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Ninja Van x DPD Group: E-Commerce Barometer 2021 Report

Check out the key highlights from Ninja Van Group's E-Commerce Barometer 2021 Report done in collaboration with DPD Group.

Apr 20, 2022

Cainiao Network Rolls Out Cross-Border Logistics Services for SMEs

Post & Parcel: Cainiao Network Rolls Out Cross-Border Logistics Services for SMEs

On top of pickup, warehousing, supply chain, customs clearance and last-mile delivery, the new service also covers real-time parcel tracking, post-purchase service, delivery guarantees and even warranties. 

Apr 07, 2022

Chinese E-commerce Giant Expands to the West

CNBC: Chinese E-Commerce Giant Expands to the West

China’s retail giant has opened two “robotic shops” branded Ochama in the Netherlands, marking its first foray in Europe.

Jan 14, 2022

Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce shipments to Australia from China and the US

This week’s study revolves around international shipment volumes and the impact of COVID-19 on transit times for parcels from the US and China.

Oct 15, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce shipments from China to Indonesia

Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce shipments from China to Indonesia

In the first quarter of the year, there was a 5% decline in shipments from China to Indonesia. Find out how COVID-19 has affected the volume of shipments coming from China to Indonesia in this study.

Oct 08, 2020

E-Commerce Deliveries From China Across The World

As China remains one of the highest exporters in the world, with many retailers and merchants seeking their supplies from there, understanding transit times play an important role in logistics planning if your business ships worldwide. 

Jun 25, 2020

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Cross-Border E-Commerce in Asia

The State of Cross-Border E-Commerce

The global cross-border e-commerce market is growing rapidly, particularly in Asia. Notably, China is one of the fast-growing cross-border e-commerce markets, contributing to a lot of outbound shipments around the world. of the top e-commerce logistics trends is the growing cross-border market around the world. For example, Cainiao Network and Alibaba have been expanding their global presence to facilitate the fast and efficient processing of international e-commerce shipments from Asia to other parts of the world. Cross border e-commerce growth is dependent on the capacity to ship products across countries in the shortest amount of time and at the lowest possible cost, including both inbound shipments and outbound shipments. And Asia is currently leading the way in global cross border e-commerce.

Cross-Border E-Commerce in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is indeed the rising cross border e-commerce hub, owing to its fast-growing population of internet-savvy consumers amongst other factors. According to Mordor Intelligence, cross border e-commerce already accounts for more than 40% of overall e-commerce sales in the region. Southeast Asia is also an important supplier for various product categories to numerous locations throughout the world, with the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom being the three biggest destinations. The presence of large cross border industry players in the e-commerce world such as Amazon, Alibaba Group, eBay, are contributors to Southeast Asia’s rapid cross-border e-commerce growth.

Cross-Border Opportunities Post-COVID

Amid national efforts and widespread support for purchasing domestically especially during the height of the pandemic, customers are moving towards making more international purchases. This can be attributed to a variety of reasons, including price sensitivity and the availability of unique products. This brings new revenue opportunities to domestic retailers, who are not confined to selling domestically, but are now exposed to a much larger market segment.

Cross-Border E-Commerce in China

China now dominates the cross border e-commerce logistics market in Asia-Pacific (APAC), accounting for 56.4% of the total segment value (€23,596m). It is also the major supplier of current cross border online purchases across regions. Despite the economic instabilities and supply chain bottlenecks in 2021, cross border e-commerce imports and export in China surged 20.1% year on year during the first nine months. This is largely due to the landscape’s maturity, as well as the existence of overseas in-country warehouses and logistics networks, improving overall market efficiency.