Monthly Archives: May

Expectations for fast and accurate delivery are soaring among both business and consumer customers. The “Amazon effect” is pressuring businesses and transport providers to achieve new levels of speed and cost-efficiency in transportation and logistics. The stakes have never been higher, but it’s not a new challenge. For many years, the transportation industry has applied

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Same-day delivery no longer belongs to consumer retailers and grocers. Since the inception of Prime, the Amazon disruption has created an environment where both business buyers and individual customers expect to purchase and get items they need, when they need them, with as little friction as possible. Think beyond books and batteries — where an

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The last mile, defined as the movement of items from a transportation hub to the final delivery destination often residential, is often the most challenging, costly, and technologically deficient portion of the delivery process. But as more and more consumers use e-commerce to order and ship everything from medicine to artwork, the shipping and logistics

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For both retailers and manufacturers, there are several key challenges in keeping up with consumer expectations.  To help address one of the delivery challenges, retailers are increasing the use of dropshipping. “Enterprise dropship has been around for decades but has recently gained popularity due to the growing consumer expectations for broader assortment and category selection,”

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While there is no certain way to create a successful last-mile delivery strategy, this article proposes creating a strategy that meets specific consumer needs. By following a blueprint designed to balance consumer needs with the resources of the company, you can create standard procedures that can withstand fickle trends and unplanned changes. What Is Last-Mile

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