The Last Mile Challenge

The Last Mile Challenge: Overcoming the Greatest Obstacle in Logistics

The last-mile is a term used in logistics that generally means the transit from the final hub to the delivery destination of products (What is last, 2018a).  While this is in many cases the shortest part of a trip, the costs of this trip often run between 28-29% of the entire transportation costs associated with the movement of goods (Lopez, 2017; The last mile, 2017).  This high cost present for a short distance of transportation is known as the “last-mile problem” (Overcoming last mile, 2016, para. 2), and while it has become more prevalent in recent years, this challenge is nothing new... to download the rest of this White Paper fill out the form below!


 

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