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Global Material Handling Equipment Market 2016-2020

Global Material Handling Equipment Market 2016-2020

About Material Handling Equipment

Material handling equipment refers to a range of products that aid transportation and storage of material. The equipment enhances the operational efficiency and the workflow in manufacturing, streamlines supply chain distribution channel, and manages warehouse operations for optimum utilization. The equipment provides an accurate, process efficient, and cost-effective method for swift movements of goods across and organization. The market is divided based on functionality and geography. The global material handling equipment market was valued at $120.26 billion in 2015 is likely to grow at a CAGR of more than 6.56% during the forecast period.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global material handling equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 6.56% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global material handling equipment market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the demand for material handling equipment in terms of revenue and volume.

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

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Material Handling Equipment Market 2016-2020, 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
  • Beumer
  • Daifuku
  • Dematic
  • SSI SCHAEFER
  • Vanderlande Industries
  • Clark Material Handling
  • Product segmentation
  • Crown Equipment
  • Columbus McKinnon
  • Business strategy
Other prominent vendors
  • Allied Conveyor Systems
  • Caterpillar
  • Dearborn Mid-West Conveyor
  • Dorner Conveyors
  • Dynamic Conveyor
  • FMC Technologies
  • Intelligrated
  • RUD
  • Shuttleworth
  • Swisslog
  • Taikisha
Market driver
  • Adoption of disruptive technology: the Internet of Things
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Inadequate skills in labor force
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Use of hydraulic components in material handling equipment
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 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 Material Handling Equipment Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global material handling equipment market: Beumer, Daifuku, Dematic, SSI SCHAEFER, Vanderlande Industries, Clark Material Handling, Product segmentation, Crown Equipment, Columbus McKinnon, and Business strategy.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Allied Conveyor Systems, Caterpillar, Dearborn Mid-West Conveyor, Dorner Conveyors, Dynamic Conveyor, FMC Technologies, Intelligrated, RUD, Shuttleworth, Swisslog, and Taikisha.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Increased co-ordination between systems will be a key trend for market growth. Growing demand from end-users have led to warehouses optimizing workflow in a better and efficient manner. Increased synchronization between material handling systems is expected to grow with machine-to-machine co-ordination and communication. Conveyors, forklifts, ASRS, and AGVs will be connected to labor departments, warehouse control, transportation centers, and customer management systems. This type of co-ordination will bring swift workflow and increased operational efficiency. ”

According to the report, growth of automation across key end user segment will be a key driver for market growth. The key end segment users such as the retail, automotive, and pharmaceutical sectors are incorporating automated technology into material handling equipment. This is driving the market for AMHE, as entire process starting from manufacturing, distribution, consumption and disposal is being automated. Some of the advanced automation systems include automated storage systems in warehouses, electrical trucks, and forklifts in the pharmaceutical sector, robot delivery systems in food and beverage and baggage transport systems in the airport. Automated material handling equipment optimize storage capacity and efficient use of vertical space. These advantages are driving end-users to adopt automation technology across all sectors.

Further, the report states that inadequate skills in labor force will be a major challenge for the market. Automated material handling equipment markets need high skilled labors to operate highly technical systems and software. Though the trend is low in India, even developed markets like North America and Europe have few technically skilled laborers. Many companies lack fundamental operations in warehouse management systems, resulting in high dependence on labor. In the US, the number of workers between in the age group of 45-50 has increased from 49.2 million in 2013 to 63.1 million in 2016 in the material handling labor workforce. Keeping pace with the rapid and dynamic technology becomes hard for this particular age group, resulting low use of AMHE.

Companies Mentioned

Beumer, Daifuku, Dematic, SSI SCHAEFER, Vanderlande Industries, Clark Material Handling, Product segmentation, Crown Equipment, Columbus McKinnon, Business strategy, Allied Conveyor Systems, Caterpillar, Dearborn Mid-West Conveyor, Dorner Conveyors, Dynamic Conveyor, FMC Technologies, Intelligrated, RUD, Shuttleworth, Swisslog, and Taikisha.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Global material handling equipment market
    • Vendor segmentation
    • Base year
    • Summation errors
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Material handling equipment market: An overview
    • Global material handling equipment market
      • Table Global material handling equipment market ($ billions)
      • Table Global material handling equipment market 2016-2020 (thousand units)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation
    • Material handling equipment market overview
    • Material handling equipment market based on functionality
      • Table Material handling equipment market based on functionality
      • Table Global conveyor system market 2016-2020 ($ billions)
  • Geographical Segmentation
    • Material handling market segmentation based on geography
      • Table Global material handling equipment geographic segmentation 2016-2020 (thousand units)
      • Table Material handling equipment market in Asia by volume 2015-2020 (thousands of units)
      • Table Material handling equipment market in Europe by volume 2015-2020 (thousand of units)
      • Table Material handling equipment market in North America by volume 2015-2020 (thousands of units)
      • Table Material handling equipment market in ROW by volume 2015-2020 (thousands of units)
  • Key drivers
  • Impact of key drivers
    • Table Impact of key drivers
  • Key trends
  • Key challenges
  • Key impact on drivers and challenges
  • Vendor landscape
  • Key Vendor Analysis
    • Table Daifuku: Segmentation by industry sales 2016
    • Table Daifuku: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Dematic
      • Table Dematic: Solutions by technology
    • SSI SCHAEFER
      • Table Product segmentation
  • Appendix
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