Monday 26th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

FEM highlights market growth

2014 proved a positive year for the intralogistics industry, according to a report by the European Federation of Materials Handling (FEM) with shuttles for boxes nearly doubling between 2011 and 2014.

The courier express parcel sector reported a an increase of six per cent year-on-year, up from 17 per cent in 2013 to 23 per cent in 2014.

However, intralogistic machinery was still down compared to 2012. Intralogistic systems recorded a year-on-year decline of 3.5 per cent compared to 2013, though this was still above the 2012 result.