With big names like Bosch, Porsche and BMW, mobility and logistics are crucial to the German economy, which is highly export-oriented and depends on efficient transport infrastructure. Germany has a well-developed transportation system that includes road, rail, and air networks, and the country is home to many leading automotive and logistics companies.
A recent study on the EU logistics market estimated that the logistics operations (excluding in-house operations) amount to 878 billion euro in the EU. (asia)
Strong and Consistant Growth makes Asia a key Logistics Puzzle for the Future Map
Many Asian countries can expect extraordinary growth in their domestic economies. Asia will contribute about half of the world’s trade growth by 2030. GDP growth in Asia is expected to be 4.5 percent, more than double the world’s average of 2.0 percent. The Asia e-commerce logistics market is expected to drive 57% of the total market growth between 2020 and 2025. Great consumptions demand followed more complex logistics design and upgrade both online and offline. With such larger trading business ongoing, trade growth between Asia and the rest of the world will contribute about 55 percent, with intra-Asia trade growth making up the rest.
Heat Up Market with More Ambitious Player
In the past 12 months, the global logistics market has outperformed many other sectors. Mergers and acquisitions and start-ups attracted about $25 billion in just the first quarter of 2021 in Asia, surpassing the annual figures from 2016 to 2019.
In the face of increasing competition from more new start-ups, fast movers have already taken decisive actions to stake a stronger position in the region. For example, a mobility-as-a-service and Internet of Things solutions provider, Asia Mobility Technologies Sdn Bhd (Asia Mobiliti), announced the closing of a pre-series A investment round of approximately 1 million valuing the company. Another significant deals was the birth of a new Chinese logistics juggernaut in December 2021. The China Logistics Group, with a registered capital of $4.7 billion, the newly formed China Logistics Group directly owns 120 railway lines, 42 warehouses, and 4.95 million square meters of other storage facilities. These are only cases from China and Malaysia, more going on plans in Japan, four Asian Tigars and other south east Asia countries.
Rising E-mobility and Logistics is Essential for future business
Due to the increasingly labor shortening and time management challenges, e-mobility and logistics are crucial for future business. For better efficient Data Management, generating And Stimulating Product Demands In Real-time; to improving valuable human resources, digitalizing mobility and logistics are beneficial in all kinds of ways.
Hands on experiences shows that more advanced mobility and logistics improvements allows small Businesses to level up their game, strengthening supply chain communication and leveraging mobility solutions to fill performance gaps. It also establishes an important path for more technology for rapid growth.
Germany as a Top Favor for Global Investment
As one of the most important manufacturing country in the world, Germany is taking the e-mobility revolution seriously. It is now home to half of Europe’s 20 new battery manufacturing sites, a foundation for the whole EV supply chain. With 50,000 fast-charging sites planned for completion across the country by 2022. Germany and it’s massive automobile industry – 30% of all EU passenger cars were manufactured there in 2020, and it is transitioning towards an electric-driven consumer market.
More and more big companies are taking wide interest in Germany Mobility & Logistics including Amazon, Blacklane, etc. More and more companies are recognizing the potential of Germany’s mobility and logistics sector and are investing in it. The country has a well-established supply chain infrastructure, a skilled workforce, and a favorable business environment, making it an attractive location for companies in this industry. Moreover, Germany’s central location in Europe and its access to major markets provide ample opportunities for international trade and commerce. This, coupled with the government’s support for the sector, has led to increased investment in mobility and logistics in Germany.
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