Heavy hitter: Rising demand from road freight transport has boosted industry revenue

The Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers industry sells local and foreign-made truck parts to retailers and repair stores, to use when repairing and maintaining trucks. The industry, while separated from the Road Freight Transport industry by intermediaries, depends on truck drivers and operators for final demand for industry products. Over the past five years, industry operators have benefitted from a greater number of trucks on the road and rising road freight transport demand due to Australia's growing domestic freight task. Road freight companies tend to use more trucks than any other industry. These trucks are often large, articulated trucks transporting heavy loads over long distances...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand is largely inelastic for certain truck parts, which supports revenue growth
  • Trucks must meet roadworthy requirements to legally operate, supporting industry demand
  • The increasing reliability and efficiency of new trucks may threaten industry demand
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar paid as wages, an estimated $0.09 is spent on capital investment. This is common for industries in the business of wholesaling, where the major expense is purchase costs. Labour is necessary in the industry, with staff managing clients and selling products. Larger wholesalers tend to be much more capital intensive, with automated ordering, sorting and storage systems in place. The scale of these larger operators makes large-scale capital investments economically viable, allowing businesses to benefit from economies of scale. Smaller operators tend to do their ordering manually and using only a few forklifts for storing. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers are:

  • Upstream vertical integration (ownership links)
  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from road freight transport and Average age of vehicle fleet in the Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers Industry?

    Industry establishments wholesale truck parts and supplies for commercial trucks. Products include drive train parts, tyres, brake pads and other consumables. The industry does not supply parts for off-road vehicles such as mining trucks.

    Industry Products
  • Drive train
  • Brakes and brake pads
  • Tyres
  • Consumables
  • Industry Activities
  • tyres
  • brakes
  • drive train components
  • truck accessories
  • engine parts
  • 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 freight transport
  • Average age of vehicle fleet
  • Domestic freight task
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Freight markets
  • Operational scale
  • Profitability and other trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Freight volumes
  • Potential challenges
  • Profitability and other trends
  • Table: Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Motor Vehicle Electrical Services
  • Motor Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair
  • Motor Vehicle Engine and Parts Repair and Maintenance
  • Motor Vehicle Parts Retailing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Automotive Electrical Component Manufacturing
  • Customs Agency Services
  • General Warehousing and Cold Storage
  • Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Manufacturing
  • Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Tyres
  • Drive train
  • Consumables
  • Brakes and brake pads
  • Chart: Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Heavy rigid truck owners
  • Light rigid truck owners
  • Articulated truck owners
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Isuzu Australia Limited,
  • Table: Isuzu Australia Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers 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 Heavy Duty Truck Parts Wholesalers Industry
  • 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
    Gross Vehicle Mass (Gmv)
  • The weight of a vehicle when unloaded, plus the maximum carrying capacity, excluding trailers.
  • Heavy Duty Truck
  • A road freight transport vehicle with a GMV of greater than 3.5 tonnes.
  • Tonne-Kilometre
  • The transport of one tonne by road for one kilometre.
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