2017 Road Freight Market Study

  • ID: 4041039
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • Effigy Consulting
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  • 24plus logistics
  • DB Schenker
  • Gefco
  • LKW Walter
  • Palletways
  • STEF
  • MORE

Road freight transport is an essential economic activity. Without it, our economies would not function!

This report examines the European road freight market in Europe and the different segments and related mode, sequence and type of cargo utilized by the road haulage industry.

It covers the general road freight market, the less-than-truckload segments as well as the sub-segmentation ventilation.

The aim of the report is to assess key market dynamics and related players’ position in the light of the European scheduled road freight market and, in particular, in the light of the less-than-truckload palletized market.

It describes in detail the main market trends in the haulage industry: the structure of the sector, the road networks operated by the largest players in the industry and a country market analysis.

This report focuses on a transport service that has been increasingly successful since the late 80s in the road freight market: the scheduled freight services for consignments of palletized goods. Based on the success of these services more and more hauliers are expanding their business in this booming market in Europe. It consists of the delivery of groups of 1 to 6 pallet consignments for the next day or the day after. This less-than-truckload scheduled service, which requires a genuine know-how, arises as a complement to the already existing road transport services like traditional bulk, full truckload or specialized haulage.

The perimeter of the study includes Value and Tonne-kilometres with Growth Rates for each the segments below:

  • Total Road Freight market (per country and consolidated)
  • LTL, FTL, Bulk and Specialized
  • Domestic, Export and Import
  • Trading lanes from/to each Country across Europe (Import and Export)
  • Drill down on Pallet and Scheduled
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  • 24plus logistics
  • DB Schenker
  • Gefco
  • LKW Walter
  • Palletways
  • STEF
  • MORE

1. Introduction 

2. Executive summary 
2.1. Market Developments 
2.2. Player Developments 

3. Perimeter of the Study 
3.1. Methodology & Measurement 
3.2. Countries in scope 
3.3. Focus of the current study 
3.4. Main Players, Networks and Alliances considered 

4. General Freight definition 
4.1. Freight vs. Parcel 
4.2. Types of Freight and Freight Modes 

5. Freight Market Definition 
5.1. International Road Freight 
5.2. Domestic Road Freight 
5.3. Scheduled Road Freight 
5.4. Chartered Road Freight 

6. The European Road Freight Market 
6.1. The European Road Freight Market Size by Segment 
6.2. The European Road Freight Market Size by Country 
6.3. The European Domestic Road Freight Market growth 
6.4. European International Road Freight Market growth 
6.5. The European Road Freight Market by Destination 
6.6. The European Road Freight Market by Flow per Country 
6.7. The European Road Freight Distance by Weight loaded market 
6.8. The European Road Freight Market’s top 20 main Trading Lanes 

7. Drill-Down on the LTL (Less than TruckLoad) Market 
7.1. The European LTL Road Freight Market by Sequence 
7.2. The European LTL Road Freight Market by Cargo type 
7.3. Total European LTL Market: Import, Export and Domestic views 
7.4. Drill-down on the European Export and Domestic LTL Scheduled Palletized Market 
7.5. European LTL Scheduled Palletized Market: Countries’ RTKs and related Growths 

8. LTL scheduled Palletized Market details per Country 
8.1. Introduction 
8.2. Austria 
8.3. Belgium 
8.4. Bulgaria 
8.5. Croatia 
8.6. Czech Republic 
8.7. Denmark 
8.8. Estonia 
8.9. Finland 
8.10. France 
8.11. Germany 
8.12. Greece 
8.13. Hungary 
8.14. Ireland 
8.15. Italy 
8.16. Latvia 
8.17. Lithuania 
8.18. Luxembourg 
8.19. Netherlands 
8.20. Norway 
8.21. Poland 
8.22. Portugal 
8.23. Romania 
8.24. Slovakia 
8.25. Slovenia 
8.26. Spain 
8.27. Sweden 
8.28. Switzerland 
8.29. United Kingdom 
8.30. Cyprus 
8.31. Malta 

9. The European Road Freight Market by Player 
9.1. The Road Freight Market Players’ Fragmentation across Europe 
9.2. The Road Freight Market’s Top 20 European Players 
9.3. Analysis of The Road Freight Market’s Top 20 European Players 
9.4. Players’ Distribution Networks & Alliances 
9.5. Main European Cooperative Networks 
9.6. Other Networks and Alliances 
9.7. Top 20 Players: Own Operational Network’s Presence (EU 28 + CH & NO) 
9.8. Top 20 Players: Services’ Portfolio Benchmark 
9.9. Top 20 Players: Ownership In 2015 
9.10. Distribution Models 
9.11. Top 20 players: Benchmark on the Distribution Models 

10. Conclusion 

  • Effigy Consutling Customised Studies
  • Appendices
  • Appendix 1: Road freight: difference between Pan-European & US Domestic
  • Appendix 2: Freight Class
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  • 24plus logistics
  • CEVA
  • CargoLine
  • DB Schenker
  • DFDS
  • DHL Freight
  • DSV
  • Eurodis
  • Gefco
  • Hellman
  • IDS Logistik
  • Kuehne + Nagel
  • LKW Walter
  • Net Express
  • Norbert Dentressangle (XPO)
  • Pallet-Track
  • Palletforce
  • Palletline
  • Palletways
  • Panalpina
  • Raben
  • Rhenus
  • SDV (Bolloré)
  • STEF
  • System Alliance Europe
  • System Alliance United Logistics
  • TNT Express
  • UPS Freight
  • Waberer's International
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