How big and bulky retailers can improve the final mile

The retail of big and bulky goods is often fraught with logistical issues and delays, writes Danny Hudson, Director of Retail & CPG at FarEye. The last mile stage of delivery is often the most difficult and expensive part of the process and can lead to frustrations for both suppliers and customers. While this stage… Continue reading How big and bulky retailers can improve the final mile

Home Delivery Robots: Last Mile Gamechangers

Robots continue to be a larger part of global supply chains. When it comes to deploying robots, warehouse technology is more established, as the use of robots within warehouses is set to grow significantly. Warehouse labor shortages will continue to be the main growth driver for autonomous mobile robots. But there are other use cases… Continue reading Home Delivery Robots: Last Mile Gamechangers

Capital Express and ADL Delivery partner up for final mile delivery platform initiative

Earlier this week, two regional final mile delivery service providers—Capital Express, an Omaha-based final mile delivery company, and ADL Delivery, a Tampa-based final mile delivery company—announced they have partnered up to form a holding company, or platform, focused on building a national provider of customized and final mile logistics services. Established in 1987, Capital Express… Continue reading Capital Express and ADL Delivery partner up for final mile delivery platform initiative

New Google last mile offerings focus on smoothing out processes for fleet operators

Earlier today, global technology giant Google said it has rolled out two new offerings—entitled Cloud Fleet Routing API and Last Mile Fleet Solution— which focus on helping logistics and retail fleet operators to see gains in delivery success and optimizing fleet performance through what it described as an integrated suite of mapping, routing and analytics… Continue reading New Google last mile offerings focus on smoothing out processes for fleet operators

Prioritize customer experience in the last mile

By Omnitracs · March 14, 2022 Today’s last-mile experiences is more critical—and more expensive—than ever. Balancing the optimal delivery experience with your bottom line while also keeping pace with the industry can be tricky. Fleets lacking the modern tools needed to do so efficiently and effectively face growing hurdles in a fast-changing business. Omnitracs One… Continue reading Prioritize customer experience in the last mile

What Does it Take to be a Successful Entrepreneur? The Incredible Journey of a Last Mile Pioneer

I interviewed Simon Hartley, the cofounder of Wumdrop. Wumdrop is a successful last mile logistics company in South Africa. What I took away from this conversation is the perseverance and the hubris, the need for flexibility and luck, and even the heartache and the joy, that are involved in creating a successful business. The following… Continue reading What Does it Take to be a Successful Entrepreneur? The Incredible Journey of a Last Mile Pioneer

The Last Mile Logistics Nightmare of Fines, Booted, and Towed Vehicles

Megan Broccoli, CEO of Voi It is not easy being a last mile carrier; last mile is the last step of the delivery process when a parcel is moved from a hub near a consumer to its final destination. In addition to pressure to deliver on time, the driver shortage, and accidents, carriers face surprisingly… Continue reading The Last Mile Logistics Nightmare of Fines, Booted, and Towed Vehicles

Optimize Customer Experience in the Last Mile

By Omnitracs Solera · February 10, 2022 Learn how to capture increased consumer demand without over burdening your drivers and back-office teams. The booming growth of e-commerce has companies facing new complexities to keep their business flowing efficiently and safely in the last mile. Your business needs a reliable partner that has the tools to… Continue reading Optimize Customer Experience in the Last Mile