Growing e-commerce challenges

July 31, 2014

E-commerce could take a 40 per cent share of overall trade volumes in developed countries by 2025, according to a study by Deutsche Post DHL

Today e-commerce makes up eight per cent of the overall trading volume in Europe already, but the study found that this share could rise up to 40 per cent in developed countries and up to 30 per cent in today’s emerging markets.

The “Global E-Tailing 2025 study put forward four possible scenarios for the future to explore cross-border online commerce and its implications for the logistics industry.