- December 12, 2021
- Posted by: Robert Brown
- Category: Investing
Last-Mile delivery is coined as the last step and most integral part of the present-day supply chain management companies. Logistic companies main focus is shipment’s end destination from the transport hub. This focus is intensifying day by day as the online shopping turned out to be the majority public’s interest all over the world. The E-Commerce sales are growing day by day in every country by reaching surprising growth figures at the business finance front. At this kind of extensive growth outset, customers’ expectations towards door delivery are reaching beyond the standards. This is turning last-mile delivery into not alone expensive, but also competitive. The online buyers’ demands and interests made them expect their product to be delivered within no time. This kind of trend is making last-mile delivery almost 50% cost of their shopping amount.
While last-mile shipping is posing into the costliest affair, some logistic companies successfully coming forward to resolve this problem by streamlining the entire process using methodologies and technologies. Let us look into 3 last-mile logistics startups that are with smart solutions:
1. Starship Technologies: Starship Technologies is the brainchild of London based Skype co-founder. This is based at San Francisco and currently known as Delivery-Robot. Their custom-built delivery robots are giving a better answer to the last-mile delivery needs. This Starship Technology was established in the year 2014 and stands as the best hope to support flawless last-mile shipping needs.
2. Nuro: The successful startup Nuro is promising more than robots with their fully- autonomous vehicles for last-mile delivery horizons. The prototype of Nuro was unveiled earlier in this year and gained heads turn from the online E-Commerce platforms. The Nuro was established in the year 2016 in California. The one-meter wide delivery vehicle of Nuro can carry only 115 Kgs.
3. LogiNext: The LogiNext is a Mumbai; India based startup established in the year 2014. It got based at California too. It is a SaaS product resolving many issues in the last-mile delivery ecosystem. It is a customizable logistics management software made as a match for last-mile delivery demands. It enables automated optimization and route planning using real-time sources. It is already widely used software all across the world with the more than 200 existing clientele. This software can be integrated to Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa that provided voice-based information on the movement of the logistics instantaneously.
All the above three startups are currently almost reached to the commercial status. Definitely, their solutions can result in great help in resolving the shipping issues of the prrsent-day worldwide E-Commerce stores. Many online stores are eagerly looking to use the best solutions for their quick shipping needs. There are some more too currently working with some more innovative solutions for this purpose too.