The future of logistics is racing toward the last mile

The future of logistics is racing toward the last mile

Almost two decades into the 21st century, there is no doubt that e-commerce has radically and permanently altered the retail landscape for U.S. companies. But there is also no debate that e-commerce and mobile e-commerce are redefining what it actually means to be a U.S. company.

INDUSTRY NEWS

4 inexpensive ways to motivate your team through a long project
MultiBriefs Exclusive

When you're on a long project, it's easy to get lost in the drudgery of a seemingly never-ending to-do list. Celebrating the completion of the project might be a year away. If you're not diligent to avoid it, your team may soon become weary of the project.

Supply chain revolution: From internet to ordernet
Forbes

The world of e-commerce has transformed the way we live our lives. When you want to order a product, you search for it online, click a button and wait for it to land at your doorstep in a few short days. However, should you really be content with the status quo? For all the fuss about the "Amazon effect," most companies are far from achieving it.

Online boom delivers big returns for central European warehouses
Reuters

Online retailers racing to build warehouses in central Europe are propelling the region's real estate market to new heights and Asian investors on the hunt for higher yields are getting in on the act.

ADDITIONAL UPDATES

How data collection and AI are building and digitizing the next-generation warehouse
Inbound Logistics

As supply chains increasingly transition from being viewed as a cost center to a competitive differentiator, optimization and efficiency has become critical to success in today’s world focused on next day delivery. To support this transition, the importance of real-time data and analysis is rising rapidly.

7 elements of the sustainable warehouse — and why shippers are moving in
Supply Chain Dive

Much of the focus on reducing greenhouse gases in the supply chain falls on the transportation industry. Electric cars, cleaner fuels and more efficient last-mile deliveries are just a few of the options shippers and carriers are assessing. Facilities are often overlooked as an energy hog.

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