is shared by Inter-city logistics movement.

Egypt 3PL Market and Segmentation

3PL is the service in which most or all logistics activities of a company are provided by a third-party Logistics Company on a contract basis. Compared to other parts of the world, logistics industry in Egypt is still in its developing phase, as supply chain processes for instance procurement, transportation, warehousing and delivery are not executed in an integrated manner. The market has been observed to remain stagnant from 2013 to 2018 at USD ~ Billion. 3PL logistic market is dependent upon the other markets in logistic market of a country, which includes warehousing, freight forwarding, express and ecommerce. Since the overall logistics market has discovered a fall in its revenue, 3PL logistics market of Egypt has not any growth in the review period.

By Market:

The freight forwarding segment within Egypt 3PL market dominated with a massive revenue share of ~% in the year 2018. The growth of E-commerce industry in Egypt is one of the major driving forces for the 3PL freight forwarding owing to increase in demand for fast delivery, efficient inventory management and individualized shipping time. Rest of the ~% market has been shared by warehousing in 2018.

Egypt Logistics and Warehousing Market Future Outlook and Projections

Egypt Freight Forwarding Market has been anticipated to grow at a CAGR of ~% increasing from USD ~ Billion in 2013 to USD ~ Billion in 2018, which will majorly be augmented by growing E-commerce industry, continuous investment by the government in development of logistics infrastructure in Egypt and the prevailing optimistic business sentiments in the sultanate. The market is expected to be driven by the rising industrial activities, growing e-commerce industry, rising purchasing power, elevated demand for food, mineral fuels and oils, fertilizers, upcoming infrastructural projects and focused investment by the government in development of the industry.

The large-scale logistics development project in the country launched by the government will harmonize free zone ports, railways, maritime transport and road transport infrastructure as part of the development of a logistics-based economy that will play a major role in creating significant growth opportunities.

Key Segments Covered: –

Egypt Freight Forwarding Market

By Mode of Freight (Revenue)

Sea Freight

Air Freight

Road Freight

By Type of Freight (Revenue)

International Freight

Domestic Freight

By Flow Corridors (Revenue, Volume of Trade)



Middle East

North America


By Integrated and Contract (Revenue)

Contract Freight Forwarding

Integrated Freight Forwarding

By Type of Company (Revenue)

International Companies

Domestic Companies

Warehousing Market

By Business Model (Revenue)



Cold Storage

By Type of Storage Space (Area)

Open Yard

Closed Normal

Temperature Controlled

Cold Storage

By End Users (Revenue)

Consumer and Retail

Food and Beverages




By Contract and Integrated (Revenue)



Courier, Express, and Parcel Market

By International and Domestic CEP (Revenue)

International CEP

Domestic CEP

By Business Model (Revenue)




By Air and Ground CEP (Revenue)


Ground CEP

E-Commerce Logistics Market

By Delivery Time (Orders)

2 Day Delivery

3 Day Delivery

More Than 3 Day Delivery

By Mode of Payment (Orders)

Cash on Delivery

Online Payment

By Location (Orders)

Intra City


Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Market

By Type (Revenue)

Freight Forwarding


Companies Covered



Kuehne + Nagel


DB Schenker

Customs Storage Company (CSC)

DSV Panalpina





Egypt Post

OCL Egypt


Key Target Audience: –

Logistics Companies

Warehousing Companies

Freight Forwarding Companies

Express Logistics Companies

E-Commerce Logistics Companies

Consultancy Companies

E-Commerce Companies

Cold Chain Logistics Companies

Real Estate Companies/Industrial Developers

Time Period Captured in the Report: –

Historical Period – 2013-2018

Forecast Period – 2019-2025

Key Topics Covered in the Report: –

Egypt E-Commerce Delivery Market

Egypt Freight Forwarding Companies

Egypt Express Delivery Companies

Egypt Outsourced Logistics Companies

Egypt Inland Container Depot Market

Egypt Container Freight Station Warehousing

Egypt Open Yard Warehousing Market

DHL CEP Market Revenue Egypt

Aramex Egypt Warehousing Space Share

Logistica Egypt Warehousing Space

Kuehne + Nagel Logistics Market Growth Egypt

FedEx-TNT Egypt courier delivery Market

For More Information on The Research Report, Refer To Below Link: –

Egypt Logistics and Warehousing Market Report

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Contact Us: –
Ken Research
Ankur Gupta, Head Marketing & Communications



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