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Truck Manufacturers

SIC 3711 | NAICS 336120

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Truck & Bus Manufacturing  (view report)
Truck Body & Trailer Manufacturing  (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
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

FTR Transportation Intelligence
North American Commercial Truck and Trailer Outlook

Subscription research service with online database access provides a detailed analysis of current market conditions and the forecast outlook for this market sector, with market segments covered including medium (Class 4 - 7) and heavy (Class 8) duty trucks and commercial trailers (e.g., dry van, reefer van, platform, straight frame, other). Sample monthly report can be viewed free online.

Truck & Bus Manufacturing

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

ACT Research
Information resources available from this organization include:

State of the Industry: N.A. OEM Classes 5-8 Build & Retail Sales
Monthly publication provides North American production and retail sales data by gross vehicle weight class rating (Class 5 - 8), country (U.S., Canada, and Mexico), and original equipment manufacturer for the current month and on a year-to-date basis with comparisons to the same time periods in the prior year for year-to-year trending purposes. Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.

ACT N.A. Commercial Vehicle Outlook
Monthly publication provides North American production and retail sales forecasts by gross vehicle weight class rating (Class 5 - 8) and country (U.S., Canada, and Mexico) for trucks, buses, and RVs, with forecast data provided including quarterly forecasts for the current and the following year and annual forecasts for the next five years. Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.

GIA Research
Commercial Vehicles

Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. commercial vehicle market, with topics covered in the report including industry overview, growth drivers and trends, company and brand market shares, and historical and forecast sales in thousands of units for light commercial vehicles and medium and heavy commercial vehicles. Detailed table of contents is available free online.
Global Medium/Heavy-Duty OEM Trucks

Comprehensive study features a detailed analysis of the global commercial vehicle market and leading companies in this manufacturing sector, with companies covered in the report including Daimler AG, Eicher Motors Limited, Navistar International Corporation, Oshkosh Corporation, PACARR Inc, Scania AB, Tata Motors, and Volvo. Summary abstract and detailed table of contents are available online.

Frost & Sullivan
Medium-Heavy Duty Truck Market  Search for above title

Market research studies provide in-depth analysis and forecasts for the medium and heavy duty truck market on a global basis, with topics covered in these studies including freight and economic outlook, global market forecast, regional market trends and forecasts, key market and technology trends, emerging revenue opportunities, evolving revenue strategies, and leasing and financing activities.

Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Industry Forecast

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 commercial vehicle sales and production forecast by country, manufacturer, and medium and heavy gross vehicle weight segments across a 12-year forecast horizon. Sample forecast by major global region is available online with registration.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Truck Manufacturers  Search for "336120"

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

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing

Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by motor vehicle manufacturers (e.g., metal and plastic workers, assemblers and fabricators, painting workers, and inspectors) on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with products covered by the survey including autos, trucks, buses, motor homes, and other special purpose vehicles for highway use.

Heavy Duty Truck Manufacturing

Free online service provides salary and hourly wages for selected job positions such as design and mechanical engineers, welders, production workers, and diesel mechanics and technicians, and with employers for which salary or wage data is available including Paccar Corporation, Daimler North America, Navistar International, Oshkosh Corporation, Volvo North America, Kenworth, and Peterbilt.

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