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Truck Rental and Leasing

SIC 7513 | NAICS 532120

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Truck Rental & Leasing  (view report)
Commercial Truck Dealers  (view report)

Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and ratios
  • Current performance
  • Operating conditions
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Five-year growth forecast

EnRoute / Issue Updates / Legislative Bulletins / Web Conference Presentations

Biweekly EnRoute e-newsletter, periodic issue updates and legislative bulletins, and web conference presentations feature news and information for the truck renting and leasing industry, with a primary focus on federal and state legislative and regulatory issues. Current and past EnRoute newsletters, legislative bulletins, and web-based conference presentations are available for viewing free online.

First Research
Truck Rental & Leasing

First Research profiles provide analysis, statistics, and forecasts for a wide range of industries, with content sections including industry overview, recent developments, issues and challenges, business trends and opportunities, leading companies, executive insights, financial benchmarking information, and 5-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated monthly; sample report is available online.

Information resources available from this trade association include:

Equipment Market Analysis: Trucking Industry
Fact sheet provides a summary analysis of equipment financing trends in the trucking industry, with information provided including total business fixed investment for the most recently completed year, equipment financing volume represented by trucks and trailers, growth in truck investment and sales and order trends for medium and heavy duty trucks and trailers, and outlook for the trucking industry.

What's Hot, What's Not in Equipment Leasing
Annual ELFA survey queries equipment managers and consultants employed by lessors, asset-based lenders, financial advisors, and service providers on the expected lease business volume for specific types of equipment (with trucks and trailers constituting one of the equipment categories) in the coming year, and includes historical trend data and a summary outlook forecast for each equipment category.

Frost & Sullivan
Research publications available from this organization include:

Strategic Analysis of the U.S. Fleet and Vehicle Lease Market
Market research report analyzes the market for fleet purchase and lease and consumer lease light cars and trucks, with topics covered in the report including market structure, drivers and restraints, forecasts and trends, consumer lease market analysis, competitive analysis of fleet lease market, and top fleet lease and management companies (GE Capital Fleet Services, ARI, PHH Arval, and LeasePlan USA).

Strategic Analysis of the North American Class 8 Truck Leasing and Financing Market
Comprehensive study provides in-depth analysis of the heavy duty truck leasing and financing market, with topics covered in the study including market trend analysis, leasing and financing market forecast, competitive environment, and profiles of leading OEM captive (Navistar, Freightliner, PACCAR, and Volvo/Mack) and non-captive (GE Capital, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo) market participants.

NADA Used Car Guide, J.D. Powers & Associates
Commercial Truck Guide Industry Update

Monthly publication analyzes commercial vehicle market trends in terms of volume and pricing and includes an analysis of monthly, year to date, and annual changes in commercial vehicle values by market segment, with segments covered in this section including commercial van, extended hood, highway aerodynamic/traditional, local/delivery daycab, and medium duty cabover/conventional.

Financial Ratios and Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Truck Rental and Leasing  Search for "532120"

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.

  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

First Research
Truck Rental & Leasing

Financial information section provides income statements, balance sheets, and financial ratios by company size for companies that rent or lease light, medium, and heavy duty trucks, buses, RVs, utility trailers, semi-trailers, and other vehicles on a short-term or long-term basis to consumers, businesses, trucking companies, owner-operators, and other transportation service providers.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

Truck or Trailer Rental or Leasing

Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this service sector such as general manager, service manager, diesel mechanic, and service technician, with employers for which compensation data is provided including Penske Truck Leasing, LLC, Ryder Systems, Inc., U-Haul International, Inc., Idealease, Inc., MHC Kenworth, Rush Enterprises, and Xtra Lease Corp.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing

Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by companies which rent or lease automobiles, light, medium, and heavy duty trucks, utility and semi- trailers, buses, RVs, and other vehicles on a short-term or long-term basis to consumers, non-freight businesses, trucking companies, owner-operator truckers, and other transportation service providers.

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