Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers industry sells locally and internationally made truck parts to retailers and repair stores, for use in the repair and maintenance of trucks. The industry, while separated from the Road Freight Transport industry by intermediaries, depends on final demand from truck drivers for parts. Growing freight transport demand, an old vehicle fleet and increases in the number of trucks on the road favour the industry. The performance of the Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers industry depends on demand from final markets, such as the Road Freight Transport industry. Road freight companies tend to use more trucks than any other industry. These trucks are often large, articulated trucks transporting heavy loads... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of industry enterprises is skewed towards major population centres on the eastern seaboard. This reflects both the location of upstream and downstream industries.
The industry purchases goods from local automotive manufacturers, which have a strong presence in Victoria and South Australia. In addition, a considerable volume of the industry's products is imported. Industry operators are clustered in the industrial areas of cities such as Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney, close to large general container ports. In the next five years the industry is expected to re-balance towards ports, as the local vehicle manufacturing sector weakens... purchase to read more