Forklift Trucks Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Category, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

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Forklift Trucks Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Category, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Status : January, 2019 | Technology & Media | PPT format

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Global Forklift Trucks Market: Snapshot

The global forklift truck market is witnessing a high demand and this is attributed to the growing number of applications of forklift trucks in several manufacturing industries. The worldwide growth of the e-commerce sector is also propelling the growth of the global forklift track market. In addition to this, technological advancements, growing adoption of green logistics solutions are some of the factors that are driving the growth of the global forklift truck market. One of the key trends that can be seen within the global forklift truck market is the growing adoption of electric forklift trucks. Technological advancements have also led to the development of smart forklift trucks and this is furthering the progress of the market.

On the other hand, there are few factors which are restraining the markets growth from reaching its fullest potential. One of the key challenges within the global forklift truck Market is the limited number of raw material suppliers. Another factor which is hampering the growth of this market is the cyclic nature of forklift truck business. The challenges also include complexity in the designing of forklift trucks. The report discusses each of these restraints in detail along with the impact analysis of these restraints on the market performance.

On a bright note however the flourishing e-commerce sector where in a diverse set of products such as cosmetics, books, stationary, and some other items are stored in their houses or different centers and need to be efficiently handled and in some situations, it has to be quickly transferred from one place to another as time is of critical importance for certain goods and this in turn will continue to create a demand for forklift trucks. These forklift efficiently handle the loading and unloading of goods in warehouses.

Global Forklift Trucks Market: Overview

Forklifts refer to a variety of industrial trucks that find extensive usage in a number of industries for handling heavy loads and a variety of materials. The construction industry is one of the leading consumers of forklift trucks, using them for carrying construction material such as lumber, steel, bricks, and other heavy items to add pace to construction projects. Forklift trucks are also employed for unloading heavy equipment from trucks and transferring them to storage facilities.

Global Forklift Trucks Market: Trends and Opportunities

One of the key factors working in favor of the global forklift truck market is the steady expansion of the global construction industry, which can be attributed significantly to the recovery of economies of several developed countries and a steady rise in infrastructure development and new building projects in developing economies. In addition to their use for applications such as lifting construction materials on site, forklift trucks are also in high demand for the transportation of materials for a variety of construction projects. Analysts estimate the construction industry in emerging economies will continue to expand at a steady pace in the next few years, which will, in turn, drive the demand for forklift trucks.

One of the key trends witnessed in the market in the past years is the increased focus on the development of smart forklift trucks. The area has benefitted from vast developments observed on the technology front and in the field of automation in the recent years. With increased demand for automated technologies across a number of industries, intelligent or connected forklift trucks will also see a promising rise in demand over the next few years.

Global Forklift Trucks Market: Segmentation

The report segments the global forklift truck market on the basis of criteria such as type, technology, and geography. Based on type, the market has been segmented into warehouse forklift truck and counterbalance forklift truck. Based on technology, the global forklift truck market is segmented into electric-powered and internal combustion engine powered. Presently, the segment of counterbalance forklifts accounts for the dominant share in the overall market, thanks to their ability to maneuver easily and availability of different variants of engines powering these machines.

Geographically, the market for forklift trucks has been examined for regions such as North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. The market in Asia Pacific is presently the leading contributor of revenue to the global market, thanks chiefly to the expansive and steadily growing building construction and infrastructure development industry in the region. The region is estimated to remain at the helm of most promising opportunities for the market in the future years and is expected to also advance as a key manufacturer of these machines.

Global Forklift Trucks Market: Competitive Dynamics

It has been noted that the global forklift truck market features a largely competitive vendor landscape owing to the presence of only a handful of large vendors and several small-scale companies. Companies compete on the basis of product features, product costing, and their capability of reaching emerging economies, which are currently the most promising consumers for the market. To outperform peers, companies are more focused on the development of technologically more advanced and automated machineries.

Some of the leading companies in the market are HYTSU Group, Anhui Forklift Group Co., Hyster-Yale Material Handling, Jungheinrich group, Doosan Industrial Vehicles, Godrej & Boyce, HUBTEX Maschinenbau, Hyundai Heavy Industries, CLARK, Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America, Toyota Industries, Komatsu, Combilift, Hangcha Group, Tailift Group, and UniCarriers.

The study presents reliable qualitative and quantitative insights into:

  • Market segments and sub-segments
  • Market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand chain of the market
  • Market valuation (revenue and/or volume)
  • Key trends/opportunities/challenges
  • Forces defining present and estimated future state of the competitive landscape
  • Technological developments
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa

The vast market research data included in the study is the result of extensive primary and secondary research activities. Surveys, personal interviews, and inputs from industry experts form the crux of primary research activities and data collected from trade journals, industry databases, and reputable paid sources form the basis of secondary research. The report also includes a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the market, with the help of information collected from market participants operating across key sectors of the market value chain. A separate analysis of macro- and micro-economic aspects, regulations, and trends influencing the overall development of the market is also included in the report.

Highlights of the report:

  • A detailed analysis of key segments of the market
  • Recent developments in the market’s competitive landscape
  • Detailed analysis of market segments up to second or third level of segmentation
  • Historical, current, and projected future valuation of the market in terms of revenue and/or volume
  • Key business strategies adopted by influential market vendors
  • Outline of the regulatory framework surrounding and governing numerous aspects of the market
  • Growth opportunities in emerging and established markets
  • Recommendations to market players to stay ahead of the competition

Note: Immense care has been taken to present data with the highest levels of accuracy in all TMRResearch reports. Nevertheless, recent developments related to market/vendor landscape may take time to reflect in the analysis.

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