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Last Mile Delivery Trends and Critical Enabling Technologies

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Actionable Benefits

  • Optimize modalities and technologies for last mile delivery profitability and customer retention.
  • Determine a realistic timeline for broader adoption of new form factors.
  • Identify best measures of success for last mile delivery for a business unit and company.

Critical Questions Answered

  • What is the estimated financial impact of last mile delivery?
  • Which form factor alternatives are most promising to supplement or replace traditional operations?
  • What are the primary indicators of success by modality?

Research Highlights

  • A detailed breakdown of last mile delivery technology solutions available in market.
  • Comprehensive market data on telematics subscription growth for local delivery, parcel volume and autonomous mobile robots.
  • Mobility as a Service projections for last mile through 2026.         

Who Should Read This?

  • Decision-makers within retailers, 3PL’s and fleets who are responsible for last mile delivery solutions and strategies.
  • Leaders for Telematics Service Providers (TSPs) who need to understand how last mile challenges can be addressed with technology solutions.
  • Logistics partners who need to help meet the rising e-commerce demand for last mile delivery.

Table of Contents

1.  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. LAST MILE’S EXPONENTIAL GROWTH

2.1. Ecommerce Drives Expansion and Expectations
2.2. The Last Mile Market
2.3. Supply Chain Disruptions Impacting on Time Delivery
2.4. Report Definitions

3. KPI’S

4. LAST MILE COMPLEXITIES

4.1. Driver Shortages
4.2. Driver Safety and Exponentially Rising Insurance Costs
4.3. Lack of Profitability
4.4. Reduced Delivery Times
4.5. Regulation
4.6. Fulfilment Complexity
4.7. Massive Growth in B2C
4.8. Modal Selection
4.9. Last Yard Delivery Determination
4.10. Environment and Infrastructural Concerns
4.11. Public Perception of Automation

5. FORM FACTORS AND BUSINESS MODELS

5.1. Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR)
5.2. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
5.3. Mobility As A Service (MAAS)
5.4. Urban Cargo Bikes

6. ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES FOR LAST MILE

6.1. Autonomy
6.2. Electrification/Alt-Fuel
6.3. UAS
6.4. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
6.5. Computer Vision
6.6. Visibility and Monitoring

7. LAST MILE DELIVERY TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

7.1. Advanced Route Optimization
7.2. Open Systems (SDK’s and API’s)
7.3. Advanced Location Intelligence
7.4. A Singular/Connected Platform

8. MARKET DATA

8.1. Telematics Subscription Growth
8.2. Commercial Telematics Hardware Shipments
8.3. Total Last-Mile Parcel Volume – B2C
8.4. Total Last-Mile Parcel Volume – B2B
8.5. Total Estimated Number of Stops
8.6. Autonomous Mobile Robots – Last Mile Delivery
8.7. Unmanned Aerial Systems/Drones – Last Mile Delivery
8.8. Mobility as a Service for Last Mile

9. CONCLUSIONS