Cross Border

The transportation and logistics industry faced plenty of challenges this past year due to new customs/border regulations as well as a pandemic. Cross border e-commerce has made import and export easier than ever before as the stock is supplied when the demand arises helping the e-commerce market to grow.

1. Growing cross border E-commerce Market :

In the grand, global scheme of things, the international cross border e-commerce market surpassed the €881 billion ($994 billion USD) mark in 2020.
Market research firm Niesel revealed in a recent worldwide study that at least 57% of individual shoppers have made a purchase from an overseas retailer in the last 6 months.

This evidence suggests that has a positive impact on the businesses from whom they are buying 70% of retailers confirmed. Asia- Pacific has gained a significant growth with 62.6% share, over North America and Western Europe, who are expected to have shares of 19.1% and 12.7% respectively.

2. Expected growth in next 2-5 years :

According to the research study, the global cross border E-commerce market size was estimated at USD 780 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 4820 Billion by 2026, at 27% CAGR through 2027.

Growth in Cross border ecommerce is opening up several new opportunities for logistics service providers. As in the next 5 years, a continuous adjustment in services offering is imperative for participants to meet the changing preferences of e-commerce companies and end consumers.

3. An easy access to get into this scope (Business process) :

The Explosive growth of cross border e-commerce is supported by the increasingly young and urban population of below regions with easy access to technology such as mobile phones and tablets.

North America : Canadian e-commerce retailers are considering outsourced fulfilment options to expand to cross-border and other international markets.

South America : The USA remains the most preferred destination for cross border e-commerce. However, the share is being cannibalized by China, supported by a growing preference towards chinese goods.

Europe : Mobile penetration in Europe is high, and more than 54% of the retailers expect mobile to be the potential source of order placement by cross -border eCommerce consumers.

The Middle East and Africa : The cross border e-commerce market in the region is comparatively small, but with high internet penetration and excellent infrastructure in the Middle East, cross-border e-commerce is set to grow at an exponential rate during the forecast period.

Asia-Pacific region : Last mile deliveries in rural areas remain a major challenge for logistics service providers; those with expertise in express delivery will partner with cross border retailers and set up distribution centers for quick deliveries.

Use Case and Summary

LogixGrid has come up with the solution for one of our customers who is finding it challenging since there was a large network with multiple carriers across borders. We have offered a global customer portal and API integrations platform where this customer could easily route the shipments to the particular carrier, update tracking information and complete the process.

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 Union Logistics Budget

Many Logistics companies are pleased with the logistics budget that was in line with their expectations. However, the industry is waiting to see the results of these measures in their field of work.

The union budget 2021-22 presented by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the parliament increased the infrastructure spending significantly with focus on New Economic Corridors, improved roads.

1. Existing Scenario of the Union Logistics Budget 2020 :

India ‘s Logistic sector is pegged at USD 215 billion and as per a study by the IBEF, the sector is expected to attract investments worth USD 500 Billion by 2025 . Having received the infrastructure status in 2017, the sector has also been a massive employment generator , estimated to employ up to 40 million people by the end of 2020.

The domestic sector is set to grow at 8-10 percent over the medium term with the outlook remaining largely stable, as per ratings agency ICRA.

2. Challenges in India’s Logistics sector :

Despite these encouraging numbers , Logistics still continues to be marred with challenges, the biggest among this being the cost for transportation.

After the Logistics Budget 2020 the Indian Logistics sector costs come to about 14% of GDP, which is considerably higher compared to logistics costs in developed countries.

Higher Logistics costs lead to higher export costs, which directly impacts the competitiveness of Indian goods in international markets.

3. Benefits of the Union budget 2021 for Indian logistics :

New economic corridors, better road infrastructure : Proposal to boost operational contingencies of road infrastructure and build more economic corridors have the potential to increase efficiencies across the logistics ecosystem.

More money for Dedicated Freight Corridors : Placing a priority on the commissioning of the eastern and western dedicated freight corridors has been one of the key highlights.

Digital technology got a push : The Continued focus of a digital India with the introduction of a RS.1,500 crore scheme on digital payment which will help smoothen the customer interface for logistics companies.

Support for more Indian flag ships : A new scheme announced to be launched for flagging of merchant ships in India by providing subsidy support to Indian ship owners.

Sustainability, green energy : Intention to increase the share of green energy in the national energy grid and transition to a zero carbon fuel regime is in line with its steadfast commitment to sustainability.

Logix platform is designed in such a way to support the operations of the logistics industry with the future proof technology and profit gainer in stand all the complications with ease. LogixGRID will create better connectivity for the global market and logistics sector and can benefit from every single port and investment.