Con-Way Inc. (CNW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 36 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Con-Way Inc. (CNW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Con-Way Inc. (Con-Way) is a provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain services to manufacturing, industrial and retail customers. The company, along with its subsidiaries operates regional, inter-regional, and transcontinental less-than-truckload and full-truckload freight transportation; contract logistics and supply-chain management; multimodal freight brokerage; and trailer manufacturing businesses. It operates through owned and leased facilities which are located in Ann Arbor, Michigan; San Francisco, California; Joplin, Missouri; Portland, Oregon; and Searcy, Arkansas. The company offers its services across North America, Latin and South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Con-Way is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the US.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Con-Way Inc. - Key Facts 6
Con-Way Inc. - Key Employees 7
Con-Way Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 9
Con-Way Inc. - Major Products and Services 10
Con-Way Inc. - History 11
Con-Way Inc. - Company Statement 15
Con-Way Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 – Company Analysis 19
Con-Way Inc. - Business Description 19
Con-Way Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20
Con-Way Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Con-Way Inc. - Strengths 21
Strength - Operational Network 21
Strength - Strong Financial Position 21
Strength - Major Support: Freight 21
Con-Way Inc. - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - Operational Issues 22
Con-Way Inc. - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Growth in Asia-Pacific Logistics Market 23
Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives 23
Opportunity - Freight Transportation Sector Outlook 23
Con-Way Inc. - Threats 24
Threat - Increasing labor costs in the US 24
Threat - Increasing Competition 24
Threat - Stringent Regulations 24
Con-Way Inc. - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 – Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Ratio Definitions 32
About GlobalData 36
Contact Us 36
Disclaimer 36

List of Tables

Con-Way Inc., Key Facts 6
Con-Way Inc., Key Employees 7
Con-Way Inc., Key Employee Biographies 9
Con-Way Inc., Major Products and Services 10
Con-Way Inc., History 11
Con-Way Inc., Other Locations 17
Con-Way Inc., Subsidiaries 17
Con-Way Inc., Key Competitors 25
Con-Way Inc., Ratios based on current share price 26
Con-Way Inc., Annual Ratios 27
Con-Way Inc., Interim Ratios 30
Currency Codes 32
Capital Market Ratios 32
Equity Ratios 33
Profitability Ratios 33
Cost Ratios 34
Liquidity Ratios 34
Leverage Ratios 35
Efficiency Ratios 35

List of Figures

Con-Way Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29
Con-Way Inc., Ratio Charts 31

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