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Logistics is a key element of E-commerce and plays a major role in the way the industry operates. The E-commerce industry has come a long way and logistics too has grown tremendously with it. This detailed whitepaper offers some key insights about how the E-commerce market has transformed over time, the trends that are shaping up the industry, the role of AI-driven logistics in optimizing the E-commerce supply chain, and what E-commerce 4.0 brings with it.

Key Takeaways from the Whitepaper

This whitepaper traces the journey of the global E-commerce industry since its beginning and covers the trends and events that have shaped the sector. Download the whitepaper and get material insights on how the future looks like for E-commerce, post the COVID-19 pandemic, and how tech will play a central role in transforming the industry.

  • E-commerce 1.0 - The beginning of an era : This first generation of E-commerce offered simplistic websites that allowed placing orders and accepting payments online. At this point, online availability was the need of the hour.

  • E-commerce 2.0 - Convenience over availability : With the growing popularity of online shopping, low prices and convenience became the driving forces catering to every kind of product in the world.

  • E-commerce 3.0 - Customer-centricity takes the center stage : Consumer and technology trends are shaking up the world of E-commerce, transforming how the industry operates.

  • E-commerce 4.0 - The present and future of E-commerce : With the pandemic upon us, the rush is to deliver essentials fast. The future looks even busier for E-commerce enterprises striving hard to fulfill customers with lightning-fast deliveries

  • The role of AI-driven logistics in E-commerce 4.0 : AI-backed logistics solutions in E-commerce are evolving with growing business requirements and are acting as an important lever for business growth.

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How can Locus help manage your logistics?

  • Locus’ proprietary geocoding engine converts the fuzziest of the addresses into precise geographical coordinates thereby helping your on-ground executives locate addresses easily.
  • Digitize all your operational variables such as fleets, delivery persons etc. to come up with the best route plan every day.
  • Track your orders in real-time with the Locus Live Dashboard. Locus’ last-mile delivery app Locus On The Road (LOTR) helps delivery partners process orders.
  • Visualize and tweak your scheduled plans via three key metrics— geography, time, & vehicle (fleet)—with a birds-eye view of your entire operations.
  • Build your own reports and analyze important parameters that you need to make key decisions.

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