The Biggest E-commerce Trend and What It Means to Your Business
May 8, 2019 7:01 PM
The biggest e-commerce trend and what it means to your business
We all know that fast, reliable shipping is crucial to running a successful e-commerce business. But how fast is fast? Did you know that a delay of just three days can have a massive impact on your conversion rates?
More than half of holiday shoppers believe that their fast-tracked orders should arrive within two days of ordering, according to the Deloitte 2018 holiday survey
While a few days of delivery time may be the norm just three years back, the percentage of consumers that consider delivery within three to four days as fast shipping has quickly plunged from 63% in 2015 to 25% in 2018.
“Nowadays, most shoppers are expecting to get their fast shipping parcels within 48 hours.”
Amazon: From two-day to same-day shipping
Same-day delivery as the new norm
“Following the lead of Amazon’s recent innovation, retail giants Walmart and Target have also announced their own free one-day delivery programs, sealing the deal of same-day shipping as the new norm.”
Read Cat & the Fiddle's success here: Delivering Success – Cat & the Fiddle scaled their business in Singapore with our 4-hour express courier service
4-hour delivery for your business
"To help you scale up your business, Pickupp now offers affordable fast shipping options with 4-Hour Express delivery services starting from SGD$8 per order and Standard (1-3 Days) delivery from SGD$2.80”
Read more: How to optimise sales performance with the help of smart logistics?