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2023 U.S. Industry Statistics & Market Forecast - Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services
Market Size & Industry Statistics
The total U.S. industry market size for Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services:
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 forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following extended five-year / six-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.
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Industry InsightsThe Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services industry is experiencing a number of key trends that are shaping the future of the sector. One of the most significant of these trends is the growing demand for predictive maintenance solutions. Rail operators are increasingly looking for ways to optimize maintenance schedules and reduce the risk of equipment breakdowns, and predictive maintenance technologies such as condition monitoring and real-time analytics are proving to be effective tools in achieving these goals.
Another major trend is the increasing use of automation and robotics in maintenance and repair operations. Rail operators are investing in automated inspection and repair systems that can improve efficiency and reduce the need for human labor, while also improving safety and reducing the risk of accidents.
Alongside these technological developments, the industry is also facing increasing pressure to improve sustainability and reduce its carbon footprint. Many rail operators are exploring alternative fuels and propulsion technologies, such as electric and hydrogen-powered locomotives, as well as investing in energy-efficient infrastructure and operations.
Finally, the industry is also experiencing significant changes due to advances in data analytics and machine learning. With large amounts of data now being generated from trains and rail infrastructure, rail operators are using these advanced technologies to gain insights into performance and safety, and to optimize maintenance schedules and operations more effectively.
Product & Services BreakdownResearch products and services in the Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.
|Product Description||Number of Companies||Sales ($ millions)||Percent of Total Sales|
Freight Transportation Arrangement Services
Maintenance And Repair And Related Services For Transportation Equipment
Packing Services For Goods
U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by StateMarket 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.
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.
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|Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity|
|Rent paid on business property|
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|Employee benefit programs|
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Financial Ratio AnalysisFinancial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.
|Profitability & Valuation Ratios||Industry 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 Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services industry is performing.|
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 Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.
|Liquidity Ratios||Industry Average|
|Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.|
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 Indicators||Industry 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
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
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 EmployeesCompensation 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.
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|General and Operations Managers||5%|
|Office and Administrative Support Occupations||8%|
|Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations||26%|
|Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers||20%|
|Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics||19%|
|Rail Car Repairers||18%|
|Transportation and Material Moving Occupations||39%|
|Rail Transportation Workers||14%|
|Material Moving Workers||16%|
|Laborers and Material Movers||10%|
|Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand||7%|
Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services Competitor Landscape & Key Companies [PREMIUM]The most influential companies in the Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services industry and adjacent industries either have large market share or are developing new business models and methods that could disrupt the status quo. We look at leading and emerging companies in the Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services industry and adjacent sectors:
Companies with the largest market share, focused in this industry
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Largest companies that have diversified operations in this and other industries
Innovative, Emerging, and Disruptive Companies that may influence the future direction of the industry.
Innovators and Disruptors in adjacent industries that may also affect the Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services industry.
Government ContractsIn 2022, the federal government spent a total of $13,591,717 on Rail Transportation Maintenance & Repair Services. It has awarded 90 contracts to 45 companies, with an average value of $302,038 per company.
|Most Recent Contracts||Date||Total Award Amount|
|WHITING SERVICES INC |
26000 S Whiting Way
|May 18, 2023||$26,359|