E-commerce is set to take up to 40 per cent of all trade volumes by 2015, according to research by Deutsche Post DHL.
Today e-commerce makes up eight percent of the overall trading volume in Europe.
This share could rise up to 40 per cent in developed countries and up to 30 percent in today’s emerging markets. Jürgen Gerdes, CEO Post, eCommerce – parcel at Deutsche Post
DHL said: “In the future, logistics will take over the role as an enabler for online retailers even more than today.”