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Automatic Guided Vehicles Procurement Research Report | Published: Sep 2014

Helping businesses make better purchasing decisions, faster

Automatic Guided Vehicles: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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If your company is looking to save time and money during the initial stages of the buying process, IBISWorld’s Automatic Guided Vehicles procurement research will provide you with the tools necessary to do just that. This report breaks down the data and analysis behind buying Automatic Guided Vehicles, such as pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and external demand drivers. Your company will also gain expert negotiation tactics to help gain leverage when working with suppliers.

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Automatic Guided Vehicles - Recent Price Trend

Over the three years to 2014, the price per vehicle for AGVs has been increasing at an estimated average annual rate of 2.7%. AGV vendors have had strong sales growth during the economic recovery, with businesses seeking new ways to reduce operating and labor costs while improving productivity. The AGV market is still in the growth stage of its life cycle, and an increasing number of buyers have... purchase to read more

Automatic Guided Vehicles - Total Cost of Ownership

AGVs have a high cost per unit; fortunately for buyers, however, they do not have a high total cost of ownership. In addition to the unit itself, buyers will need to consider the additional costs of labor for installation, software programming, spare parts, AGV training and ongoing maintenance of the AGV system. The costs of labor per setup average about $25,000, while the cost of spare parts... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of automatic guided vehicles (AGVs). These types of vehicles consist of mobile load carriers that can take the form of forklifts, towers, trays and carts used for material handling and tracking. AGVs are computer-controlled. They are programmed to operate without a driver and navigate through facilities by following defined paths and guidance systems. The suppliers in this market are manufacturers. This report does not focus on one particular type of vehicle navigation system. This report does not distinguish AGVs from autonomous mobile robots.

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