Over the five years to 2017, the Local Specialized Freight Trucking industry has had a bumpy ride. Industry operators transport freight requiring specialized handling and trailers within metropolitan and local areas. This includes bulk liquids, dry bulk materials, forest products, refrigerated goods, automobiles and heavy equipment. Industry revenue initially expanded during the first half of the five-year period, as booming oil production and construction activity caused demand for industry services to climb. However, the industry has had difficulty in recent years. Moving forward, industry revenue is expected to rebound as overall growth in the Canadian economy fuels demand for specialized transportation services.
Operators in this industry provide local trucking services using specialized equipment within a metropolitan area. Companies in the industry transport bulk liquids, dry bulk materials, forest products, automobiles, boats, livestock and other specialized freight. This does not include the transport of used goods.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.