14 key advantages of inland ports to boost your supply chain
Over the past decade, there’s been a marked decline of local manufacturing along with an increase in imports. Even with this shift, industrial real estate demand continues to expand.
The real estate needs of importing business are driving this expansion. These companies are looking for strategic locations to support the new distribution patterns required for foreign-made goods.
At the same time, Canada’s major ports face tremendous congestion with the increase of inbound volume of goods manufactured abroad. Projections for the next five to six years indicates some ports will triple containership capacity and freight throughput.