Here’s an ultimate guide on what the last-mile problem is and what feasible and practical solutions are available to overcome the problem.
Last-mile delivery challenges have only increased with online shopping hitting an all-time high. Learn how to overcome the challenges.
The year 2020 could have given any popular sci-fi movie a run for their money. Most of what was only mere imagination has now become a reality, thanks to this past year. Remember those sci-fi movies where robots do all biddings for humans? One way it is almost coming true is through delivery drones and […]
Have you heard of middle mile delivery? Middle mile is a startup term. In the industry, the more common expression is “local distribution” according to David Marcotte, SVP of Americas at Kantar. Behemoths, such as Amazon and Walmart, have already started making mid mile deliveries, while small retailers and logistics companies are catching up. But, […]
“We offer the best route planner app for delivery drivers.” Every route planner app provider says it. Some claim they offer the best free route planner for delivery drivers, while others claim to provide the best multi-stop route planner app for delivery drivers. There’s nothing wrong with that. Some may well be the best. But, […]
Ecommerce is already poised to become worth $632 billion this year, according to BI Intelligence. The new normal of social distancing is only fueling the growth much further. According to ACI Worldwide Research, global eCommerce sales were up by 209% in April 2020 compared to April 2019. There has also been a 110% year-on-year increase […]
According to one report, 66% of shoppers plan to increase their online purchases during the 2020 holiday season. Also, 39% of shoppers plan to start shopping for the holidays in October or early November. Another 30% want to start on Black Friday or Cyber Monday at the end of November. But these were projections. And […]
Your consumers can make or break your company. According to a report by the Capgemini Research Institute, three-quarters of people are willing to spend more if they are satisfied with the delivery services. The report also states that 55% of consumers will switch to a competitor if it offers a faster delivery service. The same […]
Amazon’s obsession with providing faster deliveries makes them an 800-pound gorilla in the eCommerce industry. According to Statista, 45% of Americans used Amazon for eCommerce spending last year. That’s almost half of the U.S. population! But, just like Rome, Amazon wasn’t built in a day. Over the years, Amazon has made several technological and infrastructural […]
It’s a no-brainer that a superior last-mile experience helps engage and retain customers and encourages repetitive purchases. In fact, reports say that happy customers pay higher delivery charges for fast delivery service and purchase more frequently. But, making a seamless last-mile delivery is easier said than done. The last-mile is the most expensive link in […]