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 Products Chapter
The industry's products and services reflect the maintenance requirements of road freight transport vehicles. Products supplied by the industry include tyres, brakes, drive train components and other consumables.
Tyres are the industry's biggest product segment. Truck tyres cost significantly more than passenger vehicle tyres. The average truck requires a minimum of six tyres and this number increases with the size of the truck. The heavy loads carried by trucks mean that the tyres get a lot of wear during acceleration and braking. Demand for this segment is directly related to tonne-kilometres travelled... purchase to read more