Overview

IBISWorld’s Local Freight Trucking Services Procurement Research Report is a comprehensive guide to purchasing Local Freight Trucking Services. This report offers strategic analysis of the factors influencing purchasing decisions, including price trends and three-year forecasts, input costs and demand factors, along with key suppliers and an analysis of the extended supply chain. Armed with the right procurement intelligence, your company will be able to make educated purchasing decisions.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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Local Freight Trucking Services - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2017, local freight trucking prices have been growing at an estimated average annual rate of 1.7%. Demand growth has led to higher service prices, but high competition, stable wage costs and falling fuel costs have tempered the pace of price growth.This market’s carriers transport nearly all consumer goods during the initial or final phases of their distribution. Thus,...

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Local Freight Trucking Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for local freight trucking services is low, thus reducing the likelihood of buyers incurring unexpected costs. Most costs associated with this service are built into the service price and explicitly stated by the supplier. Suppliers charge additional fees for goods. The fees for pallets, for example, will vary depending on location and pallet availability...

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of local freight trucking services. This market’s suppliers (also called carriers) provide trucking services within a single metropolitan area, making their shipping routes short enough for same-day returns. Carriers move palletized general cargo primarily using box trucks for transport. Most carriers are not specialized, and they do not focus on refrigerated transport, automobile transport, intermodal container transport, oversize-load transport or the transport of bulk liquids or dry goods.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Regulation
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
  Imports
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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