Global Automated Sortation System Market By Type (Linear Sortation and Loop Sortation), By End User (Retail & E-commerce, Transportation & Logistics, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical and Others), By Region, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020 - 2026
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The Global Automated Sortation System Market size is expected to reach $6.8 billion by 2026, rising at a market growth of 7.3% CAGR during the forecast period. Automated sortation systems have their usage in various types of products, including consumer goods, mail, luggage, and parcel, because of different aspects, for example, destination, color, and type of product. The growing requirement for a decrease in inventory and handling processes is foreseen to boost the market over the forecast period. There is a focus of Companies from different industries on the ideal use of their inventory by offering just-in-time delivery services. This has prompted the demand for automated answers for the effective administration of activities at distribution centers. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak forced different nations to impose severe lockdown measures during the starting phases of the pandemic.
Automated Sortation System Market Size, By Type, 2020-2026
The Global Automated Sortation System Market is developing because of the expansion in precision in shipping and productivity with the sortation system. The Automated sortation system is a transformation in the mechanical industry. It is intended to sort various consumer items, for example, packaged food and beverages, post and parcels, medications, textiles, and others, subsequently, deliver the packaged products on schedule. It is commonly utilized for small size products and chiefly installed in businesses like food and beverage, pharmaceutical, retail, and healthcare.
The automated sortation system decreases the hour of operations or simulation of crude materials. In a high-volume distribution condition, there is a need for high-speed packaging systems dictated by the sortation hardware, which regularly decides production speed. These systems are more robust because of automation, time consistency, and constantly high speed. With an automation sortation system, it is quite viable to sort high-capacity items with consistency and high-speed. Nonetheless, high establishment cost, high maintenance cost is anticipated to limit the market of automated sortation system.
Automated Sortation System Market Share, By End User, 2019
Based on Type, the market is segmented into Linear Sortation and Loop Sortation. Based on End User, the market is segmented into Retail & E-commerce, Transportation & Logistics, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical and Others. Based on Regions, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, Middle East & Africa.
|Market size value in 2019||USD 4.5 Billion|
|Market size forecast in 2026||USD 6.8 Billion|
|Historical Period||2016 to 2018|
|Forecast Period||2020 to 2026|
|Revenue Growth Rate||CAGR of 7.3% from 2020 to 2026|
|Number of Pages||188|
|Number of Tables||274|
|Report coverage||Market Trends, Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Segmentation Analysis, Regional and Country Breakdown, Competitive Analysis, Companies Strategic Developments, Company Profiling|
|Segments covered||Type, End User, Region|
|Country scope||US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria|
Free Valuable Insights: Global Automated Sortation System Market to reach a market size of $6.8 billion by 2026
The major strategies followed by the market participants are Partnerships and Acquisitions. Based on the Analysis presented in the Cardinal matrix; Honeywell International, Inc., Siemens AG, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and Toyota Industries Corporation are the forerunners in the Automated Sortation Systems Market. Companies such as Kion Group, BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG, Daifuku Co., Limited, Interroll Holding AG, and TGW Logistics Group GmbH are some of the key innovators in the market.
KBV Cardinal Matrix - Automated Sortation System Market Competition Analysis
The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include Daifuku Co., Limited, Honeywell International, Inc., Siemens AG, Kion Group, Toyota Industries Corporation (Bastian Solutions LLC), BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG, Knapp AG, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Interroll Holding AG, and TGW Logistics Group GmbH.
Recent Strategies Deployed in Automated Sortation System Market
» Partnerships, Collaborations, and Agreements:
- Aug-2020: Kion Group came into partnership with Quicktron, a Chinese manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots (AMR) based in Shanghai. The partnership was signed on distributing Quicktron products through the global sales and service networks of the Kion brands Linde Material Handling, STILL, and Dematic. The partnership would expand Kion Group’s global product offering of automated warehouse solutions.
- Jul-2020: BEUMER Group announced its collaboration with Royal Mail to design the technology for the latter company's new fully automated parcel super-hub in Warrington. Following the collaboration, BEUMER Group would provide the technology to Royal Mail for achieving the desired levels of parcel sortation.
- May-2020: Bastian Solutions teamed up with Roche Diagnostics, a healthcare company. The latter company selected Bastian Solutions for transforming its warehouse management and distribution system. The strategies provided by Bastian Solutions helped Roche to reduce overtime and increases pack rates.
- Jan-2020: Siemens Logistics collaborated with Dublin Airport following which it integrated a new hold baggage screening system (HBS) at Dublin Airport. Siemens installed an additional line of HBS to further increase capacity.
- Aug-2019: Honeywell collaborated with Slate River Systems, Inc. (SRSI), a leading material handling systems integrator. Following the collaboration, SRSI joined Honeywell Intelligrated’s network of integration partners. The SRSI team employed Honeywell Intelligrated’s line of high-speed conveyor and sortation systems, automated storage and picking systems, and intelligent software as essential components of their optimized distribution center solutions. SRSI customers directly benefitted from the application of best-in-class systems and technologies.
- Aug-2019: Muratec partnered with Alert Innovation, a robotics company & microfulfillment center in North Billerica. Under this partnership, Muratec adapted and sold Alphabot's technology to support applications beyond Alert Innovation's focus on transforming grocery retail.
