FASTER, SMARTER

Jesse Kaufman | July 03, 2018

FASTER, SMARTER
International e-commerce is thriving now more than ever. Over the past few years, this industry has only seen growth—global B2C e-commerce sales reached more than $1 trillion in 2015, and sales are expected to top $2.3 trillion this year. Buying internationally is something consumers want. This growth affects the supply chain, too. Transportation Intelligence (Ti), a think tank based in London, reported that the global e-commerce supply chain sector grew significantly in 2016—a whopping 18.1 percent. Ti also predicted that this corner of the industry will grow even more over the next three years.
That’s great news for businesses with a stake in e-commerce, but that growth—especially in the supply chain—can affect the customer experience (and not always positively). Whether your company is B2B or B2C, your buyer is looking for a fast delivery and an easy return process, no matter where your products are being shipped from. Consumers often aren’t willing to settle for long turnaround times, so it is key to come up with tools to decrease international delivery wait times.

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Supply chain faces a severe shortage of talent at a time when the demands on the profession have never been greater. Globalization, market uncertainty, shifting demographic patterns, and the emergence of supply chain as a strategic function are some of the factors that are driving the skills shortfa


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