Road Freight in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2007-11, and forecast to 2016). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States road freight market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.Highlights
The road freight sector is defined as consisting of revenues generated from freight transportation by road. Units of volumes are measured in freight ton kilometers (FTK). Road freight volumes include both domestic and international freight, which for the purposes of this report are counted in the country of origin. Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2010 annual average exchange rates.
The US road freight sector had total revenue of $687.3 billion in 2011, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -0.9% between 2007 and 2011.
Sector consumption volumes increased with a CAGR of 1.1% between 2007 and 2011, to reach a total of 2,497.5 billion FTKs (freight tonne kilometres) in 2011.
The performance of the sector is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 1.8% for the five-year period 2011 - 2016, which is expected to drive the sector to a value of $752.4 billion by the end of 2016.Features
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