E-commerce Insights

22 October, 2020

How British Retailers can Achieve Success Selling to France

France offers an attractive market for British retailers looking to expand. With a nominal GDP of $2.78 trillion annually, the country…

14 October, 2020

Clean Air Day - 8th October 2020

Every year, air pollution causes up to 36,000 deaths in the UK according to Public Health England. The World Health Organisation and the…

29 September, 2020

Hidden Heroes Series Showcases Asendia UK's Response to COVID-19

It's been a busy time at Asendia UK. Since the start of 2020, we've had to promptly adapt and respond to the daily challenges faced by…

29 September, 2020

Join RetailX for the France Ecommerce Report Update Webinar on 13th…

Asendia’s Elodie Vauthier, Project Manager and expert in the French market, will join RetailX in this webinar to discuss the key…

22 September, 2020

What are Postage Costs to France?

As one of our closest neighbours geographically, there is a huge amount of trade between the UK and France each year. It offers British…

21 September, 2020

Germany 2020: Ecommerce Country Report, published by RetailX in…

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the Germany 2020: Ecommerce Country Report, an in-depth analysis of this thriving…

2 September, 2020

Shipping to Switzerland: Restrictions on what you can send

Who wouldn't want a Swiss customer base? With a per capita GDP larger than many other big European economies, the Swiss have…

2 September, 2020

Make your webshop sustainable? Put these 5 steps into operation [with…

While e-commerce continues to grow - consumer awareness of the ecological footprint of e-commerce is also growing.

26 August, 2020

Top 5 eCommerce Tools for Growing Your Business

The sheer number of ecommerce tools available on the market can overwhelm any new business owner. Setting up your online store shouldn’t…

18 August, 2020

5 Common Mistakes when Sending Parcels to Switzerland

Tapping into Switzerland's consumer base is a dream for any business. Residents enjoy a high level of wealth, and most are comfortable…

18 August, 2020

How to Minimise E-commerce Returns – 5 Key Questions

What is the true rate of online returns around the world?

12 August, 2020

Do you need a customs label for Switzerland?

If you're sending parcels from the UK to Switzerland, you'll need all the facts to ensure that your items get there without any…

12 August, 2020

Download Insights by Asendia: Issue 3

We’re delighted to announce that the third issue of our printed newsletter, Insights by Asendia, is out now

11 August, 2020

Asendia invests in Asia-Pacific e-commerce technology leader Anchanto

Asendia is now one of the major minority shareholders of Anchanto, a market leader in e-commerce technology in Asia. This significant…

5 August, 2020

Europe 2020: Ecommerce Region Report, published by RetailX in…

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the Europe 2020: Ecommerce Region Report, an in-depth analysis of one of the largest…

29 July, 2020

Should You Offer Free Shipping?

From Apple to DKNY and Adidas to Tiffany & Co., retailers are offering free shipping to entice customers around the world.

13 July, 2020

France 2020: Ecommerce Country Report, published by RetailX in…

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the France 2020: Ecommerce Country Report. This report includes an in-depth analysis…

2 July, 2020

How Much Does International Delivery Cost?

International delivery has fast become a regular feature offered by many global brands. The price is mostly affected by what you're…

26 June, 2020

International E-Commerce: 6 Considerations for Selling into the US

America, the land of opportunity. 3.8 million square miles of opportunity, to be exact. With a population of over 328 million people, 

22 June, 2020

Asendia Achieves Carbon Offset Certificate as Part of Sustainability…

Asendia’s commitment to sustainability remains one of our core values. We are proud to announce that Asendia has achieved the EcoAct 

17 June, 2020

Delivering Packages in Times of Crisis: The Influence of Coronavirus…

The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact globally - not only on healthcare, but also on the economy as the pressure on the…

16 June, 2020

How to Choose the Best eCommerce Solutions for Your Business

With so many options available, it can be exhausting trying to choose the best ecommerce solutions for your business. You need to feel…

11 June, 2020

3 Useful Tips for Keeping Your Ecommerce Website’s Stock in Order…

The Coronavirus crisis poses many challenges, both on a personal and business level. Many entrepreneurs struggle to keep their heads…

8 June, 2020

The 5 Things Your E-commerce Strategy Needs to be Successful

Preparing your business for e-commerce is essential. It's predicted that 2.05 billion people will be shopping online in 2020 – that's…

