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last mile delivery

While every part of the delivery process matters, the competition to optimize the last mile (or final mile) of delivery has never been more intense. As the volume of e-Commerce shopping rises every year, a large percentage of today's consumers expect two-day, one-day and even same-day shipping to get their purchase to its final destination. That leaves shippers with increasing concerns about expenses and other last mile problems, since total costs associated with the last mile run at about 50 percent of overall logistics costs across various industries.

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