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Local Messengers & Local Delivery (NAICS 4922) Industry Market Research Report

Local Messengers & Local Delivery - Market Size and Forecast

The Local Messengers and Local Delivery report contains both historical and forecasted statistics. Total market size figures from 2015 to 2025 reveal industry growth patterns and trends. Market size measurements include both public and private companies in the industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)

Included in Report

% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Local Messengers & Local Delivery Industry Revenue
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Local Messengers & Local Delivery - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Local Messengers & Local Delivery companies in the United States.

Local Messengers & Local Delivery Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesLocal Messengers & Local Delivery
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Local Messengers & Local Delivery - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Local Messengers & Local Delivery - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Local Messengers & Local Delivery - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Transportation of documents and parcels
Local trans and delivery of small purchased or serviced items
Trans box & pallet gd, no clim-ctrl, except intrmd tnk cont, rd, ltl
Warehousing services
Transportation of other goods by road
Warehousing services - storage of goods
Trans box & pallet gds no clim-ctrl, except intrmdl tnk cont, rd, tl
Other products
Trans of clim-contld box & pallet gds except intermdl tank conts, rd

Local Messengers & Local Delivery - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations3%


Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations31%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers22%
Couriers and Messengers16%
Couriers and Messengers16%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations63%
Motor Vehicle Operators51%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers51%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers44%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand8%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand8%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $16,653,270 on the local messengers & local delivery industry. It has awarded 535 contracts to 66 companies, with an average value of $252,322 per company.

Local Messengers & Local Delivery and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Local Messengers & Local Delivery Industry Report
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateSeptember 2020
Report FormatPDF Download