General Warehousing and Cold Storage in Australia - Market Research Report

General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.9%

The General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry has grown over the past five years. Industry operators supply warehousing and cold storage services to a range of downstream markets, many of which have benefited from improving demand conditions over the period. Warehouse facilities have increasingly become complex distribution and information centres that link a product's entire supply chain, facilitating just-in-time supply of stock. Manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers have adjusted their supply chains accordingly and now tend to hold less stock on hand, allowing them to outsource their warehousing requirements. The trend towards outsourcing warehousing to third-party operators has boosted demand for industry services over the past five years....
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General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry is forecast to expand strongly over the next five years. Growth in both business inventories and demand for business process outsourcing are anticipated to underpin industry revenue growth over the period. Rising merchandise imports and exports are also projected to boost industry revenue growth over the next five years. More foreign goods will likely require storage before clearing customs, and more domestic goods will require storage before being exported, boosting demand for industry services. As a result of these strong demand conditions, industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $X.X billion. Rising competition Solid revenue grow...
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General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $5bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 3,630
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 17,883

Biggest companies in the General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the General Warehousing and Cold Storage in Australia industry include Toll Holdings Limited.

  • pie_chart Toll Holdings Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry?

Industry Definition

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

Industry Products and Services

  • General warehousing facilities
  • Cold storage facilities
  • Bonded warehousing facilities
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Warehouse operation
  • Cold storage facility operation
  • Bond store operation
  • Bulk petroleum storage services
  • Cool room storage services
  • Controlled atmosphere store operation
  • Furniture storage facility operation
  • Refrigerated storage services
  • Wool storage services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

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

Main Activities

  • Warehouse operation
  • Cold storage facility operation
  • Bond store operation
  • Bulk petroleum storage services
  • Cool room storage services
  • Controlled atmosphere store operation
  • Furniture storage facility operation
  • Refrigerated storage services
  • Wool storage services

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Business inventories represent the goods held by Australian businesses before being further modified or sold to final markets. Industry operators store an...
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Business inventories
Demand from business process outsourcing in Australia
Demand from online shopping
Total merchandise imports and exports

Current Performance

Online retailing
Cold storage
Inventory cycles
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Productivity gains
Online demand
 Table: General Warehousing and Cold Storage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - General Warehousing and Cold Storage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Manufacturing
Wholesale Trade
Agribusiness in Australia
Integrated Logistics in Australia


Key Selling Industries

Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in Australia
Industrial and Other Property Operators in Australia
Transport Equipment and Large Vehicle Rental in Australia




Products & Services

Operators in the General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry provide a range of warehousing and storage options. These types of facilities include gener...
Wholesaling industries
Manufacturing industries
Other industries
Retailing industries
Service industries
Agricultural industries

Demand Determinants

Demand for industry services is correlated with general economic conditions, due to the industry's range of major markets. Demand for industry services ge...
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Major Markets

Wholesaling industries
Manufacturing industries
Other industries
Retailing industries
Service industries
Agricultural industries

 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the General Warehousing and Cold Storage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry displays low market share concentration. The industry is highly fragmented, with approximately 95% of in...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs General Warehousing and Cold Storage in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the General Warehousing and Cold Storage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Toll Holdings Limited (Toll) is an integrated logistics service provider that offers warehousing and freight services in Australia and overseas. The compa...
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Toll Holdings

 Table: Toll Holdings - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The General Warehousing and Cold Storage industry exhibits moderate capital intensity, which has declined slightly over the past five years. For every dol...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the General Warehousing and Cold Storage 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 General Warehousing and Cold Storage 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, %

BONDED WAREHOUSE

COLD STORAGE

JUST-IN-TIME

RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION (RFID)

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    Industry Financial Ratios
  • Revenue Forecasts
    Revenue Forecasts
  • 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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