Between 2017 and 2018, eCommerce as a percentage of all American retail sales jumped from 13.0% to 14.3%. This number is expected to reach 17% in 2019 despite an online retail infrastructure that's not yet ready for the reverse logistics demand. As online retail penetration moves past the 17% mark in North America, insufficient returns processing operations have begun to strain the system. Read more by signing in. Not a member yet? Learn more here.