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A focus on working conditions boosts the value of logistics real estate
Mega distribution centers for e-commerce seem to be popping up everywhere. Despite rising levels of mechanization, such distribution centers still often employ hundreds of people. The sheer size of these facilities can lead to labor shortages on the local job market. Therefore, in the battle for the right people, one weapon is becoming ever-more important: the physical working conditions.
Over the coming years more focus on and investment in working conditions will increasingly give logistics real estate a competitive edge, according to Mari van Kuijk, Managing Consultant & Partner at Groenewout.
This article has been published in magazine ‘Logistiek Vastgoed’ 2017.