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 - October 25,2019
Is 2020 the year of the RDS acquisition for Uber and Amazon?
In 2019, we've seen many of the large restaurant delivery players not only survive, but actually mature financially. While they have matured, Sucharita Kodali of Forrester Research Inc. says, “The space is saturated with too many companies, none of which has a path to profitability."
This could lead to the companies with the deepest pockets making a play in 2020 towards consolidation. Some names to watch are: Uber ($11B cash on hand), Amazon (the deepest pockets), DoorDash ($12B cash on hand), Just Eat, Deliveroo, Grubhub and more.
Read the full story here.
Other stories from this week
- The Washington Post | Wing, Operated by Google, Makes First Drone Package Delivery in Virginia
- Reuters | Naspers Offers Just Eat $5B in European RDS Bidding War
- Houston Chronicle | Luby’s & Fuddruckers Launch On-Demand Delivery With Favor
- Supply Chain Dive | UPS Seals Drone Partnerships with CVS & Kaiser Permanente
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