Small haul: Weak crop prices and demand for farmers will challenge the industry

Over the five years to 2017, demand from farmers has been volatile due to fluctuations in crop prices and farmer income. High crop prices earlier in the period encouraged farmers to spend on new equipment, boosting industry revenue. However, this situation began to reverse in 2015, with global oversupply resulting in plummeting crop prices that slashed income at downstream farms, constraining demand for industry equipment. While downstream markets have since stabilized and grown slightly, prices and demand conditions remain weak. These challenges are expected to lessen over the five years to 2022, with slight increases in crop prices helping to boost demand from downstream farmers...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$20bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.0%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
21,082
Businesses
1,707
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The profit margin of this industry is weak due to volatile conditions in the farming market
  • Fortunately for industry operators, farmers represent the largest market for industry services
  • Wholesalers are wise to remain proactive by expanding the value of services offered
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Farm, Lawn and Garden Equipment Wholesaling industry in Canada is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to the economy, is forecast to grow an annualized 2.5% over the 10 years to 2022. This is slightly larger than the forecast growth of Canadian GDP during the period, at 1.9% per year on average, indicating that the industry's contribution to the economy is stable.Other factors reflect industry maturity, such as a low level of technological advancement. Stable, clearly segmented product groups are further indicative of an industry in the mature stage of its life cycle, as is a saturated market. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling Industry are

  • Ability to effectively manage debtors
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from crop production and World price of wheat in the Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling Industry?

    Operators in this industry primarily purchase specialized machinery, equipment and related parts used in agricultural and consumer segment activities (e.g. farm, lawn and garden). This equipment is then sold to downstream markets, namely farms and other wholesalers that make them available to end consumers.

    Industry Products
  • Lawn equipment
  • Farming equipment
  • Dairy and poultry equipment
  • Farm machinery spare parts
  • Industry Activities
  • Wholesaling tractors and combines
  • Wholesaling other farming equipment
  • Wholesaling lawn and garden equipment
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from crop production
  • World price of wheat
  • Residential renovation expenditure
  • Overnight rate

  • Current Performance
  • Essential services
  • Farming market conditions fluctuate
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Essential services
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Soybean Farming in Canada
  • Corn Farming in Canada
  • Vegetable Farming in Canada
  • Dairy Farms in Canada
  • Landscaping Services in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Engine & Turbine Manufacturing in Canada
  • Ferrous Metal Foundry Products in Canada
  • Hand Tool & Cutlery Manufacturing in Canada
  • Steel Rolling & Drawing in Canada
  • Tractors & Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Farming equipment
  • Dairy and poultry equipment
  • Farm machinery spare parts
  • Lawn equipment
  • Chart: Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Farming companies
  • Other wholesalers
  • Other markets
  • Rental companies
  • Households
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • World price of wheat (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Combine
  • A harvester used for grain crops. Its name comes from its combination of processes, including cutting, gathering, loosening and separating the edible parts of the grain from its casing.
  • Tillage
  • Agricultural preparation of the soil through plowing, ripping or turning.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • A popular trend within retail and manufacturing industries whereby producers supply goods directly to stores, eliminating the middleman.
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