Post Tagged with: "e-commerce trends"

Prime membership surges as Amazon moves on broader market share

Prime membership surges as Amazon moves on broader market share

July 7, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

A survey of 500 Amazon.com customers by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) found that the e-commerce giant now has approximately 80 million Amazon Prime customers in the United States, up 37.9 percent from 58 million members over the same time period last year. The test was conducted over the firstRead More

Patent for hive-like urban drone warehouse hints at Amazon’s e-commerce strategy

Patent for hive-like urban drone warehouse hints at Amazon’s e-commerce strategy

June 27, 2017 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

A patent application for an urban drone delivery warehouse filed by Amazon.com provides a glimpse at the e-commerce giant’s potential plans for large-scale drone delivery, and it has set the logistics industry abuzz with last-mile speculation. In addition to looking like a beehive, the latest concept drawn up by Amazon’sRead More

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo, Virgin Australia to launch Melbourne-Hong Kong route

May 30, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With no end in sight for the growing Asia-Pacific e-commerce business, Virgin Atlantic Cargo said it will launch a new Melbourne-Hong Kong route on July 5, in partnership with Virgin Australia, bringing total capacity up to five A330-200 flights per week on the route. Each flight will offer 14 tonnesRead More

GEODIS sees supply chain as ‘strategic hub’ of companies’ activities

GEODIS sees supply chain as ‘strategic hub’ of companies’ activities

May 15, 2017 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

MUNICH — The recently released GEODIS 2017 Supply Chain Worldwide Survey (SCWS) underscored the evolution of supply chains, from the simple delivery of products to “a crucial lever for business performance.” Trends such as e-commerce require more specialization than ever, which, in turn, drives complexity According to the survey, 74Read More

DHL eCommerce launches nationwide delivery service in Malaysia

DHL eCommerce launches nationwide delivery service in Malaysia

April 28, 2017 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

DHL eCommerce has launched domestic delivery operations in Malaysia, where e-commerce is expected to grow at CAGR of 15.8 percent through 2020. The investment includes a 48,000-square foot distribution hub in Puchong, depots in other critical urban centers, and a fleet of 2-wheel and 4-wheel vehicles “E-commerce has become aRead More

DHL eCommerce begins delivery services in expanding Chilean market

DHL eCommerce begins delivery services in expanding Chilean market

April 21, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With an e-commerce sector expected to double its size to US$2.3 billion by 2020, Chile is the latest market targeted for domestic B2C delivery expansion by DHL eCommerce, a division of the Deutsche Post DHL Group (DP-DHL). In addition to a 1,662-square meter central hub in Santiago and a growingRead More

Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing sends tremors through supply chain

Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing sends tremors through supply chain

April 19, 2017 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

If Amazon’s latest clothing manufacturing plans become a reality, air cargo companies stand to lose billions in revenues. Yesterday, the e-commerce giant was awarded a patent for a localized manufacturing setup that eliminates much of the traditional supply chain, bringing manufacturing closer to consumers than ever before. That said, it’sRead More

IBM launches blockchain-based pharma logistics services in China

IBM launches blockchain-based pharma logistics services in China

April 12, 2017 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

One of the oldest computer giants, IBM, is in the logistics news again after launching a blockchain-based financial services platform for pharmaceutical procurement that the company says will increase efficiency, transparency and operation of supply-chain finance. Blockchain technology has the potential to reduce transaction costs, eliminate redundancies and increase visibilityRead More