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Terminal Tractors in North America: Market Assessment

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Terminal Tractors in North America: Market Assessment
Published: February 28, 2022
Delivery time: 1-2 business days
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This report is an assessment of the market situation in the terminal tractor (TT)/yard tractor business in North America at the 4th quarter of 2019.

The analysis is primarily derived from inputs received from a sample of terminal tractor dealers, refurbishers, end-users and competitors, supplemented by secondary research, and extensive prior knowledge of

Included are 2019 estimates of market size/shipments in North America, both new production and refurbishment of existing units. Once dominated by two US companies, Ottawa (now Kalmar/Ottawa) and Capacity of Texas, recent years have seen growing competition from imported units, impacting market shares of domestic manufacturers.

Discussion of the competitive landscape includes market shares and strengths of major participants in the North American market. Valuable insights are provided by dealer feedback on competitive strengths, of both their own and competitors' brands.

The status of alternative fuel offerings is reviewed, with expanded examination of electric terminal tractors. Battery-electric technology for terminal tractors is the way forward to achieve zero-emission goals; all other solutions are considered temporary.

While there is Increasing demand for electric tractors, the higher initial cost is regarded as a limiting factor. Therefore refurbished trucks will make inroads until the price point of new electrics becomes tenable.

These and other topics are the subject of this report from ("SRN"). The report can be put to immediate use for market planning, M&A identification, competitive share analysis, alliances and technology transfer considerations.

Table of Contents

  • Market Size/Shipments - North America: 2019 Estimates
  • Channels: National Accounts versus Dealer Sales
  • Competitive Landscape: Market Feedback: Installed Base & Repeat Business
  • Competitive Landscape: Market Share Movements
  • Competitive Landscape: Why are New Companies Entering this Market?
  • Competitive Landscape: Kalmar Ottawa: SWOT Analysis
  • Competitive Landscape: Capacity Trucks: SWOT Analysis
  • Competitive Landscape: TICO: SWOT Analysis
  • Competitive Landscape: Terberg Tractors: SWOT Analysis
  • Competitive Landscape: Other Manufacturers: Market Shares & Strengths
  • Competitive Landscape: Market Data: Alternative Fuel Offerings
  • Competitive Landscape: Market Data: Media Presence
  • Competitive Landscape: Market Data: Social Media Presence
  • Competitive Positions: Dealer Feedback on Own Brand Competitive Strengths
  • Competitive Positions: Dealer Feedback on Competing Brands
  • Competitive Positions: What Makes Kalmar Ottawa the Undisputed #1?
  • Distribution Channels: Market Data: All Brands - Dealers by State
  • Distribution Channels: Market Data - Dealers by Brand
  • Distribution Channels: Market Feedback & Data - Dealers by Primary Business
  • Electric Terminal Tractors: Current Adoption
  • Electric Terminal Tractors: California - Emissions & Incentives
  • Electric Terminal Tractors: Zero/Low Emission Goals: Targets & Routes
  • Electric Terminal Tractors: Zero-Emission: In Service Models
  • Electric Terminal Tractors: Market Data: Deployments
  • Electric Terminal Tractors: Market Feedback: End-user Views
  • Electric Terminal Tractors: Looking Ahead
  • Refurbishment Business
  • Strategic Overview: Highlights & Headwinds
  • Strategic Overview: Takeaways