Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Continued demand from grocery stores and the economic recovery will benefit frozen food wholesalers; however, growth will remain slow. Manufacturers will continue to integrate wholesaling into their businesses, cutting into industry growth. Consolidation will result from these structural shifts, bringing profit gains. Further, demand from time-poor consumers will help mitigate threats to the industry's growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
Wholesaling industries are generally capital-intensive because shipment and storage necessarily require capital expenditure on facilities and transportation. The Frozen Food Wholesaling industry is particularly capital intensive because all storage facilities and transportation vehicles must have food-grade refrigerated storage capabilities to ensure products are kept at precisely the right temperature, to meet federal and state food safety guidelines as well as to ensure products delivered to customers are as high-quality as possible.
Labor costs for the industry include wage payments to sales, delivery and inventory management staff... purchase to read more