Saudi Arabia Automotive And Spare Parts Logistics Market Outlook to 2025
The report titled “Saudi Arabia Automotive & Spare Parts Logistics Market Outlook to 2025: Lifting of Ban on Female Drivers and Growing Aftermarket for Spare Parts to Influence Market Growth” provides a comprehensive analysis of automotive & spare part logistics market in Saudi Arabia. The report focuses on overall market size in terms of revenue generated by automotive & spare part logistics companies; Saudi Arabia automotive & spare parts logistics market segmentation by service mix (freight forwarding, warehousing and value added services); automotive & spare parts freight forwarding market segmentation by freight mode (road freight, sea freight and air freight); by type of transport (domestic freight and international freight); by 3PL Logistics and Integrated logistics; by Cost split (last mile and first mile); by automotive segment (vehicles and spare parts); by sea flow corridors (Sudan, GCC, Egypt and others); by air flow corridors (Sudan, Egypt, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, the UAE and others); by road flow corridors (Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman and others); automotive & spare parts warehousing market segmentation by business model (industrial/retail and ICD/CFS); by cities (Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam and others) and by type of warehouses (closed warehouse and open warehouse).
The report also covers the trade scenario, trends and developments, issues and challenges, SWOT analysis, regulatory landscape, end user analysis, value chain analysis, PESTLE analysis, COVID-19 impact on automotive & spare parts transportation industry, decision making process, snapshot on control tower market, snapshot on pre-delivery inspection market, COVID-19 impact on automotive & spare parts warehousing industry, technological advancements & innovations, comparative landscape including cross comparison of major players operating in KSA automotive & spare parts logistics market and cross comparison of major players operating in KSA automotive market. The report concludes with future market projections on the basis of overall logistics and automotive & spare parts logistics revenue, by service mix and analyst recommendations highlighting the major opportunities and cautions.
Saudi Arabia Automotive & Spare Parts Logistics Market
Saudi Arabia automotive & spare parts logistics market showcased a volatile growth trajectory. Automotive logistics revenue stood at USD ~ Million in 2019 and further declined at a CAGR of ~% during 2014-2019 due to oil price shock further leading to an economic slowdown during 2016-2017 period. The automotive industry in Saudi Arabia is highly depended on the imports from different countries. In April 2016, Saudi Arabia announced its Vision 2030 which includes transforming the Kingdom into a preferred logistics hub. Large investments in road infrastructure under Saudi Vision 2030, a 680 Km Saudi-Oman highway and the UAE-Saudi Mafraq-Ghuwaifat International Highway underway. The government of Saudi Arabia is working on new multi-mode logistic stations and two new railway lines to link GCC countries in the east & Yanbu-Jeddah in the west.
Saudi Arabia Automotive & Spare Parts Logistics Market Segmentation
By Service Mix (Freight Forwarding, Warehousing and Value Added Services): The logistics industry is fragmented with few players majorly focusing on the automotive end users. Few automotive companies are having their own warehouses and fleet for transportation and avoid outsourcing the logistics services. The freight-forwarding segment of the automotive & spare parts logistics market is the biggest contributor to growth in this sector. The cities of Jeddah and Riyadh have been the most populous cities in the kingdom. These cities also account for most of the industrial areas and indicate a high demand for built-to-suit and automated warehouses therefore, driving revenue from automotive storage.
Saudi Arabia Automotive & Spare Parts Freight Forwarding Market:-
Freight forwarder offers a range of services depending on their size, number of personnel, and number of branches. Increasing auto exports to other Gulf countries & East African countries including Sudan, Libya, Djibouti and others is stimulating the demand. Saudi Arabia launched new logistics zone in 2019 which is open to private investors in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah therefore, diversifying the economy away from oil and creating more jobs for local Saudis. Road was observed as the most prominent freight mode in Saudi Arabia for automotive and spare parts logistics, followed by sea and air in the year 2019.
Domestic freight had dominant share due to large movement of vehicles & spare parts from the ports to the cities within in KSA. Major export destinations of automotive & spare parts included GCC countries such as Bahrain, Jordan, the UAE and others.
Growth is expected to be majorly contributed by economic & industrial activities associated with logistics services such as transportation of goods & warehousing. KSA government aims to aggressively drive and position 50 islands and 100 miles of Red Sea as a global tourist destination. The expansion of Red Sea corridor in Jeddah, the minerals hub in Yanbu, King Abdullah port and NEOM project are also expected to drive the freight forwarding industry.
Saudi Arabia Automotive & Spare Parts Warehousing Market:-
KSA Warehousing industry ecosystem is dominated by domestic companies in terms of warehousing space, followed by international companies. Ecosystem has underscored asset monetization deal with Real Estate developers purchasing the warehousing assets to generate current income under operating lease model to warehousing operators. Most of the warehouses are concentrated in Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam in Saudi Arabia. The major Companies include include LSC logistics, Almajdouie Logistics, Mosanada Logistics, Tamer, Agility and others. Industrial warehouses contributed the majority revenue in the automotive and spare parts warehousing market. Spare parts are majorly stored in Industrial warehouses, which are located closer to ICD’s. Majority spare parts imported into the country are stored in Closed Warehouses, and they usually arrive in Bulk quantities.
Comparative Landscape in Saudi Arabia Automotive & Spare Parts Logistics Market
Competition was observed to be highly fragmented in both freight forwarding and warehousing segment along with the presence of both international and domestic players. Nevertheless, the local / domestic players have a larger presence in the market and were observed to compete on the basis of key clientele, revenue matrix, logistics networking, average pricing, technological advancement and value added services.
Saudi Arabia Automotive & Spare Parts Logistics Market Future Outlook and Projections
The automotive and spare parts logistics is expected to witness negative growth in 2020, due to lockdown measures, restriction on various businesses and ban on transportation in the initial phase. Demand revival for the logistics services is expected to take close to 10-12 months, before the Industry will get back to normal levels. The government is planning to pump investment into economic cities and other industrial projects to boost logistics and transportation centers. KSA government is highly promoting the integration of multi-modal hubs across the country. FDI within logistics infrastructure development, constructing regional & international logistics service centers and improving the efficiency of trade routes can collectively help the country in becoming a hub over long term. Development of New Economic Zones / Cities such as KAEC to attract foreign investments by providing special incentives is another program by KSA government. The economic cities are planned to be located near to sea ports and major consumption bases, which is expected to bring manufacturing closer to these bases.