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Rail Freight in the United States - New Market Report

New Transportation market report from MarketLine: "Rail Freight in the United States"


Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/31/2014 -- Rail Freight in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States rail freight market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Report Highlights:

- The rail freight sector is defined as consisting of revenues generated from freight transportation by rail. Units of volume are measured in freight ton kilometers (FTK). Rail freight volumes include both domestic and international freight, which for the purposes of this report are counted in the country of origin. Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2012 annual average exchange rates.
- The US rail freight sector is expected to generate total revenues of $83.8bn in 2013, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.1% between 2009 and 2013.
- Sector consumption volume is forecast to increase with a CAGR of 2.8% between 2009 and 2013, to reach a total of 3,119.2 billion FTK in 2013.
- The performance of the sector is forecast to decelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 7.2% for the five-year period 2013 - 2018, which is expected to drive the sector to a value of $118.4bn by the end of 2018.

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This Report Features:

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the rail freight market in the United States

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the rail freight market in the United States

Leading company profiles reveal details of key rail freight market players' global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United States rail freight market with five year forecasts by both value and volume

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United States economy

Key Questions Answered:

What was the size of the United States rail freight market by value in 2013?

What will be the size of the United States rail freight market in 2018?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States rail freight market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

How large is the United States's rail freight market in relation to its regional counterparts?

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