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Commerce Logistics Consulting Services

The expertise, influence and access you need to stay ahead

Our logistics consulting services help clients in the digital commerce & logistics industry stay ahead of the crowd.

Our specialists are experts in cross-border ecommerce, digital logistics, customs & VAT laws & regulations.

Together, we exploit the opportunities offered by rapid changes and digitalization in the ecommerce and postal/logistics market, and leverage the advantages of the excellent relationships we enjoy with relevant industry stakeholders.

Business Development

We support your business transformation.

Classic consulting services, as well as project & interim management, turning planning and projects into operational reality.

Market Intelligence

We provide the market intelligence you need.

Facts & figures, analyses of trends and technical evolutions, stakeholder & competitor evaluations – pairing experience and insights. 

Shipping Cost Check

We optimize your shipping costs & solutions.

We know the market, the players and tariff/cost models, identify cost-savings, and optimize/set up tendering procedures.

Our expert network at your service

We understand your operating environment – because we're actively shaping it.

We’re chairing and advising the global (UPU), European (EU Commission, CEN, Ecommerce Europe), and national committees and Working Groups which draw up the standards & regulations defining your operating environment.

That means we're also ideally placed to help you find project partners, introduce you to relevant decision-makers, and give you a voice at industry forums and events:

UPU / Universal Postal Union

Chairman of the UPU Consultative Committee (CC) representing all global wider postal sector players

Projects: Ecom&Africa and Ecom@LATAM initiatives to develop ecommerce in Africa and Latin America; Postal Prosperity Zone (PPZ)

Standardisation: Liaison Officer of CEN to the UPU Standards Board

EU / European Commission

DG TAXUD – VAT Expert Group (VEG)

DG MOVE –  Digital Transport & Logistics Forum II

DG NEAR - Expert: EU4Digital EaP Countries

Representative of  Ecommerce Europe, German BdKEP

CEN / European Standardisation

Convenor CEN/TC331 WG2 (Digital Postal Services)

Project Leader: Electronic Advanced Data for customs and transport security (CEN/TR 17536)

Project Leader: Connected open global networks for postal operators and the wider postal sector players (CEN/TR 17535)

Ecommerce Europe

CO-Chair: e-logistics & taxation Working Committee

Representative: Ecommerce Europe at UPU & DG TAXUD & ERGP (European Regulators Group for Postal Services)

Logistic-natives e.V.

Board Member

Expert to Working Group: Logistic Natives Internationalisation & Side Regulation

Austrian Standards

Presidential Council to 2018

Expert: Committee 001 (IT & its application) & Committee 269 (sustainable cities and communities)

A client relationship designed for you


An ideal starting point for discerning your options and deciding your next steps.


In-depth reports & analyses to understand the status quo and identify your best options.


We work with you to achieve your goals, wherever you are, for as long as it takes.

We provide the logistics consulting services you actually need:

  • Choose from a quick briefing, a one-off consultancy agreement, or longer-term project support.
  • You can either come for independent advice, free of obligations, or you can secure our permanent availability and exclusivity in your industry branch.
  • Where appropriate, we also offer an outcome-based compensation model.
  • Stay ahead with membership of the CLS Business Lounge. Get in-depth briefings & 2 hours of one-to-one telephone consultancy each month, plus advance notice of changes impacting your business, and personal introductions to potential partners.

Let us take it from here

Contact us to find out what our commerce logistics consulting services could do for you.

 We look forward to helping you stay ahead of the crowd.