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Global Railcar Movers Market 2017-2021

About Railcar Movers

Railcar mover is a vehicle that is capable of traveling on both rail and road tracks. It acts as a supporting role in the movement of railcars from rail to road or vice-versa. Railcar mover is used more compared with switcher locomotive as it is more economical and convenient in the process of switching operations because of its versatile nature. Railcar movers are extensively used in freight transportation worldwide. Rail freight transportation is used for the movement of raw materials, goods, coal, crude oil, metals and minerals, chemicals, and agricultural products. Railcar movers are widely used as an alternative to locomotives in railway yards, manufacturing, oil refineries and mining industries. The dual usability of railcar movers makes them an economical option. These vehicles have high reliability, consistent performance, and greater fuel efficiency as compared with other modes of transportation.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global railcar movers market to grow at a CAGR of 1.55% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global railcar movers market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of railcar movers.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Railcar Movers Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Trackmobile
  • Shuttlewagon
  • Unilokomotive
  • Rail King
Other prominent vendors
  • Railquip
  • ZAGRO Group
Market driver
  • Railroad transportation is energy efficient
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Market challenge
  • Highly concentrated market
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Integration of intelligent system in railcar movers
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Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Railcar Movers Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global railcar movers market: Trackmobile, Shuttlewagon, Unilokomotive, and Rail King.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Railquip, and ZAGRO Group.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is integration of intelligent system in railcar movers. Intelligent railcar mover has integrated intelligent systems such as Telematics and advanced IT and monitoring system that help in increasing the efficiency of operations. Information regarding the movement and speed of railcar movers is recorded on the real-time basis, which is shared with all stakeholders within the supply chain.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Railroad transportation is energy efficient. Railroad transportation that requires the support of railcar movers is an effective mode of transportation as it can handle a large volume of cargo in short span of time as compared with road transport. An average number of 64 trucks are required for handling cargo of this volume, which is possible by a single train.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Highly concentrated market. The global railcar movers market is highly concentrated as there are a limited number of market players that constitutes around 95% of the global market share. Trackmobile, Shuttlewagon, Unilokomotive, Rail King and Zagro Group are the five key players operating in the global railcar movers market. Hence, the challenge faced by the companies is to find out ways to differentiate products they offer from their competitor. Rail King, a railcar mover manufacturer, is focusing more on maximizing safety, increasing efficiency, and operator comfort. Also, Trackmobile, a leading railcar mover manufacturer, implemented innovative technologies such as MAX-TRAN automatic weight transfer management and MAX-TRAC ABS for helping railcar movers to ease the workload.



Companies Mentioned

Trackmobile, Shuttlewagon, Unilokomotive, and Rail King. Railquip, and ZAGRO Group.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Structure of the railcar movers supply industry
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of the global railcar movers market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global railcar movers market by revenue 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
      • Table Comparison of different freight transportation
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Segmentation of the global railcar movers market by end-users
      • Table Global railcar movers market by end-users 2016 (% revenue)
      • Table Segmentation of the global railcar movers market by end-users 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global railcar movers market in the metal and mineral industry
      • Table Global railcar movers market in the metal and mineral industry 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global railcar movers market in the oil and gas industry
      • Table Global railcar movers market in the oil and gas industry 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global railcar movers market in other industries
      • Table Global railcar movers market in other industries 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Segmentation of the global railcar movers market by geography
      • Table Global railcar movers market by geography 2016 (% revenue)
      • Table Global railcar movers market by geography 2016-2021 (% revenue)
    • Railcar movers market in APAC
      • Table Railcar movers market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Railcar movers market in EMEA
      • Table Railcar movers market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Railcar movers market in the Americas
      • Table Railcar movers market in the Americas 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Comparison of railroad transportation with road transportation
      • Table International trade volume of goods by sea 2010-2015 (million tons)
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Integration of IoT in railcar movers
    • Integration of intelligent system in railcar movers
    • Increased government funding and public-private partnership (PPP)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Key performing indicators of the vendors
    • Trackmobile
    • Shuttlewagon
    • Unilokomotive
    • Rail King
    • Other prominent vendors S2
    • ZAGRO Group
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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