In addition to service activities, logistics are essential to the
development of metropolitan areas, and a major determinant of the
Although warehouses are a standard feature of logistics, the rising
power of e-commerce is disrupting the norm by creating a range of
real estate products likely to be incorporated at the heart of the
changing supply chain, with a variety of models which reflects the
speed with which consumerism is changing. The competitive
challenges related to the compression of delivery times motivate
growing circuit productivity, both upstream (seeking large-scale
savings) and downstream(urban logistics and distribution).
Greater on-line purchasing flexibility creates increased complexity
for retailers and their service providers. Immersed in a dense and
firmly established economic fabric, access to Paris presents a
number of constraints. Between delivery efficiency and
environmental constraints, what levers are key players in the sector
adopting to satisfy the needs of the Paris region?