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The US Rail Intermodal Transportation Market (2017 Edition)

The US Rail Intermodal Transportation Market (2017 Edition)

Scope of the Report

The report entitled “The US Rail Intermodal Transportation Market (2017 Edition)”, provides analysis of the US intermodal transportation market, with detailed analysis of market size by volume, by segment, by top market, by traffic, etc.

Furthermore, the report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry.

J.B. Hunt, Hub Group, Schneider National and Swift Transportation are some of the key players operating in the US intermodal transportation market, whose company profiling has been done in the report. In this segment of the report, business overview, financial overview and business strategies of the companies are provided.

Company Coverage

J.B. Hunt
Schneider National
Hub Group
Swift Transportation

Executive Summary

Transportation is divided into two segments: Passenger transportation and Freight transportation. Intermodal transportation is a component of freight transportation market. This segment includes standardized containers which are huge rectangular boxes for the transportation of commodities via trucks, ships and railways. The different types of intermodal transportation includes trucks, railways, barges, land bridges (mini & micro), planes and container ships.

The US intermodal transportation market is expected to increase with steady growth. The US intermodal transportation market is supported by various growth drivers, such as, accelerated adoption of containerization, growth in domestic intermodal transportation, globalization and increase in international transportation, etc. Still, the market faces certain hindrances and challenges, such as, high demand for customization, threat from driver shortages, overcapacity, etc. Few trends in the US intermodal transportation market are adoption of multimodal transportation, semi autonomous trucks, declining rail prices, etc.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
2.1 Transportation: An Overview
2.1.1 Transportation
2.1.2 Modes of Transportation
Table 1: Modes of Transportation
2.1.3 Components of Mode of Transport
Table 2: Components of Mode of Transport
2.2 Intermodal Transportation: An Overview
2.2.1 Intermodal Transportation: Definition
2.2.2 Types of Intermodal Transportation
Table 3: Types of Intermodal Transportation
2.2.3 Advantages and Disadvantages of Intermodal Transportation
Table 4: Advantages and Disadvantages of Intermodal Transportation
3. Market Analysis
3.1 The US Rail Intermodal Transportation Market: An Analysis
3.1.1 The US Rail Traffic by Volume
Table 5: The US Rail Traffic by Volume; 2009-2015 (Million)
3.1.2 The US Rail Carload Traffic by Volume
Table 6: The US Rail Carload Traffic by Volume; 2009-2015 (Million)
3.1.3 The US Rail Carload Traffic by Segment
Table 7: The US Rail Carload Traffic by Segment; 2015 (Percentage,%)
3.1.4 The US Rail Intermodal Market by Traffic Volume
Table 8: The US Rail Intermodal Market by Traffic Volume; 2009-2016 (Million)
3.1.5 The US Rail Intermodal Market Volume by Growth Rate
Table 9: The US Intermodal Volume; 2009-2016 (Percentage, %)
3.1.6 The US Rail Intermodal Market Traffic by Segments
Table 10: The US Rail Intermodal Market Traffic By Segments; 2016 (Percentage, %)
3.1.7 The US Rail Intermodal Containers Market Traffic by Volume
Table 11: The US Rail Intermodal Containers Market Traffic by Volume; 2009-2016 (Million)
3.1.8 The US Rail Intermodal Trailers Market Traffic by Volume
Table 12: The US Rail Intermodal Trailers Market Traffic by Volume; 2009-2016 (Million)
3.1.9 The US Intermodal Transportation Market by Content
Table 13: The US Intermodal Transportation Market by Content; 2016 (Percentage, %)
3.1.10 The US Rail Intermodal Transportation by Top Market
Table 14: The US Rail Intermodal Transportation by Top Market; Million
3.1.11 The US Rail Intermodal Transportation Market by Revenue Share in the Major US Railroads
Table 15: The US Rail Intermodal Transportation Market by Revenue Share in the Major US Railroads; 2016 (Percentage, %)
3.1.12 The US Intermodal Transportation Market by Export/Import Share
Table 16: The US Intermodal Transportation Market by Export/Import Share; 2008-2016 (Percentage, %)
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Growth Drivers
4.1.1 Labor Market Data Are Encouraging
Table 17: The US Unemployment Out of Total Labor Force; 2011-2016 (Percentage,%)
4.1.2 Accelerated Adoption of Containerization
4.1.3 Growth in Domestic Intermodal Transportation
4.1.4 Globalization and Increase in International Transportation
4.1.5 Intermodal Corridors
4.1.6 Increase in Consumer Spending
Table 18: The US GNI Per Capita; 2011-2015 (US$)
4.1.7 Growth in Housing Market
Table 19: The US Housing Starts; 2011-2017 (Million)
4.1.8 Demand for Safe, Reliable and Efficient Transportation
4.2 Challenges
4.2.1 High Demand for Customization
4.2.2 Threat from Driver Shortages
4.2.3 Overcapacity
4.3 Market Trends
4.3.1 Adoption of Multimodal Transportation
4.3.2 Adoption of E-Commerce
4.3.3 Semi Autonomous Trucks
4.3.4 Geospatial Intermodal Freight Transportation
4.3.5 Declining Rail Prices
Table 20: The US Rail Inflation Index; 2013-2016
4.3.6 Growing Demand from Automotive and FMCG
5. Competitive Landscape
5.1 The US Intermodal Transportation Players by Container Number
Table 21: The US Intermodal Transportation Players by Container Number; 2016
5.2 The US Intermodal Transportation Players by Operating Ratio
Table 22: The US Intermodal Transportation Players by Operating Ratio; 2016 (Percentage, %)
6. Company Profiling
6.1 J. B. Hunt
6.1.1 Business Overview
6.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 23: J.B. Hunt Operating Revenue; 2012-2016 (US$ Billion)
Table 24: J.B. Hunt Operating Revenue by Segment; 2016 (Percentage,%)
6.1.3 Business Strategy
6.2 Schneider National
6.2.1 Business Overview
6.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 25: Schneider National Revenue; 2013-2016 (US$ Billion)
6.2.3 Business Strategy
6.3 Hub Group
6.3.1 Business Overview
6.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 26: Hub Group Revenue; 2012-2016 (US$ Billion)
Table 27: Hub Group Revenue by Segment; 2016 (Percentage,%)
6.3.3 Business Strategy
6.4 Swift Transportation
6.4.1 Business Overview
6.4.2 Financial Overview
Table 28: Swift Transportation Operating Revenue; 2012-2016 (US$ Billion)
Table 29: Swift Transportation Operating Revenue by Segment; 2016 (Percentage,%)
6.4.3 Business Strategy

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