Retail Fulfillment and Delivery: The Last Mile Challenge

Retail Fulfillment and Delivery: The Last Mile Challenge

Have you ever had a day on the golf course where you are long off the tee, finding every fairway, striking your irons and knocking down pins; but when you step on the green everything changes?  Whether it’s the yips, misreading the break, or just plain bad luck, your putter won’t let you take that final step toward a birdie, or even a par on the scorecard.  Your supply chain could be feeling a similar frustration when it comes to last mile delivery. 

As fulfillment and shipping costs have become a key focus for retailers, the challenges and expenses of getting an order to a customer’s door is still a tough obstacle to overcome.  A recent article from DC Velocity outlines what the future of last mile delivery may hold.