Global Warehouse Racking Market, By Type (Selective Pallet Rack, Double Deep, Back Racking, Pallet Flow Rack, Drive-In/Drive-Thru Rack, Others), End-User (Automotive, Food and Beverage, Retail, Manufacturing, Warehouse and Logistics, Others) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029
Market Analysis and Size
Warehouse racking systems of various varieties have become an essential aspect of warehouse operations and inventory requirements. Over the last few years, an increasing number of organizations in various industries have begun to extend and upgrade their warehouse management systems. These activities are fueled further by the growing trend of organized logistics gaining currency in several parts of the world. This will further boost the warehouse racking market over the forecasted period.
Global Warehouse Racking Market was valued at USD 8.85 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 12.29 billion by 2029, registering a CAGR of 4.20% during the forecast period of 2022-2029. In addition to the market insights such as market value, growth rate, market segments, geographical coverage, market players, and market scenario, the market report curated by the Data Bridge Market Research team also includes in-depth expert analysis, import/export analysis, pricing analysis, production consumption analysis, and climate chain scenario.
Report Scope and Market Segmentation
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2019 - 2014)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
By Type (Selective Pallet Rack, Double Deep, Back Racking, Pallet Flow Rack, Drive-In/Drive-Thru Rack, Others), End-User (Automotive, Food and Beverage, Retail, Manufacturing, Warehouse and Logistics, Others)
U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America, Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Belgium, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Switzerland, Rest of Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, U.A.E, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, South Africa, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market Players Covered
Daifuku Co., Ltd (Japan), Mecalux S.A (Spain), Kardex (Swiitzerland), Hannibal (U.S.), Emrack International (Australia), Jungheinrich AG (Germany), Velca Racking Systems Pvt. Ltd. (India), AK Material Handling Systems (U.S.), SCHAEFER SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL PVT LTD (India), Honeywell International Inc, (U.S.), Dematic (U.S.), MecHero From Bakomaju Sdn Bhd (Malaysia), Toyota Industries Corporation (Japan), Arpac (Thailand) and Bulldog Rack Company (U.S.)
Warehouse racking is a type of system used to store materials in warehouses; it is a steel structure made up of metal frames, beams, and connectors. Warehouse racking systems are assembled and constructed using techniques such as clipping, welding, and bolting. Racking systems come in a variety of sizes and widths to support the materials or objects that are stored on them. These racking systems are typically utilized for high-density storage and bulk warehouses. Racking systems are used in retail warehouses, industrial plants, and distribution centers.
Warehouse Racking Market Dynamics
This section deals with understanding the market drivers, advantages, opportunities, restraints and challenges. All of this is discussed in detail as below:
- Increased Demand for Warehouse Racking
Rising demand for pallet racking systems for cost-effective and timely goods movement is a major driver of the warehouse racking market. The market's prospects have improved as cross-border retail deliveries have increased. The warehouse racking market has also benefited from an increase in the number of contract logistics and distribution services in developing and developed countries worldwide. Furthermore, expanding storage system product variety is a prominent trend driving demand for innovative designs and materials in pallet racking systems. The ever-increasing requirement for frozen food storage in various regions of the world is also a significant catalyst for growth in the warehouse racking market.
The growing demand for capacity expansion in warehouses coupled with the expanding online retail industry will further propel the growth rate of warehouse racking market. Additionally, the expansion of the automotive, food and beverage, retail, manufacturing, warehouse and logistics, and others is projected to bolster the market's growth.
- Growing Investments and Demand for Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems
Furthermore, various investments by the market players for effective storage solutions to improve their inventory management extend profitable opportunities to the market players in the forecast period of 2022 to 2029. Additionally, the growing demand for automated storage and retrieval systems in warehouse infrastructure will further expand the future growth of the warehouse racking market.
- Ineffective Warehouse Racking
A number of other retail firms have experienced disastrous difficulties in meeting client expectations due to a lack of effective warehouse racking. This dearth of automation and technologies in warehouse infrastructure is a major reason for ineffective warehouse racking, which largely impedes the market growth over the forecasted period.
- Complexity of Racking
The major disadvantage of drive-in racking is that newer products will replace older ones and be placed in front of the racking. As more pallets are added into the system, the pallet that was loaded first will be relocated to the back. This factor poses as a significant challenge for the warehouse racking market growth rate.
This warehouse racking market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localized market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the warehouse racking market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
COVID-19 Impact on Warehouse Racking Market
The recent outbreak of coronavirus had a huge impact on the warehouse racking market. The various precautionary lockdowns imposed by governments to curb the spread of disease led to the severe disruptions in various manufacturing and supply-chain operations. COVID's impact on the warehouse is estimated to have long-term consequences.
On the other side, however, the global supply chain and labor pool are fighting to keep up as COVID fluctuations and surges continue to appear in diverse parts of the world. Moreover, the warehouses are making modifications to satisfy consumer demand. Prior to the pandemic, the majority of manufacturers had implemented lean manufacturing as a best practice. Receiving items just-in-time (JIT) for manufacturing reduced inventory costs and maximized space use. After the COVID struck, this lean strategy left many manufacturers with inventory shortages and, in other cases, forced output to halt entirely.
Moreover, the emergence of the pandemic has a significant influence on the warehouse management system sector, as consumers are rapidly switching to internet platforms. Online demand for food and beverages, necessities, and prescriptions, all of which are delivered via unique contactless techniques, has surged. Raised online demand for diverse products has also increased the need for warehousing. Thus, the warehouse racking market is projected to expand largely over the pandemic period.
- In November 2021, Tee Yih Jia Food Manufacturing Pte Ltd, a leading frozen foods manufacturer, and SSI SCHAEFER, the global leader in warehouse and logistics solutions, launched Singapore's largest automated rack-clad high bay warehouse storage facility in Q1 2022 at Tee Yih Jia's new $450 million production facility in Senoko – the "Tee Yih Jia Food Hub."
Global Warehouse Racking Market Scope
The warehouse racking market is segmented on the basis of type and end-user. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Selective Pallet Rack
- Double Deep
- Back Racking
- Pallet Flow Rack
- Drive-In/Drive-Thru Rack
- Food and Beverage
- Warehouse and Logistics
Warehouse Racking Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The warehouse racking market is analyzed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, type and end-user as referenced above.
The countries covered in the warehouse racking market report are U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Israel, Egypt, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.
North America dominates the market in terms of market share and market revenue and will continue to flourish its dominance during the forecast period of 2022-2029. The market growth in this region is attributed to the early adoption of racking systems, well-established distribution network, rising retail and food industries,, and continuous innovations for storage space optimization within the region.
On the other hand, Asia-Pacific is estimated to show lucrative growth over the forecast period of 2022-2029, due to the rapid population growth in countries such as China and India in the region.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in market regulation that impact the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Warehouse Racking Market Share Analysis
The warehouse racking market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to warehouse racking market.
Some of the major players operating in the warehouse racking market are
- Daifuku Co., Ltd (Japan)
- Mecalux S.A (Spain)
- Kardex (Swiitzerland)
- Hannibal (U.S.)
- Emrack International (Australia)
- Jungheinrich AG (Germany)
- Velca Racking Systems Pvt. Ltd. (India)
- AK Material Handling Systems (U.S.)
- SCHAEFER SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL PVT LTD (India)
- Honeywell International Inc, (U.S.)
- Dematic (U.S.)
- MecHero From Bakomaju Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
- Toyota Industries Corporation (Japan)
- Arpac (Thailand)
- Bulldog Rack Company (U.S.)