8 June, 2020

5 Tips for International E-commerce Retailers Impacted by Coronavirus

The current pandemic has plunged many e-commerce businesses into the deep end. Supply and demand curves in 2020 have zig-zagged in so…

2 June, 2020

Shipping to Norway? Be Aware of VAT Changes

With its wealthy society and high consumer spending, the beautiful Kingdom of Norway is one of the world’s most exciting e-commerce…

2 June, 2020

Planning for Difficult Shipments and Avoiding Risk

Many products pose problems for international shipments, and it can be difficult for retailers to stay on top of varying local customs…

17 March, 2020

International Shipping of Dangerous Goods: What You Need to Know

The idea that your goods may be classed as dangerous can seem a little off-putting when it comes to working out logistics. However, if…

11 March, 2020

4 Signs You Should Outsource Your Order Fulfilment

Watching the sales come in from your online business is exciting. But as things continue to progress, managing your own order fulfilment…

6 February, 2020

Mail and parcel delivery to China disrupted by Coronavirus

The current outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019.nCov) that was first reported from Wuhan, China, is impacting all global businesses…

3 February, 2020

Insights by Asendia: Issue 2

We’re delighted to announce that the second issue of Insights by Asendia is out now. Get your copy of our essential free guide packed…

31 January, 2020

Global etailers – Are You Putting Yourselves in the Shopper’s Shoes?

Most online retailers cannot simply add international shipping as an option and suddenly realise global success. If your e-commerce…

20 January, 2020

Come and see us at The Delivery Conference 2020

It is the start of a new year for Asendia, and we have lots of exciting things to look forward to in 2020 - including our first UK event…

1 January, 2020

Decrease Shopping Cart Abandonment from Global Consumers

According to a recent article, the global average rate of shopping cart abandonment is a staggering 75.6%. For retail e-commerce…

18 December, 2019

6 International E-Commerce Resources for Small Businesses

Taking your online business into the global market is a giant leap for many entrepreneurs. However, it’s important to remember that…

6 December, 2019

Why is International E-commerce in the Middle East Booming?

The Middle East presents a unique, multi-faceted opportunity for international retailers who are looking to tap into rapidly expanding…

4 December, 2019

Denmark B2C E-commerce Report 2019

GDP continues to increase with a steady growth rate of over 3%. The Denmark Report delves into the facts and figures of the B2C…

13 November, 2019

How to handle post-holiday returns

The holiday season is fast approaching and e-tailers around the world are getting ready with festive promotions, targeted messaging, and…

11 November, 2019

5 Common International Shipping Mistakes

E-commerce has allowed many businesses to have an international presence. But with a growing global market, you also have a…

11 November, 2019

What is International E-commerce?

A few decades ago, most start-ups had a solely domestic focus. Although the internet had been making significant changes to the…

1 November, 2019

Russia B2C E-commerce Report 2019

E-commerce turnover is expected to reach almost €18.5 billion this year

'Having a strong logistics partner in Russia is imperative to…

29 October, 2019

USA B2C E-commerce Report 2019

B2C e-commerce turnover is forecast to exceed $547 billion this year.

16 October, 2019

Global B2C E-commerce Report 2019

Global B2C e-commerce turnover is forecast to reach over $2 trillion in 2019.

8 October, 2019

Latin America B2C E-commerce Report 2019

B2C e-commerce turnover is forecast to reach approximately $84 billion in 2019.

30 September, 2019

5 Benefits of Outsourcing Your Order Fulfillment

When your business is growing, decisions like outsourcing order fulfilment can be difficult to make for several reasons.

25 September, 2019

Poland B2C E-commerce Report 2019

B2C e-commerce turnover is expected to reach more than €1 billion this year.

23 September, 2019

India B2C E-commerce Report 2019

B2C e-commerce turnover is expected to reach more than $32 billion in 2019.

26 August, 2019

Is e-commerce thriving during the pandemic?

E-commerce has had one of the biggest impacts on virtually every industry in the last few decades.

22 August, 2019

European B2C E-commerce Report 2019

B2C e-commerce turnover continues to grow at a rate of 13%.

14 August, 2019

Switzerland B2C E-commerce Report 2019

GDP continues to increase with a steady growth rate just above 7%.