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Long-Distance Freight Trucking in Canada: Market Research Report

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Long-Distance Freight Trucking in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 48412CA | Feb 2014

Smooth riding ahead: The industry will grow as the economy recovers and trade increases

The Long-Distance Freight Trucking market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$19bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
96,694
Businesses
23,884
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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Long-Distance Freight Trucking industry has low barriers to entry. New entrants can operate a company in the industry with little experience or capital. Due to these low barriers to entry, there are a large number of small companies and owner-operators. Although smaller companies may only reach across different areas within Canada, larger companies can travel across borders and serve a larger area. However, these bigger operations require more capital and labour. The only formal barriers to entry are obtaining a commercial driver's licence and registering the company with the state, which are not prohibitive actions. Entrants wishing to enter on a large scale face stiff competition from incumbent industry leaders... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Long-Distance Freight Trucking Industry?

This industry provides long-distance general freight trucking between metropolitan areas. The industry provides truckload services as well as less-than-truckload services. This does not include the movement of specialized freight.

Industry Products
Truckload carriersLess-than-truckload carriers
 
Industry Activities
Long-distance truckload carriersLong-distance less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers


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