Build distribution hubs near end user, new research concludes


 

Building consolidation centres close to where people live and work is key to the future of UK logistics, according to property developer Prologis UK, which is funding a report into the future of freight. It said there was a “damaging misconception” that distribution centres should be sited outside of cities in order to boost sustainability and reduce traffic. But it added that research showed sustainability gains were far higher if they were built as close as possible to the end […]