29 de May de 2020
The Covid-19 Crisis has meant a huge logistical challenge due to the population’s confinement and the need to basic necessities supply. The limitations to mobility have greatly boosted Internet commerce. Suffice it to say that, according to the data provided by the Stuart technology platform, since the beginning of the pandemic, SME shipments increased by 535 percent compared to the week before the confinement began. This has had great impact on logistics activity and the sector has successfully overcome the challenge.
05 de May de 2020
The health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19 has forced the great majority of shops to close their doors. In addition to the economic impact, the current situation has meant for many stores and commercial establishments to consider a change in their business model. A good part of commercial activity is logically waiting for a return to normality -or at least to a certain normality- and to resume its activity, but the parameters under which they used to act up to this moment have undoubtedly changed.
14 de April de 2020
Online sales are increasing exponentially due to the Covid-19 epidemic. According to a CTT Express study, after the first two weeks of confinement, network demands have increased by more than 30%. We must remember that e-commerce is one of the activities considered essential in the Royal Decree of last March 29. Although online shopping is becoming more widespread, the buyers’ profile has been extended to older people who have never made purchases online.
27 de March de 2020
Urban distribution of goods is changing by leaps and bounds and will do so even more in the future. The landscape of logistics and provisioning in cities is undergoing a deep change because of the commitment to more sustainable mobility systems and to new technologies.
09 de March de 2020
Having a flexible and versatile last mile logistics can mean the difference between success or failure for Spanish SMEs. 56% of Spanish SMEs have already made last-mile shipments at some time, compared to 40% that have not yet done so, but are considering doing so in the near future. This is one of the most outstanding data of the study carried out by Stuart and Muy Pymes, where both the logistic habits of Spanish SMEs as well as their future expectations in an increasingly digital world are analyzed.
24 de February de 2020
Mastering the last mile has become one of the great logistical challenges. This is the process of the entire e-commerce logistics chain that is more expensive, inefficient and has a greater environmental impact. Challenges such as incorporating sustainability, minimizing failed deliveries, reducing time or optimizing delivery points are scrambling the sector. To respond to these new challenges, it is necessary to have the talent, agility and flexibility that start-ups provide, which are increasingly important in the development of the sector.
25 de June de 2019
Saba is a key player in the building of Smart Cities and works towards a model of sustainable, equitable and efficient urban mobility, in which the car park is a socially aware and environmentally friendly service hub integrated into the mobility policy of the city. An infrastructure that makes the advantages of strategic locations and facilities which are open 24 hours a day to serve the city, functioning as an agent that is fully integrated into the policy and the chain of mobility of the city and coordinated with all other means of transport.
24 de May de 2019
By Àngels Tornero, Managing Director, Supply Chain Lead in Accenture Spain, Portugal and Israel
20 de May de 2019
The cross-border commerce is already a reality and it will be increasingly so. Globalization and new technologies, together with the fact that consumers are looking for the best prices, a greater diversity of products or simply whatever is a novelty, are favoring that the trend to buy products online beyond borders is becoming increasingly common.
06 de May de 2019
Technology is stirring the world of urban distribution and parcel service. The spectacular increase in internet purchases is forcing distribution companies to adopt technological tools that reduce delivery times and identify in real time which is the best delivery route. The last decade’s technological development has led to the emergence of mobile devices, applications and solutions that favor the optimization of routes and geolocation.
23 de April de 2019
08 de April de 2019
The spectacular increase in online sales is generating a volume of goods and parcel movements that has direct effects on mobility and sustainability in urban centers. Trucks and vans generate a high percentage of polluting emissions. The challenge of achieving a distribution that, while meeting the consumers’ expectations, is efficient and sustainable, is a question that cannot be postponed.
25 de March de 2019
The strong e-commerce growth has boosted the great transformation that the logistics sector is experiencing at present time. The new consumption habits have changed. To buy online is not only a common practice, it also implies that the customer expects to receive the items purchased in the established day and place as part of the shopping experience.
11 de March de 2019
The rise of e-commerce has turned the logistics sector into one of the main sources of employment in the 2020-2025 period. For decades, the most demanded profiles in in the logistics sector were, on the one hand, the ones, of engineers and on the other to warehouse workers, delivery workers and transporters. But now, with the boost of online sales, a new demand has emerged for new, more qualified, specialized and technological professional profiles. In many cases, the start-ups taking a leading role in the emergence of eLogistics, are the ones looking for these profiles. The most demanded values include technological skills as well as the ability to have an analytical, strategic vision based on the processes’ improvement.
25 de February de 2019
The urban distribution of goods is one of the most important challenges that the cities are facing nowadays. The new social habits have made the e-commerce boom unstoppable and it has countless advantages for the consumer. But at the same time, it generates a great environmental impact and important challenges for mobility in large cities.
11 de February de 2019
The e-commerce boom has made it absolutely essential for the companies operating in this sector the need to generate a satisfactory purchasing experience for the client. The challenge of generating a maximum-quality delivery service is an imperative necessary to be able to compete.
28 de January de 2019
eCommerce is growing at an annual rate of 25% and, at present time, it already generated 110,000 daily parcel deliveries in Catalonia. That’s the main conclusion to be derived from a research on online trade carried out by the Trade Department of the Autonomous Government of Catalonia.