No ecommerce without logistics. Because whenever a consumer orders something online, that product has to be shipped from one place (a warehouse or fulfilment centre) to another (the consumer’s house, a pick-up point, et cetera). So logistics play a very important role in the whole ecommerce process. In order to achieve success in the online retail industry, one has to have a very solid logistics plan in place.

GLS expands FlexDeliveryService in Europe

GLS Europe

Parcel service provider GLS has further expanded its international FlexDeliveryService. By adding new countries, FlexDeliveryService is now available in twelve connected countries in Central and Eastern Europe. With the service, online shippers will be informed of scheduled deliveries and can decide when and where they want to take delivery of the parcels. Continue reading

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AliExpress partners with postal service PostNL in the Netherlands

PostNL

AliExpress, the business-to-consumer ecommerce marketplace of Alibaba, has selected Dutch postal service PostNL as the delivery partner for the majority of its packages to the Netherlands. Sellers on AliExpress will get direct access to PostNL’s distribution network, while Dutch consumer no longer have to wait for weeks to get their package. Continue reading

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1 in 5 UK retailers still fail to offer next day delivery

Next day delivery

Although 52 percent of consumers in the United Kingdom see next-day-delivery as their most preferred delivery method, still a fifth of UK retailers are failing to offer their customers next-day delivery. On the other hand, 65 percent of retailers offer click & collect, even when only 18 percent of consumers consider this their preferred delivery method. Continue reading

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Amazon tests two-man delivery in Germany

Amazon

Amazon Logistics is becoming more and more sophisticated. The American company is now testing its two-man delivery service in Munich, which would mean it’s attacking Deutsche Post DHL and Hermes in just another business area. If the test becomes a success, Amazon could expand the service to other European countries, such as the United Kingdom. Continue reading

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