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About Rail LogisticsRail logistics refer to the movement of various commodities, inbound raw materials, and other supplies from one place to another. It plays a pivotal role in cargo handling. It is considered to be the most effectual mode of freight transportation as railways can handle large volumes of cargo in a short span of time. Generally, on an average 64 trucks are required to carry the amount of cargo hauled by a single train. It also provides the most reliable and safe services. From cutting-edge remote-controlled innovations to satellite trailing and GPS monitoring, freight rail offers round-the-clock validated shipment visibility. It offers several other advantages such as low cost, high speed, and reduced environmental impact.Analysts forecast the Global Rail Logistics market to grow at a CAGR of 8.06 percent over 2013-2018.Covered in this ReportThe Global Rail Logistics market can be divided into four segments: Freight Wagons, Carloads, Locomotives, and Intermodal. The Intermodal segment in the Global Rail Logistics market is growing rapidly as it provides flexibility to customers in terms of connectivity. Consequently, many bulky and semi-bulky commodities such as fertilizers and building products can be transported from one place to another efficiently.The Global Rail Logistics Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers North America, Europe, the APAC region, Middle East, and Latin America; it also covers the Global Rail Logistics market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.Key Regions• APAC• Europe• Latin America• Middle EastNorth AmericaKey Vendors• BNSF Railway• CN Railway• CSX• Norfolk Southern• Union Pacific Other Prominent Vendors• CTL Logistics • D B Schenker • Genesee and Wyoming • GeoMetrix Rail Logistics • Kuehne Nagel • Ozark Rail Logistics• Rail Logistics• Rhenus Logistics • RSI Logistics• Tschudi Logistics• VTG Rail LogisticsMarket Driver• Rising Full-costs• For a full, detailed list, view our reportMarket Challenge• Over-saturation of Rail Networks • For a full, detailed list, view our reportMarket Trend• Increased Use of Intermodal Transport • For a full, detailed list, view our reportKey Questions Answered in this Report• What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?• What are the key market trends?• What is driving this market?• What are the challenges to market growth?• Who are the key vendors in this market space?• What are the available market opportunities and the threats faced by the key vendors?• What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
Table of Contents 01. Executive Summary02. List of Abbreviations03. Scope of the Report03.1 Market Overview03.2 Product Offerings04. Market Research Methodology04.1 Market Research Process04.2 Research Methodology05. Introduction06. Market Landscape06.1 Market Size and Forecast06.2 Five Forces Analysis07. Market Segmentation by Commodity07.1 Global Rail Logistics Market by Commodity 201307.2 Global Rail Logistics Market by Type07.2.1 Market Overview07.3 Global Rail Logistics Market by Type 2013-201807.3.1 Market Size and Forecast07.4 Global Rail Logistics Market by Intermodal07.4.1 Market Overview07.4.2 Market Size and Forecast07.5 Global Rail Logistics Market by Freight Wagons07.5.1 Market Overview07.5.2 Market Size and Forecast07.6 Global Rail Logistics Market by Carloads07.6.1 Market Overview07.6.2 Market Size and Forecast07.7 Global Rail Logistics Market by Locomotives07.7.1 Market Overview07.7.2 Market Size and Forecast08. Geographical Segmentation08.1 Global Rail Logistics Market by Geographical Segmentation 201308.2 Global Rail Logistics Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013-201808.2.1 Market Size and Forecast08.3 Rail Logistics Market in North