Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, per capita dairy consumption remained strong, keeping demand high for Dairy Wholesaling operators. Overall, the industry rebounded from recessionary lows and revenue grew over the five-year period. Moving forward, the industry is expected to continue growing over the next five years. The improving economic climate and rising levels of per capita disposable income is expected to drive demand for industry products. However, despite improving conditions, wholesale bypass will continue to offset some earnings from traditional merchant wholesalers as manufacturers' sales branches and offices (MSBOs) increase in scope and market share... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
This industry is subject to moderate barriers to entry, with the biggest impediment being the initial cost of establishing warehousing and distribution systems. The major capital cost to enter the industry is the purchase of refrigerated vans and storage facilities to store and transport dairy products. Refrigeration is essential because of the highly perishable nature of most dairy products. New entrants also need to invest in electronic inventory systems and computerized tracking software.
The dominance of the industry's major players also makes up a slight barrier to entry. The.. purchase to read more