2014 Industry Statistics — Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage — U.S. Market Research, Industry Analysis and Financial Ratios

Market Size – Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage

These refrigerated warehousing and storage market statistics reveal historic industry trends and growth patterns. An expanding volume typically offers companies with more opportunities. A contracting market will require competitive strategies. Total refrigerated warehousing and storage industry statistics 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 refrigerated warehousing and storage market data on total revenue, number of firms, and employees for North America.

US Map

Industry Outlook – Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage

No one can predict the future, but calculations based on sophisticated algorithms are the next best thing. Five year refrigerated 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 refrigerated warehousing and storage industry compared to the overall economy.

Company SizeAll IndustriesRefrigerated 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 refrigerated 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 – Refrigerated 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 refrigerated warehousing and storage company's profitability.
Return on Equity - ROE measures a refrigerated 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 refrigerated 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%

Industry Segmentation

  • Cold storage warehousing
  • Refrigerated warehousing
  • Warehousing, refrigerated
  • Cold storage locker services
  • Bonded warehousing, refrigerated
  • Fur storage warehousing for the trade
  • Public warehousing and storage, refrigerated
  • Private warehousing and storage, refrigerated
  • Farm product warehousing and storage, refrigerated

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $25,060,987 on the refrigerated warehousing and storage industry. It has awarded 95 contracts to 36 companies, with an average value of $696,139 per company.

Top Companies in Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage and Adjacent Industries

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

CompanyAddress Revenue
($ millions)



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Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage Industry Report - 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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