The global pallet trucks market is poised for significant growth in the coming years, driven by several key factors that are reshaping the landscape of warehousing and material handling. In 2022, the market is expected to reach an impressive valuation of US$ 38.5 billion, and it is projected to expand at a healthy compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5%, ultimately reaching a staggering US$ 79.8 billion by 2032.

One of the primary catalysts behind this growth is the remarkable expansion of the e-commerce industry. The surge in online shopping and the subsequent rise in demand for efficient storage and logistics solutions have revolutionized the warehousing sector. As more and more consumers turn to online platforms for their shopping needs, businesses are compelled to adapt by optimizing their supply chains and enhancing their material handling capabilities. This has translated into a soaring demand for pallet trucks, which play a vital role in streamlining the movement of goods within warehouses and distribution centers.

Furthermore, the logistics and freight sectors have experienced a substantial uptick in activity due to the surge in e-commerce and global trade. Pallet trucks are indispensable tools in these industries, facilitating the swift and secure movement of goods from one location to another. As international trade continues to flourish and the logistics industry expands to accommodate this growth, the demand for pallet trucks is expected to remain robust.

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According to the historical estimations from 2017 to 2021, the demand for pallet trucks surged at a stable 3.3% CAGR and is expected to surge by 3.9% in 2022. Due to the growing production capacities and increasing demand in various end-use industries such as food & beverages, retail stores, wholesale distributions, and manufacturing, a reasonable increase in Year-on-Year basis growth was witnessed in 2022.

Future Market Insights predicts a comparison and review analysis of the dynamics of the pallet truck market. Due to the ever-changing dynamics of warehousing and material handling, the emergence of the internet, e-commerce, and freight & logistics have revolutionized the retail sector and driven up demand for the pallet truck market.

Key Takeaways from Report:

  • Expansion of the e-commerce and freight & logistics sectors is expected to rise sales in the retail industry which is resulting in changing dynamics of warehousing and material handling, resulting in increased demand for pallet trucks.
  • The adoption of electric vehicle technology in the material handling sector is anticipated to create positive prospects for the adoption of pallet trucks. As per the FMI analysis, the global pallet trucks market accounts for about 22% of its parent market known as the global material handling equipment market.
  • With the expansion of warehouses, logistic activities, and industrial transportation, the popularity of pallet trucks is also increasing. As per the FMI estimations, the adoption of electric vehicle technology in the material handling industry will spread the latent development opportunities for the global pallet truck market.
  • Large public industrial programs are expected to appear in the building sector in countries like the United States, China, Europe, and India. It will help in expanding the potential for public-private partnerships to finance new projects.
  • The developing nations ought to concentrate on fostering intra-regional trade. This is expected to strengthen the local construction sector and broaden opportunities for the pallet truck market to excel.
  • Owing to the surging emphasis on lean supply chain management, end users are able to focus their energies, resources, and attention on their core business and day-to-day supply chain activities by renting pallet trucks. Moreover, the pallet truck companies also make sure that pallets are available in all the prime operational areas, resulting in a lean supply chain.

Competitive Landscape:

The dominant pallet truck manufacturers in the market are heavily investing in a wide array of technologies such as vision guidance systems, IoT, automation, GPS, and lasers. Several key players are also incorporating autonomous trucks and automated guided vehicle systems (AGVs) into end-to-end solutions for warehouses. The global market players are concentrating on long-term pricing contracts with raw material suppliers in order to avoid volatile price fluctuations in raw materials.

Key Players:

  • Kion group
  • Toyota Industries Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Logisnext
  • Jungheinrich AG
  • Crown Equipment Corporation
  • Hyster Company
  • Goscor Lifts Truck
  • Hyundai Heavy Industries
  • Godrej & Boyce
  • Nilkamal Limited

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Key Segments Covered In Pallet Pooling Industry Analysis:


  • Manual
  • Semi-Electric
  • Electric
  • Diesel
  • Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
  • Others

Product Type:

  • Standard
  • Quarter
  • Silent
  • Weighing
  • Scissor

Load Capacity:

  • Below 2000 Kg
  • 2000 – 4000 Kg
  • 4000 – 6000 Kg
  • Above 6000 Kg

End-Use Industry:

  • Food & Beverages
  • Retail stores
  • Wholesale Distributions
  • Freight and Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Others


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia & Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa