Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Long-Distance Freight Trucking industry struggled to maintain growth in the five years to 2014. The recession hurt trade activity, a main driver for the industry. However, in the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to grow at a faster rate as trade rebounds... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The Long-Distance Freight Trucking industry provides truckload shipping and less-than-truckload shipping. With truckload freight, shipments weigh more than 4,536 kilograms, and with less-than-truckload (LTL) freight shipments are generally between 45 kilograms and 4,536 kilograms. Some companies may specialize in truckload shipping while others may focus on LTL shipping, but most companies offer both. Although shipping can be combined with other transportation services, such as logistics, these activities are not included in the industry. However, the industry does offer some transportation-related value-added services.
Most of the industry is made up of truckload carriers, representing about 70.0% of industry revenue... purchase to read more