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Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market to reach USD 5.79 billion by the end of 2030

Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Size study & Forecast, by Equipment Type (Narcotics Trace Detectors, Non-computed Tomography, X-ray Scanners, Explosive Trace Detectors (ETDs), Radiation Detectors, Others) By Cargo size (Small Parcels, Break Pallet Cargo, Oversized Cargo) By End-use (Airports, Railway Station, Border Control, Logistics and Transportation, Industrial and Manufacturing facilities, Others) and Regional Analysis, 2023-2030

Product Code: SSRCS-99170209
Publish Date: 29-02-2024
Page: 200

Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market is valued approximately at USD 3.5 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow with a growth rate of more than 6.5% over the forecast period 2023-2030. Cargo Scanning Equipment refers to a variety of specialized devices and systems designed for the inspection and screening of cargo, freight, or containers to ensure compliance with security and safety regulations. These technologies play a crucial role in transportation and logistics, particularly in international trade and border security. The Cargo Scanning Equipment market is expanding because of factors such as growing demand of e-commerce logistics and rising number of global trades. As a result, the demand of Cargo Scanning Equipment has progressively increased in the international market during the forecast period 2023-2030.

E-commerce platforms handle a large volume of shipment on a daily basis, involving a wide range of products. As the volume of shipment increases, there is a greater need for efficient and automated cargo scanning to ensure the security and safety of the transported goods. According to Statista, in 2021, the global e-commerce logistics market exceeded a valuation of USD 154.53 billion and projected e-commerce logistics market is anticipated to surge up to USD 827.16 billion. Another important factor driving the Cargo Scanning Equipment market is increasing number of global trades. The growth in the number of global trades often leads to the introduction of more stringent regulations and compliance standards. Cargo Scanning Equipment is essential for businesses to comply with these regulations, as it helps in screening shipment for illegal or prohibited items. This creates a demand for advanced scanning technologies to meet evolving regulatory requirements. In addition, as per Statista, in 2020, the total value of global exports reached approximately USD 22.34 trillion and reached up to USD 24.9 trillion in 2022. Moreover, rising focus on preventing drug trafficking and advancement in scanning technologies is anticipated to create a lucrative growth opportunity for the market over the forecast period. However, high equipment costs and operational challenges are going to impede overall market growth throughout the forecast period of 2023-2030.

The key regions considered for the Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market study includes Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North America dominated the market in 2022 with largest market share owing to the increase in the drug trafficking throughout United States. The surge in drug trafficking necessitates more sophisticated and sensitive scanning equipment to detect concealed substances within cargo shipment. Cargo Scanning Equipment, including X-ray scanners and other detection technologies, plays a pivotal role in identifying hidden drugs and illicit substances. The region’s dominant performance is anticipated to propel the overall demand of Cargo Scanning Equipment. Furthermore, Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a fastest growth rate during the forecast period, owing to factors such as increasing number of trade activities in the region.

Major market player included in this report are:
Leidos Holdings Inc
Smiths Detection Group Ltd
Nuctech Company Limited
Autoclear LLC
Astrophysics, Inc
ADANI Systems Inc.
ICTS International N.V.
Autoclear LLC
Metrasens Ltd

Recent Developments in the Market:
Ø In March 2023, Tek84 Inc., a pioneer in high-technology security screening and surveillance, revealed its acquisition of Integrated Defense and Security Solutions (IDSS) Corp., a renowned global leader in airport scanner technology. Tek84 specializes in the creation and production of advanced ultra-low-dose x-ray scanning solutions designed to identify threats, including weapons, drugs, and contraband. These innovative systems have the capability to detect hidden items beneath clothing, within body cavities, and inside various objects such as vehicles, packages, walls, and other items. Tek84’s cutting-edge scanning technology is utilized globally, spanning diverse locations such as jails, prisons, detention centers, airports, embassies, courthouses, border crossings, event venues, and critical infrastructure facilities.

Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Report Scope:
ü Historical Data – 2020 – 2021
ü Base Year for Estimation – 2022
ü Forecast period – 2023-2030
ü Report Coverage – Revenue forecast, Company Ranking, Competitive Landscape, Growth factors, and Trends
ü Segments Covered – Equipment Type, Cargo size, End-use, Region
ü Regional Scope – North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa
ü Customization Scope – Free report customization (equivalent up to 8 analyst’s working hours) with purchase. Addition or alteration to country, regional & segment scope*

The objective of the study is to define market sizes of different segments & countries in recent years and to forecast the values to the coming years. The report is designed to incorporate both qualitative and quantitative aspects of the industry within countries involved in the study.

