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Latin America: Fastest Growing eCommerce Market 2021

One of the world’s fastest growing eCommerce markets is located just south of the U.S. border and extends throughout Latin America. As emerging nations like Brazil develop and expand broadband networks, ecommerce growth is skyrocketing across Latin America.

The Latin American market represents a major opportunity for U.S. ecommerce with a total population exceeding 656 million.

Brazil ranks among the world’s top-10 economies in terms of GDP and many other Latin American nations are catching up quickly.

For all its promise, however, many U.S. ecommerce merchants are reluctant to enter the Latin American market.

The Facts:

Retail ecommerce sales in Latin America will reach $86.6 billion in 2020.
This is a 20% increase from 2019.
Latin American ecommerce sales for 2023 are projected at $116.2 billion,
Representing 7.1% of total retail sales for the region.
U.S. Postal Service international delivery generally performs poorly in Latin America with delivery times often surpassing three weeks.
Many merchants believe their only alternative is to ship via major international carriers, which are often come with costs that make business growth impossible.

“The post office is only as good as its partner in the destination country, and in Latin America they’re dealing with bankrupt and dysfunctional postal authorities that provide horrible service.” – SkyPostal President and CEO A.J. Hernandez

How can U.S. businesses safely and reliably reach a growing population of Latin American consumers without having to rely on a slow postal service or costly cargo carriers?

Pronounced economic growth and increased ecommerce opportunities in Latin America that mostly are missed by U.S. businesses.
Problems affecting USPS operations in Latin America.
How private Latin American distribution networks provide affordable solutions.
Time and cost advantages of using private distributors and shippers.
How SkyPostal and similar private shippers establish fast and reliable distribution networks across Latin America.
“There’s an assumption that Latin America is a prohibitively difficult place to do business. That’s simply not true. It’s complex, but the tools exist to make it manageable.” – A.J. Hernandez

SkyPostal was created in 2001 to meet the need for improved and efficient cross-border mail and parcel service from the United States and Europe to all countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Mexico. It is now the largest private mail and delivery network in Latin America, serving European postal administrations, major publishers, the world’s largest ecommerce retailers, international shippers, and financial institutions that require reliable and secure delivery of their mail and parcels.

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