Friday, February 28, 2020

Global E-Commerce Shipping and Its Challenges

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Today’s consumers are comfortable buying from eCommerce vendors located overseas, boosting the number of packages being shipped cross-border.
Simultaneously, retailers have adopted an omni channel shipping strategy that has shifted inventory from centralized distribution centers to brick-and-mortar stores and even directly from manufacturers, regardless of their location.
Result?  An avalanche of inbound packages that has overwhelmed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) resources, whose systems have historically been geared to processing larger containers.

Read more about the challenges faced by global shippers – requires registration.

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