E-commerce starts causing a last-mile delivery traffic nightmare
“As consumers become increasingly accustomed to the ease of purchasing online, the growth of e-commerce over the next decade is nothing short of certainty. Then again, the mainstream adoption of e-commerce was gradual, tracing back to the times of the dot com rage, when Amazon was nothing more than just an online bookstore.” – According to the article in freightwaves.com and its author
“But now, the “Amazon effect” has disrupted the logistics industry in profound ways, automating large swathes of supply chain operations and forcing them to work leaner and thereby be more efficient. However, the growth of e-commerce comes at the cost of road transportation networks that are getting increasingly clogged due to last-mile delivery vans that have exploded into relevance.” – Rajamanickam also wrote in his article.
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Source and credits: freightwaves.com /