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Tail Lift Market

Tail Lift Market

Tail Lift Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2019 to 2027

Tail Lift Market
  • Sep-2019
  • List of Tables : 124
  • List of Figures : 102
  • 170 Pages
  • Automotive


The global tail lift market is expected to witness a strong growth rate over the forecast period on the backdrop of rising global freight volume and growing demand for tail lift in the end use sectors. The global market for tail lift is anticipated to reach over 900 thousand units by 2019 end with Y-o-Y increment of more than 6% in 2019 over 2018.

A significant growth in e-commerce and fast moving consumer goods are expected to propel the growth of global logistics and transportation industry, which in turn will upsurge the overall sales of tail lifts across developed as well as developing countries.

In addition, the rising commercial uses of tail lift in several end use applications including, waste management and emergency services are anticipated to create remunerative market opportunities for key manufacturers and owners to maintain their market position and amplify overall value chain of tail lifts over the forecast period.

Cantilevers Account for Over 4 in 10 Sales of Tail Lifts

According to study, the cantilever type holds the leading market share in the global tail lift market and accounts for over 4 in 10 sales of tail lifts in 2018. High demand of cantilevers among the tail lift owners can be attributed to proliferation in logistics and transportation activities across the globe.

Furthermore, global unit sales of cantilever tail lift continue to witness strong growth during forecast period owing to rising demand for hydraulic cantilever tail lifts for reducing lead time and increasing the productivity of warehouse or inventory in the transportation and logistics industry.

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”Connected Tail Lift” in Portfolio Wish List of Manufacturers

The industry giants in global tail lift market are continuously focusing on developing more efficient and safer tail lifts. The prime area of development is the safety in operations and product fall protection of tail lifts. Rising safety awareness in several countries and various regulatory standards are driving the demand of safer tail lifts in the global market.

The tail lifts has to be type approved for the vehicle to comply with Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA) to be installed in a vehicle. The tail lift manufacturers also have to follow the standards set by Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER).

Furthermore, the key players are also focusing on reducing the operational time of a tail lift to provide more efficient operations and decrease the overall lead time. For instance, in early 2018, Dhollandia N.V., a leading European manufacturer, has launched a new communication device for tail lifts. The “Connected Tail Lift” enables the intelligent operations and management of tail lifts.

Widespread E-commerce Sector Transforming Industry Dynamics

Owing to the increasing growth of the e-commerce sector and international trade, the trend of warehousing has emerged to become extremely popular among manufacturers across the globe.

Increasing adoption of warehouses and distribution centers creates demand for sustainable weight carrying systems, which is one of the leading driving engines for the global tail lift market.

However, the rise in the trend of automating warehouses and product transportation systems may require market players to modify their manufacturing strategies in the near future. Tail lifts that are integrated with technologically advanced features may witness high demand in the upcoming years, changing dynamics of the global tail lift market.

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Hydraulic Tail Lifts – Creating Avenues of Growth

The global tail lift market is expected to grow 1.8x by 2027 as compared to 2019 due to increasing industrialization and urbanization in emerging economies. Furthermore, the growing demand for highly efficient and reliable solutions have created lucrative opportunities for the manufacturers to shift their focus towards hydraulic tail lifts.

The overall adoption rate of hydraulic tail lift is anticipated to remain a key factor in driving the global tail lift market over the forecast period owing to its several advantages over mechanical and pneumatic tail lifts such as low maintenance cost and faster loading/unloading operations.

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Continuous Developments in the Market to Upsurge the Overall Sales of the Tail Lifts

The global market for tail lift is anticipated to remain highly consolidated over the forecast period with only few players expected to hold more than 2/3rd of market share.

Some of the key manufacturers engaged in the global tail lift market are Cargotec Corporation, Dhollandia N.V., PALFINGER AG, Anteo, Bär Cargolift and Tailifts South Africa (Pty) Ltd. These market players play a significant role in the development and transformation of the global tail lift market. The leading players are primarily involved in the acquisitions and merger activities and also performing R&D for enhancing the quality of products.

For e.g.

