Global Warehouse Automation Market: Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2022-2026)

Global Warehouse Automation Market: Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2022-2026)

The global warehouse automation market is likely to record a value of US$33.34 billion in 2026, growing at a CAGR of 13.60%, for the time period of 2022-2026. Growth in the global warehouse automation market was supported by several factors like surging adoption of industrial IoT, rising urbanization and growing e-commerce sales. The market is predicted to experience growth in the future years that is likely to be driven by increasing use of artificial intelligence and rising adoption of robotics in warehouse automation. However, lacking availability of skilled labor force and mechanical challenges associated with warehouse automation would impose constraints on the market growth.

The global warehouse automation market by technology can be segmented as follows: MRO services, AGV & AMR, storage systems, picking systems, WMS/WES/WCS, palletizing & depalletizing, sortation systems, AIDC, conveyor systems and overhead systems. In 2021, the market was dominated by MRO services, which was followed by AGV & AMR, storage systems, picking systems, WMS/WES/WCS, palletizing & depalletizing, sortation systems, AIDC, conveyor systems and overhead systems.

The global warehouse automation market on the basis of geography can be segmented into the following: North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Middle East & Africa. The market in 2021 was dominated by North America. This was followed by Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Middle East & Africa.

Scope of the report:

  • The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the global warehouse automation market with potential impact of COVID-19.
  • The regional market (North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Middle East & Africa) has been analyzed.
  • The market dynamics such as growth drivers, market trends and challenges are analyzed in-depth.
  • The competitive landscape of the market, along with the company profiles of leading players (Honeywell International, Muratec, Kion Group, Daifuku, KUKA Group and KNAPP Group) are also presented in detail.
Key Target Audience:
  • Warehouse Owners
  • Supply Chain Partners
  • End Users (Businesses/ Consumers)
  • Consulting Firms
  • Investment Banks
  • Government Bodies & Regulating Authorities


1. Market Overview
1.1 Warehouse Automation – Introduction
Table 1: Common Types of Warehouse Automation
1.2 Types of Warehouse Automation
1.3 Automating a Warehouse
Table 2: Process of Automating a Warehouse
1.4 Categories of Warehouse Automation
Table 3: Categories of Warehouse Automation
1.5 Steps to Automate a Warehouse
1.6 Benefits of Warehouse Automation
Table 4: Benefits of Warehouse Automation
2. Impact of COVID-19
2.1 COVID-19 Impact on Warehouses
2.2 Growth in E-Grocery Industry
Table 5: Online Share of Grocery Sales (2020)
Table 6: The US Grocery E-Commerce Sales (2018-2025)
3. Market Analysis
3.1 Global Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 7: Global Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
3.2 Global Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 8: Global Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.3 Global Warehouse Automation Market by Technology
Table 9: Global Warehouse Automation Market by Technology (2021)
3.3.1 Global MRO Services Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 10: Global MRO Services Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
3.3.2 Global MRO Services Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 11: Global MRO Services Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.3.3 Global AGV & AMR Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 12: Global AGV & AMR Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021Table 13: Global AGV & AMR Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.3.5 Global Picking System Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 14: Global Picking System Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
3.3.6 Global Picking System Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 15: Global Picking System Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.3.7 Global Storage System Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 16: Global Storage System Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
3.3.8 Global Storage System Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 17: Global Storage System Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.3.9 Global WMS/WES/WCS Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 18: Global WMS/WES/WCS Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
3.3.10 Global WMS/WES/WCS Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 19: Global WMS/WES/WCS Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.3.11 Global Palletizing & Depalletizing Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 20: Global Palletizing & Depalletizing Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
3.3.12 Global Palletizing & De-palletizing Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 21: Global Palletizing & De-palletizing Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.3.13 Global Sortation Systems Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 22: Global Sortation Systems Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
3.3.14 Global Sortation Systems Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 23: Global Sortation Systems Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.3.15 Global AIDC Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 24: Global AIDC Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
3.3.16 Global AIDC Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 25: Global AIDC Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.3.17 Global Conveyor Systems Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 26: Global Conveyor Systems Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
3.3.18 Global Conveyor Systems Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 27: Global Conveyor Systems Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.3.19 Global Overhead Systems Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 28: Global Overhead Systems Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
3.3.20 Global Overhead Systems Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 29: Global Overhead Systems Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
3.4 Global Warehouse Automation Market by Region
Table 30: Global Warehouse Automation Market by Region (2021)
4. Regional Market
4.1 North America
4.1.1 North America Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 31: North America Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
4.1.2 North America Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 32: North America Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
4.1.3 The US Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 33: The US Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
4.1.4 The US Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 34: The US Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
4.2 Asia Pacific
4.2.1 Asia Pacific Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 35: Asia Pacific Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
4.2.2 Asia Pacific Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 36: Asia Pacific Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
4.3 Europe
4.3.1 Europe Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 37: Europe Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
4.3.2 Europe Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 38: Europe Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
4.4 Latin America
4.4.1 Latin America Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 39: Latin America Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
4.4.2 Latin America Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 40: Latin America Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
4.5 Middle East & Africa
4.5.1 Middle East & Africa Warehouse Automation Market by Value
Table 41: Middle East & Africa Warehouse Automation Market by Value (2017-2021)
4.5.2 Middle East & Africa Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value
Table 42: Middle East & Africa Warehouse Automation Market Forecast by Value (2022-2026)
5. Market Dynamics
5.1 Growth Drivers
5.1.1 Increasing Adoption of Industrial IoT
Table 43: Global Industrial IoT Market (2017-2025)
5.1.2 Upsurge in E-Commerce Sales
Table 44: Global E-Commerce Sales (2019-2024)
5.1.3 Surging Urbanization
Table 45: Global Urban Population (2016-2024)
5.1.4 Increasing Warehouse Labor Costs
5.1.5 Rising Consumer Demand for Quick Delivery
5.2 Key Trends & Developments
5.2.1 Expanding Use of Artificial Intelligence
Table 46: Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market (2020-2026)
5.2.2 Increasing Adoption of Robotics in Warehouse Automation
Table 47: Global Warehouse Robotics Market (2018-2025)
5.3 Challenges
5.3.1 Lack of Skilled Labor & Project Execution Resources
5.3.2 Mechanical Challenges of Warehouse Automation
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Global Market
6.1.1 Global Warehouse Automation Market Share – Key Players
Table 48: Key Players – Global Warehouse Automation Market Share (2021)
7. Company Profiles
7.1 Honeywell International
7.1.1 Business Overview
7.2 Kion Group (Dematic)
7.2.1 Business Overview
7.3 Daifuku
7.3.1 Business Overview
7.4 Muratec
7.4.1 Business Overview
7.5 KNAPP Group
7.5.1 Business Overview
7.6 KUKA Group (Swisslog)
7.6.1 Business Overview

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