It’s hard to remember the days when you would order an item online, and have to wait six to eight weeks for delivery. These days, the growth in e-commerce has taken the world by storm. Name anything, and you can have it at your doorstep on the same day, with just the click of a

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The ecommerce delivery battleground is increasingly focused on who can best meet growing consumer expectations for shopping experiences that are simple, fast, reliable and – above all – convenient. It comes as no surprise, then, that customer-centric ecommerce delivery now represents a key differentiation point for retailers looking to win the biggest share of consumer

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Transparency Market Research reported on December 28 that the global logistics market is expected to grow from $8.1 trillion in 2015 to $15.5 trillion by 2023, or a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5 percent. Measured by freight volume, the CAGR from 2016 to 2024 is expected to be 6 percent. Global logistics revenues

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Amazon has long demonstrated its innovative supply chain services, setting an unprecedented standard for others in logistics. However, the company has abundant capital, allowing more opportunity to make major investments and take greater risks. With that, Amazon recently announced that it has ordered 20,000 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans to use in its last-mile delivery program. The

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Keeping Up with E-commerce

Amazon has long demonstrated its innovative supply chain services, setting an unprecedented standard for others in logistics. However, the company has abundant capital, allowing more opportunity to make major investments and take greater risks. With that, Amazon recently announced that it has ordered 20,000 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans to use in its last-mile delivery program. The

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This holiday season, retailers are rushing to play Santa Claus with same-day Christmas Eve deliveries. It’s the culmination of an ongoing race to make delivery as instantaneous as possible. Target, Home Depot and Macy’s are rolling out same-day delivery services on Christmas Eve, for a fee, along with extended shipping cutoffs for guaranteed delivery before

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Today, urban consumers around the world are better connected and informed. Their preferences are widely voiced and they are willing to spend more on convenience and positive experiences. These combined factors provide a favourable environment for the transport industry to expand e-commerce while posing a challenge for facilitating the final steps of the delivery process,

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It’s been over two years since the fear of a retail apocalypse arose. Believe it or not, retail isn’t dying. Over the past two years, retail sales have increased faster than the GDP. Granted, some retailers have suffered from fundamental changes in the industry, with a colossal amount of stores closed and jobs lost. While

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With more and more businesses selling products online in order to remain competitive in a world that sees more than 85% of consumers shopping on the internet, it is vital retailers live up to their shoppers’ expectations of having their goods delivered quickly and efficiently. One challenge businesses face in competing with the likes of

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