The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a massive shift as a result of surging deliveries. Daily parcel volumes are higher than ever before — but so are customers’ expectations for cheap and fast fulfillment.
To keep up with mounting demand, retailers and their logistics partners have been racing to develop more efficient processes with experimental supply chain models like crowdsourced delivery — the Uber model in which customers use mobile apps to connect directly with local couriers for on-demand or same-day fulfillment.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
- Alphabet is moving into Finland to test drone delivery
- Walmart has enabled online ordering in-store
- Mastercard and Visa are proposing fee cuts in the EU