Tagged in Last Mile Delivery
Shippers are already aware that the last mile is the most complex and expensive in the entire supply chain operations. One key factor for this is consumer expectations continue to reach higher benchmarks. According to Statista, 68% of online shoppers expect free shipping/delivery and 37% expect next-day delivery. In the face of complex routing and […]
Supply chain management involves the transportation of freight between locations, and load matching is a small but critical aspect that drives supply chain efficiency. Load matching can be understood as the pairing of freight with the most suitable transportation carriers. If done right, load matching means better resource optimization, cost reduction, streamlined operations, and ultimately, […]
For the past day, an important news story has been making headlines in the logistics management communities in the US. What’s that? Walmart has opened a new high-tech fulfillment center of 2.2 million square feet at McCordsville, twenty miles northeast of Indianapolis. Why is it important? This McCordsville fulfillment center is the largest fulfillment center […]
Say you purchase your coveted gadget online, eagerly tracking its journey from warehouse to your welcoming hands. Now take a moment to think about the complicated trip your gadget took to reach your doorstep. Step into the world of last-mile delivery, the unsung hero of the e-commerce world. Customer satisfaction and keeping costs in check […]
In the fast-paced world of last-mile delivery, a hidden culprit often goes unnoticed: vehicle idling. Leaving engines running while vehicles are stationary may seem harmless, but it comes at a high cost to the environment and businesses’ bottom line. This blog explores the concept of vehicle idling in last-mile delivery, its consequences, and why it […]
Optimizing delivery routes by adopting tech strategies for route optimization, analytics and tracking, slot and carrier managements can enhance the efficiency.
On-demand delivery is a service that fulfills immediate customer needs by providing timely and convenient delivery of goods or services.
Integrating automation into last mile routing can be a game-changer for companies as it takes care of on-ground constraints such as traffic, delivery time, etc.