Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market|Size,Share,Growth|2023-2030

Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Size (2022 – 2030)

The healthcare cold chain logistics market size was worth USD 13.5 billion in 2022 recording a CAGR of 7.3% to reach USD 20.0 million by 2030 during the foreseen period. 

Industry Overview

Healthcare cold chain logistics is the service that allows proper storage and transportation for protecting temperature-sensitive products and temperature-controlled packaging over the dc. The cold chain logistics helps in conserving effectiveness and maintaining the shelf-life of the products like vaccines, medicines, and 50. 

A cold chain is the incorporation of temperature-controlled surface transport and supply chain. Also, it refers to the freezing solutions intended to maintain the quality and shelf life of the products like seafood, fresh agricultural produce, chemicals, frozen food, photographic film, and pharmaceutical drugs. 

Cold chain logistics play a crucial role in decreasing the waste of the perishable products and commodities supplying profitable prices to the farmers. 

Market Drivers

The demand for growth in the sales of temperature-sensitive healthcare products with increasing demand for cold chain logistics services propels the market with robust growth during the period. The demand for refrigerated warehouses is surging and the growth in the pharmaceutical and food industries is likely to foster the global market.

The acceptance of the product is rising and the significance of personalized drugs is inflating the patient pool is scheduled to be grown at a quicker rate throughout the period. Vaccines and biopharmaceuticals demand is surging and strict rules and regulations for efficient handling of temperature-sensitive pharma products are causing remunerative growth in for healthcare cold chain logistics market growth. Cold chain logistics plays a crucial role in the pharmaceutical sector in raising the efficiency of the drug throughout the supply chain to the end consumers.

 The number of chronic and lifestyle changes and related diseases has spurred market growth due to the accelerating demand for various kinds of drugs to help fight the diseases. These factors accentuate the growing demand for cold chain logistics in healthcare. 

Market Restrains

Inversely, insecure regulatory standards for the cold chain in the healthcare sector are said to affect the market negatively. Along with this, the irresponsible execution of procedures required to maintain density over the process is hindering the market. The dearth of standardization and high operational costs obstruct the market growth during the period.

Recent Market Developments

  • On June 11, 2022, FedEx Express launched the leading cold chain shipping solutions in Asia-Pacific. The launch of the new temperature-controlled Medpak VI degree Celcius solution provides superior temperature integrity, greater convenience, and high cost-efficiency to healthcare customers. 
  • On April 29, 2022, American Airlines Cargo expanded its solution for transporting temperature-controlled shipping capabilities. The expansion follows several tests and trials conducted in collaboration with CSafe Global and CargoSense. 
  • On May 17, 2022, DHL introduced a new service for handling products at extremely low temperatures. DHL has expanded its cold chain logistics supplies via the transport of shipments at frozen or cryogenic temperatures. 
  • On November 20, 2022, Yusen Logistics launched a new unified IT platform. The new platform provides real-time tracking and advanced supply chain management with a modular architecture. 

Segment Analysis

The global healthcare cold chain logistics market is categorized based on the product type, and services. 

Based on the Product

  • Biopharmaceuticals
  •  Vaccines
  • Clinical trials

The vaccine segment is dominating the global healthcare cold chain logistics market. The demand for COVID-19 vaccine is rising in recent times as the number of cases is increasing resulting in the growth in demand for cold chain logistics.

 As vaccines have a huge demand as a huge number of products need appropriate temperature control provided by the cold chain.

 For the time being, the segment that is growing with the highest CAGR growth rate is biopharmaceuticals. Opportunities in biopharmaceutical products are created via the growth in familiarity for aimed diseases.

Based on the Services

  • Transportation
  • Packaging
  • Instrumentation
  • Storage

The transportation services act crucially. The transportation services demand is very high.

The storage segment is anticipated to grow swiftly over 2023. The segment is said to grow with the highest CAGR rate during the foreseen period.

Regional Analysis

North America pioneers the healthcare cold chain logistics market with the largest share. The regions involve the presence of a large number of pharma companies with an immense network of suppliers. The pharmaceutical manufacturers are focusing on product sensitivity and quality. The U.S and Canada contribute a major share in the global healthcare cold chain logistics market. The market in the United States owes to the growing online grocery purchase and the need for cold storage is surging.

Europe stands second in place in the healthcare cold chain logistics market throughout the foreseen period. The region's expansion owes to the rising number of refrigerated warehouses and the strong extension in the pharmaceutical sector.

