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Automated Sortation System Market 2019 Revenue Analysis, Opportunities, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2022

Market Overview

Automated sortation systems are capable of separating products from in-feed conveyor lines to shipping lanes, packing stations and other kind of sortation process. Broadly, automated sortation system are categorized into linear sortation system and loop sortation systems. Among these, Linear Sortation System is expected to accounts for largest share in the global automated sortation system market. Linear sortation systems as the name suggests, functions in a straight line. These systems perform sortation of a product at one end and move it along their length. Linear sorters can be either chain or belt driven and have diverting mechanism integrated with sortation conveyor. There are number of categories of linear sortation systems available in the market which includes linear belt sorter, narrow belt sorter 30 or 90 degrees, sliding shoe sorter, small parcel sorter, small item sorter, paddle sorter, and pusher sorter.

Automated sortation system have wide potential applications in various end-users such as retail & e-commerce, post & parcel, food & beverage, pharmaceuticals & medical supply, large airports and others. Among these, Retail & E-commerce is dominating the market during the forecast period. The increasing labor cost, and changing consumer buying behavior has demanded for fast, more accurate and responsive in product purchase and delivery operations thereby has developed huge demand of automated sortation system in retail & e-commerce sector. Sortation system offers accurate, and efficient solution for routing, consolidation and diversion of wide range of parcels. FMCG manufacturers are using sortation system to hold carbonized products as they come off the production line. With growing penetration of online shoppers, ecommerce retailers has adopted sortation system for numeral purposes such as inventory management, order management, picking & shipping, and accurate delivery among others.

The Global Automated Sortation System market is growing rapidly over 4.22% of CAGR and is expected to reach at USD ~5,516.15 million by the end of forecast period 2022.


To determine accurately the differential market potential of the global Automated Sortation System market, the report is segregated based on type, application, and region.

  • Based on the types, the market is divided by linear sortation and loop sortation of which the linear sortation system is dominating the market. The loop sortation system is expected to be the fastest growing market during the forecast period.
  • Based on the applications, the market is segregated by retail & e-commerce, post & parcel sector, food & beverage, pharmaceutical & medical sector, large airport and others. The retail & e-commerce is projected to grow with a CAGR of 5.27 % during the forecast period of 2016 to 2022.
  • Based on the regions, the market is segregated as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa.

Key Players

The prominent players in the global Automated Sortation System market are Daifuku Co. Ltd (Japan), Vanderlande Industries B.V (Netherland), OKURA YUSOKI (Japan), Murata Machinery (Japan), Interroll, KION Group (Germany), TGW Group (Austria), Siemens AG (Munich), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan), BEUMER (Germany), Fives in Intralogistics (U.S.), SSI Schaefer (Germany), Equinox (Netherland), Shanxi Oriental Material Handling Co Ltd (China), and others.

Market Research Analysis

North America is the most significant market for global automated sortation system, which is dominated by U.S. The European region is dominated by Germany, France, and the U.K. The market, however, is losing its steam owing to economic uncertainty and stagnation.

Asia-Pacific is expected to expand with the highest growth owing to growing e-commerce sector, increasing online shopping, growing consumer electronics & FMCG market and increasing sales of consumer products, especially in China and India. The Middle East and Africa regions are projected to be skewed in favor of Gulf economies of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, and Qatar.

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1 Executive Summary

2 Market Dynamics

2.1 Market Drivers 10

2.1.1 Increase In Shipping Accuracy, Time And Efficiency With Sortation Systems 10

2.1.2 Growing Pharmaceutical And Food & Beverage Industry 11

2.2 Market Inhibitors 11

2.2.1 High Instalment Cost 11

2.2.2 High Maintenance Cost 12

2.2.3 Space Requirements 12

2.3 Supply Chain Analysis 12

2.4 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis 13

3 Global Automated Sortation System Market, By Type

3.1 Introduction 14

3.2 Market By Sub-Segment 14

3.2.1 Linear Sortation 15

3.2.2 Loop Sortation 16

4 Global Automated Sortation System Market, By Application

4.1 Introduction 18

4.2 Market By Sub-Segment 18


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