Down shift: An aging vehicle fleet will promote industry growth, albeit more slowly

The Auto Parts Wholesaling industry in Texas has experienced moderate revenue growth over the past five years. Rising per capita disposable income and low interest rates have driven new car sales, which spurred automobile manufacturers to order more parts from industry wholesalers. Moreover, demand for aftermarket parts has been strong due to a rising number of vehicle accidents, as well as an aging vehicle fleet that requires more frequent repair, maintenance and replacement parts. Over the next five years, industry revenue is poised to continue increasing, albeit at a slower rate. Demand for aftermarket parts will continue strengthening as the average age of the vehicle fleet increases...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.0%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
11,676
Businesses
1,055
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Higher interest rates will make it more expensive for consumers and businesses to finance new car purchases
  • Increasing new car sales have generated strong demand for wholesale auto parts
  • After moderate increases, industry growth is expected to slow
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Auto Parts Wholesaling industry in Texas distributes a wide array of auto parts, primarily to automobile manufacturers and auto parts stores. Common parts sold by industry operators include gaskets, crankshafts, batteries, suspension gear, brake pads, rotors, body parts, repair materials and other related products. Over the past five years, industry revenue has increased moderately at an estimated annualized rate of 2.0% to reach $11.4 billion, including 0.7% growth in 2017.Rising demand fuels revenue growthThe industry has benefited from increasing demand, fueled in part by growth in new car sales. Improving access to credit and higher disposable incomes have made consumers more apt to purchase big-ticket items, such as a new car. Aut...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas Industry are

  • Upstream vertical integration (ownership links)
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having contacts within key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Average age of vehicle fleet and New car sales in the Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas Industry?

    This industry comprises operators that sell automotive parts wholesale to automobile manufacturers, automotive parts retailers and auto service providers. Sales of new tires and tubes are not included.

    Industry Products
  • Batteries
  • Engines and engine parts
  • Nonengine internal parts
  • Body parts and repair materials
  • Industry Activities
  • Automobile accessories wholesaling
  • Automobile glass wholesaling
  • New automotive parts wholesaling
  • Automotive battery wholesaling
  • Motor vehicle engine testing equipment wholesaling
  • New automotive engines and parts wholesaling
  • Motor vehicle hardware wholesaling
  • New motorcycle parts wholesaling
  • New truck parts wholesaling
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Average age of vehicle fleet
  • New car sales
  • Number of motor vehicle registrations
  • Number of vehicle accidents
  • Per capita disposable income in Texas

  • Current Performance
  • Rising demand fuels revenue growth
  • Demand growth and cost efficiencies improve profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • New car sales stall
  • Modest industry expansion continues
  • Table: Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing
  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing
  • Truck, Trailer & Motor Home Manufacturing
  • Auto Parts Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Parts Manufacturing
  • Automobile Brakes Manufacturing
  • Automobile Electronics Manufacturing
  • Automobile Engine & Parts Manufacturing
  • Automobile Interior Manufacturing
  • Automobile Steering & Suspension Manufacturing
  • Automobile Transmission Manufacturing
  • Wire & Spring Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Other
  • Engines and engine parts
  • Batteries
  • Nonengine internal parts
  • Body parts and repair materials
  • Chart: Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Automakers
  • Auto parts retailers
  • Auto service providers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas Industry

  • National Performance WarehouseTransamerican WholesaleWM Automotive Warehouse Inc.WORLDPAC Inc.
  • Table: National Performance Warehouse - financial performance
  • Table: Transamerican Wholesale - financial performance
  • Table: WM Automotive Warehouse Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: WORLDPAC Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas 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 Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Average age of vehicle fleet (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Aftermarket
  • The distribution of vehicle parts and accessories after the sale of a vehicle by an OEM to the consumer.
  • Electronic Data Interchange (Edi)
  • The transmission of electronic documents between businesses from one computer system to another.
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem)
  • A company that manufactures products or components that are purchased by a company and retailed under the purchasing company's brand name.
  • Wholesaling
  • The selling of merchandise to anyone other than a retail customer.
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    IBISWorld’s Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Auto Parts Wholesaling in Texas industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
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