In her second swing through the [California] Inland area, the growth of the warehousing industry was clear to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
“Coming here I saw a lot of warehouses,” the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination said during a stop in Perris. “They look big, but they don’t employ a lot of people.”
Clinton didn’t elaborate on those brief remarks, but with her comments, she waded into a continuing local debate as the region has become one of the largest logistics hubs in the nation.
Some supporters of the warehousing industry disagreed with her comments, saying the industry employs thousands. Others say her observation was correct and that logistics mainly offers low-paying, temporary employment.
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