The global e-commerce market is expected to reach 5 trillion dollars in 2021 and the artificial intelligence economy to 15.7 trillion dollars by 2030.
Entry strategies into the e-commerce market were discussed at an online video conference organized by the Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) in cooperation with the Lean Institute and OTTE Chrysalis with the participation of e-export Consultant Ömür Topaç.
Aegean Exporters’ Associations Coordinator Chairman Jak Eskinazi said that the world has become semi virtual, semi real hybrid with the pandemic.
Eskinazi explained, “In such a rapid transformation, we think that it will be beneficial for all sectors to immediately review their current status and determine their digital transformation processes. We should examine the future of e-commerce in order to create new mechanisms and roadmaps that will support all our members in this regard. The change is not over, the change continues. Digitalization has now become the mainstream in commerce.”
Eskinazi added that different methods have been developed even in logistics, the most important link in the supply chain and continued as follows:
“For example, the Netherlands is preparing to use blockchain infrastructure in the operations and core processes of ports. As the Aegean Exporters’ Associations, we follow the developments closely. During the pandemic period, the number one agenda item of the process, we showed a rapid reflex in the transition to digital. In order to realize the Industry 4.0 vision, we need to feed information to our ecosystem and carry out the process in detail from production to R&D. Transforming their businesses by making an innovation-oriented digital transformation plan will be the most important step they will take today for their future.”