E-commerce Insights
23 June, 2022
Asendia UK has made a major investment in parcel automation.

Asendia UK has accelerated parcel processing with automated sorting and robotics for over-labelling at its Heathrow distribution centre.

13 June, 2022
E-commerce sales worldwide set to increase by 50% by 2025, reaching…

In 2021, retail e-commerce sales amounted to approximately 4.9 trillion U.S. dollars worldwide. This figure is forecast to grow by 50…

31 May, 2022
e-PAQ the complete package for international delivery solutions

Offering a range of international delivery options to your shoppers around the world is a key converter.

17 May, 2022
Global e-commerce trends; expert insight from Joeri Groenewoud

Joeri works with leading global e-tailers, providing the solutions that will help them maximise the opportunities that come from the boom…

10 May, 2022
Choosing the best international parcel delivery service for your…

Boosted by stay-at-home-orders, the growth of e-commerce sales has seen the demand for UK courier and parcel delivery services reach an…

21 April, 2022
Get on track with Asendia's tracked international parcel services

Although the vast majority of parcels are delivered successfully, there are occasions where packages do go missing, and this can be a…

1 April, 2022
Choosing an international delivery provider that’s right for you and…

A reliable and timely delivery experience is what shoppers want from shopping cart to their front door with 96% saying they would return to…

31 March, 2022
High-tech, low impact: sustainable trends in the fashion & beauty…

Any and every fashion and beauty retailer wanting to get ahead of their competition has put utilising the latest technology at the heart of…

24 March, 2022
Examples of how outsourcing order fulfilment helps small online…

Outsourcing order fulfilment is a big step to take, especially for a business owner, but the right fulfilment partner can help a online…

14 March, 2022
Shipping worldwide can be more environmentally friendly with the…

Online retail will never be 'green'. Products need to travel miles by road or air. But some shipping services are definitely greener than…

1 March, 2022
Finding a green fulfilment service for your online business

Order fulfilment will never be 'green'. Products need storing, packaging and shipping, this needs energy and materials. But some fulfilment…

15 February, 2022
Top 5 ways to make your e-tail business more environmentally friendly

The future of your e-tail business is yours to shape but with the biggest challenges being environmental issues, a sustainable future is a…

14 February, 2022
Asendia announces 100% carbon neutrality

We are proud to share that from 1st January 2022, Asendia has become 100% carbon neutral.

Having focused on sustainability since our…

1 February, 2022
Sustainability in online shopping; what do shoppers look for and how…

The boom in e-commerce was accelerated by the pandemic, but it isn't just a fad, and neither is the movement towards sustainable brands.…

19 January, 2022
Are there eco-friendly order fulfilment centres?

Making sure your business is eco-friendly is not just good for the environment, it’s good for business too. While you may have an excellent…

6 January, 2022
10 e-commerce trends you need to know in 2022

It has been another year of interesting development and growth for the e-commerce industry. We've seen acquisitions, advances in…

23 November, 2021
Peak Season 2021: How can e-retailers prepare for a surge in online…

Peak season in 2021 is set to present e-retailers with real challenges - but also opportunities. With fewer shoppers willing to visit…

21 October, 2021
What e-tailors need to know about shipping parcels to Italy

Shipping parcels to Italy cost-effectively and reliably is important to UK e-tailers looking to expand to this market. But what do you need…

19 October, 2021
Insights by Asendia - The future of e-commerce

Much has changed since our last publication. We at Asendia have been busy rolling out our range of international e-commerce delivery…

13 October, 2021
What e-tailors need to know about shipping parcels to Germany

Germany is a popular export market for British e-tailers as it's a booming e-commerce market with excellent logistics infrastructure. But…

13 October, 2021
What e-tailors need to know about shipping parcels to France

France is a popular export market for British e-tailers as it's our closest neighbour and a booming e-commerce market. But what do you need…

13 October, 2021
What e-tailors need to know about shipping parcels to Australia

Australia is a popular export market for British e-tailers as it can be a quick win with shared language and similar culture. But what do…

30 September, 2021
What e-tailors need to know about shipping parcels to the USA

Shipping parcels to the USA cost-effectively and reliably is important to UK e-tailers looking to expand to this huge market. But what do…

27 September, 2021
Everything you need to know about e-commerce in Europe

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the prestigious Europe 2021 E-commerce Report, full of current economic data and…

1 September, 2021
International e-commerce shipping strategy best practice

Working out your shipping strategy to the new markets you’ve identified is of prime importance if you’re going to make a genuine impact.

