Autonomous Mobile Robot Market Size

Statistics for the 2023 & 2024 Autonomous Mobile Robot market size, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Autonomous Mobile Robot size report includes a market forecast to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry size analysis as a free report PDF download.

Market Size of Autonomous Mobile Robot Industry

Autonomous Mobile Robot Market Summary
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Study Period 2019 - 2029
Market Size (2024) USD 3.88 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 8.02 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 15.60 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market Asia Pacific

Major Players

Autonomous Mobile Robot Market Major Players

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Autonomous Mobile Robot Market Analysis

The Autonomous Mobile Robot Market size is estimated at USD 3.88 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 8.02 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 15.60% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

The increasing trends of automation in manufacturing, the growing e-commerce sector, the mass personalization of goods, and a shortage of low-cost labor are among the primary factors contributing to the market growth.

  • The essential advantage of an AMR is its ability to understand its operating environment, enabling it to navigate around obstacles and operate safely in the presence of human operators. In contrast to an automated guided vehicle, which needs some form of guided paths, such as magnetic tape or QR codes, to navigate through its environment, an AMR can use data from cameras, laser scanners, and other sensors to understand its operating environment and make the decisions needed to move around it.
  • Increasing robotics, autonomous technologies, and IoT advancements have created an ideal environment for adopting connected industrial autonomous vehicles across various industries. These autonomous vehicles are expected to change the industrial landscape alongside the steady adoption of autonomous technologies in consumer automotive vehicles and public transport. This rise of autonomous industrial cars is expected to drive the market's growth further in the future.
  • Apart from labor-related challenges, safety is another critical factor in the shift toward leveraging AMRs for warehouse automation. For instance, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the US Department of Labor, over 11% of forklifts, typically used to move and transport pallets within a warehouse, are likely to be involved in an accident. However, the emergence of AMRs that can take on a pallet or bulk movements helps reduce the reliance on forklifts for specific activities and is expected to improve warehouse-related safety significantly.
  • The initial cost of AMR can be prohibitive, primarily if it is evaluated on a short-term outcome. AGV System is more expensive than hiring personnel or using other equipment, such as manual forklifts. However, AMR can result in a positive Return on Investment (ROI) in the long run and increase overall efficiency and productivity, driving economic advantages.
  • As a result of the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns, companies across different industries accelerated the adoption of AMRs for automating many tasks to reduce person-to-person contact significantly. After the pandemic, the market is proliferating, with increased consumers shifting to online shopping, resulting in a surge in demand for e-commerce warehouses and distribution services.

Autonomous Mobile Robots Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)