The key to Pick to Light is its simplicity. Operators scan a bar code license plate on a tote or shipping container to launch an order in their zone. Illuminated LEDs direct pickers to the right product location, and display the required unit quantity. After picking all pieces the operator confirms the completed activity, often by pressing a button on the device. They then proceed to the next illuminated location and repeat the process until all the necessary picks in their area are finished.
Pick to light includes indicators, sensors, light curtains, operator/maintenance interface (hmi), gateway, connection components, software and so on. And a pick to light system includes different numbers of hardware and software. So the price and the volume cannot be counted.
The Pick to Light market was 649 Million USD in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 1,065 Million USD by 2025, at a CAGR (Compounded Annual Growth Rate) of 6.4% between 2017 and 2025.
The key players are Daifuku, Murata Machinery, SSI SCHAEFER , Dematic, Honeywell, Kardex Group, Sick AG, Knapp AG, Aioi-Systems Co, Swisslog, Vanderlande, ULMA Handling Systems, Hans Turck GmbH, Bastian Solutions, Weidmuller, Banner, CREFORM (Yazaki-Kako), Wenglor Sensonic, Lightning Pick Technologies, ATOX Sistemas, KBS Industrieelektronik, Insystems Automation, Falcon Autotech and so on.
The growth of this market is propelled by the emergence of advanced automated warehouses, growth of the e-commerce industry, and globalization of supply chain network. Moreover, pick to light offers error-free and better productivity operations and enhanced labor utilization. The retail and e-commerce industry is expected to capture the largest share of the pick to light market owing to the requirement of fast and efficient distribution of goods in this industry.
Moreover, growing online shopping trend increases the use of pick to light systems in its warehouses for fast and accurate delivery of goods. Increasing competition among e-commerce companies has pushed them to offer same-day delivery and products at high discounts. Pick to light systems, along with other distribution center technologies, help expedite the order fulfillment process.
The leading companies own the advantages on better performance, more abundant product’s types, better technical and impeccable after-sales service. Consequently, they take the majority of the market share of high-end market. Looking to the future years, the slow downward price trend in recent years will maintain. As competition intensifies, prices gap between different brands will go narrowing. Similarly, there will be fluctuation in gross margin.
The industry is expected to remain innovation-led, with frequent acquisitions and strategic alliances adopted as the key strategies by the players to increase their industry presence. Market stays in mature period with a clear concentration. Meanwhile, optimize product mix and further develop value-added capabilities to maximize margins.
The Global Pick to Light Market Research Report 2018 report released by QYResearch provides a basic overview of the Pick to Light industry, including definition, classification, application and industrial chain structure. Discuss development policies and plans as well as manufacturing processes and cost structures.
The report then focuses on major industry players in Global, including company profiles, product images and specifications, sales, market share, and contact information. More importantly, the Pick to Light industry development trends and marketing channels were analyzed. Providing the main statistical data on the current status of the industry is a valuable guide and direction for companies and individuals interested in the market.
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