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Rail Freight in the United States of America (USA) - Market Summary, Competitive Analysis and Forecast to 2025

  • ID: 5350438
  • Report
  • April 2021
  • Region: United States
  • 61 pages
  • MarketLine

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BNSF Railway Co
  • CSX Corporation
  • Union Pacific Corporation
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Rail Freight in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2016-20, and forecast to 2025). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.



Key Highlights
  • The rail freight sector is defined as consisting of revenues generated from freight transportation by rail.
  • The US rail freight sector had total revenues of $53.9bn in 2020, representing a compound annual rate of change rate (CARC) of -1.4% between 2016 and 2020.
  • Sector consumption volumes declined with a CARC of -2.3% between 2016 and 2020, to reach a total of 2,110.5 billion FTK in 2020.
  • A general trend of weaker revenues has been a as a result of falling demand for commodities such as oil and coal, which have traditionally relied on rail freight transportation.
Scope
  • 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
Reasons to Buy
  • What was the size of the United States rail freight market by value in 2020?
  • What will be the size of the United States rail freight market in 2025?
  • 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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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BNSF Railway Co
  • CSX Corporation
  • Union Pacific Corporation
1 Executive Summary
1.1. Market value
1.2. Market value forecast
1.3. Market volume
1.4. Market volume forecast
1.5. Geography segmentation
1.6. Market rivalry
1.7. Competitive Landscape

2 Market Overview
2.1. Market definition
2.2. Market analysis

3 Market Data
3.1. Market value
3.2. Market volume

4 Market Segmentation
4.1. Geography segmentation

5 Market Outlook
5.1. Market value forecast
5.2. Market volume forecast

6 Five Forces Analysis
6.1. Summary
6.2. Buyer power
6.3. Supplier power
6.4. New entrants
6.5. Threat of substitutes
6.6. Degree of rivalry

7 Competitive Landscape
7.1. Who are the leading players?
7.2. What strategies do leading players follow?
7.3. Which companies offer substitutes to the main industry?

8 Company Profiles
8.1. Union Pacific Corporation
8.2. BNSF Railway Co
8.3. Canadian National Railway Co
8.4. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd
8.5. CSX Corporation
8.6. Norfolk Southern Corporation

9 Macroeconomic Indicators
9.1. Country data

10 Appendix
10.1. Methodology
10.2. Industry associations
10.3. Related research
10.4. About the Publisher

List of Tables
Table 1: United States rail freight sector value: $ billion, 2016-20
Table 2: United States rail freight sector volume: billion FTK, 2016-20
Table 3: United States rail freight sector geography segmentation: $ billion, 2020
Table 4: United States rail freight sector value forecast: $ billion, 2020-25
Table 5: United States rail freight sector volume forecast: billion FTK, 2020-25
Table 6: Union Pacific Corporation: key facts
Table 7: Union Pacific Corporation: Annual Financial Ratios
Table 8: Union Pacific Corporation: Annual Financial Ratios (Continued)
Table 9: Union Pacific Corporation: Key Employees
Table 10: Union Pacific Corporation: Key Employees Continued
Table 11: BNSF Railway Co: key facts
Table 12: BNSF Railway Co: Key Employees
Table 13: Canadian National Railway Co: key facts
Table 14: Canadian National Railway Co: Annual Financial Ratios
Table 15: Canadian National Railway Co: Key Employees
Table 16: Canadian National Railway Co: Key Employees Continued
Table 17: Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd: key facts
Table 18: Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd: Annual Financial Ratios
Table 19: Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd: Key Employees
Table 20: Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd: Key Employees Continued
Table 21: CSX Corporation: key facts
Table 22: CSX Corporation: Annual Financial Ratios
Table 23: CSX Corporation: Key Employees
Table 24: CSX Corporation: Key Employees Continued
Table 25: Norfolk Southern Corporation: key facts
Table 26: Norfolk Southern Corporation: Annual Financial Ratios
Table 27: Norfolk Southern Corporation: Key Employees
Table 28: Norfolk Southern Corporation: Key Employees Continued
Table 38: United States size of population (million), 2016-20
Table 39: United States GDP (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2016-20
Table 40: United States GDP (current prices, $ billion), 2016-20
Table 41: United States inflation, 2016-20
Table 42: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2016-20
Table 43: United States exchange rate, 2016-20

List of Figures
Figure 1: United States rail freight sector value: $ billion, 2016-20
Figure 2: United States rail freight sector volume: billion FTK, 2016-20
Figure 3: United States rail freight sector geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2020
Figure 4: United States rail freight sector value forecast: $ billion, 2020-25
Figure 5: United States rail freight sector volume forecast: billion FTK, 2020-25
Figure 6: Forces driving competition in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2020
Figure 7: Drivers of buyer power in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2020
Figure 8: Drivers of supplier power in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2020
Figure 9: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2020
Figure 10: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2020
Figure 11: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the rail freight sector in the United States, 2020
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  • Union Pacific Corporation
  • BNSF Railway Co
  • Canadian National Railway Co
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd
  • CSX Corporation
  • Norfolk Southern Corporation
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
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