As online purchases reach new heights, an ecommerce boom is well and truly underway. The U.S. Department of Commerce reports that online sales rose by an estimated 15.1 percent year-on-year between Q1 2015 and Q1 2016. Online sales totaled $86.3 billion, making up 11.1 percent of overall retail sales, which is a record-breaking ecommerce penetration … Read moreHow Can Logistics Stay On Top Of The Ecommerce Boom?
What does eCommerce logistics look like as we reach the midpoint of 2016? Between 2011 and 2012, eCommerce logistics grew to reach 5 percent of all retail operations, and it’s now the main driver of small package logistics. With small packages accounting for $82.2 billion of the overall logistics industry and growing, an increase in … Read moreeCommerce Logistics Continues to Evolve
E-commerce has taken off in recent years, and for firms that want to succeed in this field, getting the logistics practices right is vital. Every step of the process needs to be managed carefully, from packaging and labeling to billing and payment. Inventory management and warehousing cannot be overlooked, and it’s also important to have … Read moreE-Commerce Success Hinges Largely On Sound Logistics Practices
Consumers are growing increasingly impatient when it comes to delivery times. While 28 days was once a readily accepted delivery time in the days of TV shopping channels, next-day delivery is the new norm, and same-day delivery could very well soon eclipse it. Retailers that want to appease this growing body of customers who want … Read moreTips for Ecommerce Cycle Time Management