Freight Trailer Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Freight Trailer Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.7%

The Freight Trailer Manufacturing industry has exhibited modest revenue growth over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.7% over the five years through 2018-19, to $1.1 billion. The industry has grown from a high base year in 2013-14, following strong mining investment and construction activity prior to the past five-year period. Mining investment decline since that time has increased price competition and mitigated industry growth. Industry revenue is expected to increase by 0.8% in 2018-19. This revenue growth is supported by rising demand from road freight transport due to growth in Australia's domestic freight task. Industry revenue has been moderately volatile over the past five years due to the industry'...
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Freight Trailer Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Freight Trailer Manufacturing industry is projected to continue growing over the next five years. The industry's trading landscape is likely to shift as the mix of downstream industries changes. Growing domestic population and lack of rail infrastructure will likely ensure consistent demand for trailers to transport fresh produce and food products over the next five years. Commercial and industrial builders are also anticipated to provide a steady stream of demand over the period, further supporting industry revenue growth. However, weak growth in mining sector investment will likely constrain demand for trailers and tippers over the next five years. Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX...
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Freight Trailer Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $1bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 314
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 2,576

Biggest companies in the Freight Trailer Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Freight Trailer Manufacturing in Australia industry include MaxiTRANS Industries Limited and Vawdrey Australia Pty Ltd.

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What is Freight Trailer Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies manufacture trailers that are specifically designed for use on heavy-duty trucks. Trailer types vary based on size and purpose and include T-liners, flat-top and refrigerated trailers. Manufacturers of light truck trailers and travel trailers are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Tipper trailers
  • Temperature-controlled trailers
  • B-double trailers
  • Flatbed trailers
  • Low loader and drop-deck trailers
  • Tanker trailers
  • Other trailers

Industry Activities

  • Manufacture of trailers for heavy-duty trucks
  • Design of heavy-duty trailers
  • Manufacture of tipper trailers
  • Manufacture of temperature-controlled trailers
  • Manufacture of B-double trailers
  • Manufacture of flatbed trailers
  • Manufacture of low loader and drop-deck trailers
  • Manufacture of tanker trailers

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies manufacture trailers that are specifically designed for use on heavy-duty trucks. Trailer types vary based on size and purpose and include T-liners, flat-top and refrigerated trailers. Manufacturers of light truck trailers and travel trailers are excluded from the industry.

Main Activities

  • Manufacture of trailers for heavy-duty trucks
  • Design of heavy-duty trailers
  • Manufacture of tipper trailers
  • Manufacture of temperature-controlled trailers
  • Manufacture of B-double trailers
  • Manufacture of flatbed trailers
  • Manufacture of low loader and drop-deck trailers
  • Manufacture of tanker trailers

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Road freight operators use freight trailers to transport various goods. Demand from this industry tends to increase in line with global trade trends. High...
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Demand from road freight transport
Domestic freight task
Demand from construction
Demand from mining

Current Performance

Shifting demand
Profitability and

other trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Industry structure
Profitability and

other trends
 Table: Freight Trailer Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Freight Trailer Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling in Australia
Road Freight Transport in Australia
Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Gold and Other Non-Ferrous Metal Processing in Australia
Nut, Bolt, Screw and Rivet Manufacturing in Australia
Metal Coating and Finishing in Australia
Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Manufacturing in Australia
Iron and Steel Forging in Australia


Products & Services

The Freight Trailer Manufacturing industry produces semitrailers for a variety of purposes. The different trailer types are optimised to meet the state-ba...
Primary producers and food manufactures
Construction
Mining
Petroleum wholesalers
Export markets

Demand Determinants

Industry demand is driven by the size of Australia's domestic freight task. Demand for road freight transport services from areas of the economy such as t...
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Major Markets

Primary producers and food manufactures
Construction
Mining
Petroleum wholesalers
Export markets


 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Freight Trailer Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Freight Trailer Manufacturing industry exhibits low market share concentration. The top four industry manufacturers are estimated to account for just ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Freight Trailer Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

MaxiTRANS Industries Limited is an Australian publicly listed company that designs, manufactures and distributes transport equipment. Founded in 1972, Max...
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MaxiTRANS

 Table: MaxiTRANS - financial performance

Vawdrey Australia

 Table: Vawdrey Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

Capital intensity in the Freight Trailer Manufacturing industry is low. For every dollar invested in capital across the industry in 2018-19, an estimated ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Freight Trailer Manufacturing 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 Freight Trailer Manufacturing 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, %

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  • Industry Major Players
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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • 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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