Delivery Logistics Industry
Thought and Leadership

Lack of Warehouse Space: a Threat and an Opportunity

As online retail skyrockets, the need for warehouse spacing is booming. As demand for storage increases drastically, warehouse space simply can’t keep up with market needs - something which opens up opportunities for industry growth and modernization.

Global Ecommerce By The Numbers: 12 Mind-Blowing Stats

Insightful stats detailing how e-commerce is making huge waves globally and is changing the way we view retail as we know it.

Are Most E-commerce Logistics Operations Still in the Dark Ages?

A new report from Zebra Technologies found that only 39% of supply chain respondents are operating at an omnichannel level, which means that the rest still lack the ability to integrate various forms of customer shopping methods into their operations.

With UberRUSH shutting down, what can stranded merchants do?

Uber recently announced to its customers that it will be shutting down UberRUSH, its same-day delivery service. Launched in 2015, the service was supposed to provide merchants with the ability to compete with the likes of Amazon’s same-day shipping offers.

Three Ways in Which Customer Demand is Reshaping Last Mile Deliveries

Conquering the last mile has quickly become one of the biggest challenges for any retailer. As e-commerce grows and the retail landscape shifts to a much faster and more dynamic environment, led by speed and convenience, the entire industry is looking for solutions to delight customers

The Backlash from Poor Courier Delivery Experiences

A new report from eDelivery Expo shows that more than one in five customers (22%) will actively avoid courier companies with whom they’ve had a bad experience in the past. In fact, 17% of customers will check which courier company a retailer uses before making a purchase.

The Logistics of Love

While many retailers are still relatively new to the world of delivery, many of the retailers that focus on Valentine’s Day products have mastered the art of delivery for decades.

Can Third-party Deliveries Put Restaurants Out of Business?

While third party food delivery companies such as Uber Eats can be highly efficient, quickly increasing the number of orders and scaling up a restaurant’s operations, it’s no secret that they make a significant dent in the restaurant’s already thin profit margins.

JD and Alibaba battle it out to win China’s delivery war, the Chinese online retailer is raising $2 billion to fund its warehousing and delivery unit - a move that will bring it’s strategy closer to Alibaba, the country’s leading ecommerce platform.

Holiday Deliveries in the US are Falling Behind as Demand Soars

Delivery companies are struggling after an explosive Cyber Monday, which saw sales soar a whooping 17% over last year

Delivery Takes Center Stage In These 4 Christmas Campaigns

With Christmas just round the corner, advertising campaigns are in full force with retailers hoping to get a piece of the action.

European (and Many Other) Retailers Fail to Meet Customer Expectations for Delivery Alternatives

A wide range of delivery alternatives is one of the most decisive factors for an e-commerce operation to succeed. Convenience and flexibility are at the heart of what makes online shopping more appealing to many customers than visiting a store.
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