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Road & Rail in the United States

  • February 2014
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  • MarketLine
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  • 39 pages

Introduction


Road & Rail in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States road & rail market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights


*The road & rail freight industry consists of revenues generated from freight transportation by road and rail. Units of volumes are measured in freight ton kilometers (FTK). Both road and rail freight volumes include both domestic and international freight, which for the purposes of this report is counted in the country of origin.

*The US road & rail industry had total revenues of $857.6bn in 2012, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.9% between 2008 and 2012.

*Industry consumption volume increased with a CAGR of 1.3% between 2008 and 2012, to reach a total of 5,577.1 billion FTK in 2012.

*The performance of the industry is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 4.4% for the five-year period 2012 - 2017, which is expected to drive the industry to a value of $1,064.4bn by the end of 2017.

Features


Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the road & rail market in the United States

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the road & rail market in the United States

Leading company profiles reveal details of key road & rail market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United States road & rail market with five year forecasts by both value and volume

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United States economy

Key Questions Answered


What was the size of the United States road & rail market by value in 2012?

What will be the size of the United States road & rail market in 2017?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States road & rail market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

What are the main segments that make up the United States's road & rail market?

Table Of Contents

Road and Rail in the United States
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Executive Summary 2
Market value 2
Market value forecast 2
Market volume 2
Market volume forecast 2
Category segmentation 2
Geography segmentation 2
Market rivalry 2
Market Overview 7
Market definition 7
Market analysis 7
Market Data 8
Market value 8
Market volume 9
Market Segmentation 10
Category segmentation 10
Geography segmentation 11
Market Outlook 12
Market value forecast 12
Market volume forecast 13
Five Forces Analysis 14
Summary 14
Buyer power 16
Supplier power 18
New entrants 19
Threat of substitutes 21
Degree of rivalry 22

Leading Companies 23
Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC 23
FedEx Corporation 26
Union Pacific Corporation 29
United Parcel Service, Inc. 32
Macroeconomic Indicators 35
Country Data 35
Appendix 37
Methodology 37
Industry associations 38
Related MarketLine research 38

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: United States road and rail industry value: $ billion, 2008-12 8
Table 2: United States road and rail industry volume: billion FTK, 2008-12 9
Table 3: United States road and rail industry category segmentation: billion FTK, 2012 10
Table 4: United States road and rail industry geography segmentation: $ billion, 2012 11
Table 5: United States road and rail industry value forecast: $ billion, 2012-17 12
Table 6: United States road and rail industry volume forecast: billion FTK, 2012-17 13
Table 7: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key facts 23
Table 8: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key financials ($) 24
Table 9: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: key financial ratios 24
Table 10: FedEx Corporation: key facts 26
Table 11: FedEx Corporation: key financials ($) 27
Table 12: FedEx Corporation: key financial ratios 27
Table 13: Union Pacific Corporation: key facts 29
Table 14: Union Pacific Corporation: key financials ($) 30
Table 15: Union Pacific Corporation: key financial ratios 30
Table 16: United Parcel Service, Inc.: key facts 32
Table 17: United Parcel Service, Inc.: key financials ($) 33
Table 18: United Parcel Service, Inc.: key financial ratios 33
Table 19: United States size of population (million), 2008-12 35
Table 20: United States gdp (constant 2000 prices, $ billion), 2008-12 35
Table 21: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2008-12 35
Table 22: United States inflation, 2008-12 36
Table 23: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2008-12 36
Table 24: United States exchange rate, 2008-12 36

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: United States road and rail industry value: $ billion, 2008-12 8
Figure 2: United States road and rail industry volume: billion FTK, 2008-12 9
Figure 3: United States road and rail industry category segmentation: % share, by volume, 2012 10
Figure 4: United States road and rail industry geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2012 11
Figure 5: United States road and rail industry value forecast: $ billion, 2012-17 12
Figure 6: United States road and rail industry volume forecast: billion FTK, 2012-17 13
Figure 7: Forces driving competition in the road and rail industry in the United States, 2012 14
Figure 8: Drivers of buyer power in the road and rail industry in the United States, 2012 16
Figure 9: Drivers of supplier power in the road and rail industry in the United States, 2012 18
Figure 10: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the road and rail industry in the United States, 2012 19
Figure 11: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the road and rail industry in the United States, 2012 21
Figure 12: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the road and rail industry in the United States, 2012 22
Figure 13: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: revenues and profitability 24
Figure 14: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC: assets and liabilities 25
Figure 15: FedEx Corporation: revenues and profitability 28
Figure 16: FedEx Corporation: assets and liabilities 28
Figure 17: Union Pacific Corporation: revenues and profitability 31
Figure 18: Union Pacific Corporation: assets and liabilities 31
Figure 19: United Parcel Service, Inc.: revenues and profitability 34
Figure 20: United Parcel Service, Inc.: assets and liabilities 34

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