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Marine Cargo Handling (NAICS 48832) Industry Market Research Report

Marine Cargo Handling - Market Size and Forecast

The Marine Cargo Handling report contains both historical and forecasted statistics. Total market size figures from 2015 to 2025 reveal industry growth patterns and trends. Market size measurements include both public and private companies in the industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)

Included in Report

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

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Marine Cargo Handling 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.

Marine Cargo Handling - 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 Marine Cargo Handling companies in the United States.

Marine Cargo Handling Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesMarine Cargo Handling
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


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

Marine Cargo Handling - 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 AveragePercent 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

Marine Cargo Handling - 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

Marine Cargo Handling - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Warehousing services
Warehousing services - handling of goods
Marine facility services
Trans of other intermodal containers, nec, by water
Other products
Transportation of other goods by water
Trans box & pal gds, no clim-cntrl, except intrmdl tank cont, wat
Maintenance and repair services for maritime vessels
Tugboat services

Marine Cargo Handling - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations4%


Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations10%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations71%
Water Transportation Workers20%
Sailors and Marine Oilers9%
Sailors and Marine Oilers9%
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators9%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels8%
Material Moving Workers39%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators6%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators6%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand25%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand25%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $18,019,571 on the marine cargo handling industry. It has awarded 134 contracts to 14 companies, with an average value of $1,287,112 per company.

Marine Cargo Handling and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Marine Cargo Handling Industry Report
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateSeptember 2020
Report FormatPDF Download  

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