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Global Automated Material Handling Equipment Market 2017-2021

About Automated Material Handling Equipment (AMHE)

AMHE are a part of material handling equipment (MHE). MHE refer to a diverse range of products that aid the transportation and storage of materials. The equipment enhance the efficiency of the workflow in manufacturing, streamline the supply chain distribution channels, and efficiently manage the warehouse for optimum utilization. The equipment run on hydraulic, mechanical, or automated systems.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global automated material handling equipment (AMHE) market to grow at a CAGR of 8.2% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global automated material handling equipment (AMHE) market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated by vendors of AMHE service providers.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Automated Material Handling Equipment (AMHE) 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
  • Daifuku
  • Dematic
  • SSI Schaefer
  • Vanderlande Industries
Other prominent vendors
  • Beumer Group
  • Dearborn Mid-West Conveyor
  • Fives Group
  • FlexLink
  • Intelligrated
  • Kardex
  • KNAPP Logistics Automation
  • Legris Industries
  • Mecalux
  • Murata Machinery
  • Swisslog
  • TGW Logistics Group
Market driver
  • Advances of e-commerce in retail industry
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Continuous support and maintenance
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Cloud robotics and other growing trend toward robotic systems
  • 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?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global AMHE Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global AMHE market: Daifuku, Dematic, SSI Schaefer, and Vanderlande Industries

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Beumer, Dearborn Mid-West Conveyor, Fives, FlexLink, Intelligrated, Kardex, KNAPP Logistics Automation, Legris Industries, Mecalux, Murata Machinery, Swisslog, and TGW Logistics

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Robotic systems are among the highest growing product in the global AMHE market, expected to post a CAGR of 8.31% during the forecast period. Companies from various industries, other than traditional industries, are buying or investing in robotic systems. Google and Amazon are few examples of such companies that focus on optimizing their business using the robotic system. Amazon acquired Kiva Systems in 2012, and as of 2016, had more than 30,000 robots working in their warehouse to make delivery processes faster. Amazon has also set a trend of using robotic systems for better operational efficiency and cost saving. Amazon claimed to have 20% cost saving using robotics in its warehouse. Other vendors with high warehouse requirements such as Walmart and Target are likely to follow the trend in the forecast period.”

According to the report, MHE is becoming more automated and integrated into complete systems. Various end-user segments are adopting automated systems throughout their supply chain. This is driving the market for AMHE, as entire lifecycles of products, from manufacturing to distribution, consumption, and disposal are being automated. Some of the most advanced automation systems include baggage transport systems in airports, automated storage systems in warehouses, and automated dispatching systems. Baggage transport systems make use of technologically advanced identification systems to collect baggage and transport to the loading points of the plane. Automated storage systems optimize storage capacity and an efficient use of the vertical space. These advantages are driving more end-users toward adopting automated systems across all their workflow.

Further, the report states that AMHE require continuous technical support and maintenance for smooth and effective functioning. This has led to the lower acceptance of AMHE among some end-users that are wary of the lack of support from vendors in the event of a malfunction, which could impact the work flow. AMHE need skilled technicians for repair and maintenance. Thus, emerging markets such as South America and APAC are hindered because of lack of skilled and semi-skilled workers. To endure the intense global competition, the material handling industry needs a skilled workforce.

Companies Mentioned

Daifuku, Dematic, SSI Schaefer, Vanderlande Industries, Beumer, Dearborn Mid-West Conveyor, Fives, FlexLink, Intelligrated, Kardex, KNAPP Logistics Automation, Legris Industries, Mecalux, Murata Machinery, Swisslog, TGW Logistics.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Countries covered in different geographies
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Percentage use of various resources in material handling activities in a company
      • Table AMHE: Advantages and goals
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Share of global AMHE market in global MHE market (% revenue)
      • Table Global AMHE market by revenue 2016-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Market share of various industries in global AMHE market 2016 (% revenue)
      • Table Global digital buyer internet penetration 2015
      • Table GDP growth rate of different country groups 2005-2015 (annual %)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Global AMHE market segmentation by product
      • Table Global AMHE market growth rate by product 2017-2021
      • Table Global AMHE market share by product 2016-2021 (% revenue)
    • Global AMHE market by robotic systems
      • Table Global AMHE market by robotic systems 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global AMHE market by AS/RS
      • Table Types of AS/RS
      • Table Global AMHE market by AS/RS 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global AMHE market by conveyor systems
      • Table Global AMHE market by conveyor systems 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global AMHE market by AGV
      • Table Some type of AGVs
      • Table Global AMHE market by AGV 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global AMHE market by other products
      • Table Global AMHE market by other products 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global AMHE market by geography
      • Table Global AMHE market growth rate by geography 2017-2021 (%)
      • Table Global AMHE market share by geography 2016-2021 (% revenue)
    • AMHE market in Americas
      • Table AMHE market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • AMHE market in EMEA
      • Table AMHE market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • AMHE market in APAC
      • Table AMHE market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Table Global digital buyer internet penetration by geography 2013-2019
    • Table GDP annual growth rate of leading countries in APAC 2010-2015
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Daifuku
    • Dematic Group
    • SSI Schaefer
    • Vanderlande Industries
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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