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Ensuring the future of industrial and logistics real estate

Industry 4.0 practices can be integrated into existing infrastructure

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Retail players - landlords and retailers alike - have been confronted with the rise of e-commerce for almost a decade with online shopping disrupting supply chains around how goods are manufactured, stored and distributed.

Shoppers are now putting pressure on supply chains to ensure product returns are carried out in a sustainable fashion without putting any more pressure on the environment. Most supply chains are built around the need to push goods in one direction.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 24, 2019, with the headline Ensuring the future of industrial and logistics real estate. Subscribe