The biggest issue facing logistics firms, as identified by Barclays, is delivering goods when recipients are not present, with over 63 percent of carriers stating this as a concern
The last mile plays a pivotal role in the supply chain, as recent research indicates that the last mile accounts for approximately 28 percent of the total cost of delivery.
Consumer pressures concerning time to delivery and overall experience have forced logistics firms to invest in new innovative solutions to manage their delivery operations, in particular to improve operational efficiency in the last mile.
Southco has been working with the postal and delivery industry to help achieve these goals by improving critical areas of delivery solution performance, including security and operating costs. [Read more…] about Increasing last mile delivery security and intelligence