Prologis is noticing a distinct increase in automation adoption in its warehouses amid the pandemic. 

Multiple factors are converging to drive this increase in automation, it says in a recent report. The pandemic is causing greater absenteeism, which is further stressing labor availability. As this is happening, technology is improving, which is expanding capabilities and reducing costs. Finally, labor-intensive operations, including e-commerce, are growing quickly. E-commerce users benefit from this technology and are leading adopters.


© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.


Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join now!

  • Free unlimited access to's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2024 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.