|Off-Highway Research is a management consultancy specialising in the research and analysis of international construction, and agricultural equipment markets, and is the largest of its kind in the world. The consultancy was formed in 1981 as part of The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and is now privately owned.
Off-Highway Research offers a unique level of international research expertise to the construction, earthmoving, mining, industrial and agricultural equipment industries.
This specialist capability, offered by offices in the UK, China, India, the USA and Japan is available through a combination of Subscription Services and Private Client Research. The company is staffed by industry specialists with a wide range of industry, language and consultancy skills, and is supported by a unique database of information.
Over the last five years, Off-Highway Research has worked for over 600 clients in 37 countries.
The company offers a range of world-class services including:
Regional services covering Europe, India and China
Each of these regional services offer: Market Reports, Equipment Analyses, Company Profiles, Country Analyses and additional specialist services. The services are available on an annual subscription basis, providing subscribers with detailed analyses of equipment markets and the major manufacturers of equipment or on an individual report basis.
Regional Database Services
Available through Off-Highway Research's Internet Access Service, the International (North America, Europe and Japan), Chinese and Indian Database Services provide unique statistical analysis of the regions’ construction equipment markets, and through a customised computer programme allows clients to manipulate data in Excel according to their needs. The Service offers include; Sales: by Company and Product, Production: by Company and Product, and Forecast Sales: by Product.
The Volume and Value Service
The Volume and Value Service provides clients with a unique regional breakdown of global sales, broken down by units and US$ value. Available through Off-Highway Research's Internet Access Service, it is available in Excel and PDF format.
International Database Service
Available through Off-Highway Research's Internet Access Service, the International Database Service provides a unique statistical analysis of major equipment markets, and through a customised computer programme allows clients to manipulate data in Excel according to their needs. The Service offers the following; Sales by Company, Country, and Product, since 1981, Production by Company, Country and Product, since 1981, Forecast Sales by Country and Product and five-year forecasts. The service covers most construction equipment types and many countries.
Several times a year Off-Highway Research publishes in-depth studies which cover topics outside those covered in other Subscription Services. These Multi-Client Studies are based on lengthy periods of field research and are generally regarded as being the most comprehensive and wide-ranging on the subject under review.
The studies cover many major geographical markets across the globe and most equipment types in each of those markets. Coverage includes; Market Size and Trends, Market Shares, Domestic Production, Component Sourcing, Distribution, Forecasts, Manufacturer Profiles and Distributor Profiles
Private Client Research
Many clients need to address a problem which is outside the scope of one of the Services outlined earlier, and turn to the specialist skills of Off-Highway Research on a private and confidential basis. Examples include; Market research and analysis, Market feasibility studies, End-user surveys, Technological and market forecasts, Planning and marketing strategy studies, Diversification and acquisition studies, and Financial studies.