Parcel Shipping by the NumbersPosted on July 30, 2019
The continuing growth of eCommerce has led to what we have termed a global parcel tsunami. Additionally, traditional brick-and-mortar retailers’ utilization of an omnichannel, multi-carrier strategy to deliver customers’ products faster and cheaper, whether they are around the corner or around the world, is pushing parcel numbers even higher.
In fact, the number of packages delivered annually in the U.S. alone is expected to rise from about 11 billion in 2018 to 16 billion in 2020. To keep up with this growth, shippers will have to work diligently to shore up their global cargo chain from the first mile through the last inch.
Take a peek at this infographic to get a snapshot of today’s – and tomorrow’s – global parcel landscape.