New software on one day, a new service provider the next – in our increasingly interconnected and globalized world, the growing range of business applications and points of contact is getting ever more confusing. Instead of having users log in just once, solutions such as transport management systems (TMS), supply chain management (SCM) and warehouse management ask for
While 45% of British consumers say that next-day delivery would make them more likely to shop with a merchant, 66% of retailers offer this kind of service. In addition, some retailers fail to meet consumers’ needs regarding free delivery. This retail expectation gap is examined by Brightpearl and Parcelhub. Their report shows that, still, many retailers do not offer what
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