ISBN-10:
1593920857
ISBN-13:
9781593920852
Pub. Date:
04/28/2007
Publisher:
Plunkett Research, Limited
Plunkett's Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics Industry Almanac 2007: Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends and Leading Companies

Plunkett's Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics Industry Almanac 2007: Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends and Leading Companies

by Jack W. Plunkett

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ISBN-13: 9781593920852
Publisher: Plunkett Research, Limited
Publication date: 04/28/2007
Pages: 684
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

A Short Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry Glossary i
Introduction 1
How To Use This Book 3
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry 7
1) Introduction to the Transportation & Logistics Industry 7
2) Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics Companies Fuel Globalization 8
3) 3PL Supply Chain Management Evolves to Serve the Global Market 9
4) Competition Between Couriers Heats Up 10
5) Trucking Companies and LTL Freight Boom/Intermodal Grows 12
6) Freight Trains Use Logistics Technology to Boost Profits 13
7) China Makes Huge Rail Upgrade 15
8) High Speed Passenger Trains, including Maglev, Gain New Acceptance 15
9) Global Ports Invest in Expansion, Struggle to Keep up with Boom Times 16
10) Panama Canal Expansion Approved 17
11) Transportation Industry Hard-Hit by Rising Fuel Prices 17
12) Discount Airlines Set the Standard 18
13) Major U.S. Airlines Begin to Bounce Back 19
14) Boeing Takes the Lead Over Airbus 21
15) Airports Ramp Up to Accommodate High Traffic and New Aircraft 23
16) Very Light Jets (VLJ) Become Air Taxis/ SATS Improves Air Traffic Control 24
17) New Technologies Show Promise for Port and Airport Security 26
18) RFID Drives Inventory Management Evolution 28
19) Supply Chain Management (SCM) Software Combines with Wireless 30
20) Wireless Information Systems Surge Ahead in Vehicles: Telematics, ITS, and More 31
Chapter 2: Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry Statistics 35
Transportation Industry Overview 36
Selected U.S. Transportation & Warehousing Industry Revenue, U.S.: 1998
Selected U.S. Transportation &Warehousing Industry Expenses: 2004
Top 50 Countries Providing U.S. Imports: 2000
Top 50 Countries Receiving U.S. Exports: 2000
Top 30 U.S. Custom Ports by Waterborne Foreign Trade: Selected Years 1997
Top 30 U.S. Custom Ports by Waterborne Foreign Import: Selected Years 1997
Top 30 U.S. Custom Ports by Waterborne Foreign Export: Selected Years 1997
Top 10 U.S. Maritime Container Ports: 1995
Top 25 U.S. Freight Gateways by Value of Shipments: 2004 47
Top 5 U.S. Land Ports by U.S.-NAFTA Border Crossings: 2004 48
U.S. Surface Trade with Canada: 1993
U.S. Surface Trade with Mexico: 1993
U.S. Truck Transportation Industry Breakdown of Revenue: 2004
Truck Transportation & Courier and Messenger Industry Expenses, U.S.: 2004
U.S. Truck Transportation Industry Estimated Inventories of Revenue Generating Equipment &
Estimated Number of Truck Miles Traveled: 2004
Vehicle Registrations, Fuel Consumption, and Vehicle Miles of Travel as Indices, U.S.: 1960
Number of Vehicles, Aircraft, Railcars, and Vessels, U.S.: 1980
U.S. Highway Vehicle Miles Traveled, Monthly: 1992
Retail On-Highway Diesel Prices, U.S.: 1995
Retail Gasoline Prices, U.S.: 1995
Air Cargo & Passenger Revenue, U.S. Commercial Air Carriers: 2000
U.S. Aviation Industry Average Annual Percentage Growth Forecasts by World Region: 2005
Domestic Airline Jet Fuel Prices, U.S.: 1992
Air Carrier Traffic Statistics, U.S.: 12 Months Ended October 2006 62
Air Carrier Traffic Statistics, U.S.: 1981
Air Travel Price Index, U.S.: 1995
U.S. Airline Passenger Activity: 2000
Rail Freight by Revenue Ton Miles, U.S.: 1992
Index of Railroad Fuel Prices, U.S.: 2003
Amtrak Revenue Passenger Miles: 1991
Amtrak Ridership: 1991
Rail Passenger Capacity Utilization, U.S.: 2003
Transportation Services Index, U.S.: 1992
Percent Change in the U.S. Transportation Services Index (TSI) from Year-to-Year: 1997
Transportation Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2001
Chapter 3: Important Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry Contacts
Addresses, Telephone Numbers and World Wide Web Sites 75
Chapter 4: THE TRANSPORTATION 500:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 103
Industry List, With Codes 104
Index of Rankings Within Industry Groups 106
Alphabetical Index 119
Index of Headquarters Location by State 123
Index of Headquarters Location by Country 127
Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations 130
Index of Firms with International Operations 143
Individual Profiles on each of THE TRANSPORTATION 500 149

Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 646
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Affiliations 647

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