Fully stocked: Steady demand and efficiency improvements will drive industry growth

The Refrigerated Storage industry has fared relatively well over the past five years, benefiting from a spike in trade activity. This trend is expected to continue over the next five years, leading to heightened demand for industry products. Additionally, growth in downstream markets and greater refrigerated storage capacity will further aid industry performance in the coming years...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Greater total trade activity will strengthen demand, increasing industry revenue
  • Demand is significantly impacted by the level of vertical integration in downstream markets
  • The industry is expected to continue benefiting from rising consumer demand for food products
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Refrigerated Storage industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the overall US economy, is projected to grow at an annualized rate of 3.9% over the 10 years to 2022. Comparatively, US GDP is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.0% during the same period. While the contrast between these two growth rates usually indicates that an industry is in the growth phase of its economic life cycle, other factors indicate this industry's ongoing maturity.For one, the industry's downstream markets are well-defined and largely limited to food and pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, which constrains the ability of this industry to continue growing in the long-run. Mor...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Refrigerated Storage Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Refrigerated Storage Industry are

  • Optimum capacity utilization
  • Automation - reduces costs, particularly those associated with labor
  • Output is sold under contract - incorporate long-term sales contracts
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Total trade value in the Refrigerated Storage industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Refrigerated Storage Industry?

    This industry includes establishments that operate refrigerated warehousing and storage facilities. Temperature-controlled services include blast freezing and tempering. Establishments that primarily store furs for trade are included in this industry. These furs are used as raw materials for the manufacturing of garments and personal accessories such as bags and shoes.

    Industry Products
  • Storage of goods
  • Handling of goods
  • Transportation of goods
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing blast freezing services
  • Providing tempering services
  • Operating modified atmosphere storage and warehousing (private and public)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer spending
  • Total trade value
  • Freight transportation services index
  • commerce sales

  • Current Performance
  • Demand for food products
  • Trade activity
  • Vertical integration
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Rising demand
  • Improving productivity through technology
  • Table: Refrigerated Storage Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Refrigerated Storage Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Fruit & Nut Farming
  • Fishing
  • Manufacturing
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Retail Trade

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Forklift & Conveyor Manufacturing
  • Local Specialized Freight Trucking
  • Management Consulting
  • Refrigeration Equipment Wholesaling
  • Tank & Refrigeration Trucking

  • Products & Services
  • Storage of goods
  • Handling of goods
  • Other services
  • Transportation of goods
  • Chart: Refrigerated Storage Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Food product wholesalers
  • Food product manufacturers
  • Food product retailers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Refrigerated Storage Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesRent and utilitiesPurchasesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Refrigerated Storage

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Refrigerated Storage Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Americold Logistics LLC, Lineage Logistics Holdings LLC,
  • Table: Americold Logistics LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Lineage Logistics Holdings LLC - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Refrigerated Storage 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 Refrigerated Storage Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Consumer spending (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Order Picking
  • The process of selecting and gathering goods from warehouse storage in preparation for shipment to a customer.
  • Radio Frequency Identification (Rfid)
  • A means of identifying and tracking packages by equipping them with electromagnetic field emitting tags.
  • Third-Party Logistics Provider (3Pl)
  • A company that provides a one-stop-shop service to its customers for part or all of their supply chain management functions.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • A phenomena in which retailers purchase goods directly from manufacturers, leaving wholesalers out of the supply chain.
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