Pitney Bowes measures parcel spend globally and found a 48 percent increase over the last 3 years.

Among the 13 countries researched, the US is the largest parcel shipping market with $98.5 billion spent and 13 billion parcels shipped in 2016. China shipped the highest volume of parcels at 31 billion and accounted for $60 billion in spend in 2016. Germany led Europe with 14 billion euros of spend.

The summary of the Pitney Bowes Index report can be found here.