Increasing Importance of Same-day/Last Mile Delivery

As consumers move away from brick and mortar stores in favor of shopping online, last-mile delivery will move from what was once a small niche of the logistics industry, into the primary means on local shipping.

Long haul trucking, air and ocean shipping will continue to play an important role in the supply chains of major retailers, but the traditional services of UPS and FedEx will diminish in importance as supply chains become streamlined and geared towards our on-demand society.