The country's logistics industry which is worth around USD 160 billion is likely to touch USD 215 billion in the next two years with the implementation of GST. It is a critical element for the e-commerce industry as it constitutes 40 per cent of e-commerce logistics. The Indian e-commerce industry has been on an upward growth trajectory and is expected to surpass the US to become the second largest e-commerce market in the world by 2034.A young demographic profile, rising internet penetration and relative better economic performance are the key drivers of this sector
Last Mile Delivery – The latest trend and most importantly ‘The Moment of Truth’ for e-commerce companies, retailers and logistics partners as it is the only link in the e-commerce supply chain that directly touches the customer in a face-to-face scenario – typically on the door step with the interaction between delivery person and the consumer. It has become an aggressive differentiator that has the competence to drive sales and boost brand and customer loyalty if done right. In fact, the segment (Last Mile Logistics) is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.17 percent by 2020 as per market research.
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
Last Mile Delivery (LMD) Expo and Convention 2019, powered by India Warehousing Show is a platform that aims at bringing together over 200 industry experts (CEOs, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors, General Managers, Heads of Departments (Fulfilment, supply chain, last mile delivery, logistics, etc.) from leading e-commerce companies, retailers who face the last mile challenges and logistics, supply chain and technology solution providers who help address the challenges with their disruptive and innovative solutions thereby bringing efficiency and optimisation to the last mile process.
Last Mile Delivery (LMD) Expo and Convention 2019 will look at putting a spotlight on the strategies employed by some of the leading companies to overcome the challenges faced, technology and the innovations such as Big Data Analytics, IOT and Virtual Reality (VR), Cost Optimisation and Customer Engagement Strategies.