Last-Mile Delivery: The Next Battleground in Transportation

Jeremy Becker, Senior Manager Supply Chain Consulting at Transplace addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode:

  • What is last-mile delivery? What does it encompass?
  • Why so much buzz about last-mile delivery today? What factors are driving it?
  • How is this segment of the transportation market different from the others?
  • Any special considerations when it comes to finding service providers?
  • Based on your experience working with clients in this area, what are some leading practices or lessons learned that other shippers should consider?
  • What role does a 3PL play in this whole process?
  • How do you see last-mile delivery evolving over the next few years?
  • What questions should shippers ask themselves to assess whether they have all of the pieces in place to succeed with last-mile delivery?

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