The 5 Essential Teams Your Logistics Provider Should Have

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 that work together to make sure every facet of logistics […]

6 Advantages of a Final Mile Delivery Partner

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 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 visible part of the process […]

What Do Major Hospital Centers and Retail Distribution Centers Have in Common?

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 electronics. Close your eyes and imagine a major hospital system operating like […]

Technology Alone To Create A Final Mile Experience? Think Again

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 of the complex puzzle that is optimizing the final mile. Can You Buy […]

Certainty Over Speed: Manage Customer Delivery Expectations With Final Mile

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, coupled with a long-standing driver shortage due to recruitment challenges, is causing congestion and […]

Final Mile Large Parcel Carriers Take on the Heavy Lifting of Peak Season

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 of the essence for retailers sending parcels this […]