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Autonomous Mobile Robots For Intralogistics Applications - Market Share Analysis, Industry Trends & Statistics, Growth Forecasts 2024 - 2029

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The Autonomous Mobile Robots Market For Intralogistics Applications Industry is expected to register a CAGR of 33.80% during the forecast period(2024-2029).

Key Highlights

  • Autonomous robots will become more common in the future supply chain as technology advances, allowing them to operate with more human-like abilities as autonomous robots develop the ability to work around the clock with higher consistent levels of quality and productivity, performing tasks that humans cannot, the advantages for the supply chain of the future are growing.
  • The prominent reason for favoring the rampant growth of autonomous mobile robots in the global market is their unlimited movement by their physical size due to their mobility, which is largely opposed by industrial robots. As a result, autonomous mobile robots are capable of operating in a large workspace and exploring unknown environments and, therefore, are significantly performing tasks wherever needed. Owing to the need to operate in unknown and uncertain environments, autonomous mobile robots are incorporated with much higher-level intelligence than traditional industrial robots.
  • The combination of technologies such as artificial intelligence, automation, the Internet of Things, computing power, and robotics enables the building of a new generation of smart factories. Robotics and automation have changed significantly over the past few years. In the continuously growing range of industries such as electronics, automotive, food, metalworking, and material handling, increasing investment in advanced automation creates ample opportunities for mobile robots.
  • Notably, in the manufacturing sector, autonomous mobile robots have been gaining significant momentum as they address the demand for flexible material handling, the need for robots to operate on large structures, and the requirement for rapid reconfiguration of work areas. As per the material handling institute, two roadmaps provide predictions for future mobile robot systems.
  • However, the high initial cost of mobile robots is a common concern for many organizations considering their adoption. Despite the high initial cost, mobile robots can provide a significant return on investment (ROI) over time, particularly in environments where they can increase efficiency, reduce labor costs, and improve safety. As the costs of AMRs continue to decrease and their abilities improve, it is important to consider the potential hidden expenses that may arise from their implementation. In addition to the initial setup, deployment, and reconfiguration efforts, other costs come under, particularly if the robot is not user-friendly. This poses a challenge to the growth of the market.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the autonomous mobile market due to the shortage of workforce, the shutdown of manufacturing facilities to restrict the spread of the virus and nationwide lockdowns. The COVID-19 pandemic further boosted the market with the high demand for robotics disinfection solutions, robotic logistics solutions in factories and warehouses, or robots for home delivery.

Autonomous Mobile Robots Market Trends

Manufacturing to be the Largest End-user Industry

  • In recent years, automation has revolutionized the manufacturing sector, resulting in enhanced productivity, efficiency, and safety. Among the latest breakthroughs in automation technology are autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). These mobile robots have gained considerable recognition in manufacturing facilities due to their ability to ensure human safety and meet the demand for optimal efficiency. Technological advancements have empowered manufacturers to create robots tailored to their operational requirements and effectively implement them for various applications.
  • The manufacturing sector has experienced significant impacts from a highly constrained labor market, increased emphasis on safety and dependability, and supply chain disruptions in recent times. To address these challenges, manufacturers are seeking to satisfy market demands by expanding their operations with the aid of automation technology, such as robotics. The use of AMR technology has the potential to revolutionize and supplant conventional production methods, resulting in lasting changes to the manufacturing industry by revealing greater efficiencies.
  • AMRs are increasingly being utilized within the automobile industry, presenting numerous prospects. AMRs effectively optimize operations, diminish expenses, and enhance productivity across various areas, such as assembly lines and material handling. Their versatility enables them to proficiently undertake diverse tasks, including welding, assembly, and part transportation within car manufacturing. Moreover, the automotive industry, encompassing welding shops and vehicle assembly plants, encounters challenges in automating material transport due to the diverse shapes and sizes of required parts. Consequently, the demand for AMRs in this sector has arisen.
  • The electric vehicle (EV) market is experiencing rapid growth, necessitating the prompt implementation of a supporting charging infrastructure. The integration of autonomous charging has emerged as a crucial element in establishing a dependable, secure, and economically viable charging system. The AMR charging station is a facility that empowers robots to autonomously recharge as needed. The increasing demand for charging stations is anticipated to present substantial opportunities for the advancement of AMR technology.
  • In March 2023, China-based NaaS Technology Inc. unveiled its inaugural autonomous mobile charging robot, catering to the escalating need for electric vehicle (EV) charging. Boasting advanced functionalities such as active vehicle tracking, intelligent charging, and automated payment settlement, this cutting-edge device seamlessly connects with EV charging ports through a mechanical arm during charging sessions. NaaS Technology Inc., traded on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol NAAS, has successfully linked over 515,000 chargers by December 31, 2022. Therefore, the rising investments and establishment of charging stations are expected to adopt such robotic charging facilities, which is expected to drive the demand for the market.
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Asia Pacific to Hold Significant Market Share

