Motoring on: Demand from road transport users has fuelled industry revenue growth

Steady growth in revenue from premiums and increases in investment revenue have supported growth for the Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance industry over the past five years. While the industry derives most of its revenue from insurance premiums, many operators also generate investment income to strengthen their profit margins. As a result, revenue typically fluctuates more than underlying demand for commercial motor vehicle insurance, which tends to exhibit stable growth. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 2.3% over the five years through 2017-18. This includes anticipated growth of 3.9% in the current year, to $2.5 billion.Steady demand for road transport has fuelled the need for commercial motor vehicle insurance over the past five years...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 13-18
2.3%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
1,235
Businesses
45

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Greater road transport usage has fuelled demand for commercial motor vehicle insurance
  • Online comparison tools have benefited the industry, as customers have become more price-conscious
  • Steadily rising demand for the industry’s services is anticipated to boost revenue
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance industry is characterised by a high level of market share concentration. The top four companies are estimated to account for just over 70% of revenue in 2017-18, with IAG and Suncorp leading the market. Concentration is expected to have risen over the past five years, as industry players moved towards greater consolidation. The scale required to operate within the industry tends to encourage mergers and acquisitions, and larger clients also tend to prefer enlisting the services of larger players due to the scope of their operations. This gives clients more stability, often through long-term partnerships, and also allows them to package large products and other types of insurance together into an integrated risk-management service...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance Industry are

  • Ability to effectively manage risk
  • Maintenance of excellent customer relations
  • Management of a high quality assets portfolio
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from road transport and Number of motor vehicles in the Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance Industry?

    Industry firms provide insurance for vehicles used for business purposes. These include vehicles such as trucks, vans, trailers, ambulances and buses. The industry also covers motor fleets.

    Industry Products
  • Commercial motor vehicle insurance
  • Compulsory third-party insurance
  • Public commercial motor vehicle insurance
  • Industry Activities
  • Underwriting individual commercial motor vehicle insurance
  • Underwriting fleet commercial motor vehicle insurance
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from road transport
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • year bond rate
  • All Ordinaries index
  • Total capital expenditure

  • Current Performance
  • Industry structure
  • Online avenues
  • Road safety
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Trading landscape
  • Road transport
  • Added value
  • Table: Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Iron Ore Mining
  • Road Freight Transport
  • Taxi and Limousine Transport
  • Passenger Car Rental and Hiring
  • Finance
  • Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Financial Asset Investing
  • Insurance Brokerage

  • Products & Services
  • Commercial motor vehicle insurance
  • Compulsory third-party insurance
  • Public commercial motor vehicle insurance
  • Chart: Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Transport, postal and warehousing firms
  • Services firms
  • Construction, agriculture and mining firms
  • Rental firms
  • Health care firms
  • Manufacturing firms
  • Other sectors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Net incurred claims expense
  • Underwriting expense
  • Reinsurance expense
  • Wages
  • Rent, utilities, depreciation and other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Insurance Australia Group Limited, Suncorp Group Limited, Allianz Australia Limited, QBE Insurance Group Limited,
  • Table: Insurance Australia Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Suncorp Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Allianz Australia Limited - financial performance
  • Table: QBE Insurance Group Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance 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 Commercial Motor Vehicle Insurance Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Ceding
  • When an insurance company passes on a portion of its risk to reinsurers.
  • Ctp Insurance
  • Short for compulsory third-party insurance, which is an obligatory insurance that covers personal injuries inflicted on people (other than the drivers) that are involved in an accident.
  • Fleet Insurance
  • A specialised type of motor vehicle insurance usually purchased by business operators that own more than 15 vehicles.
  • Underwriting
  • The measurement of risk exposure and pricing of a premium accordingly, to manage the insurer's exposure.
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