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Farm Product Warehousing & Storage Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
Key Companies   .
Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Farm Product Warehousing & Storage

Overview of the U.S. Farm Product Warehousing & Storage Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Farm Product Warehousing & Storage: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Farm Product Warehousing & Storage industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Transportation Of Other Goods By Road

Warehousing Services

Handling Services For Goods

Storage Services For Goods

Packing Services For Goods

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Farm Product Warehousing & Storage by state

Farm Product Warehousing & Storage Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Farm Product Warehousing & Storage companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Farm Product Warehousing & Storage company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Farm Product Warehousing & Storage industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Farm Product Warehousing & Storage measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 22%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 14%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 8%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 8%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 60%
Motor Vehicle Operators 7%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 7%
Material Moving Workers 49%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 13%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 13%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 35%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 26%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Farm Product Warehousing & Storage Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score
Trupointe Cooperative
Manning Agricultural Center I

Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

Latest Industry News

  • This is what logistics sector startups expect from the FY19 Union Budget - The logistics sector includes road transport - comprising small businesses, truck fleets, and large transport companies - the warehousing sector ... a startup has to ship one ton of oranges from a farm to the closest railway station at Rs 3 per km ... (01/12/2018)
  • Arethusa al tavolo brings ‘seed-to-table’ fare - The restaurant is new American cuisine, focusing on local products ... because of the farm, then we had the dairy next door. We bought this building and connected the two. The back part of the restaurant is part of the warehouse and storage for the dairy ... (01/10/2018)
  • North Mountain family farm adapts to the times - Inside the warehouse’s cold storage area, boxes of bagged kale “super salad” that were grown, prepared and packaged on the farm are also ready to be shipped ... to increase exports and add value to products. For the Rands, that meant adding ... (12/19/2017)
  • Ribena concentrate products withdrawn in Singapore after similar move in Malaysia - Similarly, a Sheng Siong spokesperson said affected customers “may bring back the product with the proof of purchase for a refund”. Dairy Farm has also removed the affected products from Cold Storage and ... from retailers, warehouse and distributors ... (08/15/2017)
  • Financing farmers through warehouse receipts - According to him, the absence of certified warehouses in critical farm locations have seen middlemen fill the vacuum at the expense of grain farmers’ fortune. He called for a system that will promote physical storage infrastructure ... (04/14/2017)
  • From farm to dustbin: Plight of Nigerian farmers battling post -harvest losses - He explained that the products should be processed to avoid wastage. He recommended aggressive establishment of storage facilities in the ... afford them the opportunity of storing their farm produce at a warehouse.” He, however, stressed the need ... (07/30/2016)
  • Research and Markets: Global Warehousing and Storage Market Research Analysis 2015-2019 - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Warehousing and Storage: Market Research ... and storage market by type of warehouses: - Farm product ... (10/22/2015)
  • Refrigeration, freezing warehouse at Port of Stockton is good for business - Inland Cold Storage, a 30-year-old refrigerated warehousing company based in Riverside ... located for the Central Valley's productive agricultural scene but also for farm products coming in from overseas. He pointed out that there are already six massive ... (03/09/2009)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $11,580 on Farm Product Warehousing & Storage. It has awarded 1 contracts to 1 companies, with an average value of $11,580 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Farm Product Warehousing & Storage to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Warehousing Services
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Farm Product Warehousing & StorageOpportunity/Threat
General Warehousing & Storage
Marine Cargo Handling
Refrigerated Warehousing & Storage
Long Distance Freight Trucking
Long Distance Freight Trucking (Truckload)

Since sales from Farm Product Warehousing & Storage are a small fraction compared to other industries selling Warehousing Services, companies in the Farm Product Warehousing & Storage industry have the opportunity to expand their product offering to take share from these adjacent industries.
Warehousing Services Product Sales Report

Warehousing Services - Storage Of Goods
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Farm Product Warehousing & StorageOpportunity/Threat
General Warehousing & Storage
Refrigerated Warehousing & Storage
Moving Services
Local Freight Trucking Competing industry
Long Distance Freight Trucking Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Warehousing Services - Storage Of Goods are less than those from Farm Product Warehousing & Storage. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Warehousing Services - Storage Of Goods sales, taking market share from this industry.
Warehousing Services - Storage Of Goods Product Sales Report

Warehousing Services - Handling Of Goods
Warehousing Services - Handling Of Goods Product Sales Report

Segments classified within this market research report

This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Grain elevators, storage only, Public warehousing and storage, farm products (except refrigerated), Farm product warehousing and storage (except refrigerated), Private warehousing and storage, Bonded warehousing, Warehousing, etc.

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