SEARCH   
MEMBER LOGIN    

Road Freight Transport in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Road Freight Transport Market Research Report | ANZSIC I4610 | Nov 2014

By the truckload: Increasing freight volumes have been driving industry revenue growth

The Road Freight Transport market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$54bn
Annual Growth 10-15
4.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
Add to Cart
Profit
Add to Cart
Employment
193,561
Businesses
42,942
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Road Freight Transport industry dominates the Australian market for non-bulk freight, leveraging advantages in price, speed, convenience and reliability. The industry's largest vehicles transport goods between and across states, competing successfully with the rail freight, water freight and airfreight industries. Within cities, light commercial vehicles are the dominant form of transport for the ‘last mile' of delivery. The industry's major markets are diversified across the entire economy and demand for road freight transport services is a lead indicator for changes in economic growth. Businesses hold less stock prior to an economic downturn, and for a period afterwards, which reduces demand for the transport of goods... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The major products and services offered by the industry are categorised primarily by route. The categories are intrastate, interstate and urban. The industry is by definition mobile, so operators respond quickly to changes in demand from different segments. However, the types of vehicles involved in certain routes and infrastructure limitations can restrict mobility to a small degree.

Intrastate services

Intrastate transport provides road freight services within a state. This excludes transport within capital cities but includes routes between capital cities and regional areas. The distances involved mean that larger articulated and rigid trucks provide many of these services... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Road Freight Transport Industry?

Companies in this industry primarily transport freight by road. The industry also includes delivery services via road, excluding couriers. In-house uses of fleet vehicles in mining, retail and construction are excluded.

Industry Products
Interstate servicesIntrastate servicesUrban services
 
Industry Activities
Road freight transport servicesRoad delivery servicesDriver-operated truck hire


View Sample
Quote
Select Clients