Grain Storage in Australia: Market Research Report

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Grain Storage Market Research Report | ANZSIC I5301 | Jun 2013

A grain of salt: Industry revenue is dependent on favourable weather conditions

IBISWorld’s Grain Storage 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.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Participants in the Grain Storage industry provide external sites of storage to grain farmers. The industry typically serves as a link in the chain between farmers and export. Wholesalers and grain marketers use the industry's services and are active within the industry through logistics and warehousing divisions. The industry's value proposition to customers is stable over time, but demand for industry services is extremely volatile. In the five years through 2012-13, industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 13.2% to reach $2.2 billion. In 2012-13, revenue is forecast to decline by 6.3% with crop volumes expected to be lower than the record volumes of 2011-12... purchase to read more

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Many operators in the industry are integrated providers of storage and marketing services for commodities. Grain storage is an intermediate step in the grain supply chain between grower and export. As such, the industry provides a range of services to prepare grain for sale while it is in storage.

Classification and weighing

Classification and weighing of grains occurs as commodities arrive to be stored. Operators store like grains together to reduce costs, which means that produce from many sources is commingled in one bulk store. They then fulfil orders of the stored grains from the store as instructed by grain producers. Weight bridges are used by operators in the industry to record the volume of grain supplied by individual grain producers... purchase to read more


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What is the Grain Storage Industry?

The industry consists of companies engaged in the storage of cereal grains. Following crop harvest, grain handlers receive and sort grain according to their use and protein content. Grain is then dispatched as required, whether for domestic consumption or for export.

Industry Products
Warehousing and storageSegregationTransport Pest controlClassification
Industry Activities
Grain elevator operationGrain silo operationGrain storage

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