How booming logistics space in India is supporting the economyby Akash Sharma Akash Sharma
Logistics parks are integral components of all kinds of businesses. From manufacturing to production- all commercial activities demand logistics to meet today’s warehousing requirements. But it is not just about warehousing. Modern logistics space in India offers everything from storage location to spaces for clients.
A logistics park is designed carefully taking in consideration the strategic location based on good rail, air and of course, road connectivity. Because space has always been the prime concern associated with warehousing, a well-established logistics park provides ample truck and office parking space. Business related utilities like commercial complex, diesel generator and weighbridges are also offered as a part of the overall logistics space. Other features of a logistics park include CCTV, lightening arrester, boom barriers, high compound walls and protection systems.
Apart from these, logistic department also takes care of the future prospects of the business. In order to allow smooth expansion of business in the future, a logistics park provides spaces for different kinds of clients from different kinds of industries.
Because there is an ever growing demand of logistics parks, this sector opens doors to multiple employment opportunities to people planning to make a career in it. If you’re also planning to become a part of the logistics sector, here are few things that you should know.
‘Logistics’ is among the fastest growing
sectors: There’s no denying that logistics, as a
sector is growing like anything. With an expectation of 22 percent growth in
another 5 years, it has a lot to offer to both fresh graduates and experienced
professionals. There are several jobs related to profile of a logistician,
which promise growth and advancement in the industry.
Logistics jobs are less competitive: This is in direct relation with the fact that there aren’t many people who are aware of the jobs in this field. Being a lesser known career field, logistics industry doesn’t see many people filling for the job profiles. Further, there is also a shortage of candidates who qualify for the position of logisticians. This means that there would be only few people competing with you for the job that you desire.
A formal degree of graduation is required: Although the employers in logistics sector test the individuals on several other parameters, a formal education helps you sail through the competition. Due to increased complexity in the field, educated individuals are highly demanded.
Logistics is a lot about varying
locations: As it is evident, the jobs in logistics
sector may require you to travel to different parts of the country. ‘Logistics’
is highly related to supply chain in India and for smooth functioning of the
chain, a lot of internal movements is necessary. You would be required to shift
continuously from your office space to delivery center or pickup center. So if
you’re planning to make a career in this industry, prepare yourself for the
Logistics is a challenging field to be in: This goes without saying. In an industry as growing and as advancing as logistics, you are bound to face challenges and hardships. The jobs in this industry are quite different from that of the 9 to 5 structure of corporate. The close association of logistics with supply chain management might put you in a lot of pressure which works well for your growing career.
The bottom line is that logistics has a lot to offer to people who meet the industrial requirements and are willing to take up challenging job positions.
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