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Refuse Truck/Body Manufacturing in North America

Publication Date: Apr 2019
Size, Segmentation, Competition, Trends and Outlook Underlying the Manufacture of Truck/Bodies for Refuse Applications in North America (USA + Canada)

2018 Data, History, 2019 – 2023 Outlook


22 manufacturers analyzed and aggregated into an analytical framework to define a $950 million segment of the truck industry.


Includes Excel database for market size and competitive share breakouts—units and dollars for all manufacturers!


This is an update of a previously published refuse truck/body report. The new edition will be released after the conclusion of the 2019 Waste Expo, and will be available by May 15, 2019.

See special pre-publication offers below!


The report is a rigorous investigation and analysis of manufacturers and markets for refuse truck/body production in the United States and Canada, providing estimates of market sizing, key segmentation, demand factors, trends and outlook for each of four refuse truck body types:

Front Loaders
Automated Side Loaders
Manual Side Loaders
Rear Loaders


Refuse trucks are in strong demand, resulting from aging fleets, new emissions requirements, and pick up in core demand resulting from growing confidence of municipalities to enter into long-term waste management contracts.


The refuse truck segment of vocational truck manufacturing is an industry unto itself. With 22 producers in the USA and Canada, this report aims at quantifying the market size and sub-segments for the four types of refuse trucks/bodies, to present an aggregate view of refuse collection vehicles/equipment. Manufacturing activity ranges from regional one-product specialists to national brands that have most, if not the entire spectrum, of the identified product mix in their offerings. There is evidence of interest by larger companies in crossing over and adding to the product mix through acquisitions; such consolidations are expected to continue in this industry.


The product mix of refuse truck types in use is changing, with front loaders and automated side loaders growing in popularity. The increase in the versatility of the front loader truck with a can attachment has allowed its use in residential waste collection and has been a prime driver of this change.


The refuse truck/body business experienced healthy growth in 2018, with most manufactures reporting improved sales. There was some impact on profitability because of higher material costs, particularly steel. Ownership of one leading manufacturer changed hands demonstrating a strategic move towards offering a wide and comprehensive portfolio of products related to the waste and refuse hauling business.


The report provides a vista view of this vocational segment. Many smaller players at local/regional level participate successfully in this activity, but complicate the market size and competitive analysis picture, compared to the handful of national manufacturers.


The report can be put to immediate use for sales and market planning, M&A identification, competitive share analysis, alliances and technology transfer considerations.


SPECIAL EARLY-BIRD OFFER! 25% Discount with coupon code REFTRK19 through May 15, 2019.


BONUS OFFER! Complimentary report on TRANSFER/REFUSE TRAILER MANUFACTURING IN NORTH AMERICA, a $2,500 value, FREE with Early-Bird Purchase! After your pre-publication purchase, you will receive a purchase acknowledgement with a link to download your free copy of this report.
Bonus offer expires May 2, 2019.

1 Scope
2 Product Types
  2.1 Front Loaders
  2.2 Automated Side Loaders
  2.3 Manual Side Loaders
  2.4 Rear Loaders
3 Market Size Estimates – Units & Dollars 2018
  3.1 Market Size: by Chassis Class
  3.2 Market Size Estimates: Historical – 2013 – 2017
4 Market Shares: Competitive Analysis in Units & Dollars
  4.1 Manufacturers by Type
  4.2 Manufacturers’ Product Mix
  4.3 Market Shares: All
  4.4 Market Shares: By Body Type
  4.5 Market Shares: By Body Type & Chassis Class
5 Market Shares: By Body Type
  5.1 Front Loaders
    5.1.1 Front Loaders: By Chassis Class
  5.2 Automated Side Loaders
    5.2.1 Automated Side Loaders: By Chassis Class
  5.3 Manual Side Loaders
    5.3.1 Manual Side Loaders: By Chassis Class
  5.4 Rear Loaders
    5.4.1 Rear Loaders: By Chassis Class
6 Market Analysis
  6.1 Average Price
  6.2 Distribution Channels
7 Market Dynamics & Demand Factors
8 Outlook 2019 – 2023
9 Production by Region
10  Key Manufacturer Data
11  Manufacturer Profiles (22 companies profiled*)

*Contact us for a list of all companies profiled.

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