E-Commerce Logistics Challenges: How City Distribution is Disrupting Delivery

Two converging trends – the rise of e-commerce and urban population growth – are creating big challenges for B2C and B2B parcel delivery in cities.  City Distribution refers to freight traffic and parcel delivery in urban areas, where the population is dense which creates unique challenges in delivery and logistics within this environment. Micro hubs and delivery by e-bike could be possible solutions, however a more holistic approach is necessary, according to logistics provider Dachser. What are the stakes in city distribution? As urban areas are growing rapidly, this leads to more and more complex environments, where carriers have to rethink...

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