India Urban Logistics
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The global warehousing scenario has evolved as accessibility, meeting growing demand, and efficiency takes centre stage. As a result, urban logistics has witnessed rapid growth, and India has seen a spurt in its various formats, from grocery to non-grocery segments.
Rethinking and innovating last-mile delivery has realigned urban logistics, and post-pandemic restructuring of how products reach customers have witnessed a robust online shift. It is estimated that India will see approximately 7 mn sq. ft. of urban logistics spaces demand in its urban centres by 2022, which underlines the importance and pace at which the segment is growing.
This report explores the Urban Logistics scenario in India, its dynamics, and key challenges and opportunities that emerge in the real estate sector.