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Trailer Manufacturing Industry in North America

Publication Date: Jan 2019
An invaluable database and analysis of a fragmented and hard-to-quantify industry


2018 Analysis
2019 – 2023 Outlook & Forecast


Research centered around 252 manufacturers in 16 different trailer product types, from commodity truck trailers to specialized applications


A $13 billion industry thoroughly analyzed and evaluated


Excel database included for market size and competitive share breakouts


Trailer Product Types Analyzed
  1. Dry Freight & Moving Van Trailers
  2. Refrigerated/Insulated Van Trailers
  3. Lowbed/Heavy Haul Trailers
  4. Platform Trailers
  5. Liquid Tank Trailers
  6. Dump Trailers
  7. Hopper Bottom Grain Trailers
  8. Pneumatic Dry Bulk Tank Trailers
  9. 53-ft. Container Chassis
  10. Transfer/Refuse Trailers
  11. Belt (Live Floor) Trailers
  12. Logging Trailers
  13. Livestock Trailers
  14. Vacuum Tank Trailers
  15. Bulk Feed Tank Trailers
  16. Chip Trailers
About the Report
  • The report provides a vista view of this crucial industry that underpins freight transportation.
  • Provides a succinct competitive analysis overlaid by the many dynamic factors that have the industry currently on a tear.
  • Pricing issues are dominating the demand equation going forward.
  • Our analysis predicts an inevitable slowing of growth to more sustainable long-term medians.
Use of Report
  • The style of reports from SpecialtyResearch.net provides a useful database that highlights virtually all identified players.
  • Companies at local/regional level participate successfully in trailer manufacture—possible acquisition candidates for larger players.
Report Highlights
  • $13 billion USMCA (ex-NAFTA) market—United States, Canada and Mexico
  • 380,000 trailers across all product types—United States, Canada and Mexico
  • 250+ identified manufacturers
  • Significant share and a growing influence of Mexican manufacturers
  • Competitor market size and shares in units and dollars by each trailer type
  • Widest coverage and scope on the trailer manufacturing industry relative to data from other sources
Each trailer segment type will be available as an individual report when published.


  • Wide knowledge and long work experience in the transportation/vehicular industries
  • Pioneering work in vocational truck/body areas subscribed to by brand leader clientele
  • Highly trained analysts with U.S. corporate background mentoring
  • Significant primary research, through trade show visits and telephone contact
  • Unique market size calculation methods tested over the years, with correlation algorithms
  • Succinct presentation focused on data and relevant analysis
  • Bottoms-up approach that provides an industry-wide database on all identified players, large and small
Also Available By Sections:


Section 1: Industry Overview  Pulls together the 16 individual application segments into an inter- and intra-competitive analysis to present an industry-wide picture of the data and competitive shares @ $3,000
Section 2: Analysis Comprehensive quantification and market analysis for each of the 16 segments as stand-alone reports, with breakouts of sub-types, with materials, competitive shares, technology, and outlook to 2023 @ $4,000
Section 3: Company Profiles Profiles of 252 manufacturers/fabricators of semi truck trailers @ $2,000
Section 4: Data Tables (Excel Spreadsheets)  Statistical data on 252 companies in Excel format, in units and dollars, by segment and by selected breakouts @ $4,000




By Individual Application Segments:

Each of the 16 analyzed trailer types will also be available individually, to be priced for purchase when published.

Standard Table of Contents for Each Trailer/Segment Type

1 Product Types
2 Market Size Estimates: Units & Dollars 2018
3 Market Shares: Competitive Analysis in Units & Dollars
  3.1 Manufacturers by Type
  3.2 Manufacturers’ Product Mix
  3.3 Market Shares: All Products
  3.4 Market Shares by Type
4 Market Analysis
  4.1 Average Price
  4.2 Distribution Channels
5 Market Dynamics & Demand Factors
6 Production by Region 
7 Outlook – 2019 – 2023
8 Key Manufacturer Data

We will be pleased to send sample pages upon request.


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Price: $8,000.00 $6,000.00

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Due to the size of this project, you will receive download links for 4 separate files: one link each for Industry Overview, Analysis, Company Profiles and Excel Data Tables. All segments except the Excel Data Tables will open directly from the links. The Excel file will likely be found in your computer's "Downloads" folder.

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