The report also caters detailed information about the crucial aspects such as driving factors & challenges which will define the future growth of the market. Additionally, it also incorporates potential opportunities in micro markets for stakeholders to invest along with the detailed analysis of competitive landscape and product offerings of key players. The detailed segments and sub-segment of the market are explained below:

By Equipment Type
Narcotics Trace Detectors
Non-computed Tomography
X-ray Scanners
Explosive Trace Detectors (ETDs)
Radiation Detectors

By Cargo size
Small Parcels
Break Pallet Cargo
Oversized Cargo

By End-use
Railway Station
Border Control
Logistics and Transportation
Industrial and Manufacturing facilities

By Region:

North America


Asia Pacific
South Korea

Latin America

Middle East & Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa

Chapter 1. Executive Summary
1.1. Market Snapshot
1.2. Global & Segmental Market Estimates & Forecasts, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.1. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, by region, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.2. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, by Equipment Type, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.3. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, by Cargo size, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.2.4. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, by End-use, 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
1.3. Key Trends
1.4. Estimation Methodology
1.5. Research Assumption
Chapter 2. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Definition and Scope
2.1. Objective of the Study
2.2. Market Definition & Scope
2.2.1. Industry Evolution
2.2.2. Scope of the Study
2.3. Years Considered for the Study
2.4. Currency Conversion Rates
Chapter 3. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Dynamics
3.1. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Impact Analysis (2020-2030)
3.1.1. Market Drivers Growing demand of e-commerce logistics Rising number of global trades
3.1.2. Market Challenges High equipment Costs Operational Challenges
3.1.3. Market Opportunities Rising focus on Preventing Drug Trafficking Advancements in Scanning Technologies
Chapter 4. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment: Market Industry Analysis
4.1. Porter’s 5 Force Model
4.1.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.1.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.1.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.1.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.1.5. Competitive Rivalry
4.2. Porter’s 5 Force Impact Analysis
4.3. PEST Analysis
4.3.1. Political
4.3.2. Economic
4.3.3. Social
4.3.4. Technological
4.3.5. Environmental
4.3.6. Legal
4.4. Top investment opportunity
4.5. Top winning strategies
4.6. COVID-19 Impact Analysis
4.7. Disruptive Trends
4.8. Industry Expert Perspective
4.9. Analyst Recommendation & Conclusion
Chapter 5. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, by Equipment Type
5.1. Market Snapshot
5.2. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market by Equipment Type, Performance – Potential Analysis
5.3. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Estimates & Forecasts by Equipment Type 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
5.4. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, Sub Segment Analysis
5.4.1. Narcotics Trace Detectors
5.4.2. Non-computed Tomography
5.4.3. X-ray Scanners
5.4.4. Explosive Trace Detectors (ETDs)
5.4.5. Radiation Detectors
5.4.6. Others
Chapter 6. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, by Cargo size
6.1. Market Snapshot
6.2. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market by Cargo size, Performance – Potential Analysis
6.3. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Estimates & Forecasts by Cargo size 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
6.4. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, Sub Segment Analysis
6.4.1. Small Parcels
6.4.2. Break Pallet Cargo
6.4.3. Oversized Cargo
Chapter 7. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, by End-use
7.1. Market Snapshot
7.2. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market by End-use, Performance – Potential Analysis
7.3. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Estimates & Forecasts by End-use 2020-2030 (USD Billion)
7.4. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, Sub Segment Analysis
7.4.1. Airports
7.4.2. Railway Station
7.4.3. Border Control
7.4.4. Logistics and Transportation
7.4.5. Industrial and Manufacturing facilities
7.4.6. Others
Chapter 8. Global Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, Regional Analysis
8.1. Top Leading Countries
8.2. Top Emerging Countries
8.3. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market, Regional Market Snapshot
8.4. North America Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.4.1. U.S. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Equipment Type breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 Cargo size breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030 End-use breakdown estimates & forecasts, 2020-2030
8.4.2. Canada Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.5. Europe Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Snapshot
8.5.1. U.K. Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.5.2. Germany Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.5.3. France Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.5.4. Spain Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.5.5. Italy Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.5.6. Rest of Europe Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.6. Asia-Pacific Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Snapshot
8.6.1. China Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.6.2. India Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.6.3. Japan Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.6.4. Australia Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.6.5. South Korea Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.6.6. Rest of Asia Pacific Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.7. Latin America Cargo Scanning Equipment Market Snapshot
8.7.1. Brazil Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.7.2. Mexico Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.8. Middle East & Africa Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.8.1. Saudi Arabia Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.8.2. South Africa Cargo Scanning Equipment Market
8.8.3. Rest of Middle East & Africa Cargo Scanning Equipment Market

Chapter 9. Competitive Intelligence
9.1. Key Company SWOT Analysis
9.1.1. Company 1
9.1.2. Company 2
9.1.3. Company 3
9.2. Top Market Strategies
9.3. Company Profiles
9.3.1. Leidos Holdings Inc Key Information Overview Financial (Subject to Data Availability) Product Summary Recent Developments
9.3.2. Smiths Detection Group Ltd
9.3.3. Nuctech Company Limited
9.3.4. Autoclear LLC
9.3.5. Astrophysics, Inc
9.3.6. ADANI Systems Inc.
9.3.7. ICTS International N.V.
9.3.8. Autoclear LLC
9.3.9. Metrasens Ltd.
9.3.10. CEIA USA Ltd
Chapter 10. Research Process
10.1. Research Process
10.1.1. Data Mining
10.1.2. Analysis
10.1.3. Market Estimation
10.1.4. Validation
10.1.5. Publishing
10.2. Research Attributes
10.3. Research Assumption

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