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Inland Water Freight Transportationin the US

  • Published: March 2014
  • Region: United States
  • 10 pages
  • First Research

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Brief Excerpt from Industry Overview Chapter:

Companies in this industry provide inland water transportation of cargo on US lakes, rivers, or intracoastal waterways. Major companies include independents, such as American Commercial Lines, Ingram Barge, and Kirby Inland Marine, and captive subsidiaries of companies that transport commodities, such as AEP River Operations (owned by American Electric Power) and American River Transportation (owned by Archer Daniels Midland).

The US inland water freight transportation industry includes about 350 companies with combined annual revenue of about $6 billion. Key growth drivers include population growth and other demographic factors that necessitate increased inland trade of commodities.

The industry does not include companies that provide transportation of cargo on the READ MORE >

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