Online Retail Logistics Conference
Online Retail Logistics will focus on ways to create efficient supply chains to support the increase in online shopping
Online retail continues to grow in Australia with an estimated worth of $22.1 billion last year - a 7% increase on the year before. According to the NAB, Australia's online retail spending increased to $16.9 billion for the year to April 2015, or by 9.6% annually.
As the market continues to grow it is also constantly evolving. The impact of this growth and evolution flows directly to the logistics and distribution industries continues. Customers shop online for price but also for convenience and the timely delivery of these goods plays a critical role in customer satisfaction.
Together with an analysis of revolving commercial conditions and business models, the 2015 agenda will review the existing challenges for Australian online retailers and showcase the innovative solutions for retailers, e-tailers, fulfillment specialists and logistics companies in unlocking new potential.
Topics for 2015 include:
- Australia's online retailing legislation and consumer protection laws
- The impact of Australia Post's changing business model and potential privatization
- The changing logistics model for international online retailers looking for space in Australia
- Growth of hybrid models with traditional bricks and mortar retailers expanding online presence
- The challenge of rural consumers in Australia
- Cost saving innovations and technology in logistics and warehousing
- Warehouse design and technology
- Commercial rents and the increased demand for warehouse space near urban centres
- Dealing with rapid expansion and customer service engagement
Click here to view the presentations from the 2014 Online Retail Logistics Conference.