Digitalization and automation will help e-commerce supply chains overcome the profitability challenge, says new DHL white paper
It looks at six principal areas where e-commerce is challenging the supply chains of merchants and logistics companies.
- Online retailers and their logistics partners continue to face cost challenges, particularly in fulfillment and last mile delivery operations
- New DHL white paper, Change at the Speed of the Consumer identifies ways in which innovation can alleviate cost pressure and manage growth surges
- Ken Allen, DHL eCommerce Solutions CEO: "There is no 'silver bullet', but companies must embrace new technologies and innovate to thrive."
Miami - DHL, the world's leading logistics company, has identified digitalization and automation in the supply chain as an imperative for online retailers looking to grow and compete over the long-term. In its latest white paper, the company, which this year announced an investment of at least USD 2.2 billion in digitalization through 2025, provides new insights on how specific challenges within the e-commerce supply chain can be overcome with the support of new technologies.