Global parcel shipping volumes have grown nearly 50 percent in the past two years, and some expect the market for e-commerce packaging to expand more than 14 percent annually through 2022 — as more companies like Target Corp., Walmart Inc. and vendors on Google Express start offering two-day delivery.
The Prime-effect arms race will drive parcel spending up by 5 percent per year through 2021, say organizers at Parcel Forum, an annual industry conference for shipping and distribution taking place next week in Chicago. Supply chain professionals responsible for the shipping, warehousing, packaging, distribution and delivery of parcels will gather to discuss the latest trends, innovations and best practices. Here’s what to expect:
The speaker roster includes logistics and fulfillment executives from Morgan Stanley, Gap Inc., DHL eCommerce, Shopify, Barnes and Noble, DSW Inc., UPS, Ulta Beauty, United States Postal Service and more.
For more information, see Parcel Forum's full agenda.
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