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Auto Parts Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Auto Parts Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42312 | Feb 2017

Driving force: The industry will steadily grow as demand from car manufacturing improves

The Auto Parts Wholesaling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$186bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.6%
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Profit
Profit
Employment
219,298
Businesses
18,068
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The sale of more technologically advanced, high-margin goods will revive industry profitability
  • As automobile production levels surge, demand for upstream suppliers is anticipated to increase
  • As the entire automotive sector grows steadily with an improving economy, the industry will benefit
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Auto Parts Wholesaling industry experienced a great deal of revenue volatility over the five years to 2017 due to the economic downturn. A lack of consumer enthusiasm for new automobile purchases curbed demand for automobile parts from automakers, while automakers cut production in light of repressed sales. As the entire automotive sector grows steadily in line with a generally improving economy, the industry will benefit. Additionally, IBISWorld expects the industry to continue its upward trend as demand from car and automobile manufacturing improves. Moreover, due to stricter emission requirements and increased ecofriendly initiatives, automakers are demanding lighter and more efficient auto parts, which are anticipated to also spur industry demand... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Auto Parts Wholesaling industry carries a low level of market share concentration. The four largest major players in the industry will account for roughly 20.6% of revenue. The low concentration level indicates that the industry is highly fragmented and that there is significant scope for consolidation by some of the industry's major players. Additionally, the low concentration of operators also accentuates the Auto Parts Wholesaling industry's level of competition.

IBISWorld estimates that market share concentration has declined over the past five years, as some traditionally major players have had revenue severely pruned prior to the period. Some niche operators and foreign operators looking to penetrate the US market were less affected. Tho.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Auto Parts Wholesaling Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Auto Parts Wholesaling 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 Demand from car and automobile manufacturing and Number of motor vehicle registrations in the Auto Parts Wholesaling industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more

     


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    What is the Auto Parts Wholesaling 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
    Thermal systemsPowertrain systemsElectrical/electronic componentsSafety systemsPerformance parts
     
    Industry Activities
    Automobile accessories wholesalingAutomobile glass wholesalingNew automotive parts wholesalingAutomotive battery wholesalingMotor vehicle engine testing equipment wholesalingNew automotive engines and parts wholesalingMotor vehicle hardware wholesalingNew motorcycle parts wholesalingNew truck parts wholesaling


    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from car and automobile manufacturing
  • Number of motor vehicle registrations
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Average age of vehicle fleet
  • Regulation for the Automotive sector
  • Current Performance
  • Income growth
  • Production levels and demand
  • Market share changes
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Foreign competition
  • Fuel prices
  • Table: Auto Parts Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Auto Parts Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    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
  • Powertrain systems
  • Safety systems
  • Thermal systems
  • Electrical/electronic components
  • Performance parts
  • Other
  • Chart: Auto Parts Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Automakers
  • Auto parts retailers
  • Auto service providers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Auto Parts Wholesaling Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other industry costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Auto Parts Wholesaling
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Auto Parts Wholesaling Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Robert Bosch GmbH
    Magna International Inc.
    Denso Corporation
    Delphi Corporation
  • Table: Robert Bosch GmbH - financial performance
  • Table: Magna International Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Denso Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Delphi Corporation - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Auto Parts Wholesaling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Auto Parts Wholesaling Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (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
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    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.

  • Why Buy this Report?
    IBISWorld industry market research reports enable you to:
    • Find out about key industry trends
    • Identify threats and opportunities
    • Inform your decisions for marketing, strategy and planning
    • Quickly build competitive intelligence
    This report on Auto Parts Wholesaling:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Auto Parts Wholesaling market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

    IBISWorld reports on thousands of industries around the world. Our clients rely on our information and data to stay up-to-date on industry trends across all industries. With this IBISWorld Industry Research Report on Auto Parts Wholesaling, you can expect thoroughly researched, reliable and current information that will help you to make faster, better business decisions.

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