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Road Haulage Market Report 2009

  • Published: January 2009
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 110 Pages
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ceva Logistics Ltd
  • Eddie Stobart Group Ltd
  • Kuehne + Nagel Ltd
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A significant part of the UK’s freight-transportation system is comprised by the road-haulage industry. The volume of goods lifted by road in Great Britain by goods vehicles registered in Great Britain and weighing over 3.5 tonnes is estimated to have increased by 1% in 2008, to 1.89 billion tonnes. The volume of goods moved by road also grew by 1.5%, to 163.9 billion tonne kilometres.

The three main sectors of the market are: own-account distribution; contract distribution; and shared-user distribution. Collectively, contract distribution and shared-user distribution are known as public haulage or ‘hire and reward’ haulage. They account for the largest sector of the market in terms of both goods moved and goods lifted. However, own-account distribution demonstrated a higher rate of growth in terms of goods both lifted and moved throughout the review period (2004 to 2008).

The liberalisation of cabotage journeys is to be introduced by the EU. At present, domestic journeys made by a foreign haulier in another member state are restricted to casual work, but under the new plans — due to be introduced on 1st January 2009 — contract work is also READ MORE >

Executive Summary
1. Market Definition
REPORT COVERAGE
MARKET SECTORS
Own-Account Distribution
Contract Distribution
Shared-User Distribution
MARKET TRENDS
Major UK Logistics Companies Continue to be Acquired
Number of UK-Registered Hauliers Travelling to Mainland Europe Continues
to Decline
Impact of UK Recession on Demand for Road Haulage
Road Haulage Activity and Economic Growth
Table 1: Road Haulage Activity and Economic Growth (index 1980=100),
2003-2007
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Gross Domestic Product
Table 2: UK Gross Domestic Product at Current and Annual Chain-Linked Prices (£m),
2003-2007
Population
Table 3: UK Resident Population Estimates by Sex (000), Mid-Years 2003-2007
Inflation
Table 4: UK Rate of Inflation (%), 2003-2007
Unemployment
Table 5: Actual Number of Unemployed Persons (million), 2003-2007
Household Disposable Income
Table 6: Household Disposable Income Per Capita (£), 2003-2007
MARKET POSITION
Great Britain
Table 7: Volume of Goods Lifted and Goods Moved in Great Britain by Mode
of Transport (million tonnes, billion tonne kilometres and %), 2003-2007
Europe
Table 8: Total National and International Road-Haulage Movements in the EU27 by
Country (billion tonne kilometres and %), 2006

2. Market Size
THE TOTAL MARKET
By Volume
Table 9: Volume of Goods Lifted and Goods Moved by Road
in Great Britain (million tonnes and billion tonne kilometres), 2004-2008
By Value
Table 10: The Apparent UK Market for Transport, Storage
and Communication by Sector by Value (£m), 2004-2008
BY MARKET SECTOR
Goods Lifted
Table 11: Volume of Goods Lifted by Road in Great Britain by Sector
(million tonnes and %), 2004-2008
Goods Moved
Table 12: Volume of Goods Moved by Road in Great Britain by Sector
(billion tonne kilometres and %), 2004-2008
OVERSEAS TRADE
Road Goods Vehicles Travelling to Mainland Europe
Table 13: Number of Powered Road Goods Vehicles Travelling from the UK
to Mainland Europe (000), 2003-2007
Table 14: Number of UK-Registered Road Goods Vehicles Travelling from the UK to
Mainland Europe by Country of Disembarkation (000), 2003-2007
Table 15: Number of Powered Goods Vehicles Travelling from the UK to Mainland
Europe by Country of Vehicle’s Registration (000), 2003-2007
Overseas Freight Movements
Table 16: International Road Haulage by UK-Registered Vehicles by Volume
of Goods Lifted and Moved on Outward and Inward Journeys (million tonnes
and billion tonne kilometres), 2003-2007
Outward Journeys
Table 17: International Road Haulage by UK-Registered Vehicles — Volume of
Goods Carried on Outward Journeys by Country of Unloading (000 tonnes,
million tonne kilometres and %), 2007
Inward Journeys
Table 18: International Road Haulage by UK-Registered Vehicles — Volume of
Goods Carried on Inward Journeys by Country of Unloading (000 tonnes,
million tonne kilometres and %), 2007

3. Industry Background
RECENT HISTORY
NUMBER OF COMPANIES
Table 19: Number of UK VAT-Based Enterprises Engaged in Freight Transport
by Road by Turnover Sizeband (£000), 2004-2008
Operator Licences
Table 20: Number of Goods Vehicles Operator Licences and Average Fleet Size
in Great Britain (000 and number), Years Ending March 2003-2007
Number of Heavy Goods Vehicles in Great Britain
Table 21: Number of Heavy Goods Vehicles in Great Britain by Type (000),
2003-2007
EMPLOYMENT
Table 22: Employment in the Freight Transport by Road, Storage and Warehousing
Sectors (000), 2003-2007
Table 23: Number of Heavy Goods Vehicle Drivers in the UK (000), 2003-2007
Table 24: Number of UK VAT- and/or PAYE-Based Enterprises Engaged in Freight
Transport by Road by Employment Sizeband (number), 2004-2008
REGIONAL VARIATIONS IN THE MARKETPLACE
Table 25: Number of UK Local Units in VAT- and/or PAYE-Based Enterprises Engaged
in Freight Transport Road by Government Office Region (number and %), 2008
Table 26: Goods Lifted by Region of Origin and Region of Destination
(million tonnes and %), 2007
DISTRIBUTION
HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?
Table 27: Number of UK VAT- and/or PAYE-Based Enterprises Engaged in Freight
Transport by Road by Age of Business (number and %), 2008
LEGISLATION
KEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
British International Freight Association
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK
Freight Transport Association
Heavy Transport Association
Road Haulage Association

