Report online purchasing and delivery market - The last mile

31 October 2014

The growth in ecommerce has brought big business to the logistics industry and will continue to do so between now and 2018, with 92% of logistics companies seeing it as their biggest area for growth over the next 4 years, according to research commissioned by Barclays’.
One area that both logistics firms and retailers are working on is the size of packaging. With letterbox sized packages set to see the largest increase of deliveries by 2018, increasing by 45%, being able to fulfill delivery in the first attempt will lead to a reduction in costs associated with repeat delivery services and so has obvious benefits for the both retailer and consumer (Press Release Barclays, 17 October 2014).
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