E-commerce Insights

27 January, 2021

What is sustainable e-commerce and how do we get there?

Research and customer feedback show that e-shoppers are increasingly conscious of their impact on the environment and are actively…

21 January, 2021

Asendia's Chief HR Office explains how we are striding towards a…

This article was written and published by http://www.parcelandpostaltechnologyinternational.com in December 2020. 

Barbara Schielke is…

12 January, 2021

Jerry Leung discusses the e-commerce powerhouse: China

Thanks to a combination of government investment and the development of a market system, China’s economy is booming and its population’s…

7 January, 2021

China 2020: E-commerce Country Report

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the China 2020: E-commerce Country Report, an insightful read about this fascinating…

6 January, 2021

Introducing e-PAQ – a new e-commerce delivery solution to help your…

Launched globally in January 2021, e-PAQ e-commerce solutions by Asendia are helping online retailers grow their businesses right across…

4 January, 2021

Brexit deal done: what does it mean for online retailers?

The EU and UK finally agreed on a long-awaited trade deal with just days to spare, and the treaty will apply from 1st January 2021. Here…

31 December, 2020

The 4 Best E-commerce Analytics Platforms

Identifying your customers and understanding their buying behaviours is the key to developing an e-commerce business. Online stores…

29 December, 2020

To What Extent did E-commerce Benefit from 2020 Lockdowns?

Covid-19 is having a significant effect on e-commerce. The lockdowns and social distancing caused by the pandemic are speeding up the…

21 December, 2020

What does 2021 hold for e-commerce fulfilment?

Thanks to the COVID pandemic, 2020 has been a testing year for businesses. Many companies have reduced their services while others have…

17 December, 2020

What would a no-deal Brexit mean for UK e-commerce businesses selling…

With some of the highest spending power in the world, Switzerland is a lucrative marketplace for UK retailers. In 2017, more than 15,000…

15 December, 2020

What impact has COVID-19 had on UK e-commerce

Since the first national lockdown began on 23rd March, the UK retail industry has faced unprecedented change and challenges. With…

15 December, 2020

5 Top Tips for Selling to Switzerland

Online spending is on the rise in Switzerland. Swiss consumers spent over €9 billion online in 2019, and a combination of high domestic…

15 December, 2020

Global 2020: E-commerce Report

As part of our partnership with RetailX, Asendia is pleased to offer you a free copy of the latest Global E-commerce Report, valued at…

8 December, 2020

How Small E-commerce Retailers can Deliver Great Customer Service

You're small, but you're mighty – and you've picked a great time to launch or grow your e-commerce business. At the beginning of 2020,…

3 December, 2020

Think Doing Your Own E-Commerce Fulfilment is Cheaper? Think again...

Launching your e-commerce business is an exciting, and often expensive time. It's tempting to take everything on yourself. You feel…

3 December, 2020

Switzerland: a wealth of e-commerce opportunities awaits

It may be a small nation, but Switzerland’s influence is substantial.

The meeting point of Central, Western, and Southern Europe,…

2 December, 2020

Brazil 2020: E-commerce Country Report

In partnership with Asendia, RetailX has published the Brazil 2020: E-commerce Country Report, an in-depth analysis of this rapidly…

1 December, 2020

5 key facts you need to know when selling to France

French consumers are spending more online than ever before. A love of high-quality products and a willingness to shop around for the…

25 November, 2020

France – the ideal e-commerce destination

France is rapidly becoming one of the most exciting and profitable markets for e-commerce businesses. Find out how you can make France…

23 November, 2020

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

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

18 November, 2020

An expert’s insight to Swiss e-commerce

Switzerland. It’s a country that easily captures the imagination with a world-class reputation for financial and business excellence.

4 November, 2020

Selling to France: Ask the Expert

Expanding into a new e-commerce market brings opportunities for success – and plenty of questions. Languages, expectations, and customs…

3 November, 2020

Watch RetailX's France Ecommerce Report Update Webinar

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

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…

20 October, 2020

How to make Black Friday work for your business

How did Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, get its name? There are two explanations: the traffic that clogs roads as shoppers…

19 October, 2020

Black Friday 2020: How can e-retailers prepare for a surge in online…

Black Friday 2020 and the following months are set to present e-retailers with real challenges - but also opportunities. With fewer…

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…