Global E-Commerce: How to Get Stuff There From Here?

So, where did we land on the future of international e-tailing? That it will develop, probably slowly, but that advances in identification and sensor technology might solve these barriers (creating electronic labels that can be easily reconfigured, for example). Companies may find ways to share resources as a way to cut shipping and returns costs. And reliability and convenience might be as simple as hiring out your car to help people get those e-commerce packages to their doors when the time is right.

CBS Professor Rita McGrath on the future of e-retailing.  Full article on Inc.