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E-commerce: carriers and logistics professionals forced to slow down

2022-08-08T14:49:50.792Z

From the summer of 2021, the volumes of packages containing furniture, televisions or computers have decreased.



Fewer orders on the internet also means fewer parcel deliveries.

To the great misfortune of carriers, this axiom has been verified for several months.

Operators who drop off packages at customers, at relay points or in lockers suffer a sudden stop.

They had gotten used to double-digit growth since the start of the pandemic?

They saw their business plunge in the first half.

A decline of 14.9% in value, and even 20.3% in volume for Colissimo, which delivers one in two packages in France.

This branch of La Poste only achieved a turnover of 994 million euros over the first six months of the year.

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“We limited the damage with a 10% drop because we won new customers

,” explains Jean-Sébastien Léridon, managing director of Relais Colis, bought in March by Walden, a French logistics group.

DHL does better.

Probably because it counts many Asian e-merchants among its customers…

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Source: lefigaro

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