Industrial Real Estate, Logistics & Retail

The logistics market is undergoing unprecedented change. Faced with a rapidly growing global population, increased prosperity and the proliferation of online sales, efficient distribution of food and manufactured goods is becoming a critical focus for the entire industry.

AECOM is at the forefront of these changes. As our clients review their strategic models to respond to these challenges and equip their businesses for the future, they are looking to AECOM to help roll out programs of new and optimized operational facilities, across the globe.

From manufacturing process automation, OPEX optimization and waste reduction to transport and storage energy utilization, quality and traceability, we seek out efficiencies across the entire supply chain.

End-to-End Delivery

AECOM is uniquely equipped to manage integrated programs to design, construct, equipment install and assist the commissioning of both individual logistics and multiple facilities.

Our capacity, reach into the supply chain, and local in-country presence allow us to optimize cost and schedule for clients with multiple facility requirements in multiple geographies.

On a programmatic delivery we provide:

  • A capacity multiplier
  • Multilocation or multigeography delivery solutions
  • Investment efficiency drivers
  • Stability and reliability in high-growth environments
  • A funder- and customer-recognized business expansion solution
  • Technical solution improvements and innovation

Cold Chain Logistics

We understand the challenges of building systems and materials interface performance at low temperatures. Our clients’ buildings are designed for minimal points of failure and long-term operational reliability, balanced against the cost of construction and operation.

Applying our full suite of engineering analysis tools, and knowledge of the global construction supply chain, we optimize building design around maximum storage density and building performance, allied to best fit for logistics handling requirements.

Lean Manufacturing Logistics

Our specialist process engineers and simulation modelers can help define logistics systems parameters. They integrate handling and storage equipment, transport interfaces and building and site infrastructure to create optimized facility solutions for efficient product and vehicle flow, high volume and high-velocity inventories.

Food Storage and Distribution

Working with the leading materials-handling specialists, we help define automation to increase throughput, reduce cost and support product traceability. Our building design solutions support resilient and reliable automation systems.

On-Line Fulfillment Logistics

Our automation and simulation teams work with the leading providers of high-velocity multiple SKU handling systems to precisely deliver infrastructure and building enclosures around large scale fulfillment centers; either as standalone or multiple linked facilities.