Rail Freight Transportation Market in North America 2017-2021: Increasing Congestion on Roads & Highways Driving Growth - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Rail Freight Transportation Market in North America 2017-2021" report to their offering.

The report forecasts the rail freight transportation market in North America to grow at a CAGR of 5.57% during the period 2017-2021.

Rail freight transportation is used for the movement of heavy goods such as coal, metals, and oils. Often, rail freight service providers go beyond logistics and provide value-added services such as loading and unloading, documentation services, and packaging. They also provide strategic and operational services to many shippers worldwide. Freight service providers are improving logistics services by introducing innovative supply chain management.

The report, Rail Freight Transportation Market in North America 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is environmental efficiency of rail transportation. Compared with other modes of transportation rail freight transportation has a lower impact on the environment and provides 55% more fuel efficiency. In addition, transportation through rail freight also reduces highway congestion, which directly results in lower greenhouse gas emissions and pollution levels.

Key vendors:

  • CN Railway
  • CSX
  • Kansas City Southern
  • Union PacificĀ 

Key Topics Covered:

Part 01: Executive summary

Part 02: Scope of the report

Part 03: Market research methodology

Part 04: Introduction

Part 05: Market landscape

Part 06: Market segmentation

Part 07: Geographical segmentation

Part 08: Market drivers

Part 09: Impact of drivers

Part 10: Market challenges

Part 11: Impact of drivers and challenges

Part 12: Market trends

Part 13: Vendor landscape

Part 14: Appendix

For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pd2tqh/rail_freight

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Related Topics: Rail, Logistics

Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Related Topics: Rail, Logistics