Hitting the road: The low cash rate has prompted fleet purchases rather than leases

The Fleet Vehicle Leasing industry has faced mixed demand over the past five years. The rising popularity of novated leasing has underpinned industry growth. However, the falling cash rate and uncertain economic conditions have reduced demand for vehicle fleet leasing and management over the period. Businesses have found it cheaper to buy fleets rather than lease them from industry firms. This has limited industry expansion over the past five years. As a result, industry revenue is expected to increase marginally at an annualised 0.7% over the five years through 2017-18, to $4.1 billion.The past five years have been characterised by low interest rates and uncertain economic conditions, which has prompted many industry clients to exit long-term contracts when they expired...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 13-18
0.7%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
11,979
Businesses
3,569

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The rising popularity of novated leasing has underpinned industry growth over the past five years
  • Proposed changes to novated leasing, announced in July 2013, negatively affected the industry
  • Establishment numbers are forecast to continue increasing as operating conditions improve
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of industry enterprises largely follows the distribution of major markets and the general population. Most industry enterprises are located in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, which are Australia's three most populous states and house the majority of businesses that require fleet vehicles. Despite their high populations, capital cities in these states tend to have more extensive public transport networks in addition to high-density traffic, making fleet vehicles less necessary and desirable.While New South Wales is under-represented in enterprise distribution when compared with their population share, Western Australia is over-represented. Wes...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Fleet Vehicle Leasing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fleet Vehicle Leasing Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Market research and understanding
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business confidence index and Cash rate in the Fleet Vehicle Leasing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Fleet Vehicle Leasing Industry?

    Participants in the industry lease vehicles to corporations, small businesses and government institutions. Fleet vehicle leasing companies also offer fleet management services and novated leases.

    Industry Products
  • Small and light cars
  • Medium and large cars
  • SUVs
  • Light commercial vehicles
  • Heavy commercial vehicles
  • Industry Activities
  • Leasing fleet vehicles
  • Providing fleet management services
  • Leasing vehicles under novated leases
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business confidence index
  • Cash rate
  • World price of crude oil
  • Demand from road freight transport
  • Government consumption expenditure

  • Current Performance
  • Participation and profit
  • Two-speed economy
  • Novated leases
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Participation and profit
  • Returning clients
  • Competition and regulation
  • Table: Fleet Vehicle Leasing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fleet Vehicle Leasing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Road Freight Transport
  • Professional Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • SUVs
  • Small and light cars
  • Medium and large cars
  • Light commercial vehicles
  • Heavy commercial vehicles
  • Chart: Fleet Vehicle Leasing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Small and medium enterprises
  • Large enterprises
  • Freight transport operators
  • Government customers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fleet Vehicle Leasing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Interest
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fleet Vehicle Leasing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fleet Vehicle Leasing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Eclipx Group Limited, LeasePlan Australia Limited, Toyota Finance Australia Limited, ORIX Australia Corporation Limited,
  • Table: Eclipx Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: LeasePlan Australia Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Toyota Finance Australia Limited - financial performance
  • Table: ORIX Australia Corporation Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fleet Vehicle Leasing 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 Fleet Vehicle Leasing 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
    Fleet Telematics
  • Tracking, mileage and speed monitoring of fleet vehicles via the installation of electronics and GPS.
  • Lessor
  • A company that leases products to customers.
  • Sport Utility Vehicle (Suv)
  • Motor vehicle with a wagon-style body, high ground clearance and a light truck chassis.
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