IBISWorld’s Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems Procurement Research Report is a comprehensive guide to purchasing Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems. This report offers strategic analysis of the factors influencing purchasing decisions, including price trends and three-year forecasts, input costs and demand factors, along with key suppliers and an analysis of the extended supply chain. Armed with the right procurement intelligence, your company will be able to make educated purchasing decisions.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems - Recent Price Trend

The price of ASRS has increased at an estimated average annual rate of 2.7% during the three years to 2017 due to a rise in demand for the systems. However, falling steel prices have helped mitigate price spikes in the market overall. Although rising prices negatively impact buyer power, low overall price volatility has aided buyers during the past three years.The strongest driver of ASRS price...


Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership (TCO) for an ASRS is high. For example, initial installation can significantly affect the TCO for buyers. Improper installation of ASRS can cause a system to become faulty or nonfunctional, leading to operational downtime and additional maintenance costs that drive the TCO upward. Complex systems are more vulnerable to installation flaws because they are typically much...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS). These systems use a variety of computer-controlled systems to automatically store and retrieve products in storage locations. ASRS are generally used with high volumes of product that must be accurately and rapidly moved into and out of storage. Key buyers of ASRS include wholesalers, e-commerce and internet retailers, food and beverage distributors as well as warehouse operators. ASRS are primarily supplied by manufacturers, distributors and resellers. This report does not include storage racks or shelves that do not have an automated retrieval component.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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