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Fuel Dealers in the US: Market Research Report

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Fuel Dealers Market Research Report | NAICS 45431 | Oct 2015

Running low: Falling gas prices have threatened growth and outpaced rising demand

IBISWorld’s Fuel Dealers market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$39bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
71,372
Businesses
8,057
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry performance tends to fluctuate widely, in line with crude oil prices and competitors' offerings. Fuel dealers can pass on product price increases or decreases to customers, which causes industry revenue to react accordingly. Consequently, as the world price of crude oil dropped during the recession, so did industry revenue. The price of crude oil is expected to continue to decrease, hurting industry operators. However, an improving overall economy will boost revenue and lead to modest industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Fuel Dealers industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on labor, the average firm is expected to invest about $0.14 in capital equipment in 2015. Overall, the industry relies heavily on its employees and their ability to make sales, manage inventory and transport fuel to residencies and businesses. However, industry operators must invest in a number of crucial pieces of capital equipment, including fuel transportation trucks, other motor vehicles, storage facilities, fuel containers, office equipment and computer software, among other machinery and equipment. Due to the fact that propane and heating oils are highly combustible, industry operators must also invest in equipment that ensures safe transport and storage of their products... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Fuel Dealers Industry?

This industry sells heating oil, propane and other fuels directly to end users. Companies also deliver heating oil, propane and other fuels, such as autogas and kerosene, to domestic and commercial premises.

Industry Products
PropaneHeating oilOther fuelsDieselGasolineServices
 
Industry Activities
Selling heating oil to end usersSelling liquefied petroleum gas to end usersSelling other fuels to end usersSelling heating oil, propane and other fuels to businesses


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