31 August, 2021
How can I reduce my international shipping costs?

Offering affordable delivery is key to expanding internationally, but there's other factors to consider too when developing your shipping…

31 August, 2021
Watch the webinar with Simon Batt for an overview of worldwide…

Asendia's expert Simon Batt joins the RetailX panel for an overview of worldwide e-commerce.

In March 2021 RetailX hosted the ECOMMERCE…

17 August, 2021
Selling online to English speakers overseas – these barriers could be…

There are 500 million people across the world who have English as their first language, which gives UK e-tailers a great advantage when…

11 August, 2021
Watch this webinar for all insights on the Beauty & Cosmetics…

Maria from Asendia Spain gives us her expert insights on the Beauty & Cosmetics sector on this RetailX webinar.

 

9 August, 2021
Using social media and SEO to reach English speaking online shoppers…

Tapping into the 500 million people across the world who also have English as their first language is a great way to start expanding into…

9 August, 2021
Best alternatives to Royal Mail for international parcel services for…

Many British online stores choose Royal Mail as their parcel delivery service when they first start out as it's what they know. But as you…

6 August, 2021
What questions should you ask international parcel companies as well…

Research is key when you’re outsourcing any part of your eCommerce business to a third-party provider, and it’s even more so when choosing…

3 August, 2021
Where are English speaking cross-border shoppers buying from and what…

If your website is in English you can get some quick wins by targeting English speakers worldwide, but where are they and what are they…

29 July, 2021
Who are cross-border shoppers in English speaking countries?

You’ve built up a strong and sustainable business in the UK and it’s time to think about expanding globally. As your website is in English…

20 July, 2021
Watch this series of webinars sharing latest e-commerce trends

Join RetailX and Asendia experts at this series of webinars discussing the current state of world e-commerce.

29 June, 2021
Paul Zhou explains the Chinese e-commerce market

Paul Zhou joins an expert panel to discuss the China 2020 E-commerce report, the Chinese e-commerce market, what did Singles Day look like…

24 June, 2021
E-commerce facilitators & how they can help your online retail…

E-commerce facilitators act as a hub for online retailers. They take care of all of the fine details surrounding shipping and order…

18 June, 2021
How does the English language give British e-tailers a huge advantage…

Selling internationally online is a daunting prospect but for UK based e-tailers there’s one weapon at your disposal that is second nature…

9 June, 2021
4 quick questions to Asendia’s expert Peter on the coming EU customs…

Asendia’s expert Peter gives his insights into EU customs changes for e-commerce businesses

The new customs changes coming into effect…

1 June, 2021
Selling on multiple eCommerce channels: the challenges of managing…

There's so much opportunity to grow sales across multiple channels and countries but how do you manage operational challenges?

Find out…

28 May, 2021
Listen to 5 things you need to know about the current state of…

Asendia's expert Renaud Marlière joins the discussion in an all-encompassing overview of the current state and future direction of…

27 May, 2021
Asendia’s Felix Krause on the developing Polish e-commerce market

As the sixth-largest economy in Europe, Poland's economy has undergone a huge transformation since the fall of the Soviet Union. 

25 May, 2021
Get ready for the new VAT rules for EU e-commerce

As part of EU-wide reforms to VAT and customs processes, new rules and regulations are being gradually introduced that will change how…

18 May, 2021
Join Asendia's expert Thomas Berger for an overview of European…

Asendia's expert Thomas Berger joins the RetailX panel for this insightful webinar.

12 May, 2021
Selling internationally with Bigcommerce – is BigCommerce geared up…

BigCommerce offers a number of features to help you sell more to international shoppers, but what about its limitations?

Find out more…

4 May, 2021
What does the future hold for fashion and beauty e-commerce?

Asendia expert, Hendrik Kummeling, shares 5 key insights on where the major opportunities lie for the sector

As the COVID-19 pandemic has…

29 April, 2021
E-commerce Retail Calendar 2021: the dates that should be on…

From White Day to Black Friday, Christmas to Kwanza, the calendar year is filled with holidays and events that Fashion and Beauty retailers…

19 April, 2021
Streamlining global e-commerce logistics for Fashion & Beauty…

As a major shift in buying habits drives more and more consumers online, both Fashion & Apparel and Health & Beauty e-tailers are set to…

1 April, 2021
What is Shopify Shipping and how else can Shopify help you sell more…

Shopify offers a number of features to help you sell more to international shoppers, but Shopify Shipping's options are very limited.

Find…

1 April, 2021
Which ecommerce platforms are best for e-tailers selling…

Shopify, Magento, BigCommerce or something else? Which e-commerce platform is best for setting up an international online store?

Find out…