The automation of truck loading is a major issue for the logistics and transportation industry. This has been the case for quite some time now, as the increasing demand for fast-moving products has made it difficult to keep up with the pace of work. The global automated truck loading market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.8% during the 2018-2028 period to reach USD 1,073.1 million by 2028 end from an estimated value of USD 678.2 million in 2017 that was mainly driven by technological advancements and the rising need for optimized performance from customers across various industries worldwide.
Automated truck loading refers to the process of unloading goods from a vehicle by using an automated system. This method is often used in logistics applications, such as for quick and efficient delivery services or warehouse management operations. It is the use of automated equipment in trucks, such as conveyor systems or loaders to move goods. This method vastly improves efficiency when compared with human labor alone.
On the basis of type, the global automated truck loading market is segmented into belt conveyor systems, roller track systems, chain conveyor systems, slat conveyor systems, and skate loaders.
Belt conveyor systems are designed to load and unload long material in a horizontal plane. The belt runs parallel with the truck, on which the product is loaded from one end while it is unloaded at the other end. It has belts that run over rollers or wheels with adjustable gaps between them, where products can be placed manually by forklift trucks. It does not require much space for loading and unloading.
A roller track system is a type of automated truck loading equipment that consists of a set of rails on which the truck chassis can be driven to load and unload cargo. The distance between two parallel tracks varies from one meter up to four meters, with three-meter wide loading platforms typically being the most common. Roller systems use motorized rollers (rollers) at each end of the track along with turntables within an offloading area so trucks can drive onto them for loading or exiting vehicles without human help from personnel.[/p]
A chain conveyor is a kind of machine that transports materials by pulling them along on continuous tracks, with the help of gravity and mechanical advantage. Conveyors are necessary when there's an incline in between two locations and some type of material needs to be moved from one place to another. Chain conveyors can handle items as large as 100 pounds or larger if needed.
Chain conveyors come in many different forms, but they all have the same underlying principle: moving something from point A to point B using upper rollers attached to chains below the object being transported; these lower chains move over a gradual declination, which moves slower at each step up until it reaches its destination than it would have been without this device.
A slat conveyor system is the most common type of belt loading system. The main feature of this kind of loaders consists of two belts that are located side by side and run parallel to each other with a space between them where containers or pallets can be placed for sliding down onto a truck bed. One belt has an up-and-down motion while the other one only moves horizontally.
Slats on both sides lift and push containers into place as they move through the loop created from these two chains which pull empty containers back out again once all loaded ones have been pushed to their destination at the end of the conveyor line. Slat Conveyor Systems use either no power source or motors powered by electricity supplied by an overhead wire or by batteries.
Skate loaders are the fastest loading systems in the automated truck loading market. They can transfer up to 8000 kg of material per hour and can be installed on-site or on a vehicle-mounted system. The average time for an order is between four and six seconds, which is about twice as fast as belt conveyor systems that require approximately nine seconds. Skate loaders use gravity to move products and operate off power from a battery pack located at one end of the device. A skate loader operates by two skates moving along rails with roller bearings providing traction when needed; it also includes a lifting arm with suction cups attached near its top edge so that the product being loaded will stay flat and not slide off.
On the basis of application, the global automated truck loading market is segmented into the logistics and transportation industry (including package delivery drivers), food and beverage industry (especially at bars, restaurants, and hotels), paper industry (including newspaper delivery trucks) automotive industry (especially at a quick oil change or car washes), air freight industry (airports), cement industries (especially at large-scale manufacturing plants), and other industries (including construction).
Automated truck loading systems are used in the logistics and transportation industry. The equipment is installed on top of trucks to load large volumes quickly, accurately, and safely.
The logistics and transportation industry is one of the most prominent sectors in which automated truck loading systems are used. Automated truck loading systems are used in this industry to minimize the time it takes for trucks to load. This is especially important as package delivery drivers often carry a heavy workload, so using automated technology can help them stay safe and not overburden themselves.
Automated truck loading in the food and beverage industry is used to store, move, or load materials. Bartenders, waiters, and chefs use it to load food from the kitchen into their vehicles. Cooks can also use automated loading systems to deliver ingredients such as vegetables and fruits, which saves them time. Automated loading systems are also used by hotels. In the past, the hotel staff had to use a trolley and hand cart to move things like towels and bedsheets from one floor or room to another. Now they can simply put it on an automated truck loader that will take care of transporting all their supplies for them while saving time.
Automated loading systems in the paper industry are used to load pre-printed sheets of newsprint onto a truck. Automated truck loading is used in the paper industry to load large rolls of paper onto a delivery truck. The system consists of two parts: an automated roller track, which holds and guides the roll as it uncoils; and a robot arm with several grips that grabs hold of the end of this long piece of paper. The robotic arms are programmed for different lengths so they can seamlessly insert one-meter (or greater) sections into any space on the vehicle’s trailer or interior walls.
