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UK Supply Chain Logistics Industry

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What are Supply Chain Logistics?

With the scale of modern supply chains, and the many companies and organisations that are part of a product’s journey to market, the Supply Chain Logistics industry is vital for effective and efficient trade in the UK.

Whether it’s companies that specialise in innovative tracking products or companies that develop management software, today’s Supply Chain Logistics sector is extremely diverse. Made up of logistic experts and businesses driving operational efficiency across supply chains through tech or other processes, it’s an industry dedicated to problem solving and delivering cost-saving services.

Supply Chain Logistics sector summary

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Here are the key facts about the Supply Chain Logistics sector. The sector has a turnover of £56.4bn currently, has received £11.2bn of investment and the sector is growing at 2.4% per year.

3,742
COMPANIES CONSIDERED
£56.4bn
TOTAL TURNOVER
219,594
TOTAL EMPLOYEES
£11.2bn
TOTAL INVESTMENT FUNDING
£20.6m
TOTAL INNOVATE UK GRANT FUNDING
2.4%
AVERAGE COMPANY GROWTH PER YEAR

Supply Chain Logistics verticals

Our industry data goes deep. See the top verticals and specialisms making waves in the UK Supply Chain Logistics industry today.

Our Supply Chain Logistics RTIC is made up of 7 individual verticals. The top verticals in this sector include Service Providers, and Freight Tracking Tech. You can find out more about the verticals by downloading our RTIC report, or by signing up for a free trial of The Data City platform.

  • Sector Code Description Records
  • RTIC0031 Supply Chain Logistics 3638 companies

    Companies that optimise logistics often by tracking products and improving operational efficiency across supply chains through innovative technology or processes.

    • Supply Chain Logistics: Artificial Intelligence

      Companies applying AI technology to supply chain control and data analytics

      297 companies
    • Supply Chain Logistics: Automation

      Companies introducing automation technologies into supply chain processes

      280 companies
    • Supply Chain Logistics: Blockchain and Digital Twins

      Companies providing specialised blockchain or digital twin services for logistics

      77 companies
    • Supply Chain Logistics: Freight Tracking Tech

      Companies developing tracking technology for freight monitoring

      595 companies
    • Supply Chain Logistics: Management Platforms

      Companies selling software and digital platforms that allow for supply chain data management and storage

      538 companies
    • Supply Chain Logistics: Service Providers

      Companies supplying supply chain and logistics services

      3228 companies
    • Supply Chain Logistics: Supply Chain Visibility

      Companies developing technology, often related to IoT, for the real-time acquisition of supply chain data

      258 companies

Supply Chain Logistics industry growth

Based on a growth rate of 2.4%, we expect that this sector could be worth £66.1bn by 2024. Below you can see our forecast of the growth of the sector.

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