The impact of e-commerce on distribution networks remains fascinating. As e-commerce continues to grow it will only become more complex. According to Robert Memory of 2Flow this is what we know thus far:
- In developed countries, e-commerce accounts for between 5 % and 15% of sales.
- In the United States, an estimated 30% of U.S industrial demand is related to e-commerce.
- In developing countries such as China, e-commerce continues to grow. Between 2012-2017, there is expected to be 36.4% e-commerce sales growth per annum.