The Courier Services Association of Bangladesh (CSAB) has sent a letter to the commerce ministry to recognize courier-service providers as a service industry.
The total market size of the sector has been stated in the letter to be Tk70 billion providing service to 0.6 million. A total of 0.2 million people are involved in the industry.
CSAB stated despite it’s major contribution during the pandemic transporting goods and life saving stuff, it remained unrecognized as a service industry.
In Bangladesh there are 480 courier companies where 139 of them are members of CSAB. Among them 40 of these companies had to close their business due to the emergence of online communication service,