As technology, demographics and infrastructure continue to accelerate the speed and efficiency with which goods are produced and moved among world markets—global supply chain strategies are being revisited and new models are emerging.
If global trade continues to grow by an average of 9.5% per year for the next 10 years, about $2.7 trillion in new goods will be added per year to the global pipeline. By 2021, an astounding $45 trillion in goods could be crisscrossing our planet every year. That compares to $6.5 trillion in 2001.
As Cushman & Wakefield’s White Paper on the Changing
World of Trade explores, technology and demographics are dramatically altering global labor and consumer landscapes – which is driving change across commercial estate sectors, including warehouse and distribution, manufacturingand retail.
Source : Cushman & Wakefield