Contained: Divergent trends in downstream markets leads to slow revenue growth

The Intermodal Container Leasing industry supplies a range of containers to downstream markets for the transportation and storage of goods. The industry leases containers over the short- or long-term, or on a financial-lease basis. Most industry revenue is generated from long-term leases, mainly for portable storage.Industry revenue has grown slowly over the past five years, which mainly reflects divergent trends in downstream mining, wholesale and manufacturing markets. However, the industry's performance has been supported by positive trends in several key indicators, including merchandise trade, business inventories and housing transfers. Industry revenue is projected to increase by an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $217.7 more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The location of the industry's establishments partly reflects the location of port infrastructure in Australia. The majority of shipping containers enter Australia through general cargo ports located at capital cities. The areas adjacent to these ports are transport hubs and the focus of industry activity.The spread of industry establishments also reflects the greater reliance of containerised transport for movements of merchandise and goods within some states and territories. Queensland accounts for the largest share of industry establishments (an estimated 36.6% in 2016-17), which is indicative of the large area of the state and the spread of population along the coast. Thi...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Intermodal Container Leasing Industry

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

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Establishing long-term leases
  • Development of a strong relationship with the shipping sector
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business inventories and Demand from wholesale trade in the Intermodal Container Leasing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Intermodal Container Leasing Industry?

    Companies in this industry lease intermodal containers for the long- and short-term needs of transportation companies and shippers. Intermodal containers can be transported on ships, trains and trucks.

    Industry Products
  • Freight
  • Portable storage
  • Specialist storage
  • Industry Activities
  • Portable storage container leasing (short and long term)
  • Freight container leasing (short and long term)
  • Specialist storage container leasing (short and long term)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business inventories
  • Demand from wholesale trade
  • Number of housing transfers
  • Total merchandise imports and exports
  • Road freight service price

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Intermodal Container Leasing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Intermodal Container Leasing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Road Freight Transport
  • General Warehousing and Cold Storage
  • Rail Freight Transport
  • Removalists
  • Water Freight Transport

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Boiler and Tank Manufacturing
  • Water Freight Transport

  • Products & Services
  • Portable storage
  • Freight
  • Specialist storage
  • Chart: Intermodal Container Leasing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • General Public
  • Freight and logistics companies
  • Other markets
  • Retailers and wholesalers
  • Resource companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Intermodal Container Leasing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Intermodal Container Leasing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Intermodal Container Leasing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Royal Wolf Holdings Limited, Brambles Limited, SCF Holdings Pty Limited, ANL Container Line Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Royal Wolf Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Brambles Limited - financial performance
  • Table: SCF Holdings Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: ANL Container Line Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Intermodal Container Leasing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Intermodal Container Leasing 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
  • Forty foot equivalent unit, a standard sized shipping container that the industry supplies for hire.
  • Ibc
  • Intermodal bulk container is a multiple use industrial container for transporting and storing bulk liquid.
  • Intermodal Container
  • A standardised container such as a TEU or FEU that can be carried by multiple different modes of freight transport.
  • Intermodal Freight Transport
  • Intermodal transport means that multiple modes of freight transport, for example, a combination of water, road or rail freight, are used to transport a product.
  • Iso
  • International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) container tanks designed to carry liquids in bulk.
  • Teu
  • Twenty foot equivalent unit, a standard sized shipping container that the industry supplies for hire.
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