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.
DHL is expanding the Aschheim parcel center to become the largest parcel location in Germany. The new parcel center will be built adjacent to the existing DHL parcel center in Aschheim. By connecting the two locations via a tunnel for trucks, the largest parcel location in Germany is created. From 2022 onwards, up to 72,000 parcels per hour can be sorted here. Deutsche Post DHL
For the very first time, e-commerce in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) reached a consolidated volume of more than €100 billion (including VAT). The German-speaking e-commerce markets are now generating more sales than any other language area in Europe. In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the average order per capita was around €1,000 a year. That is significantly more
Consumer poll reveals 45% of German online shoppers expect to spend more buying non-food goods online this year compared to 2020; 44% of Amazon shoppers expect to spend more. London, UK – April 6, 2021 – Global marketplace seller Pattern has polled German online shoppers to understand how lockdown changed their shopping habits in 2020, and whether the changes to their
The turnover share of the smallest companies in the total turnover is significantly higher in the e-commerce sector than the economic average. 29% of German e-commerce sales are generated by small businesses with fewer than ten employees, according to Shopanbieter. Compared to the situation in the entire German economy, small e-commerce enterprises are much more important for