2022 Ecommerce Fulfillment Report

Analyzing the latest trends in ecommerce fulfillment
$399.00

Analysis of the latest trends in ecommerce fulfillment. Includes over 30 charts, shipping policies of Top 1000 retailers, Amazon’s fulfillment practices, the state of the worldwide supply chain, and updates on in-warehouse automation and delivery robotics. 

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2022 Ecommerce Fulfillment Report

Among retailers in ’s Top 1000 ranking, nearly 75% offer free shipping on at least some orders. And with 70% of consumers listing “free shipping” as a top criteria for selecting online retailers, fulfillment has become a fixture for shoppers and businesses alike.  

Explore how leading online retailers are battling rising costs, inflation’s impact on customers and surpluses in inventory—as well as the steps other retailers can take to succeed this holiday shopping season and forward into 2023. 

’s 2022 Ecommerce Fulfillment Report delivers extensive data and analysis on retail trends in fulfillment, real-life case studies to learn from, results from “mystery shopping” tests and consumer insights that can help change your ecommerce game for the good.   

View the table of contents for full details on what’s included in the report.  

Published October 2022

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED 

Extensive Retail Market Overview 

Read through our major findings on ecommerce fulfillment today, including:    

  • Trends in free shipping, returns, same-day deliveries and inventory 
  • BOPIS and curbside pickup: omnichannel options that are popular with customers and good for conversion 
  • Industry leaders’ plans for the future: Amazon’s hope to moderate its building plans and deploy electric vans, Walmart’s investment in automation (and also electric vans), and Target’s same-day services and “Sortation Centers” 
  • Outsourcing: is a 3PL right for you? 

 

25+ Data-Packed Charts  

Start visualizing the power of strategies and trends in ecommerce fulfillment and share critical data with your colleagues and clients. 

 

“Mystery Shopper” Results & Consumer Insights 

Explore findings from “mystery shopper” tests, performance by employees. Anonymous orders were placed using same-day delivery on non-grocery items from 16 retailers in the Top 1000. Here’s a sample of our results: 

 

According to consumers, saving money and speeding up delivery still matter—significantly. See what 1,116 online shoppers had to say about various fulfillment topics and trends. Here’s a sample:  

 

WHY YOU SHOULD BUY IT 

’s Ecommerce Fulfillment Report is a must-have guide to help retailers adjust—and thrive—in a “new normal” of supply chain disruptions, inflation and balancing consumer demand with rising costs.  

With significant challenges looming large, you need our reliable data and analysis to navigate the rough waters ahead and make necessary changes to ensure that fulfillment can keep up with your business.   

 

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KEY DATA FROM THE REPORT

  • 22% of consumers abandoned an order because shipping costs were too high, while only 5% did so because sales tax was too high 
  • 53% of online shoppers have environmental concerns relative to shipping 
  • 16% of consumers selected an extended shipping option to support sustainable practices 
  • Walmart says its latest warehouses will help it put 95% of the U.S. population within range of its next- or two-day shipping options
  • Among the 201 retail chains ranked among the Top 1000, 72.1% offer buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS) 
$399.00

Analysis of the latest trends in ecommerce fulfillment. Includes over 30 charts, shipping policies of Top 1000 retailers, Amazon’s fulfillment practices, the state of the worldwide supply chain, and updates on in-warehouse automation and delivery robotics. 

Interested in this report and more of our upcoming research? Sign up for a Gold or Platinum Membership to receive two full calendar years of research reports for over 50% off individual prices, plus access to the data behind the analysis in select membership plans.