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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Warehousing & Storage


Overview: the U.S. Warehousing & Storage Industry

This report provides answers to key questions about the industry:
What is the total market size (industry revenue)?

This report shows the total market size for the Warehousing & Storage industry, comprised of total revenues of both public and private companies over the last five years (2012-2017) and current year estimates.

What is the industry outlook?

The industry Outlook and Forecasts show how the Warehousing & Storage industry is heading over the next five years (2018-2022). Market forecasts account for historical growth, cyclical changes, and general economic outlook.

Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?

The Market Analysis section shows the five-year growth trends for Warehousing & Storage, year-by-year from 2012-2017.

Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?

Forecasts for 2018-2022 for the industry show the future growth and market opportunity for Warehousing & Storage companies.

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What is the average company size in the industry?

The average number of employees and average revenue for a typical Warehousing & Storage company is charted over time for 2012-2017.

How many companies are in the industry?

Track how many companies compete in the Warehousing & Storage industry, and how the number of companies has changed over the past five years.


Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for 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.

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Statistics 2013        2014        2015        2016        2017        2018*
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

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 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 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 Climate-Controlled Boxed, Palletized And Other Packed Goods, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Road

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Transportation Of Other Goods By Road

Drayage Services

Warehousing Services

Freight Transportation Arrangement Services

Other Products



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 by state

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 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.

example price index trendline

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
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
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 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 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 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


Warehousing & Storage Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

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Innovation News

  • Rinchem trademarks "RINCHEM" - Logistics management in the field of Hazardous Materials - 05/21/2018
  • Omaha Industries trademarks "CERTIFIABLY BETTER" - Pet food - 04/26/2018
  • Wagner Industries trademarks "WAGNER LOGISTICS" - Supply chain logistics and reverse logistics services - 04/21/2018
  • Neiybor raises $2 million in funding. - 04/10/2018
  • Pinc Solutions patents System And Methods For Implementing Supply Chain Visibility Updates - 01/18/2018
  • Iron Mountain Secure Shredding patents Media Recovery Technology - 01/04/2018
  • Original Grain raises $1 million in funding. - 12/04/2017
  • Pinc Solutions raises $5 million in funding. - 10/11/2017
  • Quiet Logistics patents Robotic Navigation Utilizing Semantic Mapping - 02/02/2017


  • Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $792,426,012 on Warehousing & Storage. It has awarded 1,876 contracts to 390 companies, with an average value of $2,031,862 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount





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