General Warehousing and Cold Storage in Australia: Market Research Report

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General Warehousing and Cold Storage Market Research Report | ANZSIC I5309 | Jul 2015

Stockpile: Growth in international trade and rising business inventory levels have boosted revenue

IBISWorld’s General Warehousing and Cold Storage market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry has achieved stable growth over the past five years. The development of vertically integrated supply chains in Australian transport industries has transformed warehousing and storage services. Warehouses are no longer just large, temperature-controlled spaces to store stock. These facilities have developed to become complex distribution and information centres that provide linkages along a product's entire supply chain, facilitating just-in-time supply of stock. Manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers have adjusted their supply chains and now tend to hold less stock on hand, instead outsourcing warehousing to third-party operators, boosting demand for warehousing and storage services... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The majority of industry warehouses tend to be located near light manufacturing sites, port areas and intermodal hubs that have good access to main arterial roads. A port area is defined as an area within a radial distance of five kilometres from a port terminal. However, the growth of larger warehouses and distribution centres has resulted in some of the industry's largest and most advanced operations shifting away from inner-city locations near ports towards outer-city industrial estates. The ability of operators to spread out to these areas and access cheaper rent is contingent on established transport routes and arterial roads.

General warehousing and cold storage facility operators offer services to a range of downstream businesses... purchase to read more


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What is the General Warehousing and Cold Storage Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily operate third-party warehousing and cold storage facilities. Grain storage facilities are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products
General warehousing facilitiesCold storage facilitiesSelf-storage facilitiesBonded warehousing facilities
Industry Activities
Warehouse operationCold storage facility operationBond store operationBulk petroleum storage servicesCool room storage servicesControlled atmosphere store operationFurniture storage facility operationRefrigerated storage servicesWool storage services

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