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Dairy Produce Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

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Dairy Produce Wholesaling Market Research Report | ANZSIC F3603 | Feb 2015

Put out to pasture: Wholesale bypass by supermarkets squeezes industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Dairy Produce Wholesaling market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-3.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
4,070
Businesses
702
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

A substantial shift in the dairy supply chain has hurt the Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry. Wholesalers were once an integral part of the chain, acting as a key link between manufacturers and retailers. The increasing dominance of the major supermarkets and rising consolidation among dairy manufacturers have created a major problem for the industry. Wholesale bypass and downward price pressure are expected to cause industry revenue to decline at an annualised 3.3% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $3.20 billion. Reduced domestic milk consumption and depressed prices will contribute to a forecast revenue decline of 1.8% in 2014-15.

The major supermarkets, Coles and Woolworths, have immense operating scale... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry displays a moderate capital intensity level. For every dollar paid in wages, players allocate an estimated $0.26 towards capital investment. The main areas of capital expenditure including cooling and refrigeration equipment, storage facilities, delivery vehicles and the introduction of computerised warehousing systems. The latter has become more prominent over the past five years as players have looked for ways to reduce labour costs. Despite increasing adoption of computerized ordering and inventory tracking, the industry remains highly reliant on labour. The clerical nature of generating sales, processing orders, organising deliveries and maintaining relationships with suppliers creates an ongoing need for labour... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Dairy Produce Wholesaling Industry?

The Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry consists of businesses that primarily wholesale dairy products, acting as the intermediary between manufacturers and retailers. Dairy products include milk, cheese, cream, butter, yoghurt, powdered milk, dairy desserts and ice cream.

Industry Products
Drinking milkCheeseMilk powderOther products
 
Industry Activities
Butter wholesalingCheese wholesalingCream wholesalingDairy products wholesalingIce cream wholesalingMilk wholesaling (except canned)Yoghurt wholesaling


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