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Truck Dealers in the US: Market Research Report

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Truck Dealers Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Sports & Recreation | Mar 2015

Keep on trucking: Pent-up demand and pre-buying activity will drive short-term growth

IBISWorld’s Truck Dealers market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$108bn
Annual Growth 10-15
6.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
130,138
Businesses
2,414
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Truck Dealers industry has benefited since 2010 from recovering demand from the manufacturing, construction and trucking sectors, and industry revenue has inched toward prerecession levels in recent years. The economic recovery released pent-up demand from the industry's primary markets, resulting in a strong increase in sales of heavy-duty trucks. However, new federal fuel-efficiency regulations will be a double-edged sword for the industry going forward; in the short-term, dealers may experience pre-buying activity as customers move to preempt impending price hikes, while in the long-term, higher purchasing costs from manufactures will likely constrain profit margins. Nevertheless, positive economic trends are expected to sustain industry growth in the next five years.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

There are eight truck classes, of which classes 4 and 5 are classified as medium-duty and classes 6, 7 and 8 are classified as heavy-duty. (Classes 1 through 3 are considered light- and medium-duty passenger vehicles, which are excluded from this industry.) Class 4 trucks, which weigh between 14,001 and 16,000 pounds, include landscaping utility vehicles, mini buses and small city delivery trucks. Class 5 trucks weigh between 16,001 and 19,500 pounds; examples of Class 5 trucks include bucket trucks, medium city delivery trucks and vans, and large walk-in vans.

Class 6 trucks weigh between 19,501 and 26,000 pounds, and include beverage trucks, single-axle trucks, school buses and rack trucks. Class 7 trucks weigh between 26,001 and 33,000 pounds... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Truck Dealers Industry?

This industry is comprised of operators that sell new and used medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks. In addition to new truck sales, many companies offer a wide variety of used trucks and new truck parts. Many dealers also provide truck repair services. This industry does not include light truck or sport utility vehicle (SUV) dealers.

Industry Products
New medium- and heavy-duty trucksUsed medium- and heavy-duty trucksParts and repair services
 
Industry Activities
New commercial truck salesUsed commercial truck salesSales of commercial truck partsCommercial truck repair services


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