Market Research Report on Cold Chain Logistics in India (Cold Storage and Reefers)Present Scenario, Future Prospects, Market Potential, Opportunities, Growth Drivers, Industry Size, Analysis & Forecasts Upto 2017


Market Research Report on Cold Chain Logistics in India (Cold Storage and Reefers)Present Scenario, Future Prospects, Market Potential, Opportunities, Growth Drivers, Industry Size, Analysis & Forecasts Upto 2017

Author: NPCS Team
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9789381039489
Code: NI275
Pages: 67
Price: Rs. 34,500.00   US$ 600.00

Published: 2014
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Cold chain sector in India is gaining ground with greater government thrust on reducing food wastage and has a bright future ahead of itself. Gauging the market prospects of the sector, Niir Project Consultancy Services has published a new report titled ‘Market Research Report on Cold Chain Logistics in India (Cold Storage and Reefers)- Present Scenario, Future Prospects, Market Potential, Opportunities, Growth Drivers, Industry Size, Analysis & Forecasts Upto 2017’ giving valuable insights into the sector and illuminating the roadmap to its growth. The report scrutinizes the integrated cold chain sector in various lights to provide data bites on areas like the present scenario, value drivers of the industry, future prospects, challenges faced by the industry, demand-supply scenario, porter’s 5 force analysis and information on key players operating in the industry.
The report begins by sharing the very basic information about the industry like its definition, components, structure and user industries. It elaborates on the above mentioned points with the aim of enhancing the basic industry knowledge of the reader. After that it proceeds to elaborate on the value drivers that will contribute to the growth of the sector. Indian cold chain industry will be driven by the resurgence of user industries primarily coupled with escalating government support and emergence of the organized retail sector in the industry. The above mentioned data is meticulously expounded and supported by graphical representation and forecasts of key indicators. Now to deepen the analysis on the growth prospects of the industry, the report discusses opportunities existing in the country for the sector. The favorable Indian demographical situation, rising incomes and urbanization are some apparent opportunities for the cold chain players. Additionally rising food expenditure by Indians and governmental focus on effective healthcare and nutrition will keep the industry buoyant. However the industry faces some impediments in the form of weak infrastructure and power and land sourcing issues. Opportunities outweigh the challenges faced by the industry and hence it has ample fuel to last its growth drive in the nation.
The market potential of the cold chain sector in India is captured, in the report, by analyzing the demand and supply situation of cold chains in India. The cold chain facilities in India are utilized by industries like processed food, dairy, meat & poultry, horticulture and food service industry. The production numbers of the mentioned user industries is a reliable way of demand assessment. The report also includes key forecasts of user industry’s production data. Similarly supply side of the cold chain industry is netted by the number of cold storages, with existing capacities, operating in the industry and the data about cold chain projects set up under various government schemes. Moving forward, the report analyzes the attractiveness of the sector by evaluating the status of porters 5 forces prevalent in the sector. Any sector is said to be most attractive when the 5 forces are at their weakest and the report explicates the forces methodically to simplify the analysis.
Lastly to conclude the analysis, the report shares company information on key players like Kausar India Ltd, Snowman Logistics Ltd and Fresh & Healthy Enterprises Ltd. The next segment provides complete financial details of cold chain players in the country. It covers contact information like address of registered office, director’s name and financial comparison covering balance sheet, profit & loss account and several financial ratios of the players. The report ends with a promising outlook of the sector.
Indian cold chain sector has bright future ahead of itself with the much revered governmental support and changing consumer dynamics. Indian market is evolving with changing lifestyles, rising urbanization and growing disposable incomes which will be the key benefactors of growth in cold chain user industries like Food service industry, processed food industry and organized retail industry. Additionally mounting government endeavors towards reducing food wastage and penetrating healthcare in deep corners of the country will help in strengthening cold chain infrastructure in India. The cold chain sector in India is still in the nascent stage with enormous growth potential on the back of climatic diversification and geographically vast size of the country. Indian cold chain sector was estimated to be at INR 245 billion in 2013 and we anticipate it to cross INR 600 billion mark in the next 4 years.

Reasons for Buying this Report:
• This research report helps you get a detail picture of the industry by providing overview of the industry along with the market definition, structure and its components
• The report provides in-depth market analysis covering major growth driving factors for the industry and opportunities & challenges prevalent
• This report helps to understand the present status of the industry by elucidating a comprehensive porter 5 force analysis and scrutiny of the demand – supply situation
• Report provides analysis and in-depth financial comparison of major players/competitors
• The report provides forecasts of key parameters which helps to anticipate the industry performance

Our Approach:
• Our research reports broadly cover Indian markets, present analysis, outlook and forecast for a period of five years.
• The market forecasts are developed on the basis of secondary research and are cross-validated through interactions with the industry players
• We use reliable sources of information and databases.   And information from such sources is processed by us and included in the report

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Table of Contents
1.1 Definition
1.2 Components
1.3 Structure
1.4 Segmentation
2.1 Growth in User Industries
2.1.1 QSR industry
2.1.2 Pharmaceutical Industry
2.1.3 Processed Food Industry
2.2 Growing Organized Retail
2.3 Need for Reducing Food Wastage
2.4 Government Support
3.1 Opportunities
3.1.1 Growing Affordability
3.1.2 Evolving Demographics
3.1.3 FDI in Retail
3.1.4 Government Focus on Food Preservation and Healthcare
3.1.5 Rising Food Expenditure
3.2 Challenges
3.2.1 Technological Obsolescence
3.2.2 Weak Infrastructure
4.1 Demand Analysis
4.2 Supply Analysis
5.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.3 Threat of Substitutes
5.4 Rivalry among Existing Players
5.5 Threat of New Entrants
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Kausar India Ltd
6.1.2 Snowman Logistics Ltd
6.1.3 Fresh & Healthy Enterprises Ltd
6.2 Key Player Financials
6.2.1 Contact Details Registered Office Address Director’s Name
6.2.2 Financial Comparison Income & Expenditure Growth in Income & Expenditure Assets Liabilities Structure of Assets & Liabilities Growth in Assets & Liabilities Cash Flow Liquidity Ratios Profitability Ratios Return Ratios Working Capital & Turnover Ratios

