Monthly Archives: July

Last mile shipping is changing as quickly as consumer expectations, and the cost of last mile deliveries has become an ongoing challenge for many. A holistic approach to supply chains is the best anecdote for the ever-changing landscape. Just how much is changing? Consider a typical furniture shopping experience. Not long ago, the only way

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In April, Amazon announced the standard shipping speed for Prime purchases would transition from two days to one. Walmart responded within three weeks with its own next-day shipping transition. Two weeks after that, FedEx announced it would extend its ground service from six to seven days per week in 2020. And less than two weeks ago,

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The growth of eCommerce has transformed the last mile of the parcel delivery journey into the star of the supply chain. This last leg of the shipping process has seen the entry of a raft of new technologies and trends, all of which are disrupting the market. From crowdsourced delivery to robots, here’s what tech

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Advances in commerce have caused modern consumers to raise their baseline expectations. The rise of next- and same-day delivery has created a standard of demand that puts a new kind of pressure on businesses. Because of this increase in demand, the entire supply chain is rapidly evolving from having a functional orientation to a global

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