Category: Warehouse Automation

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: 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

COVID-19 Will Cause Long-term Behavioural Shift in Consumer Habits – With Strong Implications for Warehouse Automation Providers

Not all sectors of the economy will be damaged by the current Coronavirus pandemic. As in wartime, some industries will benefit. And we aren’t just...

/ March 18, 2020

Warehouse Automation Market Off to a Strong Start in 2020

After a fairly sluggish first half, the warehouse automation market ended 2019, and the decade for that matter, on a high. Despite the political uncertainties...

/ January 28, 2020

Will Santa Be Investing in Warehouse Automation?

With the festive season upon us, Santa and his Elves will be busy procuring sufficient stocks ahead of the big day. While Santa and his...

/ December 20, 2019

Who Are the Leading Warehouse Automation System Integrators?

Dematic (acquired by KION in 2016), was the largest warehouse automation provider in 2018 according to our new report on this market. The report showed...

/ November 6, 2019

UK Warehouse Automation Market: Boom or Bust?

UK Warehouse Automation Market: Boom or Bust? With the IMHX show upon us next week, we thought it would be good timing to take a...

/ September 19, 2019

The Future of Warehouse Automation – 2019

With the rise of e-commerce and omni-channel retail, retailers and manufacturers alike are redesigning their supply chains in order to cope with the increasing logistical...

/ September 17, 2019

6 River Systems to be Acquired by Shopify for $450m – Our Analysis

Key points: 6 River Systems announced last night that it would be acquired for $450m by Shopify – 60% in cash and 40% in Shopify...

/ September 10, 2019