Below are just some of the market reports that Enterprise Ireland clients have access to at the Market Research Centre. If you would like to view these reports, or have any other queries, please contact us at We’re open from 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Over the past five years, the Local Freight Trucking industry recovered most of the ground it lost to the recession. Improving economic conditions as well as rising downstream manufacturing, retail activity and consumer confidence and spending have further benefited the industry. In the five years to 2022, industry revenue is forecast to increase, benefiting from high fuel prices and growing demand for industry services.- Industry Analysis & Industry Trends, Local Freight Trucking in the US, IBISWorld


  • Road Passenger and Freight Transport (Various country reports)


Frost & Sullivan

  • Future of the Global Online Freight Services Market, Forecast to 2025 (November ’17)
  • Europe; Product Leadership Award – Digital Freight Matching (January ’17)
  • Digitising Freight – one truck at a time (December 16)

IBISWorld (US Market Reports)

  • Long-Distance Freight Trucking in the US (November ’18)
  • Local Specialized Freight Trucking in the US (November ’18)
  • Freight Forwarding Brokerages & Agencies in the US (November ’18)
  • Freight Packing & Logistics Services in the US (September ’18)
  • Local Freight Trucking in the US (July ’18)


Marketline (Industry Reports)

  • Global Rail Freight (June ’18)
  • Global Air Freight (April ’18)
  • Global Marine Freight (April ’18)


Plimsoll (UK Market Reports)

  • Air Freight (November ’18)
  • Top 500 Freight Forwarders (November ’18)
  • Freight Export & Import (November ’18)
  • Sea Freight Services (November ‘18)
  • Freight Forwarding (November ’18)



  • Contemporary air freight transport market By: Wasowska, Katarzyna; Nowak, Iwo. Logistics & Transport 2018, Vol 37 Issue 1
  • Intermodal Logistics Centres and Freight Corridors- Concepts and Trends By: Wagener, Norbert. LogForum. 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 3
  • Do freight transport time savings translate to benefit for transport consuming companies? By: Sambracos, Evangelos; Ramfou, Irene. International Journal of Business Science & Applied Management. 2017, Vol. 11 Issue 2


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