America08.3.1 Market Size and Forecast08.4 Rail Logistics Market in the Europe08.4.1 Market Size and Forecast08.5 Rail Logistics Market in the APAC region08.5.1 Market Size and Forecast08.6 Rail Logistics Market in the Middle East08.6.1 Market Size and Forecast08.7 Rail Logistics Market in Latin America08.7.1 Market Size and Forecast09. Buying Criteria10. Market Growth Drivers11. Drivers and their Impact12. Market Challenges13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges14. Market Trends15. Trends and their Impact16. Vendor Landscape16.1 Competitive Scenario16.1.1 Key News16.2 Other Prominent Vendors17. Key Vendor Analysis17.1 BNSF Railway17.1.1 Business Overview17.1.2 Business Segmentation17.1.3 Capital Investment in 201317.1.4 Revenue Comparison FY2012 and FY201317.1.5 SWOT Analysis17.2 CN Railway17.2.1 Business Overview17.2.2 Business Segmentation17.2.3 Net Income Comparison FY2012 and FY201317.2.4 SWOT Analysis17.3 CSX17.3.1 Business Overview17.3.2 Business Segmentation17.3.3 Revenue by Segment in FY201317.3.4 Revenue Comparison FY2012 and FY201317.3.5 SWOT Analysis17.4 Norfolk Southern17.4.1 Business Overview17.4.2 Business Segmentation17.4.3 Revenue by Segmentation17.4.4 Revenue Comparison FY2012 and FY201317.4.5 SWOT Analysis17.5 Union Pacific17.5.1 Business Overview17.5.2 Business Segmentation17.5.3 Revenue by Segmentation17.5.4 Revenue Comparison FY2012 and FY201317.5.5 SWOT Analysis18. Other Reports in this SeriesList of ExhibitsExhibit 1: Global Rail Logistics MarketExhibit 2: Market Research MethodologyExhibit 3: Global Rail Logistics Market 2014-2018 (US$ billion)Exhibit 4: Percentage Share of Commodities Transported through RailwaysExhibit 5: Types of Rail LogisticsExhibit 6: Global Rail Logistics Market Segmentation by Type 2013Exhibit 7: Global Rail Logistics Market Segmentation by Type 2013-2018 (US$ billion)Exhibit 8: Global Rail Logistics Market Segmentation by Type 2013-2018Exhibit 9: Modes of Intermodal TransportationExhibit 10: Global Rail Logistics Market by Intermodal 2013-2018 (US$ billion)Exhibit 11: Types of Freight WagonsExhibit 12: Global Rail Logistics Market by Freight Wagons 2013-2018 (US$ billion)Exhibit 13: Types of CarloadsExhibit 14: Global Rail Logistics Market by Carloads 2013-2018 (US$ billion)Exhibit 15: Types of LocomotivesExhibit 16: Global Rail Logistics Market by Locomotives 2013-2018 (US$ billion)Exhibit 17: Global Rail Logistics Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013Exhibit 18: Global Rail Logistics Market by Geographical segmentation 2013-2018 (US$ billion)Exhibit 19: Global Rail Logistics Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013-2018Exhibit 20: Rail Logistics Market in North America (US$ billion)Exhibit 21: Rail Logistics Market in the Europe (US$ billion)Exhibit 22: Rail Logistics Market in the APAC region (US$ billion)Exhibit 23: Rail Logistics Market in the Middle East (US$ billion)Exhibit 24: Rail Logistics Market in Latin America (US$ billion)Exhibit 25: Hub and Spoke NetworkExhibit 26: Green LogisticsExhibit 27: Business Segmentation of BNSF RailwayExhibit 28: Capital Investment in 2013 of BNSF RailwayExhibit 29: BNSF Railway: Total Revenue FY2012 and FY2013 (US$ billion)Exhibit 30: Business Segmentation of CN RailwayExhibit 31: CN Railway: Net Income for FY2012 and FY2013 (US$ billion)Exhibit 32: Business Segmentation of CSXExhibit 33: Revenue by Segments in FY2013Exhibit 34: Revenue of FY2012 and FY2013 (US$ billion)Exhibit 35: Business Segmentations of Norfolk SouthernExhibit 36: Revenue by Segmentation as of June, 2014Exhibit 37: Revenue Comparison of FY2012 and FY2013 (US$ million)Exhibit 38: Business Segmentation of Union PacificExhibit 39: Revenue by Segmentation as of June, 2014Exhibit 40: Revenue Comparison of FY2012 and FY2013 (US$ billion)