2014 Industry Statistics – General Warehousing and Storage – U.S. Market Research, Industry Analysis and Financial Ratios

Market Size – General Warehousing and Storage

Historic general warehousing and storage market statistics clearly reveal your industry's trends and growth patterns. An expanding industry volume will offer businesses with more opportunities. A contracting market will require competitive strategies. The total general warehousing and storage industry statistics in your market research report account for sales from all companies, both public and private.

Market Size ($ millions)
Market Graph

Market data aggregated from multiple government sources.

Industry Statistics 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Market Size ($ millions)


Number of Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Firm ($ thousands)
Average Employees per Firm

United States Geographic Market Distribution

Seven years of general warehousing and storage market data on total revenue, number of firms, and employees for North America.

US Map

Industry Outlook – General Warehousing and Storage

No one can predict the future, but calculations based on sophisticated algorithms are the next best thing. Five year general warehousing and storage industry outlooks utilize advanced econometric techniques for predicting short-term and long-term industry trends.

Industry Forecast ($ millions)
Forecast Graph

Industry Forecast 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Market Size ($ millions)


% Growth Rate

Distribution by Company Size

The following analysis shows the market share (revenue) broken down by company size. Use this information to determine the fragmentation of the general warehousing and storage industry compared to the overall economy.

Company SizeAll IndustriesGeneral Warehousing and Storage
Small Business (< 5 employees)


Small Business (5-20)
Midsized Business (20-100)
Large Business (100-500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Income Statement (Industry Average)

This general warehousing and storage industry analysis includes average financial metrics for a typical company's income statement. Income statement metrics include total revenue, an operating expenses breakdown, and net profit.

Industry Average Percent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Income Statement Graph

Financial Ratio Analysis – General Warehousing and Storage

Key financial ratios from income statement and balance sheet statistics can be used to compare a company's performance to its competitors in the industry.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin - Profit margin, net profit as a percentage of revenue, is the general warehousing and storage company's profitability.
Return on Equity - ROE measures a general warehousing and storage company's efficiency at generating earnings from investments.
Return on Assets - ROA measures how well a company's assets generate revenue.
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio - The current or working capital ratio indicates whether or not a company can pay its debts for the year.
Quick Ratio - The quick or liquid ratio measures how well a company can use on-hand assets to pay off its liabilities.
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period - The collection period is how long it takes a company to collect its debts.
Asset Turnover Ratio - Asset turnover is how efficiently a company uses its assets to generate income.
Receivables Turnover Ratio - Receivables turnover is how effective a company is in collecting debts.
Inventory Conversion Ratio - Inventory conversion is how quickly inventory is turned over in one year.

Compensation and Salary Surveys

National general warehousing and storage employment and wage statistics reveal workforce distribution and annual salary brackets for an average company in the industry.

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 24%
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 8%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 58%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 5%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 11%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 25%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 7%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $294,897,183 on the general warehousing and storage industry. It has awarded 825 contracts to 236 companies, with an average value of $1,249,564 per company.

Top Companies in General Warehousing and Storage and Adjacent Industries

General Warehousing and Storage company data includes company ticker symbols, addresses, and annual revenue estimates.

CompanyAddress Revenue
($ millions)



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Table of Contents
1 Market Size Revenue (2008-2013)
2 Geographic Distribution by U.S. State
3 Industry Forecast (2014-2018)
4 Distribution by Company Size
5 Average Income Statement
6 Financial Ratio Analysis
7 Compensation and Salary Surveys
8 Government Contracts
9 Company List

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