Effigy Consulting provides up-to-date knowledge on the e-Commerce landscape within 32 European countries (EU 28, Switzerland, Norway, Russia and Ukraine) for the following topics.
Quantitative and qualitative review of eTailers such as Amazon, Alibaba, eBay, Zalando, bol.com, etc.: as some strong eTailers are becoming active in last mile delivery, we can assess the share of internalisation of their shipment volumes, including analysis of their Marketplaces.
The variety of PUDO (Pick-Up and Drop-Off) and Brick & Mortar models combined with the development of new technologies are changing the B2C/C2B/C2C services within the CEP market, opening it to new entrants and creating a more cost-effective business model.
Our research on PUDO networks can provide you with a mapping of the relevant players (including emerging ones) in all European countries.
Small Packets are parcels carried through Mail products (0-2kg). This fast-growing segment is gaining more or more interest due to the boom of Chinese imports.
Small Packets were initially commercialised by Postal operators and most of the time accounted for in the Mail divisions. Nowadays other carriers are gradually offering products with similar features in order to capture these activities and generate business with the eTailers.
The main characteristics are as follows:
Review of main players’ activities from one country to their main European and cross-border trade lanes, as well as Worldwide destinations such as China, USA, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, India, South Africa, Russia, Switzerland, etc.
In E-commerce and more specifically the B2C segment, it is also important to understand and benchmark CEP players within their own market(s) in order to differentiate their offerings and their approaches towards customers and prospects.
Complementary analyses can be performed on the following topics: