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Postal Automation Systems - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

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  • 376 Pages
  • July 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 4805717

Global Postal Automation Systems Market to Reach $1 Billion by 2025


Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Postal Automation Systems is projected to reach US$1 Billion by 2025, registering a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.0% over the analysis period. The United States represents the largest regional market for Postal Automation Systems, accounting for an estimated 37.8% share of the global total. The market is projected to reach US$381.9 Million by the close of the analysis period. China is expected to spearhead growth and emerge as the fastest growing regional market with a CAGR of 7.8% over the analysis period.

The market is mainly propelled by the pressing need for automated sorting and faster delivery of packages. Increasing automation is driving companies across various industries to embrace advanced sortation systems for reduce labor cost, minimize errors and improve efficiency. Growing interest in advanced postal automation systems among major technology developers and vendors is benefitting the market. Postal operators are anticipated to invest in these systems to ensure high accuracy and speed of parcel delivery. Continuously increasing volume of packages and parcels, most notably owing to growing popularity of online shopping, is likely to create the demand for reliable and efficient solutions to sort parcels and deliver them on time. In addition, the evolution of conventional postal operations into connected, efficient and smart operations through integration of the Industry 4.0 practices is bound to provide tremendous growth opportunities. In the coming years, parcel sortation systems are slated to find acceptance across a broad spectrum of industries including automotive, electronics, retail, pharmaceuticals and food & beverage. On the other hand, high capital and maintenance costs along with concerns regarding contribution of automation in rising unemployment are likely to inhibit the market growth. However, technological advancements and rising automation are slated to benefit the market in both developing and developed regions.
The increasing popularity of online shopping is also favoring the market growth. The increasing use of the channel for shopping has also pushed up the number of parcels and packages that need to be handled and delivered reliably. The trend has played a vital role in bolstering the adoption of postal automation systems. On the flip side, high capital investment and the shrinking letter market continue to limit overall expansion of the postal automation system market. One of the major challenges for market participants is to design advanced systems in the era of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). In addition, technical issues associated with these systems may hamper whole operations. Technical issues associated with sensing elements in these systems could halt the operation, while software issues may affect the functioning and delay the sorting process. These concerns require companies to come up with more efficient systems capable of living up to postal operators` expectations and help them deliver faster, reliable services.

The US is estimated to account for the commanding share of the global postal automation system market and experience a substantial growth over the coming years. The region`s strong position can be attributed to adoption of advanced technology and the presence of leading CEP and postal players. North America along with Europe was the early adopter of postal automation systems for offering enhanced connectivity and addressing evolving needs of consumers. The region is witnessing growing investments by players to renovate and upgrade postal automation systems to push capacity. United States Postal Service (USPS), the government postal service provider within the US, continues to spend on postal automation solutions, while various parcel, express and courier service providers in the country have joined hands with suppliers for postal automation systems. Another prominent factor driving the regional market is the impressive growth exhibited by the e-commerce industry, creating a strong demand for automation systems within the postal and parcel industry. The postal automation system market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to experience the highest growth rate over the coming years due to ongoing automation of distribution centers and warehouses along with expansion of logistics and e-commerce players in the region.

Select Competitors (Total 50 Featured):

  • Accenture Plc
  • Ammeraal Beltech Holding BV
  • BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG
  • Escher Group
  • Falcon Autotech Private Limited
  • Fives Group
  • Leonardo S.p.A.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • National Presort, Inc.
  • NEC Corporation
  • Pitney Bowes Inc.
  • Siemens Logistics GmbH
  • SOLYSTIC SAS
  • Toshiba Corporation
  • Vanderlande Industries B.V.
  • Zebra Technologies Corp.

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  • Market presence across multiple geographies - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial
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Table of Contents

I. METHODOLOGYII. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession
  • Postal Automation Systems - A Prelude
  • Market Outlook
  • Hardware Component to Register Significant Growth
  • Parcel Sorters Hold Dominant Share by Technology
  • Governmental Postal Emerges as the Major Application Segment
  • Geographic Market Analysis
  • A Note on Changing Dynamics of Postal & Delivery Services Worldwide
  • RECENT MARKET ACTIVITY
  • Postal Automation Systems - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for 50 Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
  • Accenture Plc (Ireland)
  • Ammeraal Beltech Holding BV (USA)
  • BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
  • Escher Group (Ireland)
  • Falcon Autotech Private Limited (India)
  • Fives Group (France)
  • Leonardo S.p.A. (Italy)
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (USA)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan)
  • National Presort, Inc. (USA)
  • NEC Corporation (Japan)
  • Pitney Bowes Inc. (USA)
  • Siemens Logistics GmbH (Germany)
  • SOLYSTIC SAS (France)
  • Toshiba Corporation (Japan)
  • Vanderlande Industries B.V. (The Netherlands)
  • Zebra Technologies Corp. (USA)
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • Inherent Issues of Traditional Postal Systems and Need to Reinvent Postal Services Drives Trend towards Digitization and Automation
  • Market Poised to Benefit from the Shift towards Smart and Connected Automated Postal Operations
  • The Crucial Role of AI and Other Advanced Technologies in Enhancing Operations of Postal and Mail Delivery Service Providers
  • AI to Enhance Processing of Parcel Data at the USPS
  • Focus on Automated Sorting & Delivery Processes to Spur Market Growth
  • Emergence of Internet of Postal Things (IoPT) Presents Significant Potential for Growth
  • Postal Services Poised to Benefit from Mobile Robots
  • Rapid Growth of E-Commerce Industry Fuels Demand for Parcel Automation Systems
  • Global B2C E-Commerce Sales in US$ Trillion for the Years 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2023
  • Global E-Commerce Market as a % of Retail Sales for the Period 2017-2023
  • Leading Retail E-Commerce Countries Worldwide: Ranked by Sales in $ Billion for 2019
  • Rising Labor Costs Drive Market Growth
  • Growing Volumes of Parcels and Packages and Need for Faster Delivery Drive Need for Automated Parcel Systems
  • Global Parcel Shipping Volumes in Billions for the Years 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2024
  • Parcel Shipping Volumes Worldwide in Billion Parcels for Select Countries: 2018
  • Innovations in Post and Parcel Automation Systems Spur Growth
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVEIII. MARKET ANALYSIS
UNITED STATES
  • Postal Automation Systems Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • US Postal Service Mail Volumes in Billion Units for 2004-2019
  • United States Postal Service: Share Breakdown of Mail Volume by Service Category for the Years 2010, 2014 and 2018
CANADA
JAPAN
  • Postal Automation Systems Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)
CHINA
  • Postal Automation Systems Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)
EUROPE
  • Postal Automation Systems Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)
FRANCE
  • Postal Automation Systems Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)
GERMANY
  • Postal Automation Systems Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)
ITALY
UNITED KINGDOM
  • Postal Automation Systems Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)
REST OF EUROPE
ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Postal Automation Systems Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)
REST OF WORLD
IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 50

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Accenture Plc
  • Ammeraal Beltech Holding BV
  • BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG
  • Escher Group
  • Falcon Autotech Private Limited
  • Fives Group
  • Leonardo S.p.A.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • National Presort, Inc.
  • NEC Corporation
  • Pitney Bowes Inc.
  • Siemens Logistics GmbH
  • SOLYSTIC SAS
  • Toshiba Corporation
  • Vanderlande Industries B.V.
  • Zebra Technologies Corp.