Truck Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report

Truck Dealers industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 3.2%

The Truck Dealers industry has grown steadily over the past five years, rebounding from a low base at the start of the five-year period following weak business confidence, low freight volumes and sluggish demand. Business confidence has remained positive over the past five years, despite some fluctuations, with businesses becoming more willing to invest in new trucks. Rising merchandise trade volumes, largely from trade imports, have also helped truck dealers over the past five years, as road freight operators have had to increase their capacity. As a result, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 3.2% over the five years through 2018-19, to $5.2 billion. Industry operators have benefited from low interest rates over the past five yea...
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Truck Dealers industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The industry is forecast to maintain its upward momentum over the next five years, as rising freight volumes boost the number of trucks on the road. While interest rates are likely to rise they are still anticipated to remain low, enabling customers to purchase trucks at an affordable price. While merchandise trade is projected to grow, business confidence volatility could threaten the industry, as negative business confidence can cause operators to hold off on large investments. Despite this, revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Industry profit Industry profitability is projected to decline slightly over the next five years, as price competition within the industry continues. Online...
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Truck Dealers industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $5bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 423
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 5,288

Biggest companies in the Truck Dealers industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Truck Dealers in Australia industry include A P Eagers Limited and Automotive Holdings Group Limited.

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What is Truck Dealers industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators sell new and used light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks. The sale of trucks excludes the sale of truck semitrailers, vans and utility vehicles. The industry’s activities also exclude repair and maintenance services, the sale of truck parts and other aftermarket services.

Industry Products and Services

  • Light rigid trucks
  • Heavy rigid trucks
  • Articulated trucks
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Sale of light rigid trucks
  • Sale of heavy rigid trucks
  • Sale of articulated trucks

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators sell new and used light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks. The sale of trucks excludes the sale of truck semitrailers, vans and utility vehicles. The industry’s activities also exclude repair and maintenance services, the sale of truck parts and other aftermarket services.

Main Activities

  • Sale of light rigid trucks
  • Sale of heavy rigid trucks
  • Sale of articulated trucks

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Road freight operators are the largest market for the industry. As a result, any changes in demand from the Road Freight Transport industry have a signifi...
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Demand from road freight transport
Business confidence index
Total merchandise imports and exports
Demand from transport equipment and large vehicle rental

Current Performance

Economic conditions
Freight volumes
Industry competition
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Dealer conditions
Merchandise trade
Business confidence
 Table: Truck Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Truck Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Road Freight Transport in Australia
Postal Services in Australia
Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in Australia
Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling in Australia





Products & Services

The Truck Dealers industry sells trucks with a gross vehicle mass of over 3.5 tonnes. Industry products are further segmented based on gross vehicle mass....
Interstate route operators
Urban route operators




Demand Determinants

Government regulation plays a role in generating demand for different product segments from downstream industries. Governments set the allowable sizes for...
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Major Markets

Interstate route operators
Urban route operators





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Truck Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Truck Dealers industry is characterised by low market share concentration, with the top four players estimated to account for less than 20.0% of indus...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Truck Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Truck Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

A P Eagers Limited is an Australian public firm that operates automotive dealerships across Australia. The firm began as E.G. Eager & Son Pty Ltd in 1913 ...
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A P Eagers

 Table: A P Eagers - financial performance

Automotive Holdings Group

 Table: Automotive Holdings Group - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Truck Dealers industry exhibits a moderate level of capital intensity. Capital requirements are relatively low for truck dealers compared with revenue...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Truck Dealers in Australia - 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 Truck Dealers in Australia 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, %

ARTICULATED TRUCK

GROSS VEHICLE MASS

RIGID TRUCK

TRUCK

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

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