Scope of the Report
The report entitled The US Rail Intermodal Transportation Market (2017 Edition), provides analysis of the US intermodal transportation market, with detailed analysis of market size by volume, by segment, by top market, by traffic, etc.
Furthermore, the report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry.
J.B. Hunt, Hub Group, Schneider National and Swift Transportation are some of the key players operating in the US intermodal transportation market, whose company profiling has been done in the report. In this segment of the report, business overview, financial overview and business strategies of the companies are provided.
Transportation is divided into two segments: Passenger transportation and Freight transportation. Intermodal transportation is a component of freight transportation market. This segment includes standardized containers which are huge rectangular boxes for the transportation of commodities via trucks, ships and railways. The different types of intermodal transportation includes trucks, railways, barges, land bridges (mini & micro), planes and container ships.
The US intermodal transportation market is expected to increase with steady growth. The US intermodal transportation market is supported by various growth drivers, such as, accelerated adoption of containerization, growth in domestic intermodal transportation, globalization and increase in international transportation, etc. Still, the market faces certain hindrances and challenges, such as, high demand for customization, threat from driver shortages, overcapacity, etc. Few trends in the US intermodal transportation market are adoption of multimodal transportation, semi autonomous trucks, declining rail prices, etc.