3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Hungary. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. In comparison, according to Fraunhofer Institute, warehousing is outsourced by 54% in Germany, which is the largest logistics market in Europe. The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe.

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Supply Chain Movement

However, the main growth in freight flows lies on the periphery of Europe and the Middle East is also continuing to develop, both for domestic supply and for distribution to Africa. Toy manufacturer Lego is currently building an enormous, sustainable factory in Hungary, and also has concrete plans for its first production facility in China. Slight shift in European networks.