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E-commerce Logistics - From Receiving to Reverse Logistics: Balancing Labor and Automation in High Speed and High Volume Fulfillment Centers

Published: | VDC Research Group, Inc. | 29 Pages; 15 Exhibits | Delivery time: 1-2 business days

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E-commerce Logistics - From Receiving to Reverse Logistics: Balancing Labor and Automation in High Speed and High Volume Fulfillment Centers
Published: February 28, 2022
VDC Research Group, Inc.
Content info: 29 Pages; 15 Exhibits
Delivery time: 1-2 business days
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Inside This Report:

This research analyzes the key strategic issues, trends and market drivers for AIDC solutions to support E-commerce Logistics. Key technologies covered by this research include scanners, barcode printers and mobile computing devices across multiple form factors. In addition, emerging solutions such as robotics, vision systems and RFID. Our research canvasses 200 leading retailers, logistics providers and manufacturing organizations which are fulfilling on-line retail orders every day, plus in-depth interviews of two dozen leading e-commerce logistics solution providers.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Key Findings

Market Overview

  • Market Size and Growth

Online Retail Segments

Online Retail Delivery and Operating Models

  • E-commerce Hubs
  • Micro-Fulfillment Centers
  • Micro Distribution Centers
  • Third-party logistics and Shared Services
  • Buy Online, Ship From Store (BOSFS)

Technology Trends for E-commerce Logistics

  • Goods to Person Systems
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Machine Vision
  • Technology for Returns Management

The Users' Perspective: What E-commerce Logistics Organizations Seek

  • Drivers
  • Organizational Goals for Technology Investment
  • Operational Metrics
  • Dynamics in E-commerce Logistics Organizations

The Future of E-commerce Logistics

  • Future Market Trends
  • Future Technology Trends

Exhibits

  • Exhibit 1. The Growth of On-line Retail: E-commerce As A Percentage of Retail
  • Exhibit 2. Summary Of Worldwide Market Sizing And Forecast Of E-Commerce Logistics, 2021 to 2026
  • Exhibit 3. The Acceleration of Revenue Growth of E-commerce Logistics
  • Exhibit 4. Delivery Models for E-commerce Logistics
  • Exhibit 5. Key Findings from VDC Survey of E-commerce Logistics Organizations
  • Exhibit 6. User Budget Growth for E-commerce Logistics, 2021 and 2022
  • Exhibit 7. Greatest Operational Challenges for E-commerce Logistics
  • Exhibit 8. Greatest Operational Challenges for E-commerce Logistics (continued)
  • Exhibit 9. Greatest Operational Challenges for E-commerce Logistics, Continued
  • Exhibit 10. Greatest Fulfillment Challenges for E-commerce Logistics
  • Exhibit 11. Metrics Tracked by E-commerce Logistics Operations
  • Exhibit 12. Most Important Metrics for E-commerce Logistics
  • Exhibit 13. Greatest Business Obstacles for E-commerce Logistics Operations
  • Exhibit 14. Top Warehouse Initiatives for E-commerce Logistics Operations
  • Exhibit 15. Most Important Operational Metrics for E-commerce Logistics Operations