E-commerce Insights
8 April, 2024
How to best package medical testing kits?

Fulfilling medical testing kits needs particular care and the right fulfilment partner. 

19 March, 2024
What is ISO 13485 and what’s recently changed?

Understanding the ISO 13485 certification is vital for medical device businesses and their fulfilment partner. 

6 March, 2024
Asendia and what3words collaborate to streamline deliveries to the…

By leveraging Asendia UK's extensive network and what3words' precise location technology, retailers can expand their reach into ME markets…

4 March, 2024
The opportunities and challenges of Direct to Consumer (D2C) ecommerce

The digital age has brought many benefits to retailers, but none more so than allowing almost all businesses to now bypass intermediaries,…

24 January, 2024
What FTAs does the UK have and and what are the benefits they offer…

Take a closer look at the FTAs currently in place between the UK and other parts of the world

17 January, 2024
How can UK e-tailers benefit from the UK Australia trade deal?

As the global economy continues to evolve, the recent UK-Australia trade deal has emerged as a fantastic opportunity for online businesses…

8 January, 2024
Global E-commerce company Asendia marks the New Year with a new look!

Press Release 8th January 2024  |  Asendia

For this new year, Asendia, a global leader in e-commerce solutions, proudly announces a

5 January, 2024
Cross-border ecommerce trends to look out for in 2024

It’s 2024 and the doors are wider than ever for cross-border e-commerce - the entire world is your marketplace.

2 January, 2024
How to handle international returns

An effective returns strategy is key to overcoming logistical challenges and preserving a seamless customer experience.

18 December, 2023
Is it the end of free ecommerce returns, and other returns trends?

The world of e-commerce in in a state of constant evolution, and one area that retailers can't afford to overlook is how best to make…

18 December, 2023
Scurri partnering with Asendia UK to offer 100% carbon neutral…

Press Release 20th December 2023  |  Scurri

Scurri, the next-generation delivery management platform, today announces its strategic…

24 October, 2023
Strategic Partnership with CBIP Logistics: A Game Changing Alliance…

We proudly announce a groundbreaking strategic partnership with CBIP Logistics, a dynamic and technology-driven global d2c logistics…

22 September, 2023
How to turn your side hustle into a flourishing e-commerce business

If you have a side hustle that you're passionate about, you may be wondering if it's possible to turn it into a full-time e-commerce…

19 September, 2023
Should your online store offer cash on delivery payments?

In the increasingly competitive world of e-commerce, providing diverse payment options is crucial to cater to a wide range of customer…

1 September, 2023
What is ESG, why do e-commerce retailers need to take it seriously…

ESG is a hot topic - and rightfully so - but what do you need to know?

ESG might be something you’ve heard about already, but you might not…

11 August, 2023
Overcoming Last Mile Challenges

A successful last-mile delivery relies on many factors, including efficient route planning, tracking, tracking options and friendly drivers.

1 June, 2023
Order fulfilment peak season shopping planning – a checklist

Peak shopping periods can be lucrative, but you need a plan to cope and maintain shopper's experience.

28 May, 2023
Why can book sellers access cheaper international delivery services…

Book sellers can take advantage of privileged international shipping rates. Contact us to find out if you could save.

23 May, 2023
Why choose Asendia for your international parcel shipping?

Offering shipping options to shopper's that are affordable, reliable and trusted is key to boosting conversion.

19 May, 2023
Award winning direct mail campaigns by online retailers to inspire you

Even leading native digital brands are choosing to add direct mail to their marketing mix.

3 May, 2023
How to ship clothes and apparel internationally; a guide for fashion…

The fashion market is very competitive, so expanding cross-border can boost sales, but delivery needs to be carefully considered.

3 May, 2023
Your magazine & touchpoint marketing: A perfect match

If your business has a magazine, the key is putting it in the right place.

A strategy that combines quality magazines and effective…

19 April, 2023
How to reduce return rates for your online store

70% of shoppers read an e-tailer's Returns Policy before deciding whether to checkout.

6 April, 2023
Asendia Launches e-PAQ Select for Oceania E-commerce Market

Asendia’s new, economically optimised and faster delivery service provides an efficient and cost-effective alternative for e-commerce…

30 March, 2023
Grow your online store with direct mail marketing. Top tips and…

Some of the biggest digital brands use direct mail - Google, ASOS, AirB&B... - should you?

