Last mile delivery is defined as the movement of goods from a transportation hub to the final delivery destination. The final delivery destination is typically a personal residence.
Last-Mile Delivery under Quarantine
Last-mile delivery is becoming more important than ever due to the surge of online orders. The world is now undergoing an unprecedented plague — the NCP — novel corona-virus pneumonia. Groups of people have been quarantined, shops closed, jobs shed, business shuttered. Consumers start a new tide of online trading. This brings the last mile logistics a great opportunity, and also, a great challenge.
Fast and Safe Transportation
The focus of last-mile logistics is to deliver items to the end-user as fast and as safe as possible. To be fast, the vehicle in transportation must be as lightweight as possible. It can be managed by replacing the vehicle body material and installing aerodynamic skirts. This is also beneficial to the environment. As to safety, it means not only the traffic security but also keeping the goods in the cargo their proper situation. Many kinds of foods and fruits should be kept at a certain temperature for freshness. This is also a big question for logistics car runners to consider. You can see more about temperature-controlled transportation in the previous article.