Since the rise and wide adoption of multi-channel sale approaches e-commerce has boomed in the UK and across the globe. Online sales now account for 11.9% of global sales and are expected to reach 17.5% of total sales by 2021. Figures also vary depending on the country as in China 19% of all retail sales occurred via e-commerce since 2016.
Stephen hartnettChanging consumer behaviour and the impact on logistics
Reducing costs and improving competitive advantage are two of the main drivers in any business. For that companies must ensure that every part of their business is aligned and ready to meet customer requirements. This is particularly important for those in just in time (JIT) production.
Stephen HartnettJust in time delivery | Cutting Costs While Remaining Competitive