The Future of Warehouse Automation - 2019
世界の倉庫オートメーションの市場は予測期間中12.6%のCAGR (年間複合成長率) で推移し、2023年には460億ドルの規模に成長すると予測されています。
“The warehouse automation market is going through a very exciting period of growth, driven by a growing consumer demand for shorter delivery times and the rising complexity and convergence of today's distribution channels.”
‘The Future of Warehouse Automation - 2019’ provides an in-depth assessment of the market at an unprecedented level of granularity forecasting the market by region, country, end-user industry, channel, function, storage-type and project size. Furthermore, the report provides detailed discussions and commentary on emerging technology trends such as robotics, modular and flexible solution design, drone technology, and digitisation. Lastly, an in-depth competitor analysis is provided with market shares at the regional and industry level, along with insight and analysis on the competitive landscape and how this is changing.
During our six-month research period, Interact Analysis interviewed and surveyed over 40 of the leading warehouse automation system integrators, suppliers and end-users, to build an accurate and holistic understanding of the market and its growth potential.
The warehouse automation market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 12.6% to reach $46 billion in 2023. APAC accounts for the lion share of the market and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 13.7%, above the industry average. Interact Analysis forecasts a short-term decline in revenue growth between 2020 and 2021 as companies look to post-pone financial decisions amid the political and economic uncertainties.
As the installed base of automated warehouses increases, the high-margin revenues from servicing and maintenance contracts are forecast to grow at a CAGR of 17.2%.
Piece-picking warehouse robots are forecast to grow at a CAGR of 98.7%, made possible by significant improvements in machine vision, gripping technology and mobile navigation technology. Industries with predictable item dimensions, such as apparel and healthcare distribution, will be some of the first to adopt the technology at scale.
Manufacturing and production, which includes food & beverage, durable and non-durable manufacturing, accounted for 30% of the warehouse automation market in 2018 and its share of the market is forecast to decrease to 28% in 2023 as the demand for automation equipment within distribution verticals outpaces the manufacturing and production verticals.
The demand for online grocery shopping in the US is driving the shift towards automated micro-fulfilment technology. We forecast the global micro-fulfilment market will surpass $1.1 billion by 2023.
Manufacturers and producers have been late to the game in designing effecting e-commerce strategies. As they look to capitalise on the ‘direct-to-customer' distribution channel, we expect to see more manufacturers and producers shipping individual items and investing in omni-channel distribution facilities.
With the likes of Amazon, Alibaba and JD.com investing in automated warehouse equipment, the general merchandise segment is largest industry vertical and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 13.4%.
The introduction of the goods-and-service tax and growing demand for online retail is enabling Indian companies to consolidate their warehousing operations and driving the Indian warehouse automation market which is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 14.9%.
There's a growing demand for modular and flexible storage and buffer solutions. Interact Analysis forecasts growth of 61.5% and 28.5%, respectively, for AMR-based goods-toperson and ultra-high-density storage systems.