E-commerce is booming with the development of new business model and will be continuously boosted in the several decades. With large number of enterprises carrying out E-commerce, logistics driven under the background has been largely influenced. This paper presents the state-of-the-art E-commerce logistics in supply chain management from a view of practice perspective. Worldwide implementations and corresponding models together with supporting techniques are reviewed in this paper. Typical E-commerce logistics companies from North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific are comprehensively reviewed so as to get the lessons and insights from these practices. Opportunities and future perspectives are summarized from the practical implementations so that interested companies like E-commerce and logistics companies are able to get some guidance when they are contemplating the business.
Yu, Y., Wang, X., Zhong, R. Y., & Huang, G. Q. (2016). E-commerce Logistics in Supply Chain Management: Practice Perspective. In Procedia CIRP (Vol. 52, pp. 179–185). Elsevier B.V. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2016.08.002