Global Tow Tractors Market – Introduction

  • Tow tractors are vehicles with energy efficient motors, which are used at a warehouse or workstation to transport goods and loads. Tow tractors are employed for towing and transportation of goods and products from one place to another. They are also used for towing goods and products in distribution centers, warehouses, and general material-handling industries.
  • Furthermore, installation of tow tractors in distribution centers and warehouses can provide increased efficiency, productivity, and product safety
  • However, with the use of tow tractors, the requirement for labor and time for transportation of goods in workstations can be reduced
  • Tow tractors can provide smooth acceleration, high efficiency, and safe operation in the order of picking and horizontal transport for different types of loads such as palletized, un-palletized, and roller-caged loads
  • Tow tractors are generally used in steep ramps, small loading areas, and narrow aisles for uneven surfaces in order to make the transportation of products and goods easier and more economical
  • Furthermore, tow tractors can increase the productivity of distribution centers and workspaces and they can also reduce the operational cost and lead time. Besides this, tow tractors can handle various loads ranging from heavy-duty loads to light-duty loads in a more secure and efficient manner.
  • Tow tractors are of different forms such as stand-in tow tractors, rider-seated tow tractors, and pedestrian tow tractors
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Global Tow Tractors Market – Dynamics

Key Drivers of Global Tow Tractors Market

  • Growing industrialization in developing as well as developed countries is expected to drive the global tow tractors market during the forecast period
  • The transportation & logistics industry is expanding at a significant rate, due to rise in the number of distribution centers and warehouses across the globe. This, in turn, is expected to drive the global tow tractors market during the forecast period. Furthermore, tow tractors offer optimized transportation operations and easy storage in distribution centers and warehouses.
  • In addition to this, rising trade of commercial and industrial products worldwide led by rising demand for transportation and storage facilities across the globe is boosting the demand for tow tractors, which is likely to drive the global tow tractors market during the forecast period
  • Moreover, automation of warehouses and storage facilities in developing countries is increasing at a significant rate, which is raising labor costs. This, in turn, is expected to generate demand for tow tractors in developing countries between 2019 and 2027.

North America to Hold a Major Share of Global Tow Tractors Market

  • Growing awareness regarding efficient operations, lowering of lead time, and workers’ safety is likely to promote growth of the tow tractors market in North America in the next few years
  • Furthermore, growth of commercial and industrial sectors in Asia Pacific is expected to generate demand for distribution centers and new warehouses in the near future. This, in turn, is likely to augment the demand for tow tractors in the region between 2019 and 2027.
  • The increasing number of warehouses and strong presence of various end-use industries in Middle East & Africa and South America are driving the tow tractors market in these regions
  • The tow tractors market in Europe is anticipated to expand at a significant rate during the forecast period, due to stringent government regulations on material handling and high labor costs in countries of the European Union. This, in turn, is expected to propel the market in the region in the next few years.
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Global Tow Tractors Market – Competition Landscape

Key Players Operating in Global Market

The global tow tractors market is highly concentrated with top manufacturers accounting for approximately 35%–40% of the market share. A few of the key players operating in the global tow tractors market are:

  • Alke
  • Bradshaw Electric Vehicles
  • Eagle Tugs
  • Godrej Material Handling
  • Helge Nyberg AB
  • Hyster
  • JBT
  • Jungheinrich AG
  • Linde Material Handling
  • Motrec International Inc.
  • Polaris Inc.
  • Polaris Industries, Inc.
  • Simai SPA
  • SPAN Trading LLC.
  • Taylor-Dunn
  • The Raymond Corporation
  • Toyota Material Handling
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Global Tow Tractors Market – Research Scope

The global tow tractors market can be segmented based on:

  • Product Type
  • Load Capacity  
  • Distribution channel
  • Power Source
  • Application
  • Region

Global Tow Tractors Market, by Product Type

Based on type, the global tow tractors market can be divided into:

  • Pedestrian Towing Tractors
  • Stand-in Towing Tractors
  • Rider-seated Towing Tractors

Global Tow Tractors Market, by Load Capacity

In terms of load capacity, the global tow tractors market can be segmented into:

  • Light-duty Tow Tractors
  • Medium-duty Tow Tractors
  • Heavy-duty Tow Tractors

Global Tow Tractors Market, by Distribution Channel

Based on distribution channel, the global tow tractors market can be segregated into:

  • Direct Sales (OEM)
  • Indirect Sales

Global Tow Tractors Market, by Power Source

In terms of power source, the global tow tractors market can be segregated into:

  • Electric
  • Fuel

Global Tow Tractors Market, by Application

Based on application, the global tow tractors market can be categorized into:

  • Railway Stations
  • Airports
  • Supermarkets
  • Industries
  • Warehouses
  • Others (Distribution Centers, Military Cargo Stations, etc.)

Global Tow Tractors Market, by Region

Based on region, the global tow tractors market can be categorized into:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Russia & CIS
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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