Rotterdam is a vital logistics hub for the Netherlands and Europe. Its port, which is Europe’s largest, one of the world’s top 10 and twice as large as Europe’s second biggest, connects the North Sea to Germany’s industrial heartland through a unique network of canals and inland waterways. The port handles over 460 million tons of cargo annually, including more than 12 million TEU containers.
Rotterdam has an urban population of about 633,000, and its larger metropolitan area is home to about 1 million. Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands.
Key industries in Rotterdam include transportation and trade, consumer products and clean energy. Unilever is headquartered in Rotterdam.
The busy port is augmented by a multimodal logistics infrastructure of rail and roadways. Combined, this makes Rotterdam a gateway to Europe. Industrial property and warehouses play a vital role in Rotterdam’s economy.
Prologis operates industrial properties and warehouses in the Rotterdam area.