Automated Truck Loading System Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Loading Dock (Flush Dock, Enclosed Dock, Saw Tooth Dock, Climate Controlled Dock and Other Loading Docks), Truck Type (Non-Modified Truck Type and Modified Truck Type), System Type (Chain Conveyor System, Slat Conveyor System, Belt Conveyor System, Skate Conveyor System, Roller Track System, Automated Guided Vehicles and Loading Plate System), Offering, Application and By Geography
According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Automated Truck Loading System Market is accounted for $2.9 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $6.4 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 11.8% during the forecast period. Automated truck loading systems (ATLS) are used in the material handling industry to load and unload trucks and trailers automatically. Systems for automatic loading and unloading are created to speed up a typical process that takes place in all industrial and storage facilities. Using a forklift to load a full trailer typically takes 30 minutes, whereas physically emptying a truck takes an hour or more, depending on the type of goods and their weight. Automating this process would cut the time down to about ten minutes.
According to the American trucking Association (ATA), approximately 71% of the freight tonnage carried in the United States is transported by trucks.
Rising demand for automation systems
The demand for automation systems from manufacturers and distributors that handle high amounts of merchandise and are equipped with microprocessors that offer data on the instrument's performance is expected to rise, which would lead to an expansion in the market for automated truck loading systems. Additionally, manufacturing, operations, and flexibility have become more efficient as a result of the advent of automation in logistics. Truck loading automation offers a potential to save money in post-production procedures while also dramatically accelerating the entire cash cycle, which is another way that manufacturers are trying to save expenses.
Access to cheap labor in developing countries
The need for automated vehicles has decreased in emerging countries like India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the United Arab Emirates, Argentina, and others due to the accessibility of cheap labor. Numerous Asian nations have sizable populations, which offer the possibility of more labor in those nations. For instance, with populations of over 1 billion each, China and India are likely to have a large work force, according to historical predictions. The demand for autonomous vehicles in emerging nations is anticipated to be hampered by these concerns.
Increasing demand for improving efficiency and productivity in logistics sector
As logistics operations strive for streamlined processes and reduced loading times, ATLS solutions offer automated and precise loading of trucks with minimal human intervention. This not only accelerates loading and unloading processes but also reduces errors and damages, leading to optimized supply chain operations. With the potential to boost throughput, decrease downtime, and improve overall logistics performance, the adoption of ATLS aligns perfectly with the industry's pursuit of increased operational efficiency, making it a promising avenue for further market growth.
High cost of implementation
Truck loading processes need to be automated, which will cost a lot of money. Large-scale automated warehouse operations need the installation of expensive automation hardware, software, and solutions. Many firms cannot afford to change their current logistical methods due to the high expense of new and innovative technologies. Automation systems that are industry-specific need routine upkeep and modifications, which necessitate major capital commitment. The market's growth pace is slowed as a result of businesses with limited financial resources being unable to invest in automation technologies.
Globally, several businesses, notably the automated truck-loading market, were significantly impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic. The COVID-19 epidemic had an impact on the need for automated truck loading systems. Due to lockdowns, travel restrictions, and interruptions in global supply chains, there was a decline in demand for commodities and logistics during the early stages of the epidemic. Due to the impact on the transportation and logistics sector as a whole, the requirement for automated truck loading systems (ATLS) was decreased. However, e-commerce and internet purchasing saw a rise as the virus spread. The necessity for effective and automated loading or unloading solutions, including ATL systems, rose along with the need for goods transportation.
The non-modified truck type segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period
The non-modified truck type segment is expected to have a lucrative growth. Non-modified truck types offer seamless integration of automation technology into existing logistics operations. These trucks, without requiring significant alterations, can be readily accommodated by ATLS solutions, making them a cost-effective and efficient option for industries seeking to enhance loading processes. This compatibility ensures quick implementation, reduces downtime, and optimizes loading and unloading operations. As ATLS solutions cater to non-modified trucks, businesses across various sectors can experience increased efficiency, reduced labor costs, and improved overall supply chain performance, driving the adoption and growth of automated loading technologies.
The saw tooth dock segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period
The saw tooth dock segment is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR growth during the forecast period. A saw tooth dock is designed to streamline and expedite the loading and unloading process. This innovative dock configuration features a series of angled platforms resembling a saw tooth pattern, which allows for multiple trucks to be loaded or unloaded simultaneously. Trucks are positioned against each platform, optimizing space utilization and reducing the need for complex maneuvering. Saw Tooth Docks enhance operational efficiency by enabling smooth and continuous loading, particularly for industries like logistics, manufacturing, and distribution.
Region with largest share:
It is anticipated that the Europe Automated Truck Loading System market will remain in the majority of the market share throughout the projected period due to its advanced logistics infrastructure and focus on efficiency. With a robust transportation network and stringent safety regulations, the region's logistics sector seeks innovative solutions like ATLS to enhance loading processes. As companies aim to optimize supply chain operations, reduce labor costs, and ensure precise cargo handling, ATLS offers a compelling solution. Europe's adoption of these systems aligns with its commitment to sustainable logistics, and the region's strategic location as a global trade hub further drives the demand for efficient loading technologies, positioning it as a key growth region in the ATLS market.
Region with highest CAGR:
Asia Pacific is projected to have the highest CAGR over the forecast period due to its rapidly expanding logistics landscape and technological advancements. With escalating trade activities and e-commerce growth in countries like China, India, and Japan, there's a mounting need for efficient and automated loading solutions to cope with rising demand. The region's inclination towards innovative logistics solutions, coupled with efforts to improve supply chain efficiency, drives the adoption of ATLS. As Asia Pacific embraces automation to bolster logistics infrastructure, the ATLS market experiences robust expansion, catering to the evolving demands of this vibrant and diverse market segment.
