Following the launch of FedEx International Connect Plus (FICP) in January 2021, FedEx has expanded access to its day-definite e-commerce delivery service. The service is now available in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Austria, Sweden, Belgium and the Netherlands. FICP is a day-definite delivery service, which means there’s a guarantee to deliver a package
In times of climate change, people around the world are becoming increasingly sensitive and open towards environmentally friendly solutions in their everyday consumption behavior. E-commerce can be a more sustainable alternative to traditional brick-and-mortar retail in many ways. Primarily because it saves a lot of CO2 on the transport side as compared to stationary retail.
There has been a 40% growth in pick-up/drop-off points in the European Union and the United Kingdom since mid-2019. Especially in Poland there was a significant increase in the number of PUDOs (pick-up/drop-off points), according to Ecommerce News. From the middle part of 2019 until now, the number of access points in Poland has increased by over 70%. However, the country in
Shoppers say the cost and speed of delivery are the two of the most important factors that they take into account when buying online. However, a significant minority would consider slower delivery and paying more in order to make their delivery more sustainable, according to InternetRetailing. The Ecommerce Delivery Benchmark Report 2021 questioned 10,000 shoppers in five
Encouraging consumers in the online store's checkout to choose the most sustainable delivery option is effective. One third of Dutch consumers opt for sustainable delivery if that is at least a possibility at a web store. The best way to do this is to provide information about the CO₂ emissions of the delivery options. In addition to pre-ticking the most sustainable choice as