Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -0.7%

The Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing industry produces a range of wooden products including pallets, packing cases, parquetry materials and other cork, bamboo and cane products. Pallets and packing cases account for most industry revenue, with demand for these products related to activity in the manufacturing, wholesale and retail sectors. The industry is also sensitive to fluctuations in business inventories and demand for warehousing and storage services. Wooden pallets are usually rented through a national pooling system in Australia. Through this system, pallets pass through the entire supply chain before being recollected and reused by the pallet supplier. Pallet manufacturing activity fluctuates from year to year depending on the v...
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Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing industry is forecast to continue to decline over the five years through XXX-XX, despite a favourable outlook for several key drivers of demand. Retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers are anticipated to demand more pallets over the next five years. In addition, business inventories are anticipated to grow steadily, especially as demand for warehousing and storage services increases. However, growing import competition and a greater prevalence of substitute goods are likely to counteract these positive factors over the next five years. In contrast, demand for some of the industry's other wood products, such as picture frames and mirror frames, is projected to rise over the next five years, as household...
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Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $750m
  • business Number of Businesses: 845
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 3,970

Biggest companies in the Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing in Australia industry include Brambles Limited.

  • pie_chart Brambles Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms manufacture wooden containers, pallets or packing cases and other cork, wood, bamboo and cane products (excluding furniture). Companies acquire raw materials from fabricated wood and timber resawing and dressing manufacturers, in addition to various chemicals from relevant manufacturers, to produce a variety of wood products.

Industry Products and Services

  • Wooden Pallets
  • Other wooden transport and storage products
  • Wooden tools and handles
  • Wooden picture and mirror frames
  • Other wood products
  • Parquetry materials

Industry Activities

  • Wooden barrel manufacturing
  • Pallet manufacturing
  • Pallet renting
  • Wooden cask manufacturing
  • Cork and cork goods manufacturing
  • Wooden picture and mirror frame manufacturing
  • Wooden packing case manufacturing
  • Assembling parquet strips in panels
  • Wooden tool handle manufacturing
  • Wooden vat manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms manufacture wooden containers, pallets or packing cases and other cork, wood, bamboo and cane products (excluding furniture). Companies acquire raw materials from fabricated wood and timber resawing and dressing manufacturers, in addition to various chemicals from relevant manufacturers, to produce a variety of wood products.

Main Activities

  • Wooden barrel manufacturing
  • Pallet manufacturing
  • Pallet renting
  • Wooden cask manufacturing
  • Cork and cork goods manufacturing
  • Wooden picture and mirror frame manufacturing
  • Wooden packing case manufacturing
  • Assembling parquet strips in panels
  • Wooden tool handle manufacturing
  • Wooden vat manufacturing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Demand for wooden pallets is influenced by business inventories. As inventories increase in response to higher household and business consumption, busines...
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Business inventories
Demand from manufacturing
Demand from retail trade
Demand from wholesale trade

Current Performance

Substitute competition
Revenue drivers
International trade
Significant shifts
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

International trade
Future industry trends
 Table: Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Construction in Australia
Fruit and Vegetable Retailing in Australia
General Warehousing and Cold Storage in Australia
Houseware Retailing in Australia
Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing in Australia
Hardware Wholesaling in Australia
Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Timber Resawing and Dressing in Australia
Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing in Australia
Fabricated Wood Manufacturing in Australia




Products & Services

Industry firms manufacture a range of wood products, such as pallets, packing boxes, crates, handles, flooring, picture frames and mirror frames. Wooden p...
Wholesale and retail sectors
Manufacturing sector
Other markets
Export markets


Demand Determinants

Demand for industry products is subject to several key variables, the most influential being the level of business inventories and the level of activity i...
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Major Markets

Wholesale and retail sectors
Manufacturing sector
Other markets
Export markets



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

Market share concentration in the Pallets and Other Wood Products Manufacturing industry is low, with Brambles Limited being the only firm with a market s...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Brambles Limited was established in 1875 near Newcastle, NSW, and has grown to become the world's largest provider of shipping crates, containers and pack...
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Brambles

 Table: Brambles - financial performance

Capital Intensity

Capital intensity in the industry is moderate. For every dollar that industry firms spend on wages, an estimated $0.16 is anticipated to be invested in ca...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Pallets and Other Wood Product Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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