Germany and UK are expected to make a remarkable contribution in raising the market growth over the upcoming years.

Vietnam is anticipated to have a quick growth over the coming years. It owes to the rising middle-class population with the growing food processing industry.

However, Asia-Pacific is estimated to experience the quickest growth rate during the foretold period. In Australia, China, and India, the quick adoption of RFID technology in the cold chain market due to the rising food and beverages retail industry assists the market growth.

Latin America and the  Middle East and African regions are growing at a tremendous growth rate in the market. The occurrence of a large number of pharmaceutical manufacturing industries upgrades the market growth.

Top key players in Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market
1. AmerisourceBergen Corporation


3.Continental Carbon Company

4.DHL International GmbH


6. Kuehne+Nagel

7. Deutsche Post AG

8. LifeConEx

9.American Airlines Cargo

10. Air Charter Service India Pvt Ltd

11. A.P. Moller – Maersk

12. Agility, VersaCold Logistics Services

13. DelhiveryPvt Ltd



16. FulfillmentHubUSA

17. Prompt Brazil Logistics

COVID-19 Impact Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created huge growth opportunities in the cold chain logistics industry in the healthcare sector. The surging COVID-19 cases have led to the increasing demand for cold chain outsourcing warehousing, and other areas that have swiftly magnified post-pandemic lockdowns.

However, cold chain logistics have become a necessary product in fighting against the new virus. The market has experienced a positive impact during the pandemic crisis. The positive impact led to the growth in demand for refrigerated transportation and warehousing globally and also created immense opportunities like infrastructure advancements such as reefer trucks, fixed refrigerated warehousing, and portable cold storage.

However, the healthcare industry played a crucial role in the cold chain logistics market during the pandemic period assuring that the medical facilities and hospitals didn't run out of medications. The demand for healthcare logistics will extend as vaccines are distributed.

Chapter 1. Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market – Scope & Methodology

1.1. Market Segmentation

1.2. Assumptions

1.3. Research Methodology

1.4. Primary Sources

1.5. Secondary Sources

Chapter 2. Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market – Executive Summary

2.1. Market Size & Forecast – (2021 – 2027) ($M/$Bn)

2.2. Key Trends & Insights

2.3. COVID-19 Impact Analysis

2.3.1. Impact during 2022 - 2027

2.3.2. Impact on Supply – Demand

Chapter 3. Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market – Competition Scenario

3.1. Market Share Analysis

3.2. Product Benchmarking

3.3. Competitive Strategy & Development Scenario

3.4. Competitive Pricing Analysis

3.5. Supplier - Distributor Analysis

Chapter 4. Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market

4.1. Case Studies – Start-up/Thriving Companies

4.2. Regulatory Scenario - By Region

4.3 Customer Analysis

4.4. Porters Five Force Model

4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.4.2. Bargaining Powers of Customers

4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.4.4. Rivalry among Existing Players

4.4.5. Threat of Substitutes

Chapter 5. Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market - Landscape

5.1. Value Chain Analysis – Key Stakeholders Impact Analysis

5.2. Market Drivers

5.3. Market Restraints/Challenges

5.4. Market Opportunities

Chapter 6. Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market – By Product

6.1. Biopharmaceuticals

6.2. Vaccines

6.3. Clinical trials


Chapter 7. Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market – By Organization Size

7.1. Large Enterprises

7.2. Small and Medium Enterprises

Chapter 8. Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market – By Services

8.1. Transportation

8.2. Packaging

8.3. Instrumentation

8.4. Storage

Chapter 9. Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market - Market Size, Forecast, Trends & Insights

9.1. North America

9.1.1. U.S.A

9.1.2. Canada

9.1.3. Mexico

9.2. Europe

9.2.1. Italy

9.2.2. Spain

9.2.3. Russia

9.2.4. Germany

9.2.5. UK

9.2.6. France

9.2.7. Rest of Europe

9.3. Asia Pacific

9.3.1. Japan

9.3.2. South Korea

9.3.3. China

9.3.4. India

9.3.5. Australia & New Zealand

9.3.6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

9.4. Rest of the World

9.4.1. Middle East

9.4.2. Africa

9.4.3. South America

Chapter 10. Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market – Company Profiles – (Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, Developments)

10.1. Company 1

10.2. Company 2

10.3. Company 3

10.4. Company 4

10.5 Company 5

10.6. Company 6

10.7. Company 7

10.8. Company 8

10.9. Company 9

10.10. Company 10

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