Forecasting future demand for logistics and warehouse space

Monday, 8th June 2020
1 pm GST | 12 pm KSA time

About the webinar

Macroeconomic factors, tenant needs, last-mile delivery and ever-rapid technology developments are all factors that are reshaping the demand and design for warehousing and logistic networks across the region.

While COVID-19 has caused disruption to the industrial real estate market, it is a sector more resilient than most too effectively deal with the long-term consequences. As operators pivot to deal with the long-term ramifications of the pandemic, supply chain strategies will be overhauled and this will lead to a resulting boost in warehousing demand.

This webinar session will discuss the strategic evolution of supply chain strategies and focus on the growing demand to satisfy inventory controls, supply chain diversification and e-commerce needs.

Key talking points to be addressed will cover:

  • An overview of the industrial real estate market in the GCC
  • Factors driving investment and demand in the warehouse industry
  • The evolution of technology and its impact on the use of space
  • Mitigating the impact of COVID-19
  • On-demand and flexible warehousing space  

Confirmed speakers

Mohsen Ahmad

Mohsen Ahmad

CEO, Logistics District, Dubai South

Alain Kaddoum

Alain Kaddoum

General Manager, Swisslog Middle East

Peter Haywood

Peter Haywood

Manager - Industrial & Logistics Agency MENA, JLL

Ako Djaf

Ako Djaf

Vice President - Contract Logistics / SCM & Land Transport Middle East Africa, DBSchenker

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