NOTE: This is sourced from “Last Thing” Posting in the Jan 20–20 issue of Business Week (Subscribe to get the one page article.
UPS and FedX got through the Holiday delivery challenge with some help from the impatient Amazon & some upgrading of their networks.
Fierce competition from & by the logistics channels and infrastructure for two delivery giants
What Seems to be missing?
Consider the adoption of a Last Mile Delivery Strategy;
Park the noisey, diesel belching,lumbering trucks blocks away
Off-load package on EV Cargo bikes for delivery to segmented nearby blocks.
Note: Electric cargo bike would stored or placed on the rear of the existing trucks.
Then the packages are delivered to the last mile on a bike from the back of the truck.