The Growing Power Of E-Commerce In Material Handling
Fifty-eight percent of Americans prefer to do their shopping online as opposed to going to the store, according to a new survey released by AmericasBarometer. That’s good news for Americans, as US retail e-commerce sales are expected to increase by 6.8% per year through 2024.
With online shopping, packages are shipped right to your door in a timely manner, so it’s no stretch to see why online shopping has become so popular. But people’s preference for online shopping doesn’t end at Amazon, as they also try to find convenient and efficient solutions in their work life as well.
This is especially true in the material handling industry, where people find online shopping to be faster and more convenient than in-person shopping. This is true for a few key reasons: