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Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

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Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41839CA | Aug 2014

Scarecrow: Commodity markets will continue to stifle steady industry revenue growth

The Farm Supplies Wholesaling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$19bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.4%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
14,490
Businesses
466
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Farm Supplies Wholesaling industry has struggled amidst volatility in agriculture input prices over the past five years. While demand from industries involved in crop and animal production has risen steadily, fluctuations in the price of fertilizer and commercial feed were enough to stifle overall revenue growth during the period. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue to face volatility due to shifts in the price of inputs. Demand from key downstream industries involved in crop and animal production will strengthen as the overall economy improves and individuals spend more on food items. Nevertheless, commodity markets will continue to stifle steady revenue growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Farm Supplies Wholesaling industry exhibits a high level of capital intensity; for every dollar spent on employee wages, $2.59 is spent on technology. Capital intensity has increased over the past five years as the industry becomes increasingly automated. Operators have adopted new technologies to help streamline the wholesaling process. For instance, technologies such as radio frequency identification (RFID) are used to track orders and inventory levels, limiting the need for labour.

At the same time, workers' functions are shifting away from labour-intensive stocking and packaging activities toward customer relations... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Farm Supplies Wholesaling Industry?

This industry distributes a range of goods to crop and livestock farmers, including grain and other farm supplies. A wholesaler may have an exclusive distributorship to sell a particular brand within a specified territory, but generally they sell products in competition with other wholesalers.

Industry Products
FertilizersPesticides and herbicidesCommercial seedsCommercial feedsAnimal products and services
 
Industry Activities
Animal feed distributionFertilizer, herbicide and pesticide distributionPlant seed and plant bulb distribution


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