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Global e-commerce Logistics 2021 - Impact of Covid-19

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Global e-commerce Logistics 2021 - Impact of Covid-19
Published: May 6, 2021
Transport Intelligence Ltd.
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Covid-19 has accelerated existing e-commerce logistics trends and growth prospects. After a phenomenal year of growth the market must sustain high service levels while managing persistently higher volumes and investing to adapt to the new retail landscape.

“Global e-commerce Logistics 2021” provides in depth analysis of the current trends and challenges retailers, LSPs and last mile providers face. The report assesses how the market has transformed as a result of Covid-19, how this has affected fulfilment and last mile services and costs and how the provision of logistics services is changing as a result of the need to rapidly scale up online retail operations and the changes in consumer behaviour necessitated by the move online.

The report also provides Ti's world leading market sizing analysis and growth forecasts. The report assesses cost breakdowns by channel and region, the structure of the e-fulfilment market and provides company profiles and strategies for the major players.

Questions the report asks and answers:

  • How did the market perform in 2020? And how has each region performed?
  • What are the critical challenges and opportunities for LSPs and retailers?
  • How are retailers and manufacturers exploiting current opportunities within the market?
  • What is the key to e-retail success?
  • How has Covid impacted sustainability concerns and priorities? How are LSPs responding to increased sustainability efforts?
  • What are the differences in e-commerce logistics cost structures?
  • What are the challenges to cross-border e-commerce growth?
  • How does a retailer become more omni-channel?

Exclusive highlights:

  • The global e-commerce logistics market grew by 27.3% in 2020 and is forecast to grow by a CAGR of 8.6% to 2025
  • Logistics costs as a percentage of sales are steadily rising over time.
  • Last mile is one of the major constraints of e-retailing and is now one of the most important sectors in logistics.
  • Precise inventory management is key.
  • Despite the challenges presented by cross-border e-commerce operations, the growth potential is enormous.
  • Returns are increasingly becoming a competitive sales point for retailers.
  • The global social commerce market is forecast to grow by approximately 34% in 2021.
  • For retailers to have a true impact on carbon emissions, sustainable practices need to be implemented throughout the entire supply chain.

This report is perfect for:

  • Global manufacturers
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Supply chain managers and directors
  • Logistics procurement managers
  • Marketing managers
  • Knowledge managers
  • Investors
  • All C-level executives
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1.0 Global e-commerce in 2021

  • 1.1 e-commerce market growth
  • 1.2 Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis
    • 1.2.1 e-commerce triggers seismic shifts
  • 1.3 Impact on Retail Sectors
  • 1.4 Grocery Sector
    • 1.4.1 Case Study: Amazon Jumps on the UK's Grocery Sector Boom
    • 1.4.2 Case Study: Alibaba doubles-down in the Chinese Grocery market
  • 1.5 Clothing Sector
    • 1.5.1 Retail Logistics Transformation
  • 1.6 Consumer Electronics
    • 1.6.1 Case Study: The Resurgence of the PC
      • Top Five Tablet Companies in 2020
    • 1.6.2 Consumer electronics flight from Asia
  • 1.7 Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
    • 1.7.1 Case Study: Amazon Expands its Presence in Pharmaceuticals
  • 1.8 E-commerce Growth in Developed Markets 2021
    • 1.8.1 The UK
      • 1.8.1.1 Case Study: Consolidation in UK Fashion Retail
    • 1.8.2 The US
    • 1.8.3 Germany
  • 1.9 e-commerce expansion in emerging markets
    • 1.9.1 What's Next for Developing Economies
    • 1.9.2 Indonesia
    • 1.9.3 China
    • 1.9.4 Saudi Arabia
  • 1.10 How Covid-19 changed the global e-commerce logistics market
    • 1.10.1. Global e-commerce in 2020
    • 1.10.2 Increased Competition in the cross-border Market
    • 1.10.3 Returns
    • 1.10.4 Case Study: Augmented Reality a Way to Reduce Returns
    • 1.10.5 The Rise of Social Commerce
    • 1.10.6 Sustainability has a Renewed Focus
    • 1.10.7 Case Study: Consumer Demand for Sustainability in online retail
    • 1.10.8 Case Study: Can Fast-Fashion be Truly Sustainable

2.0 Market Sizing

  • 2.1 Global
  • 2.2 Asia Pacific
  • 2.3 Europe
  • 2.4 Middle East & North Africa e-commerce Market Size & Growth
  • 2.5 North America
  • 2.6 Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia
  • 2.7 South America
  • 2.8 Sub-Saharan Africa

3.0 e-commerce Logistics Costs: trends and dynamics in logistics spending amongst online retailers

