Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue growth in the Solid Waste Collection Services industry has been supported by increased demand from downstream markets over the past five years. Increased construction activity, heightened demand from the hospitality sector, population growth and urbanisation have all contributed to greater solid waste volumes. This, in turn, has led to increased demand for industry services.
Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2016-17. Increased regulation of waste management has heightened demand for specialised services with higher fees... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
Capital intensity indicates capital requirements for a typical firm operating in the industry compared with labour inputs. For each dollar invested in plant, equipment, machinery, vehicles and buildings, approximately $2.38 is required for wage costs. These figures indicate that the industry has high capital intensity. This is due to high costs associated with vehicle purchases and specialised equipment for solid waste collection. These vehicles need to be customised to lift and tip bins of various sizes, which increases capital expenditure... purchase to read more