India’s warehousing boom is creating winners in unexpected corners
- The proliferation of these tech-savvy storage spaces is creating new opportunity. Who stands to benefit?
- It is in small towns, where other opportunities aren’t easy to come by, that the impact on the labour market is the most significant. It also works out from a social mobility perspective.
BENGALURU/NEW DELHI : Every day, Shiv Kumar sets out to work on his new Hero Splendor from Patherheri village in Haryana’s Gurugram district toward Tauru Road—a long stretch just off the National Highway 48. Over the last few years, the road—surrounded by fields of wheat, jowar, bajra and mustard—has slowly metamorphosed into a warehousing hub, thanks to the e-tailing boom.
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