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Truck Parts and Accessories Distributors

SIC 5013 | NAICS 423120

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Heavy Duty Truck Parts Dealers  (view report)
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
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Randall-Reilly Publishing
Truck Parts & Service Magazine
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for truck parts distributors, with content categories including sales and marketing, management, service and repair, training, and parts. Current digital edition and selected articles from current and prior issues can be viewed free online.

Automotive Parts & Accessories Stores

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

Auto Care Association
Medium & Heavy Duty Aftermarket Profile
Publication provides a wide range of information on the commercial vehicle aftermarket, with topics covered including an overview of the aftermarket; key economic indicators; truck sales and registrations; truck specifications and operating characteristics; retail sales of aftermarket parts; and profiles of selected aftermarket companies. Publication can be viewed free online.

Freedonia Group
Medium and Heavy Duty Truck Aftermarket
Comprehensive study provides in-depth analysis of the medium and heavy duty truck parts aftermarket, with topics covered including market environment and trends; historical demand and forecasts by product type (exterior, structural, mechanical, electrical, electronic) and service provider (e.g., dealerships, independent garages, tire dealers, fleets, owner operators, and others); industry structure; and company profiles. Summary description of the study and detailed table of contents are available free online.

MacKay & Company
Distribution Study
Distribution study analyzes historical and prospective trends for the heavy duty aftermarket distribution system, with segments addressed including original equipment dealers, engine distributors, product specialists, independent distributors, and auto parts outlets selling commercial vehicle parts. Summary description can be viewed free online with complete report available for purchase upon request.

Frost & Sullivan
Heavy Duty Truck Aftermarket  Search for above title
Extensive selection of market research reports provides in-depth coverage, analysis, and forecasts for the medium and heavy duty truck aftermarket and specific product segments within that market. "Market Insights" report, which provides a summary analysis, can be viewed online with registration.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Truck Parts and Accessories Distributors  Search for "423120"

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

Heavy Duty Truck Parts Dealers
(see links for individual reports)

Cost structure benchmarks section of these reports provide an analysis of industry costs and profits as a percentage of revenue by income and expense category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent and utilities, other expenses, and earnings before interest and taxes) and includes commentary on trends and expectations for specific categories. Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
Employee Compensation Report
Two-volume wholesale distributor employee compensation report provides detailed analysis of executive and employee compensation, including salaries, bonuses, commissions, and fringe benefits, with compensation data broken out by annual company sales volume and geographic region. Table of contents, compensation breakout information, and job descriptions for all positions included in the report can be viewed free online.

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