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Material Handling Equipment Distributors in Australia: Market Research Report

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Material Handling Equipment Distributors Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | Industrial Parts Dealers | Apr 2015

Hard to handle: Revenue volatility due to downstream market trends resulted in average growth

IBISWorld’s Material Handling Equipment Distributors market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Hastings Deering Group Hastings Deering Group market share
Komatsu Marketing Komatsu Marketing market share
Seven Group Seven Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$9bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
11,500
Businesses
1,175
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors industry has faced turbulent conditions driven by the mining boom over the past five years. The unprecedented investment in the development of Australia's mineral and energy resources lifted industry sales to new heights in 2012-13, but the subsequent weakening of commodity prices and the scaling back of investment in the Mining division has resulted in a dramatic decline in the industry's performance.

Over the five years through 2014-15, only moderate growth in industry revenue is projected, masking a wide cyclical fluctuation in sales. Industry revenue is projected to increase by an annualised 1.6%, to total $8.8 billion. Industry revenue is projected to contract by 5.2%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors industry has moderate barriers to entry. Capital expenses can be quite significant due to the high cost of most industry products. In addition, setting up warehouses large enough to stock industry products can also be costly. High labour costs can act as an entry barrier. Another significant barrier is the stiff competition for the few lucrative distribution contracts. Prospective dealers have to demonstrate numerous capabilities including the ability to provide technical support, financing options and a strategy to establish a strong network.

However, the availability of niche markets specialising in particular equipment or sectors can reduce the level of competition and provide more space for widening margins... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Industry?

This industry distributes material handling equipment, usually on a wholesale basis. Products include conveying equipment, hoists, cranes, forklifts and industrial trucks.

Industry Products
ConveyorsIndustrial trucksHoists and cranesLoading platformsStorage and handling equipmentOther equipment
 
Industry Activities
Conveyor system distributing and wholesalingForklift and industrial trucks distributing and wholesalingLoader distributing and wholesalingLoading platform distributing and wholesalingHoists and crane distributing and wholesalingStorage equipment distributing and wholesalingOther material handling equipment distributing and wholesalingConveyor system distributing and wholesalingForklift and industrial trucks distributing and wholesalingLoader distributing and wholesalingLoading platform distributing and wholesalingHoists and crane distributing and wholesalingStorage equipment distributing and wholesalingOther material handling equipment distributing and wholesaling


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