Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry has benefited from increases in world dairy prices over the past five years, but has been adversely affected by a fall in industry production. Declines in milk production have occurred because of drought conditions, and dairy production in Australia and New Zealand has subsequently decreased. The industry's performance has also been impeded by the effect of wholesale bypass, as strong increases in oil prices have affected profitability. IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will increase by 2.6% per annum over the five years through 2012-13. This includes a forecast decrease of 0.6% in 2012-13, to total $6.15 billion.
Wholesale bypass involves retailers bypassing separate wholesalers and buying directly from the manufacturer... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry is estimated to be in the mature phase of its life cycle. This also reflects mature life cycle stages for the manufacturing industries of the products the industry wholesales. Industry value added is estimated to increase by an annualised 0.1% between 2007-08 and 2017-18. Over the same period, real GDP is forecast to grow by 2.4%. This indicates a mature and stagnant industry, one that is growing at a slower pace compared to the Australian economy. Given a high level of saturation, it is has been imperative for upstream manufacturers to introduce new products in the marketplace, to stimulate sales growth and differentiate themselves from their competitors... purchase to read more