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Logistics Study 2018

Logistics Study 2018

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Shipping | Warehousing | Packaging

SUMMARY

This presentation-style report found that for 80% of online retailers surveyed DHL is the most popular shipping service supplier.

The study found that 18% of retailers surveyed use digital order picking processes. It also revealed that reliability in shipping is the most important criteria for respondents. Shipment tracking and short delivery times are also among the main priorities for respondents when it comes to shipping.

The paper indicates that retailers spend around 8% of their total sales on storage costs and employ 17 warehouse workers on average.

For around 33% of retailers, packaging costs represent around 1% of their total turnover. At the same time, a good share of companies has introduced more sustainable packaging over the last few years.

 

OUTLINE

Surveyed Retailers

Delivery

Logistics Service

Order Volume

Warehousing

Packaging

Quality Criteria

Costs

Facts

DETAILS

Overview

Researchfinder Rating
4 out of 5 stars
Title
Logistics Study 2018
Sub-Title
Shipping | Warehousing | Packaging
Region
Global
Published
June 30, 2018
Publisher
Haendlerbund
Price
FREE
Language
ENGLISH

Content

Number of Pages
14
Number of Tables
0
Number of Exhibits
10
Topics
e-commerce
Tags
ecommerce, ecommerce logistics, global, Haendlerbund, online shopping, sustainability
Companies mentioned
DHL, Hermes, DPD, UPS, FEDEX, DHL
Methodology
This report is based on a survey with 513 retailers who were asked about shipping, warehousing and packaging.
EVALUATION

Presentation-style report on shipping, packaging and warehousing.

Positives:

  • Nice layout
  • Good graphics
  • Good findings

 

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