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Global Third-Party Chemical Distribution Market 2017-2021

Global Third-Party Chemical Distribution Market 2017-2021

About Third-Party Chemical Distribution

The chemical distribution process involves sales, logistics, and transportation of chemicals. Chemical distributors offer value-added services such as blending, mixing, packaging, formulation, inventory management, and waste removal to customers. These distributors source the products from chemical manufacturers and supply them to vendors. The chemicals are transported to other vendors or directly transported to third-party chemical distributors that supply these chemicals to end-users.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global third-party chemical distribution market to grow at a CAGR of 5.34% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global third-party chemical distribution market for 2017-2021. The report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • Europe
  • MEA
Technavio's report, Global Third-Party Chemical Distribution Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Brenntag
  • HELM
  • Univar
  • Nexeo Solutions
  • IMCD
Other prominent vendors
  • Azelis
  • Biesterfeld
  • Caldic
  • ICC Chemical
  • Jebsen & Jessen
  • Manuchar
  • Omya
  • Petrochem
  • Sinochem Plastics
  • STOCKMEIER CHEMIE
  • Vinmar International
Market driver
  • Growing demand for value-added services
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High operational costs and competitive pricing
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Key vendors entering partnerships
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Third-Party Chemical Distribution Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global third-party chemical distribution market: Brenntag, HELM, Univar, Nexeo Solutions, and IMCD.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Azelis, Biesterfeld, Caldic, ICC Chemical, Jebsen & Jessen, Manuchar, Omya, Petrochem, Sinochem Plastics, STOCKMEIER CHEMIE, and Vinmar International.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is Key vendors entering partnerships. The global third-party chemical distribution market is highly fragmented, especially in the emerging regions such as APAC and MEA. For instance, in 2012, Ravago Group and Barentz entered a joint venture for their chemical distribution activities in a 50:50 partnership.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is growing demand for value-added services. Distributors worldwide are experiencing high demand for value-added services from manufacturers and consumers. Many chemical manufacturers have reduced their overhead expenses such as extra internal operating expenses and staffing owing to the slow growth in Europe. Thus, the value-added services that were provided by manufacturing companies are now outsourced to third-party distributors.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is high operational costs and competitive pricing. The increase in demand for value-added services and professional expertise in the third-party chemical distribution market has intensified competition in the global chemical industry in terms of price and additional services. Customers (chemical manufacturers) demand extra value-added services, and thus vendors (third-party distributors) face issues in determining the price of chemical products and services. Vendors do not determine the price of manufactured products but charge manufacturers, wholesalers, and customers for transportation and logistics.

Companies Mentioned

Brenntag, HELM, Univar, Nexeo Solutions, and IMCD, Azelis, Biesterfeld, Caldic, ICC Chemical, Jebsen & Jessen, Manuchar, Omya, Petrochem, Sinochem Plastics, STOCKMEIER CHEMIE, Vinmar International

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Value addition by chemical distributors
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global third-party chemical distribution market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Distribution channel
      • Table Chemical distribution channel
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Global third-party chemical distribution market by type
      • Table Global third-party chemical distribution market by type 2016 (% share of revenue)
      • Table Global third-party chemical distribution market by type 2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Global third-party chemical distribution in commodity chemicals market
      • Table Commonly available commodity chemicals
      • Table Third-party chemical distribution in commodity chemicals market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global third-party chemical distribution in specialty chemicals market
      • Table Third-party chemical distribution in specialty chemicals market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global- Market share by geography 2016-2021 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • APAC
      • Table APAC - market size and forecast 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2017-2021 (%)
    • Americas
      • Table Americas - market size and forecast 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Americas - Year-over-year growth 2017-2021 (%)
    • Europe
      • Table Europe - market size and forecast 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2017-2021 (%)
    • MEA third-party chemical distribution market
      • Table MEA - market size and forecast 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2017-2021 (%)
    • Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Chemical sales of top 10 countries, 2014
      • Table Cost reduction of manufacturers by using third-party services 2015
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Key vendors entering partnerships
      • Table Specialty and full-liner vendors by region
    • Emerging economies to drive market growth
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive landscape
      • Table Leading chemical distributors by region 2016
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Brenntag
      • Table Brenntag: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
    • HELM
      • Table HELM: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
    • Univar
      • Table Univar: Business segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Univar: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
    • Nexeo Solutions
      • Table Nexeo Solutions: Business segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
      • Table Nexeo Solutions: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
    • IMCD
      • Table IMCD: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016 (% share)
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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