Automated Truck Loading is used in the automotive industry to speed up processes. Automation can be applied at a car wash, for example, where an employee might use it to clean cars with one arm and have their other arm free to interact with guests or carry out another task such as checking prices on items from shelves inside of a garage bay. It's also been found that automated truck loading machines work well within quick oil changes because they allow employees who are focused on more complex tasks like changing engine fluids, replacing filters, inspecting catalytic converters, and performing routine maintenance checks to get through these steps quickly so they can move onto more complicated repairs if needed without any delay.
Automated truck loading is used in the air freight industry at airports to efficiently load and unload cargo from planes. Automated truck loading systems have been designed for aircraft ground handling operations, which are often conducted by third-party providers or contract operators that specialize in handling particular types of cargo (cargo specialists). The system can be a single machine, such as an automated guided vehicle (AGV) that moves pallets between the plane and airport terminal building; it may also use AGVs along with other technologies such as crane technology or conveyor belts. The function of these systems is to move large amounts of luggage quickly from one place to another without human intervention. These machines provide consistently high performance through continuous operation 24 hours per day.
Automated truck loading systems are used in the cement industries (especially at large-scale manufacturing plants) to automate and optimize processes, thereby reducing labor costs. It also helps in increasing production capacity with lesser manpower requirements for different tasks involved in the overall process of handling raw materials such as coal or limestone. This is because these automated truck loading systems use existing equipment like conveyor belts, complex track structures, etc., which can be easily coordinated by a central computer. The system saves time from manual operations and improves efficiency on the plant’s operation where it is installed making them more productive.
On the basis of region, the global automated truck loading market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. North American market is anticipated to lead the global automated truck loading market in terms of revenue with a share of 39% by 2028 end. North America is estimated to account for the largest market share in 2018 owing to the high adoption of automated truck loading systems as well as a rise in demand from e-commerce companies. However, the Asia Pacific region will grow at the fastest pace during the forecast period. The growth for this segment has been attributed to prevailing low labor costs coupled with high economic development as well as rapid urbanization.
One of the leading growth factors for this market is rapid urbanization. As cities expand, the land becomes scarce and there are places where trucks can no longer be used to deliver goods because they cannot access certain areas due to heavy traffic or parking limitations. Increasing demand for automated truck loading systems in the logistics and transportation industry will drive autonomous vehicle adoption as well as fuel the global automated truck loading market during the forecast period. Growth in the paper industry, automotive industry, and cement industry. Lack of skilled labor due to retirement age and a shortage of workers from the younger generation is expected to be one of the key restraining factors for this market.
Up Market Research published a new report titled “Automated Truck Loading Market research report which is segmented by Types (Belt Conveyor Systems, Roller Track Systems, Chain Conveyor Systems, Slat Conveyor Systems, Skate Loader Systems), By Applications (Logistics and Transportation Industry, Food And Beverage Industry, Paper Industry, Automotive Industry, Air Freight Industry, Cement Industry), By Players/Companies Actiw, HAVER & BOECKER, Joloda International, Secon Components, The Heico Companies (Ancra Systems), Automatic truck loading system ATLS, BEUMER Group, Cargo Floor, Euroimpianti, FLSmidth Ventomatic, GEBHARDT FÃ¶rdertechnik, Integrated Systems Design, Maschinenfabrik MÃ¶llers, VDL Systems”. As per the study the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of XX% in the forecast period.
|Report Attributes||Report Details|
|Report Title||Automated Truck Loading Market Research Report|
|By Type||Belt Conveyor Systems, Roller Track Systems, Chain Conveyor Systems, Slat Conveyor Systems, Skate Loader Systems|
|By Application||Logistics and Transportation Industry, Food And Beverage Industry, Paper Industry, Automotive Industry, Air Freight Industry, Cement Industry|
|By Companies||Actiw, HAVER & BOECKER, Joloda International, Secon Components, The Heico Companies (Ancra Systems), Automatic truck loading system ATLS, BEUMER Group, Cargo Floor, Euroimpianti, FLSmidth Ventomatic, GEBHARDT FÃ¶rdertechnik, Integrated Systems Design, Maschinenfabrik MÃ¶llers, VDL Systems|
|Regions Covered||North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA|
|Historical Year||2018 to 2019 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)|
|Number of Pages||230|
|Number of Tables & Figures||161|
|Customization Available||Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.|
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The market is segmented by Type Belt Conveyor Systems, Roller Track Systems, Chain Conveyor Systems, Slat Conveyor Systems, Skate Loader Systems and By Application Logistics and Transportation Industry, Food And Beverage Industry, Paper Industry, Automotive Industry, Air Freight Industry, Cement Industry.
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Based on region, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa (MEA). North America region is further bifurcated into countries such as U.S., and Canada. The Europe region is further categorized into U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe. Asia Pacific is further segmented into China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, South East Asia, and Rest of Asia Pacific. Latin America region is further segmented into Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America, and the MEA region is further divided into GCC, Turkey, South Africa, and Rest of MEA.
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