SIC 3711 | NAICS 336120
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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:
Online subscription service provides detailed market analysis and forecasts for the commercial truck market, with information provided including historical and forecast North American factory shipments by destination (e.g., United States, Canada, Mexico, and export) and gross vehicle weight class (e.g., Classes 4 - 5, Classes 6 - 7, and Class 8). Sample report can be viewed free online with registration.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
State of the Industry: North America OEM Classes 5-8 Build & Retail Sales
Monthly publication provides production data by gross vehicle weight rating (Class 5 - 8), destination market (U.S., Canada, Mexico, and export), and original equipment manufacturer (e.g., International, Freightliner, Ford, Kenworth, Mack, Peterbilt, Volvo, and Western Star) for the current month and on a year-to-date basis along with net change from prior year. Sample report can be viewed free online.
Forecast: ACT North America Commercial Vehicle Outlook
Monthly publication provides sales and production forecasts by gross vehicle weight rating (Class 5 - 8) and destination country (U.S., Canada, Mexico, and export), with forecast data provided including quarterly retail sales and production forecasts for the current and the following year and annual retail sales and production forecasts for each of the next five years. Sample report is available free online.
Comprehensive research reports provide a detailed analysis of the market for commercial trucks and bodies by vehicle type and chassis class (e.g., light, medium, and heavy duty), with vehicles covered in individual reports including cargo van, dump, flatbed, grain, moving van, refrigerated, refuse, utility, tow, and vacuum tank. Summary description and table of contents for each report is available online.
Market research study provides in-depth analysis and forecasts for the medium and heavy duty truck market on a global basis, with topics addressed in the report including market forecast by weight and price segments, attractive segments by region, powertrain technology forecast, connected telematics market developments, key electric ecosystem developments, and autonomous vehicle technologies.
Subscription research service provides in-depth analysis of the medium and heavy duty truck market for over seventy-five countries on a quarterly basis, with information provided including 12-year sales and production forecasts by country, manufacturer, GVW segment (e.g., medium, heavy), and frame type (e.g., rigid, articulated). Sample forecast by major region is available free online with registration.
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.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of annual revenues for companies that manufacture commercial trucks, buses, and other specialty heavy-duty vehicles (e.g., ambulances, concrete mixers, fire engines, garbage trucks, mobile cranes, motor homes, street sweepers, and wreckers). Sample report is available free online.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as mechanical engineer, design engineer, manufacturing engineer, diesel mechanic, assembler, and welder, with manufacturers for which salary or wage data is available including Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Navistar International Corporation, PACCAR Inc., and Volvo Trucks North America Inc.
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel employed in this sector which includes companies that manufacture commercial trucks, buses, and other special purpose vehicles (e.g., ambulances, concrete mixers, fire engines, garbage trucks, mobile cranes, motor homes, street sweepers, and wreckers). All data is available free online.