Freight Transport

Whether you’re a freight transport operator, logistics professional, vehicle operator, financial professional or government representative, we show you how and where business risks are most concentrated and highlight investment opportunities waiting to be taken in global Freight Transport markets.

The Service


We monitor 60 countries, keeping you up-to-date with key developments including road freight volumes, rail freight volumes, air cargo volumes, inland waterway freight, total tonnage throughput at ports worldwide, trade data and trends, automotive logistics, pharmaceutical supply chain and logistics infrastructure.

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Daily Views

Actionable analysis across 60 global markets. Keep up-to-date with emerging trends, risks and opportunities affecting your organisation. From competitive intelligence and company analysis, to the latest logistics developments and global trade trends, all analysis is available via the platform or as customisable daily email alerts.

Reports & Strategic Content

In-depth reports on 60 global markets. We combine macroeconomic forecasts with industry specific analysis to produce quarterly reports covering economic and political outlooks, 5 and 10-year industry forecasts, regulatory regimes, competitive landscapes, industry trends and emerging market trade trends.

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Data & Forecasting

Compare and export data for 60 global markets. You can quickly and easily access 1.24m+ lines of data, with 5 or 10-year forecasts across developed, emerging and frontier markets. Our proprietary databases provide further opportunities to help you identify growth and manage risk. Exclusive to Freight Transport is the Business Monitor Logistics Index, a tool which enables you to compare the logistics challenges across 191 countries.

Analyst Access

Direct access to our Freight Transport analysts. Discuss key views and forecasts with the experts behind the analysis and gain insight on the key issues affecting your organisation.

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Unique Benefits


Connected coverage

Integration with our Infrastructure, Automotive, Country Risk and Pharmaceutical & Healthcare research teams means you benefit from cross-vertical views and analysis on key issues impacting the Freight Transport industry.

Track record

The Freight Transport team has a proven track record in monitoring industry developments and evolving business strategies, highlighting the most pertinent risks and opportunities in your chosen markets.

We cover 195 global markets, specialising in frontier and emerging markets

Who buys and why?


Decision makers from multinational corporations, banks and insurance companies use our Freight Transport analysis to inform their strategic, investment or operational decisions.

Logistics firms use our company-level performance data and market-level forecasts to evaluate growth strategies in increasingly competitive environments.

Freight transport operators turn to our market reports to help them identify new business opportunities and partners, especially in difficult to access countries.

Consultancies and sector specialists leverage our independence and expertise to further their views and advise clients and partners in the most informed way.

Government departments use our analysis to help shape policy and guide fully rounded decision making within a multi-sector and macro-strategy environment.

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