The Timber Wholesaling industry supplies everything from structural timbers to dressed wood panels, plywood products and veneers. The industry supplies a full range of timber products to builders and manufacturers through timber yards, large retail hardware chains, independent hardware stores and garden supply centres.
The industry currently generates revenue totalling $6.40 billion, up by 3.2% the level in 2011-12, however, industry revenue is expected to trended down by an annualised 0.5% over the five years through 2012-13.
Operators in this industry purchase sawn timber from mills and other wood product processors for resale to retailers (such as hardware stores), commercial and residential construction companies, carpenters and furniture manufacturers. This industry does not remanufacture the timber in any way, but only onsells it to the final users.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.