Category: COVID-19

$6bn Could Be Wiped From Warehouse Automation Market in 2020 by COVID-19, But Net Gains in Long Run

Warehouse automation revenues could take a major hit in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to our recent research. Our latest analysis...

/ May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Will Eliminate $0.5bn Mobile Robot Revenues in 2020, but Market Predicted to Nearly Double in 2021

Delays in both new project signoffs and also project commissioning due to social distancing measures will eliminate $450m of AGV & AMR revenues that could...

/ May 19, 2020

COVID-19 – How Much Will Manufacturing Output Contract in 2020?

After an exhaustive effort, we have finalized our assessment of the impact COVID-19 has had on manufacturing output around the world. In this insight I...

/ May 14, 2020

COVID-19: Changing the Face of Retail and Fulfilment Automation Strategies

The internet has most likely never been more important to us in our daily lives than it has during the COVID-19 lockdown. For many of...

/ May 13, 2020

Post Covid-19. Looking Forward: What Does The Future Hold For The Commercial Vehicle Sector?

Recent pictures coming out of Delhi portray a city transformed. Renowned for having the dirtiest air in the world, the total lockdown in India has...

/ April 23, 2020

Will COVID-19 PLM Product Trials Lead to Boost for Design Tools and the Next Generation of Unicorns?

Given the scale to which COVID-19 has impacted both businesses and individuals, it is unsurprising to see a multitude of corporations finding ways to help....

/ April 17, 2020

The Forklift Truck Market Now and Moving Forward

Our post-COVID-19 neutral scenario (we posit 3 scenarios – positive, neutral and negative) sees global forklift shipments in 2020 growing by just 1.4%, as compared...

/ April 16, 2020

Re-shoring, Robotics, Automation and Globalisation. Likely Impacts on Industrial Strategies of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Manufacturing and Globalisation. Are we standing at a crossroads?  In 2020, the world changed. The Coronavirus pandemic has had such an impact on societies and...

/ April 8, 2020

China Manufacturing Output in 2020 Amidst a Global Pandemic – Chasing the Forecast

How quickly things change. About this time last week, I had just finished putting (electronic) pen to paper describing Interact Analysis’ position on how we...

/ April 3, 2020