Away from home: RVs and motor homes are anticipated to experience renewed demand from retirees

Over the five years to 2019, revenue for the Truck, Trailer and Motor Home Manufacturing industry in Canada is expected to increase. The industry has a diverse array of product lines within consumer and commercial markets. As a result, the industry, which is cyclical, has a variety of factors that support demand. Trade also remains an integral component of the industry. Therefore, industry revenue tends to ebb and flow with fluctuations in the value of the Canadian dollar. Over the five years to 2019, industry exports are expected to benefit from the depreciation of the Canadian dollar relative to other currencies. Moreover, industry operators benefit from the North American Free Trade Agreement, which enables the United States, Mexico and Canada to trade freely...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 14-19
0.3%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
14,894
Businesses
334

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • RVs and motor homes are anticipated to experience renewed demand from retirees, which are the segment’s largest market
  • One factor lifting revenue is the aging domestic population
  • Trade is expected to be an integral component of the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Truck, Trailer and Motor Home Manufacturing industry in Canada is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2024, the industry's contribution to the overall economy, measured by industry value added (IVA), is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 0.8%. By contrast, the overall economy is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 1.7% during the same 10-year period. Normally, an IVA rate that exceeds that of the overall economy is indicative of an industry in its growth stage. However, there are other indicators that point to this industry's maturity.The industry main products, motor vehicle body manufacturing, truck trailer manufacturing and recreational vehicle manufacturing, are cyclical due to these products typically being discretionary purchases. As ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Development of new products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from truck transportation and Canadian effective exchange rate index in the Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry primarily manufactures motor vehicle bodies and cabs, truck trailers and noncommercial trailers. The bodies and cabs may be sold as such or may be assembled on purchased chassis.

    Industry Products
  • Motor vehicle bodies
  • Truck trailers
  • Motor homes, travel trailers and campers
  • Industry Activities
  • Semitruck trailer
  • Motorized RV and motor home
  • Towable RV
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from truck transportation
  • Canadian effective exchange rate index
  • New vehicle sales
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older
  • Total trade value
  • Industrial capacity utilization

  • Current Performance
  • Volatile oil prices
  • Aging population
  • Resurgence in trade flows
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demographics and demand
  • International trade
  • Ongoing threat
  • Table: Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Local Freight Trucking in Canada
  • Long-Distance Freight Trucking in Canada
  • Consumers in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing in Canada
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing in Canada
  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Truck trailers
  • Motor vehicle bodies
  • Motor homes, travel trailers and campers
  • Chart: Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Consumer
  • Commercial
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    WagesPurchasesProfitDepreciationMarketingRentUtilitiesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Magna International Inc., New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, Manac Inc.,
  • Table: Magna International Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: New Flyer Industries Canada ULC - financial performance
  • Table: Manac Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Purchases (2010-2024)
  • Profit (2010-2024)
  • Depreciation (2010-2024)
  • Marketing (2010-2024)
  • Rent (2010-2024)
  • Utilities (2010-2024)
  • Other (2010-2024)
  • New Vehicle Sales (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Dry Van
  • The simplest type of truck trailer, consisting of an empty box mounted on a trailer chassis.
  • Platform Sharing
  • A product development method where different products and the brand attached share the same materials and designs.
  • Reefer
  • A refrigerated truck trailer used for transporting temperature-sensitive goods.
  • Towable Rv
  • A type of RV that must be attached to a separate vehicle using a trailer hitch.
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