Freight Services: United States

This report forecasts US freight service industry revenues in US dollars to 2021. Total revenues are segmented by mode in terms of truck, rail, pipeline, water, and air.

To illustrate historical trends, total revenues and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2006 to 2016. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, NAFTA trade, and environmental and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines modes of transportation, discusses industry drivers and constraints, identifies substitute services when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each mode segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US industry. An introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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