Global e-commerce Logistics Market 2018 -

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Global e-commerce Logistics 2018 includes the latest research on the rapidly changing e-commerce logistics sector.

As e-commerce markets become more mature, consumer expectations on deliveries are evolving dramatically. No doubt these demands placed on retailers, last mile and e-fulfilment providers will continue to drive changes in the industry for many years to come.

The report examines trends such as the rise of cross-border e-commerce, city logistics and on-demand delivery platforms and proposes concrete solutions to improve last mile and e-fulfilment operations to meet rapidly evolving customer expectations. Frictionless returns in particular are becoming a competitive advantage and the report examines a number of product features that facilitate a smooth and efficient returns service.

In addition, the report contains the view from the industry thanks to e-commerce logistics survey. The survey, which segments responses by shipper and LSP, investigates issues such as the pace of B2B vs B2C e-commerce growth, the pace of domestic vs cross border growth, the brand perception of last-mile players, whether online retailers will outsource more in the next five years, whether e-commerce logistics costs as a % of sales will increase over the next five years, the leading challenges in e-commerce logistics, peak season strategies, leading threats to LSPs and technology adoption.

Strategic profiles

It also features strategic profiles of 10 leading online retailers and 11 leading logistics providers. It suggests ways to keep ahead of the competition and compete with the biggest players. This is complemented by an assessment of the structure of the e-fulfilment and last-mile logistics markets.

The report provides insight into who the leading e-fulfilment logistics providers are, identifying the top traditional LSPs and comparing them to the scale of the e-fulfilment logistics services of the likes of Amazon, Alibaba and JD. We also make clear the role of other market segments, such as the scale and number of mid-size LSPs, and the role of startups, smaller and niche LSPs and multi-channel retailers.

Finally, the report examines the most significant technologies enabling companies to redesign their operating models and how they are being deployed to enhance customer service.

Exclusive highlights

  • Where are the opportunities for cross border e-commerce?
  • What do retailers need to do to compete effectively with Amazon?
  • Who are the largest e-fulfilment logistics providers, what are their growth strategies, and what sort of a threat to the likes of Amazon, Alibaba and JD pose?
  • Which product features should retailers offer to facilitate a smooth and efficiency returns service?
  • Which e-commerce logistics markets will grow fastest in future?

The report answers

  • What do e-commerce logistics cost structures look like and how are they changing?
  • What are the implications of on-demand delivery platforms and implications for the parcels sector?
  • Will outsourcing become more prevalent and how does this differ between pure plays and multi-channel retailers?
  • What are the main solutions to overcome city logistics challenges?
  • What are the main points in e-commerce logistics according to supply chain executives and what strategies are they employing to overcome them?

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Trends and Developments

3. E-Retail Returns

4. E-Commerce Logistics Survey

5. Technology

6. E-Commerce Logistics Costs Structures, Market Sizes and Forecasts

7. E-Commerce Logistics Strategies

8. E-Commerce Logistics Providers

Companies Mentioned

  • ASOS
  • Alibaba
  • Amazon
  • Clipper Logistics
  • Deutsche Post DHL Group
  • FedEx
  • John Lewis
  • Kuehne + Nagel
  • La Poste (DPD)
  • Mercado Libre
  • Ocado
  • Rocket Internet
  • Royal Mail (GLS)
  • SEKO Logistics
  • Singapore Post
  • Souq
  • UPS
  • USPS
  • Walmart
  • XPO Logistics

For more information about this report visit

Laura Wood, Senior Manager
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Related Topics: E-Business, Logistics

Laura Wood, Senior Manager
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: E-Business, Logistics