28 March, 2023
New global research of 8,000 global shoppers and 800 global retailers

Do you really know what your customers want or how to reach them?

As retailers and brands face changing shopper behaviours and an uncertain…

26 March, 2023
How will ChatGPT impact online retailers?

It's making lots of headlines - sometimes literally! - but how might ChatGPT impact e-tailers?

23 March, 2023
E-commerce final-mile delivery. Why it’s so important to optimise it?

Offering a localised shopper experience will improve conversion rates and repeat orders.

13 March, 2023
Dealing with international returns. What are your options?

70% of shoppers look at a stores Returns policy when considering to place an order, that's how important it is.

3 March, 2023
What's the difference between DDP and DAP shipping?

DDP v DAP ecommerce delivery. What’s the difference and which is best for you?

28 February, 2023
International shipping checklist; advice for online retailers…

Shipping internationally for the first time can be daunting. Don’t worry though, we’ve got a handy checklist to make sure you have…

22 February, 2023
e-PAQ Select: The ultimate solution for international e-commerce…

As e-commerce continues to boom globally, international shipping has become more important than ever before.

For businesses looking to…

12 February, 2023
How to ship books internationally. Tips for online booksellers

Books sellers margins can be tight and shipping them to your customers, wherever they are, needs to be cost effective.

7 February, 2023
WEBINAR: Pia Elster joins RetailX to discuss the Global 2022…

Asendia expert Pia Elster joins the RetailX panel for a discussion of the newly released Global 2022 Ecommerce Report.

The Global 2022…

31 January, 2023
Ten ecommerce retail blogs to follow in 2023

Stay informed with the latest trends in online retail and marketing with these great blogs.

19 January, 2023
Tips for British e-tailers selling and shipping to New Zealand

Trade agreements could see British retailers achieving great success selling and shipping to New Zealand.

13 January, 2023
Consumer demand makes carbon neutral shipping a no-brainer

Carbon-neutral deliveries shouldn’t just be an aspiration for e-commerce retailers – they’re a necessity. Consumers increasingly expect…

5 January, 2023
Tips for British e-tailers selling and shipping to Canada

Online retail growth and trade agreements could see British retailers achieving success selling and shipping to Canada.

5 January, 2023
More work to do on sustainability, reveals retailer survey

In last month’s newsletter eco-commerce by Asendia we launched a survey to learn more about the approaches being taken by our global client…

19 December, 2022
Tips for British e-tailers selling and shipping to USA

The USA is a massive opportunity for British e-tailers. It is the UK’s biggest trading partner with 14.3% of all UK exports worth $57.5…

14 December, 2022
Tips for European retailers selling and shipping to Australia

It might be on the other side of the planet, but British retailers are finding great success in Australia, and it could be the perfect…

30 November, 2022
Asendia award nominations in 2022

We are very proud to have achieved numerous award nominations in 2022.

30 November, 2022
Asendia expands e-commerce offerings to businesses in Australia and…

Online retailers in Oceania can now leverage the company’s expert cross-border e-commerce shipping solutions, along with its regional and…

18 November, 2022
Patagonia and Lulelemon - Ecommerce brands leading the way in paying…

Last month Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard and his family announced they were giving away their outdoor clothing and gear company to help…

15 November, 2022
What you need to know about ecommerce in the Middle East

With its high-end shopping malls, hotels, and retailers you’d be forgiven for thinking that the Middle East is going to be a tougher than…

11 November, 2022
The 10 largest ecommerce markets in the world ranked by country

Ecommerce markets are constantly shifting and what might seem like a lucrative market one day may not be as strong the next.

10 November, 2022
Asendia achieves AEO Accreditation

As part of Asendia UK’s continued strategy to strengthen its status as a trusted international logistics provider, we are pleased to…

9 November, 2022
How will the cost-of-living crisis affect ecommerce?

The cost of living crisis couldn’t come at a worse time. The after effects of coronavirus are still being felt for many and just when you…

17 October, 2022
Chilly’s takes on “big water”

Chilly’s, a reusable lifestyle company and an Asendia client, whose mission is to accelerate the adoption and everyday use of reusable…

17 October, 2022
What’s the carbon measurement of an e-commerce parcel?

As the focus on sustainability in the logistics industry grows, it’s increasingly important for e-commerce retailers to utilise…