NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2016 edition of the report provides a Comprehensive & Insightful Comparative SWOT Framework Analysis on the Global Top 7 Medium & Heavy Truck manufacturers amid an emerging market scenario with the global medium & heavy truck market witnessing disparate economic & market conditions across key geographic regions with traditional markets, led by North America & Europe, witnessing steady growth while emerging markets, led by Brazil, China & Russia, face a demand slump with a host of complex economic challenges & pressures against the backdrop of a difficult global macroeconomic environment marked by financial markets volatility, continued weakness in commodity prices, plummeting of crude oil prices and continued geo-political conflict.
The EU & the U.S. markets witnessed strong demand growth for medium & heavy Trucks in 2015 with robust freight activity, increasing fleet utilization and strong profitability for fleet operators with continued plummeting of crude oil prices. The U.S. Economy continues to prove itself as the stable cornerstone of the global economy with steady economic growth momentum followed by Europe which, too, continues to make slow economic recovery. The economic growth in China has slowed down to the lowest rate in over 25 years accompanied by continued financial markets volatility as the country strives to transition to a more consumption driven economy with limited reliance on manufacturing & heavy industries which has impacted the growth significantly. Brazil & Russian economies, on the contrary, have been impacted severely by the energy sector downturn and are in recession, in addition, to the ongoing political crisis in Brazil with pressures likely to prevail across these economies over near term. Additionally, the ongoing mining slump with continued weakness in global commodity prices has impacted a number of other emerging markets as well. The OECD & IMF have already issued stress signals and have cut their global economic growth forecasts for the global economy for 2016 and the IMF has described the global economy as being highly vulnerable to adverse shocks.
The long-term industry fundamentals & growth drivers, however, remain strong and robust with significant role played by the industry in economic growth and significant investments likely to be made by emerging nations towards infrastructure development over medium term to support economic growth and with rapid urbanization trend. The anticipated, strategic market shift with the potential rise in strategic significance & evolution of emerging markets over long-term and the rapidly expanding pace of technology evolution & integration across product platforms, manufacturing processes & industrial footprint are amongst key trends which are likely to shape industry's future and are likely to drive growth & spearhead development of next generation products, technologies and disruptive business & service models and concepts over the next decade.
Against this backdrop, the report provides a comprehensive Comparative SWOT framework analysis on the Global Top 7 Medium & Heavy Truck manufacturers. The framework analyzes the Strengths & Weaknesses of Truck Manufacturers from a standalone as well as relative perspective based on a comprehensive analysis of their Key, Strategic Business Aspects, which include:
-- Product Portfolio Analysis & its Strategic Positioning across Key Markets & Segments
-- Breadth & Depth of Presence across Key Geographic Markets & Regions
-- Analysis of overall Cost Base, Structure & its Management
--Analysis of Revenue streams, Resource Base & Key Competencies
--Profitability, Key Profit Sources, Growth & Trend Analysis
--Capital & Ownership Structure and Financial Strength
--Key Competitor Analysis across Market Segments & Degree of Competitive Intensity
--Competitive Market Positioning across Key Global Markets & Market Share
--Overall Strategy Orientation & Focus, R&D Strategy, Technological Strength & Capabilities
The framework subsequently analyzes & identifies potentially significant, niche growth opportunities & avenues and imminent as well as emerging threats for each key industry OEM based on their strategic product portfolio & market positioning, core strengths & weaknesses and overall strategy focus & orientation against the backdrop of emerging industry dynamics & trends. The report analyzes the overall strategic fit & the degree of strategic responsiveness of OEMs to external environmental factors, which include, prevailing industry dynamics & emerging industry & market trends, issues, challenges & potential risk factors to assess their ability to be able to derive further business growth by capitalizing on potential growth opportunities effectively while negating threats simultaneously over near to medium term.
Relevance & Usefulness: The report will be useful for
-- Inputs for Strategic Planning, Competitive Assessment & Decision-Making Processes
-- Analysis of Core Strengths & Weaknesses for each of the 7 Key Industry Players
-- Identification of & Insights into Potential Growth Opportunities & Avenues
-- Analysis of Key & Emerging Market & Technology Trends
-- Analysis of Key Issues, Challenges & Potential Risk Factors
-- Identifying & highlighting areas for making potential Strategic Changes, Adjustments & Realignment
-- Contingency planning for current Strategies & Programs
-- Analysis of Forces Driving as well as restraining the Industry & their Overall Dynamics
-- Strategic Perspective on likely Evolution of Global Medium & Heavy Truck Market over Medium Term
-- Near to Medium Term Market Outlook, Inputs on Market Evolution & Demand Growth Projections
For Whom: Key Decision-Makers across Industry Value Chain
The report will be essential for those having strategic interest in the Global Trucking industry. The report will be especially useful for Key Decision-Makers, Program Managers, Procurement Managers, Top Management of Industry Players & Other Companies, Industry OEMs, Suppliers, Vendors, Sales & Distribution Channels, Truck Fleet Owners & Freighters, Truck Rental Companies, Construction Contractors, Technology Solutions Providers and other Key Players in the Industry Value Chain. The report will also be useful for existing & potential Investors, Industry & Company Analysts, Industry Service Suppliers, M&A Advisory Firms, Strategy & Management Consulting Firms, PE Firms, Venture Capitalists, Financing & Leasing Companies, Researchers and all those associated with the industry or any of these companies.
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