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Logistics

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.

DHL Parcel invests €125 million in the Netherlands

DHL Parcel invests €125 million in the Netherlands

DHL Parcel has announced it will invest at least 125 million euros in the Netherlands. It will use the money to open two new parcel sorting centers. During the last two years, DHL Parcel already invested 150 million euros in the Dutch market. Continue reading

SwipBox now present in all of Scandinavia

SwipBox now present in all of Scandinavia

SwipBox has reached every part of Scandinavia. Because after the summer, PostNord Sweden will test the parcel lockers in Stockholm. The Danish company is now active in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Continue reading

Amazon Shipping launches in the UK

Amazon Shipping launches in the UK

Amazon has introduced Amazon Shipping in the United Kingdom. It’s the first market outside the US where Amazon offers its premium shipping service for ecommerce retailers. Amazon Shipping picks up parcels and delivers them to the end customer. Continue reading

Lidl UK installs online collection lockers in stores

Lidl UK installs online collection lockers in stores

Lidl has installed lockers in 24 of its stores across the United Kingdom. This enables the supermarket customers to collect and return online orders from other retailers, such as JD Sports and Boohoo. The in-store lockers are the result of a new partnership with InPost. Continue reading

Nemlig delivers when customers aren’t at home

Nemlig delivers when customers aren’t at home

Online supermarket Nemlig has launched its largest geographical expansion in Denmark. This week, and in the coming weeks, Nemlig.com will open new delivery areas in Jylland, Fyn, Sjælland and Nykøbing Falster. The supermarket also introduces a delivery method where customers no longer need to be at home. Continue reading

Whistl helps low volume online retailers

Whistl helps low volume online retailers

Whistl has launched a local test in the United Kingdom to help online retailers with low volumes. These retailers now get the opportunity to get their parcels to customers with a wider range of delivery options, including 24 and 48 hours services. Continue reading

SwipBox sees increasing volume of parcels in Denmark

SwipBox sees increasing volume of parcels in Denmark

Recently, SwipBox has seen a significant increase in the utilization of its parcel lockers in Denmark. This is, of course, due to the Covid-19 lockdown. An extra useful feature of the parcel locker is that there’s no screen installed, so users don’t need to touch anything but their own phone. Continue reading

UK online retailers deliver 20% faster than usual

UK online retailers deliver 20% faster than usual

Online retailers in the United Kingdom have been delivering parcels almost 20 percent faster than usual. And all this at a time when there is an increase in online orders now the coronavirus Covid-19 is dominating the ecommerce industry. Continue reading

Amazon closes Fulfillment by Amazon for most

Amazon closes Fulfillment by Amazon for most

Amazon has suspended most inbound shipments for its Fulfillment by Amazon service in Europe. The ecommerce giant wants to prioritize items such as medical supplies, as there is now a bigger need for these kinds of products due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Continue reading