  • On 30th April 2019, Hiab, a part of Cargotec Corporation launched next generation column lift DEL DL500. This new range of tail lift can be installed in light duty vehicles and offers higher reliability and operational efficiency.
  • On 1st May 2018, Anteo, a leading manufacturer entered into a partnership contract with Tommy Gate to expand its light and medium duty tail lift product range in the global market.

These merger and acquisition strategies will enable key market players to further consolidate their position in the tail lift market.

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Tail Lift Market: In-Depth Assessment on Key Segments-

The global tail lift market is segmented by lifting capacity, product, ownership, end-use and region.

Lifting Capacity
  • Up to 1,000 kg
  • 1,001-2,000 kg
  • 2,001-3,000 kg
  • Greater than 3,000 kg
  • Columns
  • Cantilevers
  • Tuckaway
  • Sliders
  • Government (Federal and State / Province)
  • Rental Fleet Operators
  • Industrial and Commercial Enterprises
End Use 
  • Logistics
  • Waste Management
  • Medical Emergency Vehicles
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia & Oceania
  • MEA

Country-specific assessment on demand for the tail lift has been provided for each regional market, along with the market size valuation and forecast price point assessment, price index and impact analysis of key regional and country-wise dynamics, which were obtained through quotes from numerous tail lift manufacturers, experts and suppliers.

Y-o-Y growth projections have also been offered on all regional markets incorporated in the report.

Tail Lift Market – Scope of the report

This report provides forecast and analysis of the tail lift market. It provides historical data of 2013 along with estimated data for 2019, and forecast data up to 2027 in terms of revenue (US$ Mn) and volume (Units), according to a Fact.MR study. The research propounds key trends that are currently influencing growth of the tail lift market along with the macro-economic indicators. This newly published and insightful report sheds light on key dynamics, and their impact on overall value chain from component suppliers to end users, which are expected to transform the future of the tail lift market.

The report also comprises the study of current issues with end users and opportunities for tail lifts in the global market. It also contains value chain analysis along with key market participants. In order to provide users of this report with a comprehensive view of the tail lift market, we have included detailed competitive analysis about market key players and strategic overviews.

The dashboard provides a detailed comparison of tail lift manufacturers on parameters such as total revenue, product offerings and key strategy. A list of key companies operating in the tail lift market provided in the report adds to the credibility of this exhaustive research study.

The report provides company-level market share analysis, which has been derived on the basis of the company’s annual sales and segmental revenue in all the target end-use industries. The market has been forecast based on constant currency rates.

The report provides detailed competitive and company profiles of key participants operating in the global tail lift market. Some of the major companies operating in the tail lift market analyzed are Cargotec Corporation, Dhollandia N.V., PALFINGER AG, Anteo, Bär Cargolift, Tailifts South Africa (Pty) Ltd, DAUTEL, Penny Hydraulics Ltd, Leyman Lift Gates, Maxon Lift Corp., Woodbine Manufacturing Co. Inc., and others

Tail Lift Market: Research Methodology

A number of primary and secondary sources were consulted during the course of the study. Secondary sources include Morningstar, Factiva, association publication, industry magazines and company annual reports and publications. Comprehensive interviews have been conducted by our analysts, and the data and insights obtained have been used for validating the information of tail lifts gained through secondary sources.

The report also includes a description of assumptions and acronyms utilized for research purposes. The data triangulation process used for cross checking of the collected and analyzed data from the supply as well as the demand side for tail lifts.

For assessment of the market size on the basis of value and volume, revenues generated by leading players, coupled with their production capacities are taken into consideration. Backed by a proven & tested research approach, the report offered necessary information on the tail lift market.

Other qualitative findings and perspectives are gathered from interviews from industry participants including Business Development Managers / Executives, CXO’s, Plant Managers, Aftermarket installation and repair service providers. This information has been adhered to by the analysts while developing this insightful report on the tail lift market. Secondary research is leveraged for ascertaining the overall size of the tail lift market.

A brief market viewpoint offered in the report elucidates the macro-economic aspects that influences the growth of the tail lift market, which includes GDP growth, urbanization rate, key manufacturer’s historical growth, impact of policies and regulations etc.

This report serves as an authentic resource of intelligence on the tail lift market, enabling the readers to take fact-based decisions on the future direction of their businesses.

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