The global automated parcel delivery terminals market accounted for US$ 799.0 Mn in 2017 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.0% during the forecast period 2018 – 2025, to account for US$ 1,973.4 Mn in 2025.
Within the automated parcel delivery terminals market, various regions are observed to exhibit different growth trends. Europe held the largest share of the total automated parcel delivery terminals market. While the regions such as APAC is expected to exhibit high growth along with the increasing growth in China, Japan and other region with adoption of advanced technologies and constantly growing e-commerce market.
Automated Parcel Delivery Terminals Market Insights
Growing Online Retailing and E-Commerce Market
E-commerce industry is growing rapidly across the globe, with each passing day, a new e-commerce market is coming into existence whereas, the established markets are reaching new heights. E-commerce sales globally is expected to grow fiercely in 2017, it is expected that the market will account for one-tenth of total retail sales worldwide. China and US are expected to lead the industry with a share of US$1.6 Tn in 2017, which is approx. 70% of total e-commerce market. Furthermore, this will increase the demand for e-commerce logistics as well, delivery firms will compete to offer faster delivery, with comparatively cheaper and more convenient solutions to both customers and retailers.
This makes automated parcel delivery terminals market increasingly vibrant, fulfilling end-user need for fast delivery with convenient pick-up time and location. Consequently, e-commerce giants are using greater market power, and focusing on global integration for convenient B2C delivery. Hence, postal operators are aggressively looking to expand their market in both domestic as well as cross-border.
Growth in Urbanization and Digitization
Accelerating urbanization, global economic growth, and connected devices are driving dramatic changes across the globe. As e-commerce and e-substitution continue to initiate structural shifts across the industry, posts and parcel are rapidly adapting their businesses in increasingly fast-paced, complex and competitive markets.
Urbanization and digitization will continue to shape the automated parcel delivery industry. The world economic outlook is improving, with the IMF expecting global growth to increase to 3.7% by 2018. As more people move from rural areas to cities, urbanization will pose infrastructure, environmental and social challenges. Digital connectivity is also expected to rise, by 2021, almost half the world’s population will use the internet. More users coupled with faster broadband and mobile speeds will see close to a threefold increase in global IP traffic over the next five years, with Cisco forecasting that smartphones will account for a third of total traffic by 2021. As billions of devices generate huge amounts of data, cities will become smarter and infrastructure more connected.
Exhibit: Automated Parcel Delivery Terminals Market by Region
Few of the recent strategies by some of the players in automated parcel delivery terminals market landscape are listed below-
2017: Bell and Howell to feature intelligent parcel lockers at ACUHO-I Conference. The company will exhibit CleverBox parcel terminal at the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International’s Annual Conference & Exposition June 17-20 in providence, in Rhode Island.
2016: TZL had entered into a supply contract with Singapore Post for Parcel Locker. The company has been awarded with on-going supply contract to provide POPStation Locker Banks for Singapore Post Limited. The contract also includes regional supply to CouriersPlease (Australia) along with other markets that Singapore Post considers for further expansion of its POPStation network with a potential supply of 100 Locker Banks for three years.
2016: InPost and Miss PaP had signed a contract to tackle shipments to their customers. Users can select for free pick-up or return of the product from 1100 InPost parcel lockers established in the UK at any time.
The report segments the global automated parcel delivery terminals market are as follows:
Automated Parcel Delivery Terminals Market – By Deployment