Industry Analysis: Transport and Distribution

Porter’s five forces analysis is a tool that provides a clear picture of the nature of a specific industry. The characteristics of an industry are analyzed in terms of threat of new entrants, threat of substitute products, rivalry among competitors and bargaining power of suppliers. A closer look at the transport industry shows a wide range of characteristics which are distributed in all sectors of the industry. Players in the transport and distribution industry are providers of services such as air travel, train services, vehicle transport, and mail delivery among other services. China has a well developed transport and distribution system and many companies find it easy to trade and operate in the country. 

Share this paper