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Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C29.200 | Jun 2017

Accelerating ahead: Resilient demand is expected to support growth despite uncertainty

IBISWorld’s Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Swindon Pressings Limited Swindon Pressings Limited market share
The Swift Group The Swift Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 13-18
1.7%
Annual Growth 18-23
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Profit
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Employment
17,400
Businesses
773
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Widespread economic uncertainty is expected to limit industry demand in the current year
  • Margins are projected to expand over the five years through 2017-18 despite significant pressure
  • The potential introduction of B-trains on British roads could promote industry demand in the future
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Companies in the Trailer, Caravan and Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing industry produce trailers, recreational vehicles and bodies for motor vehicles. They are heavily affected by trends in freight transport, motor vehicle production and consumer confidence. Total freight volumes have increased steadily in recent years, stimulating demand for trailers and semi-trailers. Meanwhile, solid levels of consumer confidence, driven by the wider economic recovery, led to higher car, caravan and motorhome sales for a large portion of the past five-year period. However, global economic uncertainty has constrained export growth while import penetration has remained a persistent threat. Over the five years through 2017-18, industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.7%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Trailer, Caravan and Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing industry has undergone a stable period of recovery in recent years. Soaring levels of domestic vehicle production have supported demand for body manufacturers. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.7% over the five years through 2017-18, reaching £3.2 billion. Growth in the current year is likely to be constrained by weak levels of business and consumer confidence in the build up to Britain’s exit from the European Union. The continuing threat of a high level of import penetration is also expected to weigh on demand. Nevertheless, stable freight volumes and a depreciating pound should provide short-term opportunities for growth. Roa.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from motor vehicle manufacturing and Total freight task in the Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more

     


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    What is the Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture bodies for motor vehicles, trailers, semi-trailers, caravans and containers used for transport purposes.

    Industry Products
    Motor vehicle bodiesRecreational vehiclesTrailers and semi-trailers
     
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing bodies for cars and commercial vehiclesManufacturing containers for the carriage of goodsManufacturing caravans, including folding caravansManufacturing trailers and semi-trailers


    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Total freight task
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Business confidence index
  • Fuel prices
  • Current Performance
  • Driving home growth
  • Profit and costs
  • Overseas trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Freight rivals
  • Green trends
  • Trade conditions
  • Table: Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Other Motor Vehicle Sales
  • Freight Road Transport
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Manufacture of Other Parts and Accessories for Motor Vehicles
  • Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Motor vehicle bodies
  • Trailers and semi-trailers
  • Recreational vehicles
  • Chart: Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Motor vehicle manufacturers
  • Transport operators
  • Households
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Swift Group Ltd
    Swindon Pressings Limited
  • Table: Swift Group Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Swindon Pressings Limited - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Articulated Lorries
  • Lorries that haul a separate trailer or semi-trailer behind them.
  • B-Train
  • Two trailers, usually one specialised trailer and one semi-trailer, which are carried by one tractor unit.
  • Recreational Vehicle
  • A vehicle that can be used both to provide accommodation and as a means of transport. Examples include caravans and motor homes.
  • Resistance Spot Welding
  • A process in which contacting metal surfaces are joined by the heat obtained from resistance to electric current.
  • Selective Catalytic Reduction
  • An advanced active emissions control technology system that injects a liquid-reductant agent through a special catalyst into the exhaust stream of a diesel engine.
  • Semi-Trailer
  • A trailer without a front axle.
  • Vortex Generator
  • An aerodynamic device, consisting of a small vane usually attached to a lifting surface or a rotor blade of a wind turbine.

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    This report on Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Trailer, Caravan & Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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