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Inland Water Cargo Transportation Services in the US - Procurement Research Report

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  • 29 Pages
  • July 2020
  • Region: United States
  • IBISWorld
  • ID: 4579280

Inland Water Cargo Transportation Services Procurement in the US

This report is intended to help buyers of inland water cargo transportation, which includes transportation over lakes, rivers and coasts in the United States. The major waterways served by vendors in this market are the Mississippi River System, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway, as well as the East and West Coasts. Buyers purchase shipping capacity on a spot basis (i.e. at current market rates) or through contracts. In this report, buyers are also called shippers, and water cargo transport companies are also called carriers. This report does not include passenger transportation.

Table of Contents

ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
  • Industry Definition
  • Main Activities
  • Similar Industries
  • Additional Resources

INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE
INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
  • Executive Summary
  • Key External Drivers
  • Current Performance
  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle

PRODUCTS & MARKETS
  • Supply Chain
  • Products & Services
  • Demand Determinants
  • Major Markets
  • International Trade
  • Business Locations

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
  • Market Share Concentration
  • Key Success Factors
  • Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Basis of Competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Industry Globalization

MAJOR COMPANIES
OPERATING CONDITIONS
  • Capital Intensity
  • Technology & Systems
  • Revenue Volatility
  • Regulation & Policy
  • Industry Assistance

KEY STATISTICS
  • Industry Data
  • Annual Change
  • Key Ratios

JARGON & GLOSSARY

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Kirby Corporation
  • Ingram Industries Inc.
  • American Commercial Lines LLC
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Crowley Maritime Corporation

Methodology

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