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Road Freight in the United States

  • January 2015
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  • MarketLine
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  • 35 pages

Introduction

Road Freight in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). 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 freight market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

*The road freight sector is defined as consisting of revenues generated from freight transportation by road. Units of volumes are measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTK). Road freight volumes include both domestic and international freight, which for the purposes of this report are counted in the country of origin. Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2013 annual average exchange rates.

*The US road freight sector is expected to generate total revenues of $870.8bn in 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8% between 2010 and 2014.

*Sector consumption volume is forecast to increase with a CAGR of 3% between 2010 and 2014, to reach a total of 2,611.9 billion FTK in 2014.

*The performance of the sector is forecast to decelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 5.1% for the five-year period 2014 - 2019, which is expected to drive the sector to a value of $1,119.1bn by the end of 2019.

Features

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

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

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

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United States road freight market with five year forecasts

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

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the United States road freight market by value in 2014?

What will be the size of the United States road freight market in 2019?

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

How has the market performed over the last five years?

Table Of Contents

Road Freight in the United States
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Executive Summary 2
Market value 2
Market value forecast 2
Market volume 2
Market volume forecast 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
Geography segmentation 10
Market Outlook 11
Market value forecast 11
Market volume forecast 12
Five Forces Analysis 13
Summary 13
Buyer power 14
Supplier power 15
New entrants 16
Threat of substitutes 17
Degree of rivalry 18
Leading Companies 19
FedEx Corporation 19
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. 22
United Parcel Service, Inc. 25
YRC Worldwide Inc. 28
Macroeconomic Indicators 31
Country Data 31
Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Industry associations 34
Related MarketLine research 34

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: United States road freight sector value: $ million, 2010-14(e) 8
Table 2: United States road freight sector volume: million FTK, 2010-14(e) 9
Table 3: United States road freight sector geography segmentation: $ million, 2014(e) 10
Table 4: United States road freight sector value forecast: $ million, 2014-19 11
Table 5: United States road freight sector volume forecast: million FTK, 2014-19 12
Table 6: FedEx Corporation: key facts 19
Table 7: FedEx Corporation: key financials ($) 20
Table 8: FedEx Corporation: key financial ratios 20
Table 9: J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.: key facts 22
Table 10: J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.: key financials ($) 23
Table 11: J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.: key financial ratios 23
Table 12: United Parcel Service, Inc.: key facts 25
Table 13: United Parcel Service, Inc.: key financials ($) 26
Table 14: United Parcel Service, Inc.: key financial ratios 26
Table 15: YRC Worldwide Inc.: key facts 28
Table 16: YRC Worldwide Inc.: key financials ($) 29
Table 17: YRC Worldwide Inc.: key financial ratios 29
Table 18: United States size of population (million), 2010-14 31
Table 19: United States gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010-14 31
Table 20: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010-14 31
Table 21: United States inflation, 2010-14 32
Table 22: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2010-14 32
Table 23: United States exchange rate, 2010-14 32

LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: United States road freight sector value: $ million, 2010-14(e) 8
Figure 2: United States road freight sector volume: million FTK, 2010-14(e) 9
Figure 3: United States road freight sector geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014(e) 10
Figure 4: United States road freight sector value forecast: $ million, 2014-19 11
Figure 5: United States road freight sector volume forecast: million FTK, 2014-19 12
Figure 6: Forces driving competition in the road freight sector in the United States, 2014 13
Figure 7: Drivers of buyer power in the road freight sector in the United States, 2014 14
Figure 8: Drivers of supplier power in the road freight sector in the United States, 2014 15
Figure 9: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the road freight sector in the United States, 2014 16
Figure 10: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the road freight sector in the United States, 2014 17
Figure 11: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the road freight sector in the United States, 2014 18
Figure 12: FedEx Corporation: revenues and profitability 21
Figure 13: FedEx Corporation: assets and liabilities 21
Figure 14: J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.: revenues and profitability 24
Figure 15: J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.: assets and liabilities 24
Figure 16: United Parcel Service, Inc.: revenues and profitability 27
Figure 17: United Parcel Service, Inc.: assets and liabilities 27
Figure 18: YRC Worldwide Inc.: revenues and profitability 30
Figure 19: YRC Worldwide Inc.: assets and liabilities 30

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