Six Themes Shaping The Near-Term Logistics Real Estate Market
At a very basic level, the logistics industry meets human beings’ requirements for consumption. So when a pandemic like COVID-19 profoundly impacts what and how people want or need to consume, there are long-lasting implications for global supply chains.
Not least of those is the need for more automated and regionally distributed warehouses that bring businesses closer to their customers and give them a chance of competing with the e-commerce giants who can offer same or next day delivery.
With many experts forecasting that pandemic-related changes in consumption could be here to stay, we are seeing six themes in particular that are likely to dictate where and how businesses decide to deploy supply chain real estate.