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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.

Report Snapshot
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 - Industry Investment Chapter

The Long-Distance Freight industry is moderately capital intensive. In 2014, industry operators will spend an estimated $0.21 on capital, for every dollar spent on labour. Capital expenditures are mostly associated with trucks, with many companies owning entire fleets of vehicles. Moreover, larger players can also operate distribution and warehousing centres which require further capital investment. On the other hand, the industry uses substantial amounts of labour. Most employees, are truck drivers, with long haul trips sometimes requiring multiple shift. Furthermore, employees are needed to handle freight and manage back-office, tracking and distribution operations. In the five years to 2014, capital intensity is expected to decline as wage growth outpaces capital investment... 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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