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Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market by Product (Robots, ASRS, Conveyors & Sortation Systems, Cranes, WMS, AGV), System Type (Unit Load, Bulk Load), Industry (Automotive, e-Commerce, Food & Beverage) and Region - Forecast to 2028

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  • 308 Pages
  • May 2023
  • Region: Global
  • Markets and Markets
  • ID: 5240577

Growing Number of Start-Ups Offering Robotics Solutions for Warehouse Automation

The global automated material handling equipment market is projected to reach USD 45.7 billion by 2028 from USD 30.6 billion in 2023, at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2023 to 2028. The growth of this market is attributed to the rising demand for automated material handling equipment among diverse industries and the growing number of start-ups offering robotics solutions for warehouse automation.

Unit Load segment is projected to grow at a higher CAGR during 2023-2028

Unit load material handling systems involve appropriately sized items organized into a single unit that can be moved easily. It consists in handling various items or unit formats independently, even when they are transported in large quantities or are significant in dimension. These systems are quick and economical to move several items in a single run. These systems help reduce damages and handling costs. Such systems make handling, storage, and distribution more efficient. The types of AMHE used to manage unit loads include AGVs, ASRS, and robots.

Automotive Industry to account for the largest share of market in 2023

The automotive industry players seek improvements in manufacturing through automated and efficient processes. These companies need to carry out their manufacturing and assembling operations efficiently by carefully handling various components and keeping track of it. The deployment of AMHE in this industry helps prevent damage to auto parts, reduce the cost of unproductive labor hours by handling inventory, and maximize storage capacity within the available floor space.

Asia-Pacific is anticipated to contribute the largest share of the market during the forecast period

Asia-Pacific consists of some of the fastest-growing economies - such as China, Japan, and India. Substantial domestic demand for products and significant business growth opportunities have led to the establishment of number of manufacturing and warehousing plants of various industries in the countries. These plants are of major industries such as automotive, metals & heavy machinery, and semiconductor & electronics, in the region. This in turn is offering lucrative opportunities for the automated material handling equipment market in Asia-Pacific.

The break-up of the profiles of primary participants:

  • By Company Type - Tier 1 - 45%, Tier 2 - 30%, and Tier 3 - 25%
  • By Designation - C-level Executives - 35%, Directors - 45%, and Others - 20%
  • By Region - North America - 30%, Europe - 25%, Asia-Pacific - 35%, and Rest of the World - 10%

Major players in the automated material handling equipment market include Daifuku (Japan), KION (Germany), SSI Schaefer (Germany), Toyota Industries (Japan), and Honeywell International (US).

Research Coverage

The report segments the automated material handling equipment market into product, system type, industry, and region. The report also comprehensively reviews drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges influencing market growth. The report also covers qualitative aspects in addition to the quantitative aspects of the market.

Reasons to Buy the Report

The report will help the market leaders/new entrants with information on the closest approximate revenues for the overall automated material handling equipment market and related segments. This report will help stakeholders understand the competitive landscape and gain more insights to strengthen their position in the market and plan suitable go-to-market strategies. The report also helps stakeholders understand the market pulse and provides information on key market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.

The report provides insights on the following pointers:

  • Analysis of key drivers (Increasing penetration of ASRS in the e-commerce industry, growing number of startups offering robotic solutions for warehouse automation, high labor costs, and safety concerns, paradigm shift from mass production to mass customization), restraints (Requirement for significant capital, high integration, and switching costs), opportunities (Substantial industrial growth in emerging economies, existence of huge intralogistics sector in Southeast Asia, growing extent of order customization and personalization), and challenges (immense technical challenges related to sensing elements, production and revenue losses due to unwanted equipment downtime) influencing the growth of the automated material handling equipment market.
  • Product Development/Innovation: Detailed insights on upcoming technologies, research and development activities, and new product launches in the automated material handling equipment market.
  • Market Development: Comprehensive information about lucrative markets - the report analyses the automated material handling equipment market across varied regions.
  • Market Diversification: Exhaustive information about new products, untapped geographies, recent developments, and investments in the automated material handling equipment market.
  • Competitive Assessment: In-depth assessment of market shares, growth strategies, and product offerings of leading players like Daifuku (Japan), KION (Germany), SSI Schaefer (Germany), Toyota Industries (Japan), and Honeywell International (US).
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market

What is the estimated value of the Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market?

The Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market was estimated to be valued at $30.6 Billion in 2023.

What is the growth rate of the Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market?

The growth rate of the Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market is 8.3%, with an estimated value of $45.7 Billion by 2028.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market?

The Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market is estimated to be worth $45.7 Billion by 2028.

Who are the key companies in the Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market?

Key companies in the Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market include Addverb Technologies, Autocrib, Automation Logistic, Avancon, Beumer, Daifuku, Ferreto, Grabit, Hanwha and Honeywell International.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1. Study Objectives
1.2. Market Definition
1.3. Currency
1.4. Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology
2.1. Research Data
2.1.1. Secondary Data
2.1.2. Primary Data
2.2. Market Size Estimation
2.2.1. Bottom-Up Approach
2.2.2. Top-Down Approach
2.3. Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
2.4. Research Assumptions and Limitations
2.5. Parameters Considered to Analyse Impact of Recession on Automated Material Handling Equipment Market
2.6. Risk Assessment

3 Executive Summary
3.1. Analysis of Recession Impact on Automated Material Handling Equipment Market

4 Premium Insights
5 Market Overview
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Market Dynamics
5.2.1. Drivers
5.2.2. Restraints
5.2.3. Opportunities
5.2.4. Challenges
5.3. Value Chain Analysis
5.4. Ecosystem Analysis
5.5. Trends/Disruptions Impacting Customer's Business
5.6. Porter's Five Forces Analysis
5.7. Case Study Analysis
5.8. Technology Analysis
5.9. Pricing Analysis
5.9.1. ASP Analysis of Key Players
5.9.2. ASP Trend
5.10. Trade Analysis
5.11. Key Conferences & Events in 2022-2023
5.12. Patent Analysis
5.13. Regulatory Landscape
5.13.1. Regulatory Bodies, Government Agencies & Other Organizations
5.13.2. Major Standards
5.14. Key Stakeholders and Buying Criteria

6 Major Offerings and Applications of Automated Material Handling Equipment
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Offerings of Automated Material Handling Equipment
6.3. Hardware
6.4. Software
6.5. Services
6.5.1. Maintenance & Repair
6.5.2. Training
6.5.3. Software Upgrades
6.6. Emerging Applications of ASRS
6.6.1. Hospitals
6.6.2. Academic Institutions
6.7. Emerging Applications of AGVs
6.7.1. Hospitals
6.7.2. Theme Parks
6.8. Emerging Technologies Used in AGVs
6.8.1. LiDAR Sensors
6.8.2. Camera Vision
6.8.3. Dual Mode AGVs

7 Outdoor Material Handling Equipment
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Forklift
7.3. AGV
7.3.1. Tow Vehicles
7.3.2. Unit Load Carriers

8 Latest Trends in Warehousing Technologies Impacting the Market
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Micro Fulfilment Centres
8.2.1. Significant Developments in MFC Space
8.2.2. Advantages of MFCs Over CFCs
8.2.3. Ecosystem of MFCs
8.2.4. Major Companies Leading Ways to MFCs
8.2.5. Key Technologies Involved in MFCs Cube Storage Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) Shuttle Systems Others
8.2.6. Brief Details About Funding in MFCs
8.2.7. Number of MFCs Deployed in US
8.3. Autonomous Machines
8.4. Dark Stores

