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Warehouse Robotics Market Research Report - Forecast to 2030

Warehouse Robotics Market Research Report: By Type (Mobile Robots, Articulated Robots), Software (Warehouse Management System), Function (Pick & Place, Transportation) End-User - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/SEM/3604-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

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Warehouse Robotics Market Overview


Warehouse Robotics Market is expected to grow to reach USD 13.35 billion by 2030 at a CAGR of 13.5% during the forecast period 2020-2030. The warehouse robotics market provides the deployment of robotics in the warehouse to perform the operations like pick-place, material batching, ordering, warehouse security, inspection, transportation, packaging, and palletizing, as well as improve operational efficiency by huge margins. Recently, robotics has gained huge importance in the supply chain, distribution center, and warehouse management circles and plays a significant role in warehouse automation.


COVID-19 Analysis:


Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the majority of the businesses are shut down, operations across various enterprises, warehouses, and manufacturing units are halted. To control the spread of the virus, the government has implemented stringent rules like maintaining social distancing, lockdowns of business sectors, and halting transportations, supply chains, etc. India is affected drastically and the warehouse robotics market is also affected by this pandemic.


Even in this pandemic situation, robots and automation are very helpful in managing the situation. Moreover, they are demanding highly for home deliveries which play an important role in this situation. However, the COVID brings new opportunities to the warehouse robotics market.


Market Dynamics:



  • Drivers:


The growth in the e-commerce industry, and the introduction of advanced technologies in robotics, the rising need for efficient warehousing, inventory management are the factors that drive the warehouse robotics market growth. By using automation in warehousing provides the benefits like cutting down overall business costs, time-saving, and reduces errors during product delivery. Growing demand for automation and rising awareness regarding quality and safety products are accelerating the market’s growth in the forthcoming years.


Advanced technologies like sensor technologies provide an enhanced object perception and an accurate positioning system which helps in various warehousing applications that attains an optimal operational flow and logistics efficiency that enhances the growth of the market. Moreover, active funding from venture capitalists also drives the growth of the market.



  • Restraint:


Higher costs related to training & deployment, lack of skilled workforce, and feeling difficulty in interacting with robots for some end users are hindering the growth of the market.



  • Opportunities:


The growing demand for automation and awareness regarding safety and quality production is anticipated to bring significant growth opportunities to the warehouse robotics market forecast.



  • Challenges:


Lack of awareness along with complexity in interacting with robots, the threat of job displacement, and designing an advanced robotic system that meets the requirement of consumers in the era of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are the challenging factors of the warehouse robotics market.


Study Objectives



  • To provide detailed information about the warehouse robotics market structure along with various forecast segments and sub-segments for the next 10 years.

  • To provide the factors that are affecting the growth of the market value.

  • To analyze the industry analysis based on porter’s five force analysis, factors-price analysis, supply chain analysis, etc.

  • To provide history and forecast revenue segments and sub-segments of the market revenue for the main geographies.

  • To provide the country-level analysis of the current market size and future prospective.

  • To provide country-level analysis of the Warehouse Robotics Market growth by region, form, and application.

  • To provide a strategic profile of the prominent key players in the market, analyze their core competencies, and draw a global warehouse robotics market growth landscape.

  • To track and analyze new product developments, strategic alliances, and global market research.


Segment Overview:


The global warehouse robotics market has been divided into segments based on type, software, function, end-user, and region.



  • Based on Type


The robotics market by type is segmented into cartesian robots, cylindrical robots, SCARA robots, parallel robots, mobile robots, articulated robots, and others. Among them, in 2016, the Mobile robots segment account for the largest warehouse robotics market share and is expected to grow at a significant rate during the assessment period. These are widely used by the leading e-commerce companies and are also gradually implemented in warehouses operated by manufacturing companies. Mobile robots are easy to set up and cheaper to operate, faster return on investment (ROI).



  • Based on Software


Robotics in the warehouse market based on the software is classified into the warehouse management system, warehouse control system, warehouse execution system, and others. Out of these, the warehouse management system accounts for the largest market share of the warehouse robotics market. It is a highly specialized business application that controls multiple warehouses. It has the benefits like improved space utilization, higher productivity, reduced inventory, reduced cost, and improved customer satisfaction.



  • Based on Function


The global warehouse robotics market based on function is bifurcated into pick and place, palletizing & de-palletizing, transportation, packaging, and others. Among them, the Pick and place segment holds the largest market share. These pick and place robots are accurate, highly efficient, reduce the order processing time, related cost, and are used in various industries. 