4. Competitor Analysis
THE MARKETPLACE
MARKET LEADERS
CEVA Logistics Ltd
DHL Exel Supply Chain
Eddie Stobart Group Ltd
Groupe Norbert Dentressangle SA
Keuhne + Nagel Ltd
Ryder Ltd
TDG Ltd
Wincanton PLC
OUTSIDE SUPPLIERS
Vehicles Manufacturing Industry
Oil and Petroleum Products Industry
Warehousing Sector
Information Technology
MARKETING ACTIVITY
Exhibitions

5. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
Strengths
Weaknesses
Opportunities
Threats

6. Buying Behaviour
AVERAGE LENGTH OF HAUL
By Type of Vehicle
Table 28: Average Length of Haul by Road in Great Britain by Heavy Goods Vehicles
by Type of Vehicle (kilometres), 2003-2007
By Type of Commodity
Table 29: Average Length of Haul by Road in Great Britain by Type of Commodity
(kilometres), 2003-2007
VOLUME OF GOODS LIFTED BY TYPE OF COMMODITY
Table 30: Volume of Goods Lifted by Road in Great Britain by Type of Commodity
(million tonnes), 2003-2007
VOLUME OF GOODS MOVED BY TYPE OF COMMODITY
Table 31: Volume of Goods Moved by Road in Great Britain by Type of Commodity
(billion tonne kilometres), 2003-2007
PUBLIC AND OWN ACCOUNT HAULAGE
Volume of Goods Lifted by Type
Table 32: Volume of Goods Lifted by Road in Great Britain by Type of Product
by Sector (million tonnes and %), 2007
Volume of Goods Moved by Road by Sector
Table 33: Volume of Goods Moved by Road in Great Britain by Type of Product
by Sector (million tonne kilometres and %), 2007

7. Current Issues
POLITICAL SCENE
VOSA’s Largest Ever Clampdown on Unsafe Lorries
Road Haulage Association Welcomes MPs' Findings on Foreign Trucks
Freight Transport Association’s Proposals to Alleviate Cost Pressures of Road
Haulage Operators
EUROPE
EU Cobotage Rules May Be Relaxed
TRANSPORT COSTS
Diesel Prices — Still too High
London Low Emission Zone
CORPORATE ACTIVITY
Culina Logistics Ltd
Groupe Norbert Dentressangle SA
Kuehne + Nagel Group
The Stobart Group Ltd
TDG Ltd
Wincanton PLC
LEGISLATION
Driver Certificate of Professional Competence
New Driving Mirror Legislation
ENVIRONMENT
Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers Aim to Increase Fuel Efficiency
and Environmental Protection with ‘Vision 20-20’

8. The Global Market
EUROPEAN TRENDS
National Road-Haulage Movements
Table 34: National Road-Haulage Movements in the EU27
by Country (billion tonne kilometres and %), 2002-2006
International Road-Haulage Movements
Table 35: International Road-Haulage Movements in the EU27 by Country
(billion tonne kilometres and %), 2002-2006
National and International Road-Haulage Movements
Table 36: Total National and International Road-Haulage Movements in the EU27
by Country (billion tonne kilometres and %), 2002-2006
The US
Table 37: US Freight Movements by Type of Transportation (billion ton miles),
2002-2006

9. Forecasts
INTRODUCTION
Economic Forecasts
Gross Domestic Product
Table 38: Forecast UK Growth in Gross Domestic Product in Real Terms (%),
2008-2012
Inflation
Table 39: Forecast UK Rate of Inflation (%), 2008-2012
Population
Table 40: Forecast UK Resident Population by Sex (000), Mid-Years 2008-2012
Unemployment
Table 41: Forecast Actual Number of Unemployed Persons (millions), 2008-2012
FORECASTS 2009 TO 2013
By Volume
Table 42: Forecast Volume of Goods Lifted and Goods Moved
by Road in Great Britain (million tonnes and billion tonne kilometres),
2009-2013
By Value
Table 43: The Forecast Apparent UK Market for Transport, Storage
and Communication by Sector by Value (£m), 2009-2013
MARKET GROWTH
Figure 1: The Apparent UK Market for Transport, Storage and Communication
by Sector by Value (£m), 2004-2013
FUTURE TRENDS
Hauliers Remain Upbeat Despite the Recession
Environmental Credentials Remain Strong
Increase in Demand for Multimodal Solutions
Further Consolidation

10. Company Profiles
CEVA LOGISTICS LTD
EDDIE STOBART GROUP LTD
KUEHNE + NAGEL LTD
RYDER LTD
TDG LIMITED
WINCANTON PLC

11. Further Sources
Associations
Publications
Government Publications
Other Sources
Bisnode Sources
Understanding TGI Data
Number, Profile, Penetration
Social Grade
Standard Region
Research
The Range of Reports

-Ceva Logistics Ltd
-Eddie Stobart Group Ltd
-Kuehne + Nagel Ltd
-Ryder Ltd
-Tdg Limited
-Wincanton Plc

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