Semi-Trailer and Truck Rental in Australia: Market Research Report

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Semi-Trailer and Truck Rental Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | General Contractors | Dec 2014

Still trucking: Growth in import and export merchandise will keep industry revenue rising

IBISWorld’s Semi-Trailer and Truck Rental market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
ORIX ORIX market share
Rentco Rentco market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Semi-Trailer and Truck Rental industry has cruised through a growth period since the late 2000s, with some minor bumps along the road. The industry is expected to grow by 3.7% over the five years through 2014-15, climbing to $110.0 million, including a 4.0% growth in sales during the current year.

This growth stems from the increase in demand for total road freight services, partly due to increased volumes of merchandise imports and exports. This industry fulfils a small but important role within the transport sector, supplementing the fleet of transport firms to help meet short-term requirements... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Semi-Trailer and Truck Rental industry exhibits a high level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that the industry invests $2.54 in capital equipment for every dollar spent on wages. This level of capital intensity has been fairly stable over the long term although there is a gradual reduction in the industry wage costs associated with the automation of customer servicing through online booking and asset monitoring services. The labour requirement to repair and maintain the assets and manage clients is estimated to remain stable over the long term.

Labour remains important with regard to customer service, however the industry principally generates value added through renting capital equipment... purchase to read more


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What is the Semi-Trailer and Truck Rental Industry?

Companies in this industry primarily rent out semi-tractors (trucks) and semi-trailers without a driver, including prime movers, tandem-axle and tri-axle trailers. The industry excludes companies primarily engaged in long-term leasing activities.

Industry Products
Semi-tractorsSingle- and tandem-axle trailersTri-axle trailersLight and heavy rigid trucks
Industry Activities
Renting out semi-tractorsRenting out semi-trailersRenting out semi-tractorsRenting out semi-trailers

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