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Global Forklift Trucks Market 2018-2022: Shortage of Skilled Operators to Hamper Market Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

November 20, 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 20, 2018--The “Global Forklift Trucks Market 2018-2022” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The forklift trucks market will register a CAGR of almost 6% by 2022.

The demand for increased operational efficiency and the presence of strict regulations for reducing carbon emissions is driving the adoption of fuel cell powered forklifts during the forecast period. The replacement frequency of hydrogen fuel cells is lower than that of lead batteries. Moreover, the fueling time of hydrogen powered forklifts is 80%-85% less than that for battery operated forklifts. Since, hydrogen is derived from natural gas, hydrogen fuel is much cheaper than diesel and LPG. These factors along with improved performance, environmental benefits, and low maintenance will drive the demand for fuel cell powered forklifts and act as a key trend driving market growth.

Market Overview

Rapid growth in construction sector

The construction and renovation sector are witnessing rapid growth in developed markets such as the US and Western Europe. The implementation of Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) by the EC in 2012 is one of the major factors driving the public building renovation sector in Western Europe. Construction activity is also increasing in emerging economies of APAC such as India, China, and countries in South East Asia. Forklift trucks offer better flexibility and operational speed for repeated material handling tasks which makes it suitable for various construction activities. Thus, the growth of the construction sector will drive the growth of forklift trucks market during the forecast period.

Shortage of skilled operators

Trained personnel with skilled technical expertise are required for the handling and operations of forklift trucks. In the US, a rule was implemented by OSHA from 2017, which makes training and certification compulsory for every forklift operator in a workplace. However, it is difficult to find skilled operators which leads to delay and loss in profitability of projects. Thus, the lack of skilled operators will hurt the growth prospects of the forklift trucks market during the forecast period.

Competitive Landscape

The market appears to be fragmented and with the presence of several companies including Crown Equipment, and Jungheinrich the competitive environment is quite intense. Factors such as the rapid growth of the construction sector, will provide considerable growth opportunities to forklift truck manufacturers. Crown Equipment, Jungheinrich, KION GROUP, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and Toyota Industries are some of the major companies covered in this report.

Summary:

Fuel cell powered forklifts provide better operational efficiency as it requires very less downtime. Hydrogen fuel cells also offer improved performance and environmental benefits. Thus, the growing demand for fuel cell powered forklift trucks will be a key trend driving market growth.

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is the rapid growth of the construction and renovation sector in developed as well as emerging economies of the world. This growth of the construction sector will foster the demand for forklift trucks and thereby boost market growth.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is the lack of skilled forklift operators which leads to delay and loss in profitability of projects. According to a rule in the US, every forklift operator needs to be trained and certified to handle forklift trucks. This is leading to a shortage of skilled operators, which in turn is hampering market growth.

Key Topics Covered:

PART 01: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

PART 02: SCOPE OF THE REPORT

PART 03: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

PART 04: MARKET LANDSCAPE

Market ecosystem Market characteristics Market segmentation analysis

PART 05: MARKET SIZING

Market definition Market sizing 2017 Market size and forecast 2017-2022

PART 06: FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS

Bargaining power of buyers Bargaining power of suppliers Threat of new entrants Threat of substitutes Threat of rivalry Market condition

PART 07: MARKET SEGMENTATION BY CLASS TYPE

Segmentation by class type Comparison by class type Class V type forklift trucks - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 Class III type forklift trucks - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 Class I type forklift trucks - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 Class II type forklift trucks - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 Class IV type forklift trucks - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 Market opportunity by class type

PART 08: CUSTOMER LANDSCAPE

PART 09: REGIONAL LANDSCAPE

Geographical segmentation Regional comparison APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 Key leading countries Market opportunity

PART 10: DECISION FRAMEWORK

PART 11: DRIVERS AND CHALLENGES

Market drivers Market challenges

PART 12: MARKET TRENDS

Fuel cell powered forklift trucks Growing popularity of automation Rising prominence of tire technology

PART 13: VENDOR LANDSCAPE

Overview Landscape disruption Competitive landscape

PART 14: VENDOR ANALYSIS

Crown Equipment Jungheinrich KION GROUP Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Toyota Industries

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