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Automatic Guided Vehicles Procurement Research Report | Published: Sep 2015

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Automatic Guided Vehicles: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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IBISWorld’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. IBISWorld’s Automatic Guided Vehicles procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.

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Automatic Guided Vehicles - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2015, the price per vehicle for AGVs has been increasing at an estimated average annual rate of 2.8%. The economic recovery has spurred strong sales growth for AGVs as buyers have increasingly sought new ways to reduce their operating and labor costs while improving productivity. The AGV market is still in the growth stage of its life cycle, so an increasing number of buyers... purchase to read more

Automatic Guided Vehicles - Total Cost of Ownership

AGVs have a moderate 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, system training and the ongoing maintenance of the AGVs. The cost of labor for setting up each unit averages about $25,000 per vehicle, while the cost of spare parts will vary according to the make of the AGV... 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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