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Rail Freight in the United States

United States: Rail Freight Industry Report

  • June 2017
  • 38 pages
  • ID: 2659252
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Rail Freight in the United States

Brief

Rail Freight in the United States industry profile offers broad overview information containing: market size (value and volume between 4 years (2012-2016), and outlook to 2021). The report also offers details of the top players, including main business metrics and analysis of the competitive environment within the market.

Abstract

Fundamental source for important data and analysis covering the United States rail freight market. Contains industry size and segmentation information, textual and graphical study of business growth trends, dominant companies and macroeconomic data.

Main highlights

- The rail freight sector is defined as consisting of incomes generated from freight transportation by rail.

- The US rail freight sector had global revenues of $57.3bn in 2016, showing a CARC of -1.70 percent in the timespan 2012-2016.

- Sector consumption volumes dropped down with a CARC of -1.90 percent between 2012-2016, to attain a total of 2,314.3 billion FTK in 2016.

- Although the Obama administration introduced a series of measures that made coal increasingly unattractive in the US, incumbent US President Donald Trump has in his first couple of months in office undone various of these regulations, including the 'Office of Surface Mining's Stream Protection Rule' which protected waterways from waste from coal mines. Such acts are likely to boost coal demand in the USA again and as a consequence will boost the rail freight sector as well. This is one of the reasons why the US rail freight sector is anticipated to bounce back to growth in the upcoming years.

Overview

- Save time operating entry-level research by identifying the size, increase, and key players in the rail freight market in the USA

- Porter's five forces analysis will help you define the competitive concentration and thus the appeal of the rail freight market in the USA

- Dominant company profiles show details of key rail freight market actors' overall activities and financial performance

- Improve your presentations and pitches by apprehending the growth projections of the United States rail freight segment with 5 years predictions by both value and volume

Purposes to acquire this study

- What was the size of the United States rail freight market worth in 2016?

- What will be the size of the United States rail freight market in 2021?

- What factors are influencing the force of competition in the United States rail freight market?

- How has the sector performed over the final five years?

- How big is the United States's rail freight market in relation to its regional counterparts?

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