As the economy recovers, Americans will return to spending and traveling, which will renew demand for transportation equipment, especially aircraft. Business confidence and spending will also return, with business travel budgets driving industry demand. The industry's growth, however, will be hampered by the continuing trend of wholesale bypass. Furthermore, the total value of defense contracts – from which the largest operators generate revenue – is expected to decline.
This industry wholesales transportation equipment and supplies (except marine pleasure craft and motor vehicles). These products include aircrafts and aircraft parts, boats and marine equipment, railroad cars and railroad equipment, military tanks, and motorized golf carts. This industry does not wholesale motor vehicle related transportation equipment, marine pleasure craft, or electronic navigational equipment (i.e. sonar or radar).
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.