Still trucking: Increasing demand for pooling arrangements has supported revenue growth

The Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental industry has grown steadily over the past five years, on the back of improving economic conditions and growing demand from freight industries and tourism. Solid demand from integrated logistics operators and favourable trends in merchandise trade and freight transport point to growth in the demand for pallets, skids and containers used for transporting goods along the supply chain. Upward trends in domestic tourism have supported short-term rental of leisure vehicles such as campervans and buses. However, the industry's growth over the past five years has been limited by a decline in long-term leasing of large transport vehicles such as commercial and freight aircraft, vessels and more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue growth has been limited by a decline in long-term leasing of large transport vehicles
  • Growth in tourist visitor nights has boosted demand for products leased by the industry
  • Favourable trends in merchandise trade and integrated logistics will support industry revenue
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The industry rents a range of transport equipment and vehicles to numerous industries throughout Australia. The industry provides rental services including pallet and skid rental, large vehicle rental, container rental, aircraft leasing and vessel rental. The provision of these services is largely determined by business preferences in lieu of consumer preferences.Pallet and skid rentalThe industry's largest product segment involves hiring pallets and skids (transport equipment) for use on multiple modes of transport. Shipping pallets are the largest contributor to this segment by revenue and are used across the entire supply chain. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental Industry are

  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • Having a good reputation
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total merchandise imports and exports and Demand from integrated logistics in the Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental Industry?

    Industry businesses rent out transport equipment including trucks, buses, aircraft, freight containers and refrigerated containers. Rental is of vehicles or equipment only and does not include the hire of a driver, pilot or other operators. Financial leases are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Vessel leasing
  • Vehicle rental
  • Container leasing and hiring
  • Pallet and skid rental
  • Aircraft leasing
  • Rolling stock leasing
  • Industry Activities
  • Truck rental (without driver)
  • Aeroplane rental (without pilot)
  • Boat hiring (without crew)
  • Ship rental (without crew)
  • Shipping container rental
  • Motorcycle rental
  • Transport equipment rental
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Total merchandise imports and exports
  • Demand from integrated logistics
  • Demand from tourism
  • Demand from water freight transport
  • Demand from rail transport
  • Total visitor nights

  • Current Performance
  • Transport equipment
  • Large freight vehicles
  • Consumer markets and employment
  • Profitability and establishments
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Road Freight Transport
  • Integrated Logistics
  • Water Freight Transport

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Boiler and Tank Manufacturing
  • Shipbuilding and Repair Services
  • Trailer and Caravan Dealers

  • Products & Services
  • Pallet and skid rental
  • Vehicle rental
  • Rolling stock leasing
  • Other
  • Container leasing and hiring
  • Aircraft leasing
  • Vessel leasing
  • Chart: Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial short-term leaseholders
  • Commercial long-term leaseholders
  • Consumers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Brambles Limited, Loscam Australia Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Brambles Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Loscam Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Equipment Pooling System
  • The shared use of transport equipment such as pallets, crates, skids and containers by multiple customers through the supply chain.
  • Finance Lease
  • A longer term lease that can occur over the asset's entire operational life. The lessee is often responsible for maintenance and insurance.
  • Lease
  • A contract conferring a right for one party to possess property belonging to another party to the exclusion of the owner.
  • Operating Lease
  • A short-term lease that occurs for only a short period compared with the life of the asset.
  • Skid
  • A wooden, plastic or other material platform for stacking and transporting goods. Similar to a pallet but without a lower deck and the skid rests on its bearers.
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