Truckload industry market assessment for a confidential investment fund client
Market assessment: For a confidential investment fund client seeking investment opportunities in the truckload industry, Oliver Wyman prepared an overview of the commercial dry van segment of the North American truckload market. Oliver Wyman developed an understanding of industry trends, reviewed the available financial and operating information for the top 14 public and private truckload carriers as ranked by revenue, and summarized the positioning of these carriers in the market. Selected carriers were profiled in greater detail. Finally, Oliver Wyman provided the client with an understanding of the traits that characterize well-managed truckload companies and of the major issues facing the truckload industry today, including high driver turnover, reduced trucking rates, and increasing industry consolidation.