Round table session on logistics challenges in e-commerce
Countless parcels are shipped every day. Many of these products pass through a complex logistics cycle as they are transported from the retailer to the consumer – including home delivery, if possible. As a result of e-commerce growth, we will see an explosive increase in the number of parcel shipments over the coming years. Needless to say, the pressure on the logistics sector will increase exponentially too. How is the sector preparing for that? We asked a number of experts, including Dennis van Steen, Consultant at Groenewout, during our round table session on logistics.
This article was published in Online Retailer magazine (in Dutch only).
50 years of experience
Consulting firm with over 50 years of experience.
Availability of a European logistics database with benchmark figures on transportation and warehouse costs.
Full scope expertise on network design, as well as warehouse design (conceptual layout, logistics - and storage equipment) and logistics building design (engineering and investment calculations).
Ability to support implementation of new logistics concepts (70% of Groenewout revenue is with existing customers in follow-up/implementation projects.
Extensive operational knowledge, hands-on, pragmatic and bottom-up approach.