United States Freight Transport Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

United States Freight Transport Report

United States Freight Transport Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
United States Freight Transport Report
Published Dec 19, 2015
80 pages — Published Dec 19, 2015
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BMI View: The US freight sector will enjoy healthy growth across all freight modes in the coming years given the positive turn in economic activity and the additional benefit of lower fuel prices due to the global oil price rout. We expect road freight will be the key outperformer in both the short term and medium term given our expectation for robust increases in the consumer sector. ...Over the medium term we project the volumes of freight carried by road to expand by an annual average of -.- . Rail freight represents a sizeable tranche of the US freight sector, and with strong demand for agricultural exports, particularly grain, in conjunction with our expectations of a continued uptick in demand for both crude oil transport by rail, as well as intermodal rail freight, we expect steady growth over the medium term, albeit at a slower rate than road. The US rail freight sector will register stable growth in ---- before gradually picking up over the medium term. ...The US rail freight sector will register stable growth in ---- before gradually picking up over the medium term. Demand for rail freight will continue to be driven by agricultural exports, though we caution that a

...� Business Monitor International Ltd Page - drop-off in crude oil prices may have an impact on production in the coming year. Rail freight volumes will dip from -.- in ---- to -.- in ---- before increasing gradually to reach -.- in ----. ...Rail freight volumes will dip from -.- in ---- to -.- in ---- before increasing gradually to reach -.- in ----. We expect growth in the airfreight sector will increase at a slower pace compared to the other freight modes given the limited capacity of the sector and relative competitiveness of road and rail for transporting large quantities of goods cross-country. Air freight volumes are set to increase by -.- in ----, supported by strengthening consumer demand and by an annual average of -.- over the next five years. ...With growing bipartisan support for infrastructure spending, we expect this trend to continue in the years ahead. Our view is strengthened by the Build America Investment Initiative , which launched in ---- and aspires to increase public-private partnerships across the transport sector.

...Over-reliance on road haulage is leading to congestion, pollution and ultimately rising costs - all factors which encourage customers to switch to other transport modes where possible. Take-up of the Cross-Border Trucking pilot initiative by Mexican trucking companies has been slow. ...

  
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