Covid-19 no obstacle to growth in AGV and AMR industry, report finds

The report features charts, data, insights, and analysis, as well as an executive summary, and is interspersed with quotes from industry leaders to give a comprehensive picture of the world of automated guided vehicles (AGV) and autonomous mobile robots (AMR).

LONDON, December 16, 2021 - Leading publisher and consulting firm STIQ (Styleintelligence) has published this year's STIQ AGV and AMR Robotics report. The report features charts, data, insights, and analysis, as well as an executive summary, and is interspersed with quotes from industry leaders to give a comprehensive picture of the world of automated guided vehicles (AGV) and autonomous mobile robots (AMR).

Despite the initial downturn in activity caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, growth began to return in the second half of 2020 and accelerated through 2021. Several AMR vendors suggested that the pandemic had actually acted as a catalyst for further automation. Geek+ is bullish on its growth forecast and has suggested that the conversation about automation has shifted from ‘should I automate?' to ‘how can I not?'
Hightlights include:
• An overview of the AGV and AMR landscape, including business models, segmentation, and technologies.
• The consequences for growth from supply chain disruptions and talent sourcing issues.
• The evolving profile of AGV and AMR customers and the vendors who serve them.
• Covid-19's impact on acceptance of robotics, including in new settings, such as in hospitals and schools.
• Varying perspectives among industry experts on whether very high growth levels will continue in 2022.
STIQ's full AGV & AMR Robotics report 2021 is available for download for free here.

About Geek+
Geek+ is a global technology company leading the intelligent logistics revolution. We apply advanced robotics and AI technologies to realize flexible, reliable, and highly efficient solutions for warehouses and supply chain management. Geek+ counts 300 global customers and more than 20,000 robots sold worldwide. Founded in 2015, Geek+ has over 1500 employees and is headquartered in Beijing, with offices in Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, and Singapore.
For more information, please visit: https://www.geekplus.com/company

About STIQ
STIQ Ltd is a publisher of free, unbiased, and qualitative market research reports focusing on Robotics, Warehouse Automation, Intralogistics, and Retail Technology. Each STIQ report is produced from in-depth interviews with 40-60 stakeholders combined with incisive analysis based on the founder's extensive background in M&A research. STIQs output continues to attract readers from enterprises to early-stage startups and from a wide variety of industries and geographies.
For more information, please visit: https://www.styleintelligence.com/

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