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Megatrends Logistics – How will trends in modern life and technology impact logistics real estate?

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Megatrends Logistics – At the heart of modern life

Since the age of containerisation, global supply chains have revolved around production in China, shipping to Europe and America, an onward movement to national distribution centres, then onto retailers distribution centres and on to the consumer, either via a store or another means of delivery.

This labour intensive process has huge potential to be disrupted by advances in technology, particularly in the last mile and also in the location of traditional national, and regional distribution centres. By way of context, in 2014 the most common form of employment in 28 US states was driving a truck of some description.

Source : Savills

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