All hail: Rising corporate profit is expected to generate significant industry revenue

The Taxi and Limousine Services industry, which provides a range of nonregular transportation services through vehicles such as taxicabs, limousines and luxury sedans, has experienced substantial growth over the past five years. In recent years, rising consumer spending and increased corporate profit have sparked demand for taxis and limousines. Moreover, the proliferation of ride-sharing applications, such as Uber and Lyft, has enabled a wave of nonemploying operators to enter the market, bolstering industry growth. Over the next five years, consumer spending and travel activity will continue to rise, generating steady demand for industry services...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$23bn
Annual Growth 12-17
8.6%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
744,115
Businesses
686,519
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The proliferation of ride-sharing technologies will continue to fuel the entry of new nonemploying operators
  • The introduction Uber and Lyft has enabled passengers to order a car at any time
  • The luxury sedan and limousine segments are expected to support revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Taxi and taxi leasing servicesThe Taxi and Limousine Services industry's largest operating segment is composed of taxi transportation and taxi leasing services. Taxi income is derived from the fares earned after a taxi is hailed or booked. Over the past decade, many taxi operators have attempted to build brand loyalty by investing in advertising and customer amenities, which increases the value of fare earnings and reduces fluctuations in revenue from this segment. In many cases, customers do not choose a particular taxi, but patronize the first in the taxi rank, or hail the first taxi that passes. Nonetheless, winning regular business is vital to company cash flow. Sec...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Taxi & Limousine Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Taxi & Limousine Services Industry are

  • Flexibility in operations
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Ability to pass on cost increases
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Percentage of services conducted online and Consumer spending in the Taxi & Limousine Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Taxi & Limousine Services Industry?

    Companies in this industry provide passenger transportation via taxis, sedans, limousines and other automobiles. Taxi services are not operated on regular schedules or routes, and limousine services are rented or hired with a driver. This industry also includes limousine and hearse rentals for funeral services. However, specialized shuttle services that transport passengers to or from hotels and airports are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Taxi and taxi leasing services
  • Stretch limousine services
  • Luxury and corporate sedan services
  • Hearse rentals and other funeral services
  • SUV, large van and other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing limousine services
  • Providing luxury sedan services
  • Providing chauffer and personal driver services
  • Providing corporate sedan services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Consumer spending
  • Domestic trips by US residents
  • Corporate profit
  • Federal funding for transportation

  • Current Performance
  • Strong downstream demand
  • Technology-driven change
  • Fuel and wage costs
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Increased spending
  • Changing technology
  • Profit and participation
  • Table: Taxi & Limousine Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Taxi & Limousine Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Sports Franchises
  • Racing & Individual Sports
  • Non-Hotel Casinos
  • Hotels & Motels
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Automobile Wholesaling
  • Car Body Shops
  • Gas Stations
  • Used Car Parts Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Taxi and taxi leasing services
  • Luxury and corporate sedan services
  • Stretch limousine services
  • SUV, large van and other services
  • Hearse rentals and other funeral services
  • Chart: Taxi & Limousine Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Income
  • Business travel
  • Availability of substitutes

  • Major Markets
  • Individual consumers earning more than $100,000 per year
  • Corporate customers
  • Individual consumers earning between $50,000 and $100,000 per year
  • Individual consumers earning between $10,000 and $50,000 per year
  • Individual consumers earning less than $10,000 per year
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Taxi & Limousine Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Taxi & Limousine Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Taxi & Limousine Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Taxi & Limousine Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Taxi & Limousine Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Percentage of services conducted online (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Limo Bus
  • A larger, longer and more expensive version of a regular limousine.
  • Medallion
  • An emblem of registration for a taxicab.
  • Stretch Limousine
  • A luxury passenger vehicle with an elongated wheel base.
  • Town Car
  • A luxury corporate sedan used by operators in the limousine market.
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