The Warehousing and Storage industry provides its clients with somewhere to store a wide variety of goods. A large proportion of this is general merchandise, but the industry also offers specialised storage of liquids and gases, agricultural commodities and refrigerated goods. Warehousing and storage operations have fared relatively well over the past five years. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.1% over the five years through 2015-16 to reach £13.2 billion. Supply chains have become increasingly complex and the industry has adapted to meet new consumer demands.
This industry consists of businesses that operate storage facilities for all kinds of goods including general merchandise and refrigerated warehouses. The industry also stores goods in foreign trade zones.
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.