As the Coronavirus pandemic has forced more of us into our homes for much longer, our habits for just about every life task have changed. Essential groceries, projects around the house and more – deliveries to our door have especially been on the rise.
According to the British Retail Consortium, online grocery shopping has increased by 28% during the pandemic, while Amazon’s global sales spiked by a similar percentage in Q1 this year.
As we become more and more familiar and comfortable with buying products without the need to travel to a physical store, it is bound to cause a knock-on effect for the industry as a whole. [Read more…] about Will Covid-19 accelerate the automation of parcel delivery?