Road Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Road Freight Transport industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.2%

The Road Freight Transport industry plays a crucial role in the supply chain of numerous industries. Its major markets span construction, wholesale and retail trade, as well as the agricultural sector. The diversity of these markets helps to keep industry revenue growth stable, as a decline in one major market is typically offset by growth in another. Road freight operators provide door-to-door delivery nationwide, setting them apart from external competitors in the coastal and rail freight transport industries. Industry operators have benefited from rising freight volumes over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2018-19, to $7.5 billion. This includes a rise of 2.6% in the curre...
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Road Freight Transport industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Road Freight Transport industry is expected to continue to grow over the next five years, largely on the back of rising freight volumes. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. While freight volumes are also anticipated to grow, the industry will likely face rising competition from water and rail freight transport. Road freight operators are expected to deal with the growing freight task by increasing truckloads, although this is unlikely to be sufficient without adding more trucks to New Zealand's roads. However, a significant increase in the number of trucks operating on New Zeeland's roads is likely to be a politically and environmentally sensitive issue, due to issues such as...
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Road Freight Transport industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $7bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 4,895
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 29,296

Biggest companies in the Road Freight Transport industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Road Freight Transport in New Zealand industry include Mainfreight Limited.

  • pie_chart Mainfreight Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Road Freight Transport industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms are primarily engaged in the transportation of freight by road. The industry also includes operators that provide truck hire with drivers for road freight transport, and road vehicle towing services.

Industry Products and Services

  • Materials transport
  • Log and timber transport
  • Agricultural goods transport
  • Manufactured goods transport
  • Other services

Industry Activities

  • Road freight transport services
  • Furniture removal services
  • Truck hire services (with drivers)
  • Log haulage services (road)
  • Road vehicle towing services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms are primarily engaged in the transportation of freight by road. The industry also includes operators that provide truck hire with drivers for road freight transport, and road vehicle towing services.

Main Activities

  • Road freight transport services
  • Furniture removal services
  • Truck hire services (with drivers)
  • Log haulage services (road)
  • Road vehicle towing services

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The road freight service price measures the weighted average price of road transport, including fuel costs. An increase in the road freight service price ...
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Road freight service price
Total merchandise imports and exports
World price of crude oil
Demand from wholesale trade

Current Performance

Profit
Industry structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Structural trends
Profit
Skills shortage
 Table: Road Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Road Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Road and Bridge Construction in New Zealand
Forestry and Logging in New Zealand





Key Selling Industries

Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling in New Zealand
Fuel Retailing in New Zealand
Motor Vehicle Engine and Parts Repair and Maintenance in New Zealand




Products & Services

Operators in the Road Freight Transport industry provide road freight, and removal and storage services to a range of downstream businesses and individual...
Wholesalers and retailers
Other markets
Forestry and logging firms



Demand Determinants

Demand for road freight services is largely dependent on activity in upstream and downstream industries, and demand for domestically produced goods in exp...
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Major Markets

Wholesalers and retailers
Other markets
Forestry and logging firms




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Road Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Road Freight Transport industry is characterised by a low level of market share concentration. The industry is highly fragmented, with the top four pl...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Road Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Road Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Mainfreight Limited is a publicly listed New Zealand company headquartered in Auckland. The company is a global provider of logistics, offering services i...
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Mainfreight

 Table: Mainfreight - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Road Freight Transport industry exhibits a moderate level of capital intensity, a trend which has remained largely stable over the past five years. Fo...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Road Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Road Freight Transport in New Zealand Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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