List of Figures & Tables
Figure 1 Cold Chain Figuration
Figure 2 Key Steps Involved in a Cold Chain
Figure 3 Indian Cold Chain Industry- Components
Figure 4 Indian Cold Chain Industry- User Segments
Figure 5 Indian Cold Chain Industry- User Industries
Figure 6 QSR Industry in India- Market Size (2011-17, In USD Billions)
Figure 7 Indian Pharmaceutical Industry- Market Size (2012-17, In INR Billions)
Figure 8 Cold Storage Capacity (As a % of Total Food Production)
Figure 9 Food Retail Industry- Structure
Figure 10 Food Wastage in India across Various Categories (As a % of Total Production)
Figure 11 India's Annual Per Capita Income (2008-14, In INR)
Figure 12 Indian Middle Class Population (Current-2026)
Figure 13 Indian Population Distribution by Age
Figure 14 Indian Population- Rural & Urban (In Crores)
Figure 15 Share of Food Expenditure in Total Household Expenditure
Figure 16 Production of Fruits & Vegetables in India (FY10-17, In Million Tonnes)
Figure 17 Milk Production in India (FY09-17, In Million Tonnes)
Figure 18 Sectors Served by TCV- By Volume
Figure 19 Meat Production in India (2008-14, In Million Tonnes)
Figure 20 Cold Storage Capacity in India (2007-17, In Million Tonnes)
Figure 21 Number of Cold Storages in India (2007-12, In Units)
Figure 22 Region-wise Capacity Distribution of Cold Storages in India
Figure 23 Indian Cold Chain Industry- Market Size (2009-17, In INR Billions)

Table 1 Level of Food Processing Over Various Food Segments
Table 2 Presence of Key Food Retailers in India- Total Stores
Table 3 State-wise Meat Production in India (2008-14, In '000 Tonnes)
Table 4 Selected State-wise Establishment of Cold Storage under Agricultural Cooperatives (NHM, NHB and HMNEH Schemes) in India
Table 5 Selected State-wise Number of Cold Chain Projects Assisted under Scheme for Cold Chain, Value Addition and Preservation Infrastructure in India
Table 6 Selected State-wise Number of Cold Storages and Capacity Set up for Fisheries in India
Table 7 Bargaining Power of Buyers
Table 8 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
Table 9 Threat of Substitutes
Table 10 Rivalry among Existing Players
Table 11 Threat of New Entrants
Table 12 Kausar India Ltd- Financial Summary (2010-12, In INR Millions)
Table 13 Snowman Logistics Ltd- Financial Summary (2010-12, In INR Millions)
Table 14 Fresh & Healthy Enterprises Ltd- Financial Summary (2011-13, In INR Millions)

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1              OVERVIEW


Cold chain, a series of temperature controlled logistics and storage facilities, forms the very backbone of all industries with perishable products like food, agricultural produce and pharmaceutical products. Companies invest huge sums of money to ensure their products reach consumers in its original form. In India, cold chain sector is termed as the sunrise sector gauging its indispensability in an industry’s growth and the investment potential present in the sector.

We through this report aim at equipping you with the imperative knowledge of the industry and its potential in India.


1.1          Definition


A cold chain is a combination of temperature controlled surface transport and storage facilities or simply temperature controlled supply chain.

Figure 1 Cold Chain Figuration


It helps in extending the shelf life of products such as fresh agricultural produce, seafood, frozen food, photographic film, chemicals and pharmaceutical drugs. The presence and development of impeccable cold chain industry is therefore important for reducing the wastages of perishable yet vital products.


1.2          Components


Cold chain is a series of activities under controlled temperature conditions. The key steps involved in a cold chain are as follows:

1.            Procurement of product from source

2.            Pre-cooling

3.            Transportation to warehouses

4.            Cold Stores/warehouses

5.            Transportation to retail outlets

6.            End Consumer

An effective cold chain has an imperative role till the product reaches the doorstep of consumers. Right from the transportation of products from their source point to temperature controlled warehouses in temperature controlled vehicles till the retail outlets where they are made available for consumption in their freshest form.

The above mentioned steps take place under the two components of a cold chain: Temperature controlled Vehicles (TCV) and Temperature Controlled Storage (TCS) or Cold Stores. Cold storage solutions form about 80-85% of the Indian cold chain (or integrated cold chain) market by value and the balance 15-20% is contributed by transportation.



Figure 2 Key Steps Involved in a Cold Chain



Figure 3 Indian Cold Chain Industry- Components













1.3          Structure


Indian cold storage market is highly fragmented with a large number of units under small &unorganized sector. Organized sector gets small part of the pie with ~20% share while unorganized sector has a large bite in its mouth with ~80% of the market.


1.4          Segmentation


The Indian cold chain facilities are used by various industries extensively like pharma, food service, dairy and meat & poultry. Also the industry is segmented between wholesalers and retailers with the former holding a major share.

The charts below will decipher the information stated above.


Figure 4 Indian Cold Chain Industry- User Segments


Source: NPCS Research


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