Transportation & Warehousing (NAICS 48-49) Industry Market Research Report

Transportation & Warehousing - Market Size and Forecast

The Transportation and Warehousing report contains both historical and forecasted statistics. Total market size figures from 2015 to 2025 reveal industry growth patterns and trends. Market size measurementsincludes both public and private companies in the industry.

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Market Size (Total Revenue)


% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Transportation & Warehousing Industry Revenue
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Transportation & Warehousing - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Transportation & Warehousing companies in the United States.

Transportation & Warehousing Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Transportation & Warehousing
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Transportation & Warehousing - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry Average Percent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Transportation & Warehousing - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Transportation & Warehousing - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%


Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 0%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 87%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 84%
Couriers and Messengers 16%
Couriers and Messengers 16%
Postal Service Workers 83%
Postal Service Clerks 13%
Postal Service Mail Carriers 53%
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 17%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 6%
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 6%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 8%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 8%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 84%
Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 5%
Motor Vehicle Operators 35%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 35%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 5%
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 30%
Material Moving Workers 42%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 15%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 15%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 8%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 8%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 7%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $1,080,678,362 on the transportation & warehousing industry. It has awarded 8,582 contracts to 711 companies, with an average value of $1,519,941 per company.

Transportation & Warehousing and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Transportation & Warehousing Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date July 2020
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $499