Urban & City logistics

More than the last mile

E-commerce and e-grocery booms have fundamentally changed the way customers buy, as well as their expectations for delivery. Logistics remains at the heart of its success in delighting these customers.

With this rise in demand, investment volumes into this industry in Asia Pacific have risen to USD 48 bn in 2021, up 50% year on year and double that of 2019 levels. This is expected to continue to rise by up to 7% over the next 2-3 years, lifting logistics transactions to USD 60-70 bn a year. Industrial leasing volumes are predicted to simultaneously rise over the next few years as occupied stock shows gradual increase from 100 sqm in 2020 to 110 sqm in 2021.

Urban & City logistics challenges

Urbanisation

Population increase, the need for more housing and higher population densities has increased the demand for delivery options closer to the customer.

Industrial decrease

Loss of industrial land to other uses has resulted in there being limited supply leading to strong industrial rental growth.

Growth of e-commerce

The growth of e-commerce and same-day delivery requirements has resulted in an increasing demand to service a city on the same day.

Sustainability

Government policy and intervention to address pollution and transportation means increasing sustainability legislation has become mandated.

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