Key players in the market
Some of the key players in Automated Truck Loading System market include Duro Felguera, FMH Conveyors, Capo Tecnología, Cargo Floor B.V, CLSi Logispeed, Joloda Hydraroll Ltd., Actiw LTD., Ancra Systems B.V., Asbreuk Service B.V., Keith Manufacturing Co., Beumer Group, Dematic, Dexter Compañy S.A. de C.V., Secon Components S.L., VDL Systems bv, Gebhardt Fördertechnik GmbH, Haver & Boecker OHG and Industrial Conveying Pty Ltd.
In January 2023, Dematic signed a partnership with Vinpac International to provide automated guided vehicles for boosting productivity and efficiency at the South Australian facility of Vinpac. The AGVs are capable of lifting a load up to 1,500 kg to four meters in height.
In November 2022, TMHJ (Toyota Material Handling Japan), a division of Toyota Corporation, launched an autonomous lift truck integrated with AI-based technology that recognizes the locality and position of trucks and loads automatically and generates automated travel routes to execute loading operations.
In August 2022, FMH Conveyors purchased flexible powered roller conveyors called BestFlex, for streamlined and reduced lead times. BestFlex proves advantages in versatility, footprint, ergonomics, and more. The configuration of BestFlex includes- 30" Wide Accumulation Conveyors and 30" Wide Transportation Conveyors.
Loading Docks Covered:
• Flush Dock
• Enclosed Dock
• Saw Tooth Dock
• Climate Controlled Dock
• Other Loading Docks
Truck Types Covered:
• Non-Modified Truck Type
• Modified Truck Type
System Types Covered:
• Chain Conveyor System
• Slat Conveyor System
• Belt Conveyor System
• Skate Conveyor System
• Roller Track System
• Automated Guided Vehicles
• Loading Plate System
• Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
• Post & Parcel
• Other Applications
• North America
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa
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Table of Contents
1 Executive Summary
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
3 Market Trend Analysis
3.6 Application Analysis
3.7 Emerging Markets
3.8 Impact of Covid-19
4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry
5 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market, By Loading Dock
5.2 Flush Dock
5.3 Enclosed Dock
5.4 Saw Tooth Dock
5.5 Climate Controlled Dock
5.6 Other Loading Docks
6 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market, By Truck Type
6.2 Non-Modified Truck Type
6.3 Modified Truck Type
7 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market, By System Type
7.2 Chain Conveyor System
7.3 Slat Conveyor System
7.4 Belt Conveyor System
7.5 Skate Conveyor System
7.6 Roller Track System
7.7 Automated Guided Vehicles
7.8 Loading Plate System
8 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market, By Offering
9 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market, By Application
9.5 Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
9.6 Post & Parcel
9.10 Other Applications
10 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market, By Geography
10.2 North America
10.3.6 Rest of Europe
10.4 Asia Pacific
10.4.5 New Zealand
10.4.6 South Korea
10.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
10.5 South America
10.5.4 Rest of South America
10.6 Middle East & Africa
10.6.1 Saudi Arabia
10.6.4 South Africa
10.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa
11 Key Developments
11.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
11.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
11.3 New Product Launch
11.5 Other Key Strategies
12 Company Profiling
12.1 Duro Felguera
12.2 FMH Conveyors
12.3 Capo Tecnología
12.4 Cargo Floor B.V
12.5 CLSi Logispeed
12.6 Joloda Hydraroll Ltd.
12.7 Actiw LTD.
12.8 Ancra Systems B.V.
12.9 Asbreuk Service B.V.
12.10 Keith Manufacturing Co.
12.11 Beumer Group
12.13 Dexter Compañy S.A. de C.V.
12.14 Secon Components S.L.
12.15 VDL Systems bv
12.16 Gebhardt Fördertechnik GmbH
12.17 Haver & Boecker OHG
12.18 Industrial Conveying Pty Ltd.
List of Tables
1 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)
2 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Loading Dock (2021-2030) ($MN)
3 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Flush Dock (2021-2030) ($MN)
4 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Enclosed Dock (2021-2030) ($MN)
5 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Saw Tooth Dock (2021-2030) ($MN)
6 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Climate Controlled Dock (2021-2030) ($MN)
7 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Other Loading Docks (2021-2030) ($MN)
8 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Truck Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
9 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Non-Modified Truck Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
10 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Modified Truck Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
11 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By System Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
12 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Chain Conveyor System (2021-2030) ($MN)
13 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Slat Conveyor System (2021-2030) ($MN)
14 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Belt Conveyor System (2021-2030) ($MN)
15 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Skate Conveyor System (2021-2030) ($MN)
16 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Roller Track System (2021-2030) ($MN)
17 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Automated Guided Vehicles (2021-2030) ($MN)
18 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Loading Plate System (2021-2030) ($MN)
19 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Offering (2021-2030) ($MN)
20 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Software (2021-2030) ($MN)
21 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Service (2021-2030) ($MN)
22 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Application (2021-2030) ($MN)
23 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Aviation (2021-2030) ($MN)
24 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Cement (2021-2030) ($MN)
25 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Paper (2021-2030) ($MN)
26 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) (2021-2030) ($MN)
27 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Post & Parcel (2021-2030) ($MN)
28 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Automotive (2021-2030) ($MN)
29 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Textile (2021-2030) ($MN)
30 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Pharmaceutical (2021-2030) ($MN)
31 Global Automated Truck Loading System Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2021-2030) ($MN)
Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.
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