Financial performance - Canadian Industry Statistics

Freight Transportation Arrangement - 48851

Here you will find information on average revenues, expenses and profits for small and medium-sized businesses in this sub-sector. You can use this information to see how your business measures up to the competition.

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Revenue range:
Annual revenues $30,000 - $5,000,000
Provinces/territory/Canada:
Canada
Incorporation status:
All businesses
Note: Balance sheet information is not available for all businesses and unincorporated businesses under the incorporation status.
Distribution by:
Total revenue
Value in:
Thousands of dollars
Data year:
2017
Industry:
Freight Transportation Arrangement - 48851

N/A = Data not available based on selected status

Report by revenue in thousand of dollars
  Whole
industry
(reliability)
Bottom
quartile
(25%)
Lower
middle
(25%)
Upper
middle
(25%)
Top
quartile
(25%)
Percentage of
businesses
reporting
Number of businesses 2,928
Revenue range:
Low ($000) 30 30 94 259 1,122
High ($000) 5,000 94 259 1,122 5,000
REVENUES AND EXPENSES (thousands of dollars) - Averages
Total revenue 819.9B 56.9 161.2 568.6 2,493.0 100.0
Sales of goods and services N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
All other revenues N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cost of sales (direct expenses) 409.6B 6.2 30.4 231.5 1,370.2 50.7
Wages and benefits 23.6E 0.5 2.9 15.9 75.2 15.1
Purchases, materials and sub-contracts 386.4B 5.7 29.1 213.8 1,297.0 50.0
Opening Inventory 1.9C 0.3 0.6 3.3 3.2 1.5
Closing inventory 2.3C 0.2 2.2 1.5 5.1 1.4
Operating expenses (indirect expenses) 322.8C 34.0 102.6 263.9 890.6 98.7
Labour and commissions 145.9B 8.3 27.5 111.6 436.3 65.3
Amortization and depletion 13.4E 2.5 6.8 8.6 35.7 76.4
Repairs and maintenance 10.7E 1.8 6.1 8.5 26.5 44.4
Utilities and telephone/telecommunication 11.6E 2.5 8.3 12.4 23.4 84.1
Rent 20.0C 1.6 5.3 17.8 55.2 59.0
Interest and bank charges 2.5E 0.3 1.0 1.8 6.7 57.5
Professional and business fees 18.8E 1.9 4.2 15.0 54.1 88.6
Advertising and promotion 7.0C 0.9 2.2 6.3 18.5 67.9
Delivery, shipping and warehouse expenses 22.6B 0.7 3.1 22.9 63.8 15.2
Insurance 6.8C 1.2 3.2 6.9 15.8 63.2
Other expenses 63.4E 12.2 34.9 52.0 154.7 97.7
Total expenses 732.3B 40.2 133.0 495.4 2,260.8 98.8
Net profit/loss 87.6C 16.7 28.2 73.3 232.2 99.8
BALANCE SHEET (thousands of dollars) - Averages
Total assets N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total current assets N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Accounts receivable N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Closing inventory N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Other current assets N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Net tangible and intangible assets N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
All other assets and adjustments N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total liabilities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total current liabilities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Current bank loans N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Other current liabilities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Long term liabilities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total equity N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
FINANCIAL RATIOS Averages
Current ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Debt to equity ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Interest coverage ratio 36.3 51.1 28.5 40.7 35.6
Debt ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Revenue to equity ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Revenue to closing inventory ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Current debt to equity (%) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Net profit to equity (%) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Net fixed assets to equity (%) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Gross margin (%) 50.0 89.1 81.1 59.3 45.0
Return on total assets (%) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Collection period for accounts receivable (days) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
PROFITABLE vs NON-PROFITABLE BUSINESSES (thousands of dollars)
Profitable
Percentage of businesses (%) 80.7 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total revenue 810.5B 56.8 159.9 564.6 2,518.1
Total expenses 685.1B 33.5 116.6 456.4 2,183.5
Net profit 125.4C 23.3 43.2 108.2 334.6
Non-Profitable
Percentage of businesses (%) 19.3 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total revenue 859.4B 57.8 167.4 583.3 2,397.2
Total expenses 929.5B 72.4 210.3 634.8 2,555.7
Net loss -70.1E -14.6 -42.8 -51.5 -158.5

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Very good
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Good
D
Acceptable
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