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Pallet & Skid Rental in the US: Market Research Report

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Pallet & Skid Rental Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Specialist Leasing | Oct 2014

Picking up: Revenue will increase with demand due to regulation, manufacturing activity growth

IBISWorld’s Pallet & Skid Rental market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Brambles Brambles market share
PECO PECO market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
9,463
Businesses
1,250
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry's growth slowed during the recession as downstream demand from the retail and manufacturing sectors declined. This factor contributed to a decline of industry revenue in 2008 and 2009 as freight volumes declined. However, freight volumes and total trade value have since increased, boosting demand for pallets and skids used in transportation and warehousing of goods. Furthermore, the industry has benefited from an increasing number of companies that use pallet rental programs rather than purchasing pallets.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Pallets offer the opportunity for the efficient transportation of items on a large scale. Skids and pallets have partially hollow interiors that allow forklifts and other materials handling equipment to lift loads from one area to another; most pallets are wooden but some are also plastic.

Wooden pallets and skids

Wooden options are known in the industry as “white wood” pallets, and generate the majority of industry revenue. Rental companies often paint their white wood pallets and skids to differentiate them from competitors. For example, CHEP paints its wooden pallets blue, while PECO uses red. The major companies in this industry primarily offer wooden pallets, while relative newcomer iGPS offers plastic options... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Pallet & Skid Rental Industry?

This industry rents pallets to downstream markets for the storage and transport of goods. Following use, pallets and skids are returned to industry operators for cleaning and repairs. Services are included toward this industry's total revenue. Although pallets and skids differ slightly in their construction and purposes, the words are mainly interchangeable.

Industry Products
Other wood pallet rentalGMA wood pallet rentalPlastic pallet rental
 
Industry Activities
Wooden pallet rentalPlastic pallet rental


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