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Holiday 2021: US Last-Mile Delivery To See Peak Challenges—Four Trends

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Retailers’ last mile challenges are set to get worse before they get better. Existing supply chain disruption, ever-present since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, will be compounded by outsized demand over the holiday season—with many consumers shifting their spending online.

In this report, we assess emerging last mile trends across three key areas:

  • Heightened financial pressures on retailers and shipping carriers over holiday 2021
  • The impact of labor shortages within the sector
  • Alternative strategies retailers are adopting

Explore our wider coverage of US holiday retail and learn more about retailers’ technology options to accommodate shoppers’ new priorities over the holiday season.

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