9 Automated Material Handling Equipment, by Product
9.1. Introduction
9.2. Robots
9.2.1. Traditional Robots
9.2.2. Collaborative Robots
9.2.3. Autonomous Robots
9.3. Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems
9.3.1. Unit Load
9.3.2. Mini Load
9.3.3. Vertical Lift Module
9.3.4. Carousel Vertical Carousal Horizontal Carousal
9.3.5. Mid-Load
9.4. Conveyor & Sortation Systems
9.4.1. Belt Conveyor
9.4.2. Roller Conveyor
9.4.3. Overhead Conveyor
9.4.4. Screw Conveyor
9.5. Real Time Location System (RTLs)
9.6. Automated Guided Vehicles
9.6.1. AGV Market, by Type Tow Vehicles Unit Load Carriers Pallet Trucks Assembly Line Vehicles Forklift Trucks Others
9.6.2. AGV Market, by Navigation Technology Laser Guidance Magnetic Guidance Inductive Guidance Optical Tape Guidance Vision Guidance Others
9.7. Warehouse Management Systems
9.7.1. WMS Market, by Deployment Type On-Premises Cloud
9.8. RLTs

10 Automated Material Handling Equipment Market, by System Type
10.1. Introduction
10.2. Unit Load Material Handling Systems
10.3. Bulk Load Material Handling Systems

11 Automated Material Handling Equipment Market, by Industry
11.1. Introduction
11.2. Automotive
11.3. Chemicals
11.4. Aviation
11.5. Semiconductor & Electronics
11.6. e-Commerce
11.7. Food & Beverages
11.8. Healthcare
11.9. Metals & Heavy Machinery
11.10. Third-Party Logistics (3PL)
11.11. Others

12 Automated Material Handling Equipment Market, by Region
12.1. Introduction
12.2. North America
12.2.1. US
12.2.2. Canada
12.2.3. Mexico
12.3. Europe
12.3.1. UK
12.3.2. Germany
12.3.3. France
12.3.4. Rest of Europe
12.4. Asia-Pacific
12.4.1. China
12.4.2. Japan
12.4.3. Australia
12.4.4. India
12.4.5. Malaysia
12.4.6. Taiwan
12.4.7. Indonesia
12.4.8. South Korea
12.4.9. Rest of Asia-Pacific
12.5. Rest of the World
12.5.1. South America
12.5.2. Middle East Saudi Arabia UAE Rest of Middle East
12.5.3. Africa

13 Competitive Landscape
13.1. Introduction
13.2. Top 5 Company Revenue Analysis
13.3. Market Share Analysis (2022)
13.4. Company Evaluation Quadrant, 2022
13.4.1. Star
13.4.2. Emerging Leader
13.4.3. Pervasive
13.4.4. Participants
13.5. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Evaluation Quadrant, 2022
13.5.1. Progressive Companies
13.5.2. Responsive Companies
13.5.3. Dynamic Companies
13.5.4. Starting Blocks
13.6. Company Footprint
13.7. Competitive Benchmarking
13.8. Competitive Scenario

14 Company Profiles
14.1. Daifuku
14.2. Kion
14.3. SSI Schaefer
14.4. Toyota Industries
14.5. Honeywell International
14.6. Hyster-Yale Material Handling
14.7. Jungheinrich
14.8. Hanwha
14.9. JBT
14.10. Kuka
14.11. Beumer
14.12. Knapp
14.13. Murata Machinery
14.14. TGW Logistics
14.15. Viastore
14.16. Addverb Technologies
14.17. Autocrib
14.18. Automation Logistic
14.19. Avancon
14.20. Ferreto
14.21. Grabit
14.22. Invata Intralogistics
14.23. Invia Robotics
14.24. Locus Robotics
14.25. Meiden America
14.26. Mobile Industrial Robots
14.27. Westfalia Technologies

15 Appendix
*This is a tentative table of contents; there might be few changes during the course of the study

Executive Summary

Companies Mentioned

  • Addverb Technologies
  • Autocrib
  • Automation Logistic
  • Avancon
  • Beumer
  • Daifuku
  • Ferreto
  • Grabit
  • Hanwha
  • Honeywell International
  • Hyster-Yale Material Handling
  • Invata Intralogistics
  • Invia Robotics
  • Jbt
  • Jungheinrich
  • Kion
  • Knapp
  • Kuka
  • Locus Robotics
  • Meiden America
  • Mobile Industrial Robots
  • Murata Machinery
  • Ssi Schaefer
  • Tgw Logistics
  • Toyota Industries
  • Viastore
  • Westfalia Technologies