  • Based on End-user


Based on end-user, the warehouse robotics market is divided into e-commerce, automotive, food & beverages, consumer electronics, healthcare, and other sectors. Out of these segments, the e-commerce and food & beverage segment are the two highly demanding industries in the market. These industries invest in robots with smaller load capacities. The E-commerce industry holds the largest share in the market for the growing demand for online shopping, rising demand for shorter delivery times, rapidly changing customer demands.



  • Based on Region


Regionally, the global warehouse robotics market is segmented into Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world. Out of these regions, North America leads the market share during the forecast period for their growing demand and awareness towards quality and safety production.


Regional Analysis


The warehouse robotics market segments are based on regions as Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and the rest of the world. North America accounts for the largest market share during the review period for their rising demand and awareness towards quality and safety production. Moreover, higher adoption of warehouse automation technologies, a high number of established players, modernizing their plants are driving the demand for this market in this region.


Furthermore, Asia-Pacific is estimated to be the fastest-growing region in the market for the increase in production facilities, continuous up-gradation, rising domestic demand for products, and improved efficiency of warehouses are the factors that increase the demand for the market in this region. According to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) presents the World Robotics report in September 2019 that Asia is the world’s largest industrial robot market. China remains the largest market with a market share of 36% of total installations.


Competitive Landscape


The prominent key players in the warehouse robotics market trends are the following:



  • ABB Ltd. (Switzerland)

  • Fanuc Corp. (Japan)

  • Kuka AG (Germany)

  • Yaskawa Electric Corp. (Japan)

  • com, Inc. (U.S)

  • Bluem (U.S)

  • Fetch Robotics (U.S)

  • BlueBotics SA (Switzerland)

  • SSI Schafer (Germany)

  • Daifuku C0., Ltd (Japan)

  • Dematic Corp. (U.S)

  • Vanderlande Industries Inc. (U.S) and

  • Intelligent Robots Ltd (London)


Recent Developments



  • In March 2019, the top key player ABB Ltd. launched its latest robotic and drive technologies for the automated warehouses and distribution centers. By using automated solutions including variable speed drivers, robotic applications, the company is planning to offer maximum throughput.

  • In February 2020, a leading company, ABB Limited collaborated with Covariant to provide AI-enabled robotics solutions to the market started with a fully autonomous warehouse order fulfillment solution. The two companies together enabled robotics by AI, the intelligent robots work along with humans in a dynamic environment and learn and improve every task completed.


Report Overview:


This global warehouse robotics market research includes the Market Overview, COVID-19 analysis, Market Dynamics, Study Objectives, Segment Overview, Regional Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Recent developments, Segmentation Table, and FAQs. The market scenario includes the drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities. The warehouse robotics forecast segments are type, software, function, end-user, and region.


Segmentation Table


The warehouse robotics market trends have been segmented globally based on the type, software, function, end-user, and region.



  • By Type: Mobile robots, articulated robots, cylindrical robots, SCARA robots, parallel robots, cartesian robots, and others.

  • By Software: Warehouse management system, warehouse execution system, warehouse control system, and others are three types of software systems.

  • By Function: Pick and place, palletizing & de-palletizing, transportation, packaging, and others.

  • By End-user: E-commerce, automotive, food & beverages, consumer electronics, healthcare, and other sectors.

  • By Region: Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and the rest of the world are the four main geographies included in this market.



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030 : USD13.35 billion
  CAGR   13.5% (2020-2030)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2030
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Type, Software, Function
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   ABB Ltd. (Switzerland), Fanuc Corp. (Japan), Kuka AG (Germany), Yaskawa Electric Corp. (Japan), Amazon.com, Inc. (U.S.) Bleum (U.S), Fetch Robotics (U.S), BlueBotics SA (Switzerland), SSI Schafer (Germany), Daifuku Co., Ltd. (Japan), Dematic Corp. (U.S), Vanderlande Industries Inc. (U.S), and Intelligent Robots Ltd (London)
  Key Market Opportunities   Increased demand for automation and increasing awareness regarding the quality and safety production
  Key Market Drivers

  • emergence of the advanced technologies in robotics
  • increasing e-commerce industry


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The global warehouse robotics market value is expected to rise to USD 13.35 billion by 2030.

    The global warehouse robotics market is expected to expand at 13.5% CAGR from 2020-2030.

    Expansion of ecommerce industry and advances in robotics are major drivers of the global warehouse robotics market.

    North America can lead in the global warehouse robotics market owing to the use of robots for transportation of goods within the warehouse.

    Intelligent Robots Ltd, Bleum, BlueBotics SA, Vanderlande Industries Inc., Fanuc Corp., Dematic Corp., Kuka AG, SSI Schafer, Yaskawa Electric Corp., ABB Ltd., Amazon.com, Inc., Fetch Robotics, and Daifuku Co., Ltd. are key players of the global warehouse robotics market.