Grain Storage in Australia - Market Research Report

Grain Storage industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -0.8%

Operators in the Grain Storage industry have faced grain production volatility over the past five years. Due to falling grain production, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.8% over the five years through 2018-19, to total $2.7 billion. However, this result does not reflect the volatility that many industry operators have experienced over the period. Shifting wheat prices, movements in the Australian dollar and fluctuating grain production due to changing rainfall levels have influenced industry demand and therefore earnings. Additionally, a record national grain harvest during 2016-17 significantly increased demand for grain storage. However, expected production declines over the two years through 2018-19 are anticipated to we...
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Grain Storage industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The performance of the Grain Storage industry is projected to improve over the next five years, in line with forecast higher grain crop yields. The world price of wheat, which largely reflects average grain prices, is forecast to rise in Australian dollar terms, supported by a projected weak Australian dollar over the period. Grain growers are likely to plant additional crops if forecast prices increase, boding well for the Grain Storage industry. However, grain exporters may shift to using on-farm storage facilities rather than industry services, in an effort to cut costs and remain profitable, constraining industry demand and revenue growth. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to total $X....
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Grain Storage industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $3bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 228
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 7,043

Biggest companies in the Grain Storage industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Grain Storage in Australia industry include Co-operative Bulk Handling Limited, GrainCorp Limited, Cargill Australia Limited and Glencore Grain Pty Ltd.

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What is Grain Storage industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily store cereal grains. Following crop harvest, grain handlers receive and sort grain according to its use and protein content. Grain is then dispatched as required, either for domestic consumption or export.

Industry Products and Services

  • Wheat used for milling
  • Wheat used for feed
  • Barley used for malting
  • Barley used for stockfeed and human consumption
  • Oats, triticale and sorghum
  • Oilseeds

Industry Activities

  • Grain storage services
  • Grain silo operation
  • Grain elevator operation

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily store cereal grains. Following crop harvest, grain handlers receive and sort grain according to its use and protein content. Grain is then dispatched as required, either for domestic consumption or export.

Main Activities

  • Grain storage services
  • Grain silo operation
  • Grain elevator operation

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The industry's performance is dependent on the size of annual grain harvests. Plentiful harvests result in greater production volumes, which increases dem...
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Demand from grain growing
Trade-weighted index
Level of annual rainfall
World price of wheat

Current Performance

Grain supply chain
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Grain production and climate change
Genetically modified crops
 Table: Grain Storage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Grain Storage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Grain Growing in Australia
Cereal Grain Wholesaling in Australia





Key Selling Industries

Road Freight Transport in Australia
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in Australia
Rail Freight Transport in Australia
Water Freight Transport in Australia



Products & Services

Industry operators store a range of grain products, including wheat, barley, oats, triticale, sorghum and oilseeds. Stored wheat and barley grains are pri...
Barley growers
Oilseed growers
Other grain growers



Demand Determinants

The volume of grain harvested determines how much storage industry operators are required to provide at any particular time. The total area of grain sown,...
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Major Markets

Barley growers
Oilseed growers
Other grain growers




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Grain 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 Grain Storage industry is characterised by moderate market share concentration. The industry's four major players are expected to account for over 50%...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Grain Storage in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Co-operative Bulk Handling Limited is an Australian company based in Perth. The company's operations include grain storage, handling and transport, along ...
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CBH Group

 Table: CBH Group - financial performance

GrainCorp

 Table: GrainCorp - financial performance

Cargill

 Table: Cargill - financial performance

Glencore Grain

 Table: Glencore Grain - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry is highly capital-intensive. For every dollar invested in capital across the industry, an estimated $3.02 is paid as wages. Significant capit...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Grain 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 Grain 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, %

COARSE GRAINS

OILSEEDS

SILO

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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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