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Logistics: Automating the last 50 Feet

Logistics: Automating the last 50 Feet

The last mile of the logistics chain is a huge challenge but the closer you approach your destination, the more complex and expensive it gets. Not coincidentally, the ‘last 50 feet’ is considered by experts to be the true bottleneck for e-commerce growth – and that’s where a large part of the future of retail is being decided. Start-ups and online retailers alike are working hard to close that final gap.

Autonomous Vehicle: Fedex Joins the Same-Day Delivery Fray

Autonomous Vehicle: Fedex Joins the Same-Day Delivery Fray

FedEx has unveiled a prototype of its SameDay Bot, an autonomous vehicle for delivery designed to get smaller deliveries from retailers to nearby customers.