Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
As the economy began to recover at a slow pace, demand for industry services remained relatively weak. The industry has come under pressure form stronger internal and external competition, and low barriers to entry has intensified price competition. Nevertheless, demand has supported by just-in-time inventory mnagement. Looking forward, the industry will continue to grow as operators benefit from declining fuel prices and increased trade... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The location of Long-Distance Trucking Companies in Canada is primarily dependent on population trends and movement of trade. With a population of more than 34 million dispersed over a large geographic area, the majority of the population tends to live in the southern part of the country, which is also the home to 17 of Canada's largest cities. Furthermore, because most US-Canada trade is handled by truck, the location of border crossings also influences the distribution of carriers.
Ontario dominates the industry, accounting for an estimated 48.2% of establishments. It is the nation's most heavily populated province, with 38.5% of the population. It is also home to Canada's largest city, Toronto, and its capital, Ottawa... purchase to read more