- Nov-2018: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) announced an agreement with the Zürich-Mülligen mail sorting center. Under the agreement, Siemens integrated a fully automated sorting system into the existing infrastructure and its commissioning, as well as the optimization of processes using innovative, digital solutions. Siemens enabled the customer to process and sort the increasing number of smaller parcels in different shapes and weight groups. Additionally, innovative recognition software records all items as soon as they enter the hub, and continues to track them from there.
» Acquisition and Mergers:
- Mar-2020: Kion took over Digital Applications International Limited (DAI) (UK), a UK-based software company specializing in logistics automation solutions. The acquisition broadened Dematic’s intralogistics software offerings to support the movement, storage, and distribution of goods through the entire supply chain.
- Apr-2019: Daifuku Co. completed the acquisition of India-based Vega Conveyors & Automation Private Limited, a company engaged in consulting, designing, manufacturing, installation, and after-sales service of conveyors and other material handling equipment. The acquisition helped the company in expanding its footprint in India and other markets within Asia and Oceania by using its technology and expertise cultivated through global business development.
- Nov-2018: Honeywell acquired Transnorm, a warehouse automation solutions provider. Transnorm became part of Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS). The acquisition complemented Honeywell Intelligrated business and broadened its warehouse automation solutions.
- May-2018: Toyota Advanced Logistics North America (TALNA) completed the acquisition of Peach State Integrated Technologies, a strategic supply chain consulting, engineering, and material handling integration firm. The acquisition supported TALNA’s growth strategy while offering clients an expanded network of services and knowledgeable supply chain professionals. This acquisition enabled both companies to better serve their current and future customer base by maximizing and sharing knowledge and resources.
- Mar-2017: Toyota Industries acquired Vanderlande, a company specialized in process automation for luggage retrieval systems and warehouse operations. The acquisition helped the company in becoming the logistics supplier to warehouses worldwide, expanding Toyota’s reach from the equipment supplier to a full-service partner. It also expanded the division’s global reach by adding management and logistics support in Europe.
- Aug-2016: Honeywell took over Intelligrated, a leader in supply chain and warehouse automation solutions. The acquisition broadened Honeywell's innovative automated material handling solutions and software with data capture and workflow performance technology.
» Product Launches and Product Expansions:
- Aug-2020: Siemens Logistics is introducing a new variant of its tried-and-tested VarioRoute for flow splitting in parcel sorting centers. With this new technology, splitting parcel flows, filtering out rejected parcels, or rerouting consignments can be tailored to specific customer requirements. The fully automated VarioRoute can be adjusted for different plant layouts in the sorting centers, and can also be flexibly adapted to the range of parcels for processing. This included an optimized configuration for fast and reliable processing of typical e-commerce parcels, which also cover a wide variety of small, lightweight consignments.
- Mar-2020: Interroll unveiled the high-performance Crossbelt Sorter, MX 025H Crossbelt Sorter. Interroll extended its innovative portfolio of automatic sorting solutions to include a new high-performance system capable of handling up to 20,000 conveyed goods per hour. This new solution also allowed much heavier and larger goods to be sorted.
- Nov-2019: Siemens Logistics introduced a new fully automated unloading solution called RUBUS. This solution improved efficiency in sorting centers. With this solution, parcel service providers can unload trailers at unprecedented speeds and therefore operations can become more efficient.
- Mar-2018: BEUMER Group launched a new class of line sorter, the BG Line Sorter. The BG Line Sorter provides an alternative to traditional sliding-shoe line sorters by combining the broad handling mix of a cross-belt sorter within the compact footprint of a line sorter.
» Geographical Expansions:
- Sep-2020: Kion Group opened a factory at its site in St?íbro near the Czech city of Plze?. The factory covers 25,500 square meters and is used for the manufacturing of conveyor belts, pouch sorting systems, and storage and retrieval equipment known as Multishuttle systems that ensure the smooth flow of goods in warehouses and distribution centers.
- Oct-2019: Honeywell opened a new center of excellence named after Honeywell Robotics. It is an advanced technology center of excellence focused on innovating and developing artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, and advanced robotics for use across supply chains. Honeywell Robotics would help shape the warehouse and distribution center of the future, particularly as companies look to automated solutions, software, and robotics to deliver increased speed, accuracy, and throughput in complex material handling environments.
- May-2018: TGW Logistics Group opened two new offices in the U.S. located in Seattle and Atlanta, these new locations join the company’s existing operations in Grand Rapids and Spring Lake, Mich. Both locations support sales, project quoting, and specialized engineering activities, as well as in-house controls specialists, remote service teams and technical personnel.
Scope of the Automated Sortation System Market Analysis
- Linear Sortation
- Loop Sortation
By End User
- Retail & E-commerce
- Transportation & Logistics
- Food & Beverages
- North America
- Rest of North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- Rest of LAMEA
- Daifuku Co., Limited
- Honeywell International, Inc.
- Siemens AG
- Kion Group
- Toyota Industries Corporation (Bastian Solutions LLC)
- BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG
- Knapp AG
- Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
- Interroll Holding AG
- TGW Logistics Group GmbH
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