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Pallet & Skid Rental - Industry Market Research Report

Pallet & Skid Rental

Over the five years to 2016, the industry benefited from an increasing number of businesses opting to rent third-party pallets rather than maintain their own. The industry also benefited from the requirements of some clients and state regulations, which force the use of certain types of pallets. Moving forward, positive conditions in downstream markets will support industry growth over the next five years. Over that period, pallet rental companies will benefit from a fully recovered economy and its effect on freight volumes. Consumer spending is also forecast to rise steadily, sustaining demand for pallets by grocers and other retailers. Meanwhile, consolidation and efficient pooling and tracking methods are expected to help operators sustain double-digit profit margins.

This industry rents pallets to downstream markets for the storage and transport of goods. Following use, pallets and skids are returned to industry operators for cleaning and repairs. Services are included toward this industry’s total revenue. Although pallets and skids differ slightly in their construction and purposes, the words are mainly interchangeable.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Industrial production index
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Brambles Ltd. (industry-specific operations) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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