General Warehousing and Cold Storage in Australia: Market Research Report

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

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IBISWorld’s General Warehousing and Cold 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 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry has performed solidly 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-appropriate 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, which boosts demand for warehousing and storage services.

Industry operators have been required to store growing business inventories over the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Industry operators provide a range of warehousing and storage options, including general warehousing, cold storage, bonded warehousing and self-storage facilities. Industry products are divided based on the proportion of revenue that each segment is expected to generate.

General warehousing facilities

General warehousing facilities are expected to account for the greatest proportion of industry revenue. Downstream manufacturers, importers, exporters and wholesalers use these facilities to store raw materials, packaging materials, finished goods and other components. Over the past five years, this segment has grown as a proportion of revenue due to greater demand for business process outsourcing and the rising popularity of online shopping... 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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