  • The Asia-Pacific region is witnessing a significant surge in investments within the non-manufacturing sector, primarily driven by the region's burgeoning industries and their strategic incorporation of automation technologies to enhance return on investment. The escalating adoption of robotics, the expansion of e-commerce, and the establishment of novel warehousing facilities are anticipated to establish the Asia Pacific AMR market as the dominant force.
  • For instance, Hong Kong has successfully enticed numerous multinational corporations and startups due to its advantageous geographical position, thriving business environment, and well-developed transportation infrastructure. Hai Robotics, a prominent company in the region, has effectively tackled the scarcity of labor and bolstered the ecommerce industry by introducing the world's pioneering autonomous case-handling robotic (ACR) system. This groundbreaking technology seamlessly integrates the adaptability of traditional rack-moving autonomous mobile robots (AMR) with the precision and productivity of automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), thereby revolutionizing warehouse management.
  • China has the largest manufacturing industry in the world and generates a significant share of the market demand. Moreover, the country's industrial output grew by 3.6% in 2022 from the previous year, as per the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), despite production and logistics disruptions from COVID-19 curbs. The output of the manufacturing sector was estimated to have risen by 3.1% in 2022, accounting for 28% of China's gross domestic product (GDP), according to the MIIT.
  • Manufacturing in India has become a prominent sector, experiencing substantial growth. The government's initiatives, including the National Manufacturing Policy and the PLI scheme, aim to enhance the manufacturing industry's contribution to GDP and align it with global standards. Consequently, the country's market growth is anticipated to witness a significant upsurge in the foreseeable future, driven by the increasing prevalence of Industry 4.0 and the expanding manufacturing sector.
  • Furthermore, AMRs have significantly impacted the manufacturing industry. Their application has extended beyond factories and warehouses to support other industries. However, the implementation of AMRs for public use requires extensive safety trials. Singapore, anticipating a surge in commercial AMR use, is actively engaged in conducting such trials. Such significant innovations in the region are expected to create a significant demand for the market. Moreover, the rising need for AMRs in Southeast Asian countries is expected to drive the demand for the market.

Autonomous Mobile Robots Industry Overview

The autonomous mobile robots market for intralogistics applications is characterized by high fragmentation, with an increasing number of applications and technological advancements across regions. This dynamic environment offers lucrative opportunities to key players such as Agilox, 6 River Systems, LLC, Addverb Technologies Limited, Aethon, and ABB Ltd. The competition among these established competitors is intense, prompting major vendors to seek strategic investments aimed at expanding their market share.

In June 2023, ABB Ltd. announced the inauguration of its new robotic packaging and logistics headquarters, strategically located north of Atlanta in Alpharetta, Georgia. This state-of-the-art facility is poised to serve as ABB's exclusive hub for robotic automation solutions within the logistics and packaging sectors.

In April 2023, Addverb Technologies Limited unveiled a strategic partnership with Logsquare, focusing on delivering innovative automation solutions to customers in the Middle East. The collaboration aims to enhance supply chain efficiency, optimize operational processes, and boost revenue. Central to this partnership is the integration of Addverb's autonomous mobile robot (AMR) portfolio and software, including its fleet management system (FMS), into Logsquare's comprehensive customer solutions.

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  • 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition
  • 1.2 Scope of the Study




  • 4.1 Market Overview - Current Scenario of AMR Robotics
  • 4.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis
    • 4.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    • 4.2.2 Bargaining Power of Buyer/Consumers
    • 4.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
    • 4.2.4 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    • 4.2.5 Threat of Substitutes
  • 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
  • 4.4 Impact of Macro Trends
  • 4.5 Patent Analysis
  • 4.6 Regulatory Landscape
  • 4.7 ROI Analysis/Payback Analysis


  • 5.1 Market Drivers
    • 5.1.1 Increasing Demand for Automation across the End-user Industries
    • 5.1.2 Labor-related Challenges Coupled with Advancements in Technology
  • 5.2 Market Challenges/Restraints
    • 5.2.1 Communication and Connectivity Issues (navigation and Perception)
    • 5.2.2 High Capital Requirements


  • 6.1 By Form Factor
    • 6.1.1 Tow/Tractor/Tug
    • 6.1.2 Order Picking/Fulfillment (Unit Load/Deck Load/Assembly Line)
    • 6.1.3 Load Carrying (Forklifts/Counterbalance)
  • 6.2 By Environment of Operation
    • 6.2.1 Manufacturing (Automotive, Electrical & Electronics, Food & Beverage, Chemical & Pharmaceuticals)
    • 6.2.2 Non-Manufacturing (Logistics Centers/Distribution Centers/Warehouses)
  • 6.3 By Geography
    • 6.3.1 United States
    • 6.3.2 Europe
    • 6.3.3 Asia Pacific (Excluding China and India)
    • 6.3.4 China
    • 6.3.5 India
    • 6.3.6 Rest of the World


  • 7.1 Company Profiles
    • 7.1.1 ABB Ltd
    • 7.1.2 Aethon
    • 7.1.3 Addverb Technologies Limited
    • 7.1.4 6 River Systems, LLC
    • 7.1.5 Agilox
    • 7.1.6 Guozi Robotics
    • 7.1.7 Locus Robotics
    • 7.1.8 Clearpath
    • 7.1.9 Dematic
    • 7.1.10 Fetch Robotics
    • 7.1.11 Greek+
    • 7.1.12 HikRobot
    • 7.1.13 Omron
    • 7.1.14 Seegrid
    • 7.1.15 Suzhou Junion Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd
    • 7.1.16 Grey Orange Pte Ltd
    • 7.1.17 KION GROUP AG
    • 7.1.19 Vecna Robotics, Inc.


  • 8.1 Overall AMR Market
  • 8.2 Order Fulfilment AMR Market
  • 8.3 Material Movement AMR Market


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