ordered on-line, visually inspected, and bad found: of Almost 300 million packets of the Germans in 2018, have sent back. In the Federal government is arguing messengers on working conditions for the package.
The Germans are happy to order online and send back to every sixth packet. The determined economist at the University of Bamberg.
In the past year had been sent 280 million packages and 487 million articles. Thus, total costs in the amount of more than five billion euros, Björn Asdecker of the research group returns management. This 438 distributors, logistics service providers, producers, and experts.
to Return causing, on average, costs nearly 20 Euro, half of which is for transportation. Although only four percent of the returned items in the trash landed. But everything must first be seen and evaluated.returns put a strain on the climate
After all, 79 percent of the returns will be directly sold as A product, and a further 13 per cent as B-stock, according to the researchers. And three percent would be sold to industrial recyclers, or non-profit organizations donated. The market is usually granted withdrawal period of 28 days spent far in excess of the legally prescribed 14 days, said Asdecker.
The returns put a strain on the climate - as much as "daily 2200 car rides from Hamburg to Moscow" or 238.000 tonnes of CO2 last year.
in Total, has sold, the Online retail in the past year Goods to the value in the value of 65.1 billion euros. In 2019, he expects an eleven percent increase to 72 billion.
Hubertus Heil, the Federal Minister of labour, to the bill for the improvement of working conditions for package messenger
tomorrow magazine, 29.04.2019
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