Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The industry will begin a modest revival as it aims to shake off the losses sustained from the BP oil spill and move toward recovery. Seafood demand will be heightened as consumers become more health conscious and consume more fish as a result. Moreover, the improved economic conditions will cause disposable income levels to improve, fueling industry revenue. However, fish and seafood wholesalers will face rising competition from other industries and contend with the growing practice of wholesale bypass... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The major barriers to entering the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry include the costs of establishing a warehouse and distribution system and the difficulties that can be encountered when trying to forge business relationships with key upstream and downstream clients.
A fish and seafood wholesaler usually invests a considerable amount of capital into distribution logistics such as trucks, refrigeration and database management. Costs can increase if an electronic inventory system is installed such as computerized tracking software that uses global positioning, radio-frequency identification tags and barcoding... purchase to read more