  • 3.1 Logistics Costs in Retail: Store-based, multi-/omnichannel & pure play
  • 3.2 Geography
    • 3.2.1 United States
      • 3.2.1.1 Amazon
    • 3.2.2 Europe
      • 3.2.2.1 ASOS
    • 3.3.3 China
      • 3.3.3.1 JD.com
  • 3.3 Comparative Logistics Costs -UK, China and Global
    • 3.3.1 Comparative Logistics Cost Growth -Selected Retailers
      • 3.3.1.1 Location and sector
  • 3.4 Differences in e-commerce logistics cost structures

4.0 e-commerce Logistics Provider Profiles

  • 4.1 Aramex
    • 4.1.1 Brief Profile
    • 4.1.2 Finances
    • 4.1.3 Geography
    • 4.1.4 Services
    • 4.1.5 Strategy
  • 4.2 Deutsche Post DHL
    • 4.2.1 Brief profile
    • 4.2.2 Finances
    • 4.2.3 Geography
    • 4.2.4 Services
      • 4.2.4.1 Post & Parcel Germany
      • 4.2.4.2 Express
      • 4.2.4.3 Supply Chain
      • 4.2.3.4 e-commerce Solutions
    • 4.2.4 Strategy
      • 4.2.4.1 e-commerce
      • 4.2.4.2 Digitalisation
      • 4.2.4.2 Sustainability
  • 4.3 DSV Panalpina
    • 4.3.1 Brief profile
    • 4.3.2 Finances
    • 4.3.3 Geography
    • 4.3.4 Services
    • 4.3.5 Strategy
  • 4.4 FedEx
    • 4.4.1 Brief profile
    • 4.4.2 Finances
    • 4.4.3 Geography
    • 4.3.4 Services
    • 4.3.5 Strategy
  • 4.5 Geodis
    • 4.5.1 Brief Profile
    • 4.5.2 Finances
    • 4.5.3 Geography
    • 4.5.4 Services
    • 4.5.5 Strategy
      • 4.5.5.1 Geodis City Delivery
      • 4.5.5.2 Geodis Visibility
      • 4.5.5.3 Geodis MyParcel
      • 4.5.5.4 Geodis e-Logistics
  • 4.6 GeoPost DPDgroup
    • 4.6.1 Brief Profile
    • 4.6.2 Finances
    • 4.6.3 Geography
    • 4.6.4 Services
    • 4.6.5 Strategy
  • 4.7 Kuehne + Nagel
    • 4.7.1 Brief profile
    • 4.7.2 Finances
    • 4.7.3 Geography
    • 4.7.4 Services
    • 4.7.5 Strategy
  • 4.8 UPS
    • 4.8.1 Brief profile
    • 4.8.2 Finances
    • 4.8.3 Geography
    • 4.8.4 Services
      • 4.8.4.1 Global Small Package
      • 4.8.4.2 Supply Chain & Freight
    • 4.8.5 Strategy
      • 4.8.5.1 SMBs
      • 4.8.5.2 B2B and B2C e-commerce
      • 4.8.5.3 International growth markets
  • 4.9 XPO Logistics
    • 4.9.1 Brief profile
    • 4.9.2 Finances
    • 4.9.3 Geography
    • 4.9.5 Strategy

5.0 e-commerce Platform Profiles

  • 5.1 Alibaba
    • 5.1.1 Brief Profile
    • 5.1.2 Finances
    • 5.1.3 Geography
    • 5.1.4 Services
      • 5.1.4.1 Enhanced Point-to-Point Network and On-demand Delivery
      • 5.1.4.2 Scalable Fulfilment Network
      • 5.1.4.3 Online-to-offline logistics
    • 5.1.5 Strategy
  • 5.2 Lazada
    • 5.2.1 Brief Profile
    • 5.2.2 Finances
    • 5.2.3 Services & Strategy
  • 5.3 Amazon
    • 5.3.1 Brief Profile
    • 5.3.2 Finances
    • 5.3.3 Services
      • 5.3.3.1 Contract logistics / value-added warehousing
      • 5.3.3.2 Express
    • 5.3.4 Strategy
      • 5.3.4.1 Amazon Go
      • 5.3.4.2 Luxury Stores
      • 5.3.4.3 Expansion -India
      • 5.3.4.4 Logistics -Amazon Scout, Amazon Air & fulfilment centres
  • 5.4 JD.com
    • 5.4.1 Brief Profile
    • 5.4.2 Finances
    • 5.4.3 Geography
    • 5.4.4 Logistics Infrastructure
      • 5.4.4.1 JD Logistics
    • 5.4.5 Services
      • 5.4.5.1 Technology
    • 5.4.6.Strategy