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 : August, 2020 | 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 a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

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

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.