Global £22.4 Billion Warehousing and Logistics Robots Market 2016-2021 with Profiles of 75 Key Players

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Dublin, March 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Warehousing and Logistics Robots: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts" report to their offering.

The market intelligence firm estimates that global market revenue for the sector reached $1.9 billion in 2016 and anticipates that the market will continue to grow rapidly over the next several years, reaching a market value of $22.4 billion by the end of 2021.

The report forecasts that worldwide warehousing and logistics robot unit shipments will increase from 40,000 in 2016 to 620,000 units annually by 2021.

The warehousing and logistics robot market is experiencing strong growth, with many prominent companies showing greater confidence in new robotics technologies that could yield a return on investment (ROI) in less time than it took a few years ago, says research analyst Manoj Sahi. The next 5 years will be a period of significant innovation in the space, bringing significant opportunities for established industry players and startups alike.

Sahi adds that mobile robot platforms and industrial robot manipulators will be the segments that will drive the largest market growth during the forecast period, followed by shuttle automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) and gantry robots.

Warehousing and Logistics Robots, examines the global market trends for warehousing and logistics robots and provides 6-year market sizing and forecasts for shipments and revenue during the period from 2016 through 2021. The report focuses on crucial market drivers and challenges, in addition to assessing the most important technology issues that will influence market development. In total, 75 key and emerging industry players are profiled. Market forecasts are segmented by world region and by robot type.

The warehousing and logistics robot market is experiencing strong growth, with many prominent companies showing greater confidence in new robotics technologies that could yield a return on investment (ROI) in less time than it took a few years ago, says research analyst Manoj Sahi. The next 5 years will be a period of significant innovation in the space, bringing significant opportunities for established industry players and startups alike.

The report focuses on crucial market drivers and challenges, in addition to assessing the most important technology issues that will influence market development. In total, 75 key and emerging industry players are profiled. Market forecasts are segmented by world region and by robot type.

Technologies

  • Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV)
  • Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR)
  • Cartesian Robots
  • Collaborative Robots
  • Intralogistics IoT
  • Laser Guided Vehicle (LGV)
  • Localization
  • Material Handling Robots
  • Obstacle Avoidance
  • Omnichannel Retailing
  • Packaging Robots
  • Pallet Shuttle System
  • Palletizing Robots
  • Robotized Item Picking
  • Self-Driving/Navigation Autonomy
  • Self-Driving Vehicle (SDV)
  • Vision Guided Vehicle (VGV)

Content Types

  • Mobile Robot Platforms
  • Shuttle Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS)
  • Industrial Robotic Manipulators
  • Gantry Robots

Key Questions Addressed:

  • What is the current state of the warehousing and logistics robot market and how will it develop over the next 5 years?
  • What are the key drivers of market growth, and the key challenges faced by the industry?
  • What are the bottlenecks in technology development for warehousing and logistics robots?
  • Who are the important players in the market, and what are their products and services?
  • What is the size of the market opportunity?
  • What are the future pricing trends for different types of warehousing and logistics robots?
  • What are the strategic recommendations for market participants?

Market Dynamics

Market Issues

  • Warehousing and Logistics Robot Segments
  • Mobile Robot Platforms
  • Shuttle Automated Storage and Retrieval System
  • Industrial Robotic Manipulators
  • Gantry Robots

Market Drivers

  • Non-Availability of Workforces at Low Cost
  • E-Commerce Growth and Increase of Omnichannel Retailing
  • Growth in Third-Party Logistics
  • Need for Expeditious and Error-Free Order Fulfillment
  • Space Optimization and Scalability
  • Intralogistics Internet of Things
  • Accidents and Unaccounted Loss

Market Challenges

  • Highly Complex Supply Chain
  • Initial Cost and Implementation of Robotic Infrastructure
  • Skill Gaps and Training of Human Workforce
  • Level of Robotizing and Adoption

Ecosystem Players

  • Robot Manufacturers
  • Third-Party Logistics Service Providers
  • E-Commerce Businesses
  • System Integrators
  • Software Vendors

Companies Mentioned

  • ABB
  • AGVE Group
  • Aethon Inc.
  • Amazon Robotics
  • Axium Group
  • BEUMBER Group
  • Balyo
  • Bastian Solutions
  • C&D Skilled Robotics
  • CANVAS Technology
  • Clearpath Robotics
  • Cornerstone Automation Systems (CASI)
  • Daifuku
  • Denso Wave
  • EK Automation
  • Eisenmann
  • Elettric 80
  • FANUC
  • Fetch Robotics
  • FlexLink
  • Gebo Cermex
  • Grenzebach
  • GreyOrange
  • Guangzhou Sinorobot Technology Co.
  • Guidance Automation
  • Güdel Group
  • Hatteland
  • Heron Group
  • Hitachi Transport System
  • IAM Robotics
  • Invata Intralogistics
  • inVia Robotics
  • JBT Corporation
  • Jungheinrich
  • KION Group
  • KNAPP AG
  • Kardex Group
  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries
  • Kinema Systems
  • Krones
  • Locus Robotics
  • MIAS Group
  • Magazino
  • Mecalux
  • Meidensha Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Mobile Industrial Robots ApS
  • Murata Machinery
  • Neobotix
  • Numina Group
  • OPEX Corporation
  • Oceaneering International
  • Omron Adept Technology
  • Raupack
  • Rethink Robotics
  • River Systems
  • Ro-ber Industrieroboter
  • RoboCV
  • SISSCO Material Handling
  • SSI SCHAEFER
  • Scallog
  • Seegrid
  • SencorpWhite
  • Shanxi Oriental Material Handling
  • Shenzhen Casun Intelligent Robot Co.
  • Swisslog
  • Symbotic
  • TGW Logistics Group
  • Toyota Industries Corporation (Material Handling Group TMHG)
  • Transbotics Corporation
  • Vanderlande
  • WITRON
  • Westfalia Technologies
  • Yaskawa Electric Corporation
  • viastore

For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rjzz73/warehousing_and


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