It takes some believing, even for those of us in the supply chain sector and well used to the continued growth in online sales – but that’s the reality, in just over a month of lockdown, according to the ONS, Internet Sales as a percentage of our total consumer spending jumped to 32.8%.
We are experiencing an increase in demand for taller buildings, most at 17-18m or above. High-density storage, combined with efficient picking and packing is now an essential element for the client with order cycles being serviced in ever-shorter windows. with the combined overhead of rents and rates remaining an essentially two-dimensional cost, it makes a great deal of sense to look at the third dimension – height. Read the full article @ https://www.ukwa.org.uk/market-intel/warehouse-magazine-august-september-2020/