Outside the box: As the economy rebounds, higher trade volume will increase industry demand

Over the past five years, the Intermodal Container Leasing industry rapidly expanded as the world recovered from the global economic downturn. Because containers are commoditized and used to transport goods around the globe, increasing demand in regions such as China can drive up lease rates in the United States. Therefore, as initially strong emerging market growth caused the total value of world trade to surpass prerecession levels, world demand for containers climbed, further increasing lease rates. Over the next five years, continued growth in emerging economies and the United Sates will result in higher trade and overall freight volumes, thereby increasing demand for containers and industry services...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Strong market growth caused global trade volumes to bounce back, aiding the industry
  • The total value of world trade plummeted due to a reduction in global manufacturing input
  • Rising container supply and consolidation will cool off demand for industry services
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Long-term container leasingLong-term container leasing is expected to account for the majority of industry revenue at 65.8% in 2017. The lease agreements typically specify the number of containers to be leased, the pick-up and drop-off locations, the applicable lease rate and the lease term. Long-term leases are usually on a fixed basis and range from three to eight years in duration. Most of these leases require that the lessees maintain the units and make scheduled lease payments on a monthly or yearly basis, depending on the duration of the lease. Additionally, some long-term leases have early termination options and interchangeability of container options to give the lessee flexibility to alter their total number of containers in response to economic conditions. Dry...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Intermodal Container Leasing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Intermodal Container Leasing Industry are

  • Serving areas of greatest need
  • Raising revenue from additional sources
  • Establishing long-term leases
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Freight transportation services index in the Intermodal Container Leasing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Intermodal Container Leasing Industry?

    This industry leases intermodal containers for the long- and short-term needs of transportation companies and shippers. Intermodal containers can be transported on ships, trains and trucks. Due to the industry’s international nature, revenue is calculated based on the location of customers.

    Industry Products
  • Long-term container leasing
  • Short-term container leasing
  • Finance container leasing
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Issuing fixed-term leases for intermodal containers
  • Issuing master lease agreements for intermodal containers
  • Issuing finance leases for intermodal containers
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer spending
  • Freight transportation services index
  • Total value of world trade
  • World price of steel
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Initially strong growth
  • Industry begins to contract
  • Other trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Increasing demand
  • Other trends
  • Table: Intermodal Container Leasing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Intermodal Container Leasing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Rail Transportation
  • Ocean & Coastal Transportation
  • Inland Water Transportation
  • Local Freight Trucking
  • Long-Distance Freight Trucking
  • Local Specialized Freight Trucking
  • Tank & Refrigeration Trucking
  • Freight Forwarding Brokerages & Agencies
  • Freight Packing & Logistics Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Metal Can & Container Manufacturing
  • Metal Tank Manufacturing
  • Transportation and Warehousing

  • Products & Services
  • Long-term container leasing
  • Short-term container leasing
  • Other services
  • Finance container leasing
  • Chart: Intermodal Container Leasing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Marine transportation
  • Freight truck transportation
  • Railroad transportation
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Intermodal Container Leasing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitDepreciationPurchases and wagesMarketing, rent, utilities and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Intermodal Container Leasing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Intermodal Container Leasing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Triton International Limited, Textainer Group Holdings Limited, SeaCube Container Leasing Limited,
  • Table: Triton International Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Textainer Group Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: SeaCube Container Leasing Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Intermodal Container Leasing 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 Intermodal Container Leasing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total value of world trade (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A receptacle that resembles a truck trailer without wheels (i.e. chassis) that is lifted onto flat cars. Containers are designed for all modes of intermodal transport.
  • Intermodal
  • Transport of freight by two or more modes of transportation, such as ship-rail, rail-truck.
  • Logistics
  • The management of goods with regard to transport, warehousing and inventory.
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