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 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 important 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