Delivered: Last-Mile Industry Roundup (Dec 27, 2019)

Every week, we take a look at the best news stories related to all things last-mile delivery in our Last-Mile Industry Roundup.


Feature Story - December 27, 2019

NBC | Americans are ordering more deliveries than ever before

Overview

While the busy holiday season has caused a spike in deliveries, Americans year-round are ordering more items for delivery than ever before. "Americans are demanding more deliveries, and as a result, many of the things needed for delivery are becoming scarce... the U.S. faces a problem — its infrastructure can only handle so many deliveries." This extraordinary rise is due to many factors including Amazon and others raising customer expectations, new delivery technology/aggregators and new labor pools.

Read the full report here.


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