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Farmed out: Wholesale bypass trends are limiting industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue has fluctuated in the face of mixed demand and volatile commodity markets
  • Wholesale bypass has been a significant threat to industry revenue over the past five years
  • Distribution logistics are likely to become more challenging for industry operators

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry wholesales a range of goods, such as livestock, hay crops, seeds and leather. Industry players have faced a significantly volatile operating environment over the past five years. Industry revenue has primarily swung due changing demand for agricultural products and supplies, varied weather patterns and volatile commodity markets. This includes fluctuations ranging from an estimated 8.8% increase in 2013-14 to a 3.4% decline the following year. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised 2.2% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $15.5 billion. This includes growth of 1.0% over 2016-17, supported by rising realised farm incomes and strong demand from the agricultural sector...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry wholesales a range of products, including livestock, farm products, cotton and leather. Revenue is therefore derived from multiple sources with differing demand factors. Industry performance has fluctuated over the past five years, as unstable commodity markets, demand volatility and variable weather conditions have contributed to substantial industry revenue movements over the period. Overall, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.2% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $15.5 billion. This includes forecast growth of 1.0% over 2016-17, as realised farm incomes are expected to rise amid favourable rainfall conditions.

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    Additional Insights for the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling Industry are

  • Being a one-stop shop for a related range of goods or services
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Automation to reduce costs, particularly those associated with labour
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from agriculture and Level of annual rainfall in the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling Industry?

    Industry operators wholesale livestock (including agent and brokering services), skins and hides, tallow, stock feed, farm supplies and agricultural products (excluding wool, cereal grains, fruit, vegetables and dairy products). The industry includes wholesalers operated by marketing authorities, but excludes the wholesale of agricultural chemicals (e.g. fertilisers and pesticides), fencing materials, veterinary drugs, machinery and equipment.

    Industry Products
    Stockfeed wholesaling
    Seed and plant stock wholesaling
    Livestock wholesaling
    Hay wholesaling
    Other produce wholesaling
    Industry Activities
    Feed wholesaling
    Leather and hides wholesaling
    Livestock wholesaling
    Nursery stock and orchard supplies wholesaling
    Farm or garden seeds wholesaling
    Tallow wholesaling
    Cotton wholesaling
    Farm produce wholesaling
    Cut flower wholesaling
    Raw sugar wholesaling

    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
  • Demand from agriculture
  • Level of annual rainfall
  • Realised farm income
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Farm-level demand
  • Opportunities
  • Ongoing challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Challenges ahead
  • Genetically modified produce
  • Consolidation and profit
  • Table: Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling
  • Agribusiness
  • Organic Farming

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agribusiness
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling
  • Organic Farming
  • Sugar Cane Growing

  • Products & Services
  • Other produce wholesaling
  • Livestock wholesaling
  • Hay wholesaling
  • Stockfeed wholesaling
  • Seed and plant stock wholesaling
  • Chart: Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Weather conditions
  • Wholesale dependence

  • Major Markets
  • Livestock producers
  • Horticulture producers
  • Farm produce purchasers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling 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 Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Elders LimitedRuralco Holdings Limited
  • Table: Elders Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Ruralco Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling 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 Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • 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
    Genetically Modified (Gm)
  • This refers to crops that have had their genetic material changed by technological means to enhance or add certain characteristics, such as resistance to pests.
  • Slaughter Rate
  • The number of livestock killed for processing each year.
  • Vertically Integrated
  • An entity that has merged numerous supply chain operations under one umbrella company.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
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    The Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling market research report includes:
    • 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
    • And of course, much more

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