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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

The Long-Distance Freight Trucking market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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 Products Chapter

Activities in the industry can be broken up into two general groups: truckload freight, or consignments weighing more than 10,000 pounds, and less-than-truckload (LTL) freight, which encompasses consignments under 10,000 pounds but more than 150 pounds. Although some companies specialize in one segment, most operators provide truckload and LTL services. These activities are often coupled with other transportation services, such as logistics. Consequently, many large firms also generate revenue that is not directly associated with this industry. As demand from manufacturing and the wholesale trade sectors increase, long-distance freight trucking is expected to benefit.

Truckload carriers

Truckload carriers dominate the Long-Distance Freight Trucking industry... 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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