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Removal Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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Removal Services Market Research Report | SIC H49.420 | May 2016

One move ahead: Economic growth has helped the housing market, strengthening demand

IBISWorld’s Removal Services market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Cartus Limited Cartus Limited market share
Moving Services Group UK Moving Services Group UK market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for removal services is highly dependent on activity in the residential and commercial property markets, and customers' willingness to spend on the range of extras that specialist removal firms offer. The industry has been recovering lost ground in recent years and revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.2% over the five years through 2016-17. The industry is forecast to generate revenue of £961.4 million in the current year, a modest increase of 0.9% on the previous year. Since operators rely on the road, high fuel prices at the beginning of the period negatively affected industry players. However, more recent falls in fuel prices should bode well for average industry profit margins in 2016-17... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Domestic removal services

The industry's major revenue earner is domestic removal services. In the current year, IBISWorld expects domestic removal services to account for 60.5% of industry revenue. Demand for domestic removal services largely depends on the frequency of movement by households and businesses. This activity is affected by economic conditions and consumer and business confidence. Services in this segment are influenced by competing demand for leasing of vehicles for moving short distances. Before the economic downturn, demand for these services was supported by high confidence and credit availability, which facilitated residential and commercial property transactions. How.. purchase to read more


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What is the Removal Services Industry?

This industry includes all businesses that provide removal and relocation services to businesses and households by road.

Industry Products
Warehouse and storagePacking and related servicesDomestic removal servicesInternational removal services
Industry Activities
Packing goodsStoring goodsTransporting goodsInsurance brokerage

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