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Specialized Freight Trucking Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
(industry trends)
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Specialized Freight Trucking


Overview: the U.S. Specialized Freight Trucking 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 Specialized Freight Trucking: 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.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
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 Specialized Freight Trucking 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

Moving Services

Moving Of Other Goods Requiring Special Handling

Commercial Moving Services

Residential Moving Services

Transportation Of Documents And Parcels

Local Transportation And Delivery Of Small Purchased Or Serviced Items

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

Transportation Of Bulk Liquids And Gases, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Road

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

Transportation Of Climate-Controlled Boxed, Palletized And Other Packed Goods, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Road

Transportation Of Boxed, Palletized And Other Packed Goods, Not Climate-Controlled And Not In Intermodal Containers, By Road, Tr

Transportation Of Boxed, Palletized And Other Packed Goods, Not Climate-Controlled And Not In Intermodal Containers, By Road, Le

Transportation Of Climate-Controlled Intermodal Containers, Not Elsewhere Classified, By Road

Transportation Of Other Intermodal Containers, Not Elsewhere Classified, By Road

Transportation Of Automobiles And Light Trucks By Road

Transportation Of Livestock By Road

Transportation Of Waste By Road

Transportation Of Non-Hazardous Waste By Road

Transportation Of Hazardous Waste By Road

Transportation Of Other Goods By Road

Drayage Services

Warehousing Services

Handling Services For Goods

Storage Services For Goods

Packing Services For Goods

Freight Transportation Arrangement Services

Rental Of Transportation Equipment, Except Cars, Light Trucks, And Motor Homes, Without Operators

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

Specialized Freight Trucking 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 Specialized Freight Trucking 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 Specialized Freight Trucking 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 Specialized Freight Trucking 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 Specialized Freight Trucking 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 Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 13%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 75%
Motor Vehicle Operators 60%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 60%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 53%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 5%
Material Moving Workers 12%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 11%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 10%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Specialized Freight Trucking Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

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Innovation News

  • Stevens Transport T L trademarks "STEVENS TRANSPORT" - Trucking services - 02/10/2018
  • Mid-West Moving & Storage trademarks "MID-WEST MOVING & STORAGE" - Transportation and storage of goods - 02/02/2018
  • Slingshot Brokers trademarks "PRODUCE DEPOT" - Processed vegetables and fruits - 12/15/2017
  • Grassland Oregon patents Clover Variety Named Go-ber-10 - 04/27/2017
  • Uship raises $18 million in funding. - 02/21/2017
  • Atc Transportation patents Front Tow Extended Saddle - 10/20/2016
  • Suncraft Technologies patents Method Of Manufacturing An Advertising Format - 05/05/2016
  • Morgan Industrial raises $5 million in funding. - 10/10/2014
  • JW Logistics raises $2 million in funding. - 07/22/2013




  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    3PD20
    Atlantic Great Dane4
    American Heavy Moving & Rigging
    Core-Mark International
    Chordus

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

    Latest Industry News

    • Supply Chain Predictions for 2018 - there are hurdles that make the fully automated “Uberization of Freight” difficult for both buyer and seller. There’s a lot of exception management involved in transportation management - timing of delivery, temperature requirements, etc. (01/10/2018)
    • OBC shipment for the European Space Agency - The magnetometer, that has a value of around USD 50K, was manufactured by an engineering center in Berlin specialized ... during transportation could not only damage the device but also influence its settings and fine adjustments. Blue Freight Service ... (01/09/2018)
    • Emirates SkyCargo’s pharma investments pay off in record volumes for 2017 - The Dubai-based carrier’s freight arm, SkyCargo, continued its expansion into specialized transportation solutions for industry verticals, including pharmaceuticals, following extensive investments that included a new temperature controlled facility at DWC. (12/29/2017)
    • Fierek takes helm at Specialized Carriers Assn. - The Specialized Furniture Carriers division serves niche carriers dedicated to the transportation and delivery of residential furnishings. Fierek, of Mendota Heights, Minn.-based Manna Freight Systems, was among the SFC officers and board members tapped ... (12/04/2017)
    • Rail Freight Transportation Market in APAC - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio - The rail freight transportation market in APAC is expected to register ... It is used to provide quick response to customers. EDI is a specialized network that companies use to exchange orders and status with their suppliers and clients. (07/28/2017)
    • Two Leading Open Deck Transportation Companies Merge with Daseke - welcomes two leading open deck specialized transportation companies – The Schilli Companies, headquartered in Indiana, and Canada-based Big Freight Systems Inc., headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Daseke is the largest owner of open deck equipment in ... (05/01/2017)


    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $137,821,277 on Specialized Freight Trucking. It has awarded 4,011 contracts to 559 companies, with an average value of $246,550 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 Specialized Freight Trucking 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.

    Trans Of Dry Bulks, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Road
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Specialized Freight TruckingOpportunity/Threat
    Local Specialized Freight Trucking Competing industry
    Long Distance Freight Trucking Competing industry
    Long Distance Freight Trucking (Truckload) Competing industry
    Long-Distance Refrigeration & Tank Trucking Competing industry
    Local Freight Trucking Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Trans Of Dry Bulks, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Road are less than those from Specialized Freight Trucking. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Trans Of Dry Bulks, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Road sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Trans Of Dry Bulks, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Road Product Sales Report



    Trans Of Bulk Lqds & Gases, Except In Intermodal Tank Conts, By Road
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Specialized Freight TruckingOpportunity/Threat
    Long-Distance Refrigeration & Tank Trucking Competing industry
    Local Specialized Freight Trucking Competing industry
    Long Distance Freight Trucking Competing industry
    Long Distance Freight Trucking (Truckload) Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Trans Of Bulk Lqds & Gases, Except In Intermodal Tank Conts, By Road are less than those from Specialized Freight Trucking. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Trans Of Bulk Lqds & Gases, Except In Intermodal Tank Conts, By Road sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Trans Of Bulk Lqds & Gases, Except In Intermodal Tank Conts, By Road Product Sales Report



    Trans Of Clim-Contld Box & Pallet Gds Except Intermdl Tank Conts, Rd
    Trans Of Clim-Contld Box & Pallet Gds Except Intermdl Tank Conts, Rd Product Sales Report

    Trans Of Bulk Liquids & Gases In Intermodal Tank Conts By Road
    Trans Of Bulk Liquids & Gases In Intermodal Tank Conts By Road Product Sales Report

    Commercial Moving Services
    Commercial Moving Services Product Sales Report

    Warehousing Services
    Warehousing Services Product Sales Report

    Trans Box & Pallet Gds No Clim-Ctrl, Except Intrmdl Tnk Cont, Rd, Tl
    Trans Box & Pallet Gds No Clim-Ctrl, Except Intrmdl Tnk Cont, Rd, Tl Product Sales Report

    Transportation Of Waste By Road
    Transportation Of Waste By Road Product Sales Report

    Transportation Of Non-Hazardous Waste By Road
    Transportation Of Non-Hazardous Waste By Road Product Sales Report

    Warehousing Services - Storage Of Goods
    Warehousing Services - Storage Of Goods Product Sales Report