On a roll: Construction market growth will translate to greater demand for portable toilets

The Portable Toilet Rental industry has rebounded over the past five years. The US construction sector collapsed prior to the current period, and as work sites idled, demand for portable toilets stalled. Demand for portable toilet rentals has largely recovered since, as economic growth spurred increases in construction investments. Over the five years to 2022, IBISWorld forecasts industry revenue will increase. However, environmental regulations are also expected to intensify, resulting in higher compliance costs for industry operators...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 12-17
3.1%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
10,583
Businesses
3,518
Market Share of Companies
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The US housing market will continue growing as the economy expands, aiding revenue growth
  • Operators rapidly slashed rental rates to compete for customers
  • The entertainment and leisure sector will also be a growth market for the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Portable Toilet Rental industry has a low concentration, with the industry's four largest players, combined, accounting for just less than 20.0% of market share. The industry consists of a large number of small, regional firms. Many of these privately owned companies that generate significant revenue, offer a variety of sanitation services and provide an assortment of temporary structures. Therefore, these companies derive only a small proportion of sales from industry relevant operations. In addition, an estimated 48.6% of industry operators are nonemployers, defined by the Census as self-employed individuals operating very small unincorporated businesses, which may not be the owner's principal source of income. As such, these nonemployer firms account for less than 2.0% o...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Portable Toilet Rental Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Portable Toilet Rental Industry are

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Accessibility to consumers/users
  • Having an integrated operation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of construction and Demand from concert and event promotion in the Portable Toilet Rental industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Portable Toilet Rental Industry?

    This industry rents toilets to customers for specified periods of time. These customers include construction companies, live venue service providers and on-site remediation service operators.

    Industry Products
  • Portable toilet rentals
  • Portable toilet pumping and cleaning
  • Testing and waste collection
  • Industry Activities
  • Portable toilet rentals
  • Portable toilet cleaning
  • Portable toilet disinfecting and testing
  • Waste collection and disposable
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of construction
  • Demand from concert and event promotion
  • Housing starts
  • Demand from campgrounds and rv parks
  • Total recreation expenditure

  • Current Performance
  • Support from entertainment
  • Profit recovers
  • Moderate expansion
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Construction continues to grow
  • Profit stabilizes
  • Table: Portable Toilet Rental Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Portable Toilet Rental Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Ceramics Manufacturing
  • Drug, Cosmetic & Toiletry Wholesaling
  • Chemical Wholesaling
  • Waste Collection Services
  • Waste Treatment & Disposal Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Concert & Event Promotion
  • Construction
  • Consumers
  • Wedding Services

  • Products & Services
  • Portable toilet rentals
  • Portable toilet pumping and cleaning
  • Testing and waste collection
  • Chart: Portable Toilet Rental Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Downstream markets
  • Consumer spending variables

  • Major Markets
  • Private businesses
  • Individuals
  • State and local governments
  • Federal government
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Portable Toilet Rental Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Portable Toilet Rental

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Service bundling

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Portable Toilet Rental Industry

  • Industry Globalization
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  • Table: United Site Services, Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Portable Toilet Rental 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 Portable Toilet Rental Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Housing Starts (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Biodegradable
  • A classification of materials that can be broken down by microorganisms to minimize environmental impact.
  • Disinfectant
  • Chemical substances used to disinfect portable toilets. Disinfectants may be biodegradable.
  • Formaldehyde
  • A chemical used for its deodorizing and antiseptic qualities in portable toilets. Formaldehyde helps keep toilets clean while rented out.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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