Grade A Warehousing in Tier 2 & 3 Cities Fuelling India's Logistics Sector

The Indian warehousing market is seeing increasing demand with 3PL and e-commerce players being the major occupiers in tier-2 and 3 cities. Factors like the boom in e-commerce, outsourcing to logistics firms, supportive government policies, and the need for tech-driven solutions are driving this growth. These cities are becoming key parts of the supply chain due to their proximity to emerging markets and lower land costs.

As businesses move beyond Tier 1 cities to meet the increasing demand, there's a rising need for warehousing facilities that are efficient, compliant, and technologically advanced. Initiatives like green logistics, fuel efficiency, and energy-efficient warehouses are crucial for this expansion. However, expanding into Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities comes with challenges. Infrastructure development in these cities is progressing quickly, but finding suitable land and complying with local regulations, especially with Smart City projects, remains a challenge. Upgrading warehouse facilities in these areas requires significant investment in sustainability and modernization. Another challenge is attracting and keeping skilled workers in these regions. L&ST explores these challenges and looks at how companies like CJ Darcl Logistics Ltd., TVS Industrial & Logistics Parks Pvt. Ltd. NDR Warehousing Pvt Ltd, Welspun One, LP Logiscience, Rhenus Logistics, Value Spaces Logistics & Industrial Parks, Safexpress Private Limited, and Transport Corporation of India are growing their networks and operations in Tier 2 and 3 cities.

CJ Darcl revolutionizing logistics & warehousing with cutting-edge solutions
Rachit Mishra - DGM & Head, Brand Marketing and Communications, CJ Darcl Logistics Ltd.

TVS ILP elevates warehousing standards
Manikandan Ramachandran, COO, TVS ILP

NDR Warehousing's network spans 21+ Industrial Parks across India
Daljit Singh, Marketing Director, NDR InvIT Managers

Welspun One tailored Grade-A warehouses elevating industry expectations
Anshul Singhal, Managing Director, Welspun One

LP Logiscience's integrated warehousing systems redefine efficiency
Varun Gada, Director, LP Logiscience - the warehousing division of Liladhar Pasoo

Rhenus transforming logistics with end-to-end solutions & real-time visibility
Rajesh Singhai, General Manager – Business Development, Warehousing Solutions, Rhenus Logistics India Pvt. Ltd.

Value Spaces driving logistics forward
Naresh Sharma, Managing Director, Value Spaces Logistics & Industrial Parks

Safexpress elevating logistics excellence with comprehensive solutions
Vijay Vashisht, AVP Business & Marketing, Safexpress

TCI catering to diverse industry verticals
Spokesperson, Transport Corporation of India

CJ Darcl revolutionizing logistics & warehousing with cutting-edge solutions
As India's economy grows, there's a continuous demand for warehousing, especially in Grade A and B categories, fuelled by sectors like electronics, retail, FMCG, and manufacturing and these industries

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TVS ILP elevates warehousing standards
With the influx of companies venturing into Tier-2 and 3 markets, there's an imperative for the industry to reassess models and strategies so that they can effectively harness the emerging opportunities

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NDR Warehousing's network spans 21+ Industrial Parks across India
The growing demand for tech-enabled operations and the widespread adoption of cutting-edge technology have rendered Grade A warehouses highly agile, enabling them to effectively adapt to the ever-evolving

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Welspun One tailored Grade-A warehouses elevating industry expectations
The surge in warehousing demand in recent times is largely attributed to the pivotal role played by Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities, fueled by extensive digital penetration, transforming them into significant

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LP Logiscience's integrated warehousing systems redefine efficiency
A multitude of factors like allowing 100% FDI in warehousing and increased adoption of technology have contributed to the growth of the modern warehouse segment in tier 2 and tier 3 markets, including the post-pandemic

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Rhenus transforming logistics with end-to-end solutions & real-time visibility
The success of emerging Grade A warehouses in select Tier 2 and 3 cities hinges on the yet-to-be-determined market potential of these regions for the specific products requiring warehousing

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Value Spaces driving logistics forward
The rise of e-commerce has led to a surge in demand for efficient and well-equipped Grade A warehouses to manage the storage and distribution of goods. Naresh Sharma, Managing Director, Value Spaces Logistics

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Safexpress elevating logistics excellence with comprehensive solutions
The fast-emerging warehousing clusters have witnessed substantial growth due to the increase in road, rail, and air connectivity, making it feasible to establish warehouses in these locations.

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TCI catering to diverse industry verticals
There is rising demand from both the consumer and the business side of supply chains logistics, hence, opportunities for expanding warehouses are lucrative but they come at the cost of upfront investment

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eTrans: Driving Safety, Efficiency & Productivity in Logistics
Our customer-centric approach helps us understand the needs and challenges of our customers, allowing us to tailor our solutions to meet their requirement for improved security and productivity

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Prozo Offering Multi-Channel & End-to-End Solutions
Our end-to-end supply chain solutions enable fast-fulfilment for B2B, B2C and D2C supply chains and our service lines PFN, PLN, PWLP and PRN ensure that brands have access to the most comprehensive

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Smart Tech Enabling Green and Efficient Cold Supply Chain
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Solutions for Cleaner and Greener Supply Chains
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Goldhofer impresses at NordBau 2023
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Bruhat Logistics India moves Voyage Chartered Vessel from Vietnam to India
Bruhat Logistics India has recently moved a breakbulk shipment of cranes from Vietnam to India. The cargo consisted of two Crawler Cranes which were dismantled and moved on a breakbulk vessel

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Challenges & Opportunities in India’s Container Market
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Container xChange - Streamlining Logistics
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