The manufacture of dump truck bodies is a 70,000-unit market valued at $380 million, according to a new report by SpecialtyVehicles.net (SVN), a business consulting firm that provides proprietary market research analysis to the truck and component manufacturing industry.
Titled Specialty Vehicle Analysis of The Dump Truck/Body Industry in North America, the publication is organized into three modules. The first, a detailed market analysis, includes: a product/market overview; estimated size of the market and forecast to the year 2005; overall industry structure; market breakdown by aluminum vs steel; manufacture of units by size (light, medium, heavy); competition and market shares; industry profitability; calculations on units in use in the United States; and main factors affecting growth. Details on more than 70 manufacturers are provided in a financial directory/profile section that includes sales estimates, plant sizes, employee numbers, product and market profiles, and key executives.
The second module is an overview of dump truck units in use in the United States, broken out for each individual state, in categories such as major use, vehicle size, annual mileage class, range of operations, operator class, engine type and size, refueling location, and general maintenance practices.
The third module is a binder of publicly available information, such as company literature, web site extracts, and pertinent information from various published resources.
Cost of the complete program (Modules I, II, and III) is $3,600. Each module is also available separately: Module I (Analysis) is $2,150, Module II (Units in Use by State) is $1,875 for all states or $400 per individual state, and Module III (Binder of Public Domain Information) is $400. The publications are available in print, PDF, or CD-ROM formats (Module III is available in print format only). To order, contact SVN, 1317 Oakdale Rd, Suite 1110, Modesto CA 95355-3361; phone 209-576-8021; e-fax 781-634-1287; e-mail [email protected]; or access www.specialtyvehicles.net.