Why Final Mile Delivery is a Business Priority in 2023
November 16, 2022
With 2023 quickly approaching, major companies like Kroger and Walmart are moving final mile to the top of their priority list. Executives, Directors, and Managers are assessing their final mile needs and the important role logistics plays in supporting the bottom line. All across the business...
Localized Inventory: The Final Mile Solution for Omni-Channel Retailers
October 20, 2022
Shoppers’ expectations for delivery speed and convenience are higher than ever. In 2021, Digital Commerce 360 reported that 68% of consumers said fast shipping motivates them to order online—and according to Shopify’s 2022 Future of Shipping and Logistics report, 58% expect free next-day...
What Do Major Hospital Centers and Retail Distribution Centers Have in Common?
July 29, 2022
When you think of a traditional retail distribution center, the image is vivid: a warehouse that’s stocked with inventory for a brief period before it’s sent out to retailers, wholesalers, or directly to consumers. Products include everything from clothing and furniture to consumer...
Technology Alone To Create A Final Mile Experience? Think Again
July 12, 2022
Increasingly, companies are attempting to solve their final mile problems, or even create final mile programs whole cloth, with plug-and-play software solutions. But it isn’t that easy. Using out-of-the-box or internally developed technology alone to provide real-time data, it’s just one piece...
6 Advantages of a Final Mile Delivery Partner
June 27, 2022
The final mile is a crucial step in a product’s journey. Even if the rest of your supply chain is organized and efficient, customers will mostly remember whether or not their package arrived safely, on time, and in line with their expectations. In other words, final mile delivery is the most...
The 5 Essential Teams Your Logistics Provider Should Have
May 05, 2022
Ensuring the successful final mile delivery of your goods, at the level your customers expect, requires more than just trucks and drivers. Last mile providers that consistently live up to your standards for on-time, on-budget, and damage-free last mile delivery have an ecosystem of departments...
Certainty Over Speed: Manage Customer Delivery Expectations With Final Mile
April 19, 2022
With the universal adoption of smartphones, the restrictions on in-person shopping during the pandemic, and the technology savvy consumer, e-commerce is experiencing an unprecedented boom over the last two years. However, opportunity also has its challenges: the increase in online shopping,...
Brick and Mortar Retailers Are Making A Comeback
March 11, 2022
As the U.S. economy revs into high gear and pandemic restrictions lift, retail customers are getting off their couches and returning in-person to their favorite stores. According to Raydiant’s second annual State of Consumer Behavior Report last year: 33% of respondents prefer shopping...
Final Mile Large Parcel Carriers Take on the Heavy Lifting of Peak Season
October 21, 2021
It is no secret that the massive increase in the demand for parcel delivery has left traditional carriers strapped thin—leading to rising rates, surcharges, and volume caps. As the 2021 peak season commences, companies shipping large parcels will be affected the most by these penalties. Time is...
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