International parcel transport quantity will greater than double by 2026, in line with Statista, reaching 266 billion annual parcels in comparison with 131 billion parcels in 2020.
Statista’s knowledge is “parcels that have been shipped from business-to-business, business-to-consumer, consumer-to-business, and client consigned shipments with a weight as much as 31.5 kg (70 kilos) throughout 13 international locations.”
Peak Vacation Procuring
Parcel Carry out is a “supply expertise” platform, offering insights on ecommerce logistics and world bundle monitoring. The corporate has simply launched findings from the 2021 peak vacation procuring season in Europe and the USA.
In response to the analysis, customers’ buying habits modified because of provide chain disruptions and elevated uncertainty across the world pandemic. Parcel volumes in Europe in 2021 for the Black Friday Cyber Monday interval (Nov. 22 via Dec. 12) elevated 70% over pre-BFCM ranges (Nov. 1 via Nov. 21) in comparison with a 94% enhance in 2020. The U.S. skilled a 43% enhance in parcel quantity throughout the 2021 BFCM interval in comparison with pre-BFCM ranges.
Parcel Carry out’s knowledge additionally addressed transit occasions. Throughout BFCM 2021, parcel shipments within the U.S. took 13.6% longer than the 21-days earlier than, in comparison with 23.44% longer throughout the identical interval in 2020. In Europe, 2021 BFCM shipments took 10.1% longer versus 8.6% longer in 2020.
Dana von der Heide, Parcel Carry out’s co-founder and chief industrial officer, said, “Regardless of world provide chains grappling with pent-up demand for client items, the development in transit occasions was indicative of consolidated efforts of many carriers being higher ready for potential peak season surges in parcel deliveries.”
Parcel Carry out defines “transit time” because the interval (hours, days) from preliminary departure to arrival on the closing vacation spot.
The American Buyer Satisfaction Index is an financial indicator of U.S. client sentiment primarily based on a nationwide survey whereby respondents charge the services and products they use — together with transport corporations (PDF).
The index is a 0-100 scale, with 100 being the very best.