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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand for residential property is high and the number of relocations is increasing
  • The rising number of vehicles being used for removalist services has increased employment
  • Relocations into new residential and commercial properties will pick up, leading to growth

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Removalists industry has grown at a steady pace over the past five years. The residential property market has strengthened over the period, particularly due to record low interest rates and stimulus packages for people to invest in property. Property prices and dwelling commencements have consequently increased, indicating that demand for residential property is high and the number of relocations is increasing. Rising demand for removalists is expected to boost industry revenue, which is anticipated to increase by an annualised 2.8% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $1.9 billion.

    Demand for commercial relocations has not grown at the same pace as demand for residential relocations...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Removalists industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to grow at an annualised rate of 2.1% over the 10 years through 2021-22. In contrast, the Australian economy's GDP is forecast to grow at an annualised rate of 2.5% over the 10-year period. This underperformance indicates that the industry is growing at a slightly slower pace than the overall economy.

    There has been very little development of new markets or new products in the industry. While some larger players have introduced a range of ancillary services, these are minor and account for only a small share of industry revenue. Most industry services are well accepted and markets have reached saturation. A m..

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    Additional Insights for the Removalists Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Removalists Industry are

  • Optimum capacity utilisation
  • Having a good reputation
  • Degree of globalisation in the firm
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    Industry Products

    What is the Removalists Industry?

    Industry operators provide moving and relocation services. These include local, long-distance and international transport of household, institutional and commercial goods, furniture and equipment. Industry firms often provide incidental packing and storage services.

    Industry Products
    Interstate and long-distance transport
    Local moving
    Warehousing and storage
    Other services
    Industry Activities
    Used furniture moving
    Used household goods moving
    Used office goods moving
    Storage services for moved goods

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of businesses
  • Dwelling commencements
  • Demand from mortgages
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Industry participation
  • Residential property
  • Commercial property
  • Industry profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Economic conditions
  • Fuel prices
  • Participation and profit
  • Table: Removalists Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Removalists Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Removalists

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling
  • Fuel Retailing

  • Products & Services
  • Interstate and long-distance transport
  • Local moving
  • Warehousing and storage
  • Other services
  • Chart: Removalists Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Corporations
  • Households
  • Other removal companies
  • Governments
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Removalists Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Removalists

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Removalists Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    SIRVA (Asia Pacific) Pty LimitedSanta Fe Holdings Australia Pty LtdGrace Worldwide (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Table: SIRVA (Asia Pacific) Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Santa Fe Holdings Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Grace Worldwide (Australia) Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Removalists Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Removalists Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Fuel Excise
  • A tax imposed on the sale of fuel.
  • International Moving
  • The removal of customer goods from their original location in one country to the destination location in another country.
  • Pet Moving
  • Door-to-door transportation of pets and any boarding services required.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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