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Technavio forecasts a rapid growth in the global e-commerce logistics market driven by growth in the cross-border e-commerce market.
Industry experts call for transformation in the airfreight industry to meet growing demand from rapidly expanding cross-border e-commerce.
In its biggest overseas acquisition to date, Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group said Tuesday it will buy a controlling stake in Singapore e-commerce startup Lazada Group.
The logistics arm of Alibaba Group Holding has completed a funding round, China's biggest e-commerce company said on Monday.
With two more distribution centers planned for the U.K., Brexit has had seemingly little impact on Amazon's investment plans for the country.
Amazon’s worldwide delivery operations gets a boost with a deal between the Seattle online retailer and Atlas Air.
Customers in Amazon’s second largest European market, Germany, may soon have another option for their Amazon orders.
Amazon creates its own version of the European common market with the launch of a new service designed to handle third-party merchant storage and shipping of goods across the continent.
Amazon Flex and drone delivery makes its way to Europe. Residents in or near Birmingham, England who don’t have criminal records can now earn a little extra income helping Amazon deliver goods in the area.
Amazon has in recent years taken steps to build a logistical infrastructure that delivers packages to customers as quickly as possible, but does that signal an inevitable intent on cutting out shipping middlemen?
Two Dutch companies employ IoT and an alphabet soup of other technologies that includes GPS and RFID to explore the use of drones for e-commerce package delivery across the Netherlands.
At the time of its inception some two centuries ago, the supply chain was a revolutionary idea that would improve visibility and control on goods and products as they moved from point A to point B. But the old concept and technology can no longer support today’s production and supply cycles, which have become extremely fragmented, complicated and geographically dispersed.
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Russian Railways and Russian Post reached a “Roadmap” agreement to transport mail between China and Europe by interstate rail transport.
Estonian startup Cleveron makes the public debut of its PackRobot terminals, a novel solution for package delivery, in its home country.
Call it the "Prime effect, but today's consumers expect more perks from retailers – particularly when it comes to shipping, according to Deloitte's 31st annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends.
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Delivery considerations now affect pre-purchase decisions just as much as it does repeat sales, making selection of the right delivery partner a critical business decision for e-tailers.
Germany’s Deutsche Post DHL picks up U.K. integrated mail and parcel operators as part of a European expansion drive and to accelerate their growth in the UK.
Postal agencies discuss the changing role of delivery services along with the new opportunities and challenges e-commerce brings during the Universal Postal Union (UPU) World CEO Forum in Paris earlier this month.
Ecommerce Europe hits the ground running with the release of its first Policy Session speakers that includes representation from eBay, the European Commission, GS1 and BEUC — the European Consumer Organization.
FedEx and eBay team up to help you off-load your unwanted goods on eBay’s online auction site just in time for spring cleaning.
With the acquisition of Dutch TNT Express finalized. FedEx positions to eventually overtake number 2 carrier UPS, behind Germany's DHL, the dominant number 1 in Europe.
Both UPS and Fed-ex gear up for record breaking deliveries with winter holiday season predictions, procedures, and communications to help customers prepare.
Consumers craving international goods propels e-commerce logistics towards a US$781 billion valuation by 2024 according to a recent study by Transparency Market Research.
After an initially slow embrace of e-commerce, the combination of online ordering and in-store pickup now proves central to IKEA’s growth prospects.
With an estimated 23% of the Chinese e-commerce market, JD.com continues to seek opportunities to enhance its cross-border services.
Another day, another e-commerce provider launches drone delivery. This time around, it’s China’s other, even larger B2C online retailer, JD.COM that started use of drones for deliveries in China's Jiangsu Province.
Snapdeal reportedly now developing a plug and play online platform to aid logistics operations.
Millennials are more likely than baby boomers and Gen Xers to like the idea of drone delivery services. Interestingly—and at the same time not necessarily surprisingly—most boomers dislike the concept.
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Amazon customers will soon be able to pick up orders at their local Morrisons across the U.K. with the introduction of Amazon lockers at the supermarket this year.
New rules from the Federal Aviation Administration loosen restrictions on commercial use of drones but don’t go as far as allowing drone delivery services like those proposed by Amazon and Google.
Though willing to increase purchase order amounts for the promise of free delivery, a third of all European online shoppers are likely to return two or more of those purchases each year.
Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce group, new drone delivery service will provide golfers with snacks, beverages and golf equipment while on playing a round on the golf course.
The U.S. logged concerns over perceived inequities in current terminal fees that impact the price competitiveness of U.S. goods leading up to the Universal Postal Union (UPU) Congress in Istanbul later this month.
UPS makes it easier for consumers to pick up and drop off packages on their own time as it seeks to widen delivery options with the expansion of its Access Point smart locker package pick-up program.
The retail giant announced Friday that it will be partnering with ride-hailing services Uber, Lyft and delivery startup Deliv to test same-day grocery deliveries.
Walmart's pilot subscription “ShippingPass” program will now guarantee delivery within two days instead of three.
In its continued effort to transform into a multi-service platform that provides fashion as a service — Europe's biggest online fashion retailer, Zalando, partners with adidas for a new same-day pilot scheme.
ZTO Express, Alibaba’s logistics ally, raised US$1.4 billion this week in the biggest U.S. initial public offering of the year.