What’s next in e-commerce? Digital megatrends are transforming logistics

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By: Inside Retail

The digital explosion triggered by the pandemic has permanently transformed everything, from the way we learn and work, and even how we shop.

This is especially true in the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region. Asia Pacific alone is now generating nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of global e-commerce spending, according to Statista. Shoppers have rapidly switched to purchasing online, and so have many businesses.

Megatrends making waves
New digital megatrends – long-term behavioural shifts – are having a global impact. Few places better illustrate the impact of this digital transformation than the world’s biggest market – China – where vast numbers of people and organisations are embracing the internet and reinventing the way life is lived and business is done.

In a recent FedEx white paper, titled E-commerce Megatrends to Watch, we shared some of the most significant drivers of e-commerce and analysed the implications for e-commerce enterprises. Take the rise of connected consumers, for example.


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