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Long-Distance Freight Trucking in the US: Market Research Report

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Long-Distance Freight Trucking Market Research Report | NAICS 48412 | May 2015

Keep on trucking: Increased consumer spending will boost inventory restocking and, in turn, industry demand

IBISWorld’s Long-Distance Freight Trucking market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$175bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.0%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
1,069,919
Businesses
356,701
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Following the recession, the Long-Distance Freight Trucking industry returned to growth as household disposable income grew, leading to increases in industrial production and general trade volume. In the next five years, the industry is expected to grow. However, the industry will experience increased competition from the Rail Transportation industry due to fluctuations in fuel prices and greater consumer ocncern regarding environmental sustainability... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographical distribution of industry establishments largely reflects the industrial and agricultural output spread and land-bridging activity of imports in the United States. Land bridging is the interchange of freight between ocean transportation and different forms of ground transportation, including long-distance freight trucking and rail. Large container ships unload cargo on the West Coast and then distribute the cargo by land to the East Coast via Chicago. Transporting goods across the United States via truck rather than across the Panama Channel via ship saves about one week of transit time. This has become increasingly critical to consumers of industry services as just-in-time inventory has become more prominent... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Long-Distance Freight Trucking Industry?

Operators in the Long-Distance Freight Trucking industry handle various commodities, usually palletized and transported in containers or van trailers. Establishments typically provide trucking between metropolitan areas and regions that may cross North American country borders. The industry includes establishments operating as truckload or less-than-truckload carriers.

Industry Products
Truckload carriersLess-than-truckload carriersOther services
 
Industry Activities
Long-distance truckload transitLong-distance less-than-truckload transit


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