"The delivery economy" describes the transformation of retail, driven by customer demands for the highest possible level of service. But can companies provide it in an economic fashion? Christian Piller, vice president of value engineering with Project 44, offers a perspective.
Fulfilling e-commerce orders in today's market requires a carefully designed balance of centralization distribution and micro-fulfillment centers, says Kraig Foreman, vice president of operations with DHL Supply Chain.
PICKUP, a last mile delivery service company, recently announced the addition of small item deliveries of groceries, household supplies, baby goods and pet products to support the overwhelming need for same day delivery of essential goods to consumers.
Scandit has used its mobile computer vision and barcode scanning technology to create a Contactless Proof of Delivery web app that is quick for retailers and delivery companies to implement and has made it available free for six months until September 30th.
The latest news, analysis, services and systems regarding last-mile delivery and its impact within global supply chains. Today’s companies are transporting and delivering perishables and manufactured goods in a more timely and efficient manner than ever before thanks, in part, to the boom in e-commerce. New services and technologies for last-mile delivery are transforming the way companies do business — and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these services continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies are using last-mile delivery solutions to power their supply chains.
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