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Urban Logistics

 

Due to the rapid expansion of e-commerce in Paris Region, the logistics industry is facing numerous challenges: faster delivery times, the need to shorten the distance between warehouses and end-users, finding available land and warehouses… Innovative businesses are therefore very attractive to key logistics players in Paris Region.

Expert

Romain Erny

Aerospace & Mobility
Expert

Paris Region has become the ideal place for us because it is very easy to reach. In addition, it is a very important market with its 12 million inhabitants.
- Gary Swindells, Director of Costco France

217 M
tons of goods carried in the Paris Region
17 M sqm
of logistic warehouses in Paris Region
375000 
jobs in logistics in Paris Region

 

Buying Online and Goods Delivery

More than 7 million people in Paris Region are buying online and 84% of those purchases generate deliveries. E-commerce represents 20% of the logistics needs in Paris Region and its share increases every year by 15%.  
Every week, 4.3 Million goods are delivered in Paris Region.

 

A Priority for Railroad and Inland Waterways

In Paris Region, 90 % of the goods are carried by road, only 6 % by inland waterways, and 4 % by railroad. Paris Region is willing to develop waterways and railroad logistics by developing infrastructure in suburban and dense areas.

 

Greener Delivery Vans and Trucks

To support the transition towards greener logistics trucks and vans, Paris Region has adopted ambitious incentive programs. In addition, the Region is encouraging the development of electric or biogas charging stations across the region.

 

Ecosystem

Sogaris is a key logistics player in the greater Paris area with more than 545 000 sqm of facilities. For more than 50 years, Sogaris has worked with pubilc and private players to offer real estate logistics solutions. Read More.

La Poste is a public-owned limited company with 5 business units including services-mails-parcels, with companies like Chronopost, DPD and Colissimo. In addition to its 17,100 retail outlets in France, Le Groupe La Poste is now present in 44 countries, across four continents. Read More.

GEFCO Group is a world expert in supply chain solutions and the European leader in automotive logistics. Serving 10+ industries, GEFCO offers fully integrated services and a truly global, multimodal network. Read More.

Geodis is key logistics players with proven expertise across five lines of business: Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express and Road Transport. Read More.

HAROPA - Ports de Paris, the leading fluvial harbor in France and 2nd in Europe, is entrusted with the mission to develop river traffic through the creation and operation of the ports of Paris region. Read More.

 

Urban Logistics Events in Paris Region

SITL, June, Paris, the professional event for innovation in the transport, logistics and supply chain industry.  
The various areas of freight expertise are represented at the event: modal transport (road, shipping, rail) and specialties (temperature-controlled, dangerous goods, urban etc.), information systems/RFID, supply chain management, infrastructure, real estate, robotics, etc. Learn More.
 
ALL4PACK Emballage Paris, November, Paris offers a comprehensive offer that meets the market's integration strategy and highlights the innovative power of the Packaging ecosystem: packaging, processing, printing and logistics. Learn More.
 
Autonomy, November, Paris, the international exhibition for sustainable mobility solutions, including urban logistics. Learn More.

 

 

Ready-to-Use Industrial Sites in Paris Region

Find the perfect industrial site for your activities in Paris Region. Our comprehensive guide is the easiest way to learn about the 26 main industrial sites readily available for you to kick-start your activities in the #1 economic region in Europe.