Overview

Poorly equipped: Reduced investment in mines and infrastructure projects drives down revenue

The Material Handling Equipment Distributors market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The winding back of investment in the Mining division has contributed to a slump in industry sales

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Operators in the Material Handling Equipment Distributors industry have faced turbulent demand conditions over the past five years, corresponding with the boom and bust of investment in resource developments. Mining investment surged to an unprecedented high in 2012-13. However, the subsequent scaling back of investment with the weakening of commodity prices has contributed to a dramatic decline in the industry's performance. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 8.2% over the five years through 2016-17, largely due to the slump in equipment sales to the Mining division and for use in infrastructure construction projects. Industry revenue is anticipated to contract by 0.6% in 2016-17, to $7.7 billion...

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    What is the Material Handling Equipment Distributors industry?

    Operators in the Material Handling Equipment Distributors industry supply a range of handling equipment to downstream markets. Material handling equipment refers to the mechanical equipment used for the movement, storage, control and protection of materials throughout the entire distribution process, including manufacturing, distribution, consumption and disposal. Equipment can be separated into four general categories: storage and handling, engineered systems, industrial trucks, and bulk material handling.

    Storage and handling equipment is usually non-automated and often referred to as ‘catalogue' products due to their generally globally accepted standards. Engineered items, such as conveyors and handling robots, are typically custom-engineered automated products. Ind...

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    Additional Insights for the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Industry are

  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • Proximity to key suppliers
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from mining and Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment in the Material Handling Equipment Distributors industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Conveyors
    Industrial trucks
    Hoists and cranes
    Loading platforms
    Storage and handling equipment
    Other equipment
    Examples of brands in this Industry
    Hastings Deering
    Komatsu
    WesTrac Pty Ltd
    Bucyrus
    Caterpillar

    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 mining
  • Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment
  • Demand from construction
  • Demand from agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • Demand from general warehousing and cold storage

  • Current Performance
  • Buying industries
  • Capital expenditure trends
  • Leasing arrangements
  • Profit and competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profitability improves
  • Buying industries
  • Capital expenditure
  • Leasing arrangements
  • Table: Material Handling Equipment Distributors Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Material Handling Equipment Distributors Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • General Warehousing and Cold Storage

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing
  • General Warehousing and Cold Storage
  • Road Freight Transport

  • Products & Services
  • Conveyors
  • Hoists and cranes
  • Industrial trucks
  • Loading platforms
  • Other equipment
  • Storage and handling equipment
  • Chart: Material Handling Equipment Distributors Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Mining firms
  • Construction firms
  • Manufacturing firms
  • Transport and warehousing firms
  • Agriculture and forestry industries
  • Other industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Material Handling Equipment Distributors 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 Material Handling Equipment Distributors

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Sime Darby Industrial Australia Pty LtdSeven Group Holdings LimitedKomatsu Marketing Support Australia Pty Ltd
  • Table: Sime Darby Industrial Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Seven Group Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Komatsu Marketing Support Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Material Handling Equipment Distributors 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 Material Handling Equipment Distributors 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
    Conveyor
  • A pulley system that consists of two or more rotating elements that are typically looped in a belt.
  • Hoist
  • A pulley system that uses cables to move materials, typically along the vertical axis.
  • Pallet
  • A structural construction usually made out of wood planks used to support goods during lifting or moving.
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