last-mile delivery

Five Reasons Last Mile Logistics M&As Will Continue in 2022

Posted: 04/25/2022 - 02:43
As supply chain disruptions continue to mount, logistics companies are experiencing a boom in mergers and acquisitions to improve last mile delivery capabilities.

Last year saw a flurry of merger and acquisition activity in the logistics industry. In the last mile carrier sector, UPS acquired point-to-point carrier Roadie in September. A month later, regional last-mile carrier Lasership acquired another regional carrier, OnTrac, for a reported $1.3 billion.

There is a lot of speculation about whether these are one-offs or more of a trend that will carry over into 2022 and beyond. We lean toward the latter and think there are at least five good reasons why you will see M&A activity continue in the last mile carrier space in 2022.

B2B last-mile delivery challenges that still exist

Posted: 06/24/2020 - 05:22
last-mile delivery

The phrase “last-mile logistics” refers to the process of moving products from the last transit stop to the final destination, which may be anywhere from one to one thousand miles. Last-mile logistics does not involve transporting goods from a single route to a single destination like port-to-port or terminal-to-terminal logistics. Instead, it involves road transportation primarily to complete the final delivery stage. It is also one of the biggest logistics challenges that businesses face.

Autonomous Last-Mile Delivery in E-commerce

Posted: 05/15/2020 - 01:24
Autonomous Last-Mile Delivery

It must be an amazing feeling to get your online order delivered the next day or on the very same day itself. You would not only feel special but would also develop trust and reliability for the respective company. Nevertheless, the scenario used to be quite different. But, in the last few years, high-end innovation in technology has boosted the logistics industry in more than one way, while driving the e-commerce industry with the same spur.

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