Two years into the global pandemic, consumers have grown accustomed to shopping online. Food and beverage retail e-commerce revenue in the United States hit $34.2 billion in 2021, up nearly 97% from $17.4 billion in 2019. The pandemic-driven change in the way customers shop is expected to remain long-term, meaning e-commerce growth is projected to persist.
In an article for Food Logistics, “Keeping Pace with Surging E-Commerce Requires Modern Fulfillment Strategies,” Logistyx President Ken Fleming shares the keys for food and beverage retailers to handle the increased volume while keeping customers happy and costs down:
- Employ an omnichannel approach
- Expand transportation networks
- Tap into shipping data
- Leverage automated shipping technology
Read Ken’s full article for full details on what each key unlocks.