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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation


Overview: the U.S. Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?


Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis



Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.



market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Transportation Of Bulk Liquids And Gases In Intermodal Tank Containers By Water

Transportation Of Dry Bulks, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Water

Transportation Of Other Goods By Water

Towing Services By Water

Tugboat Services

Marine Facility Services

Navigational Services For Marine Vessels

Marine Salvaging Services

Maintenance And Repair And Related Services For Maritime Vessels

Warehousing Services

Handling Services For Goods

Other Products



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

example price index trendline

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 9%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 71%
Water Transportation Workers 17%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 6%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 6%
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators 9%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 8%
Material Moving Workers 45%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 10%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 10%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 23%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 23%
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 5%
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score
International Dunnage3
Pattison Sand2
Subsea Global Solutions
Sea Tow Services International
Harley Marine Services

Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

Latest Industry News

  • Offices close for MLK Day - The Port of Astoria offices and services are closed ... from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Columbia River Maritime Museum is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Seaside Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunset Empire Transportation (“The Bus”) is running. (01/12/2018)
  • Port of Los Angeles Breaks All-Time Cargo Volume Record in 2017 - “Our growth is a direct result of a concerted, multi-year effort by the Port and its many partners to maximize efficiency throughout the supply chain. All the collaborative work by a broad range of global maritime stakeholders has delivered these ... (01/12/2018)
  • Crowley's Liner Services Teams Announce Organizational Changes - To improve operational efficiency and service within its international shipping and logistics businesses, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner services ... Virgin Islands, Port Everglades and Panama. He has a bachelor's degree in marine transportation from ... (01/11/2018)
  • Improved prevention and response capabilities coming to Prince William Sound in 2018 - And in 2018, Alyeska will continue moving North Slope crude safely every day while focusing on another major landmark: this summer’s transition of our marine services provider for Prince William Sound operations from Crowley Maritime to Edison Chouest ... (01/08/2018)
  • Inside Kaduna’s N5bn Inland Dry Port - It was gathered that the port, and its 4,000 square meters capacity warehouse ... facilitation and reduce turnaround time. Maritime experts are on ground in the port to provide counseling and consultancy services for import and export business processes ... (01/07/2018)
  • Insights: Emissions Control and Compliance - Kunkel, President of Alternative Marine Technologies, previously served as the Federal Chairman of the Short Sea Shipping Cooperative Program under the Maritime Administration and Department of Transportation ... The USCG as a port state authority is ... (01/05/2018)
  • President & CEO, Port of New Orleans - Christian is one of 11 female port ... Transportation Board on Rail operations and issues. That said; what is the biggest issue today for rail as it interacts with the waterfront – both globally and locally? What are we doing about it? Rail and maritime ... (01/03/2018)
  • Cyber attacks present a clear and present danger to the transportation sector - Last week in New York City, a man with a crude homemade bomb strapped to his belly had it explode as he was leaving the Port ... transportation. Terrorist attacks, whether physical or cyber, can significantly disrupt vital transportation services and ... (12/22/2017)
  • Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation launch solution to digitize maritime shipping - (GE) – Last November, GE Transportation and the Port of Los Angeles announced a partnership to develop ... Since, the partners have been working together to build a platform that digitizes maritime shipping data and makes it available to cargo owners ... (05/16/2017)
  • State awards $385,314 grant to train port workers in transportation, logistics, and warehousing - Pennsylvania has awarded a $385,314 grant to a consortium of five area community colleges and Drexel University to train new and existing port workers in transportation, logistics, and warehousing ... at 215-218-3886. Maritime owners, operators, trade ... (11/17/2016)


Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $337,127,125 on Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation. It has awarded 5,659 contracts to 287 companies, with an average value of $1,174,659 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Warehousing Services
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime TransportationOpportunity/Threat
General Warehousing & Storage
Marine Cargo Handling Competing industry
Refrigerated Warehousing & Storage Competing industry
Long Distance Freight Trucking Competing industry
Long Distance Freight Trucking (Truckload) Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Warehousing Services are less than those from Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Warehousing Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
Warehousing Services Product Sales Report



Warehousing Services - Handling Of Goods
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime TransportationOpportunity/Threat
Marine Cargo Handling Competing industry
General Warehousing & Storage Competing industry
Refrigerated Warehousing & Storage Competing industry
Farm Product Warehousing & Storage Competing industry
Long Distance Freight Trucking Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Warehousing Services - Handling Of Goods are less than those from Port Services and Warehousing for Maritime Transportation. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Warehousing Services - Handling Of Goods sales, taking market share from this industry.
Warehousing Services - Handling Of Goods Product Sales Report



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