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Supply Chaine Guide

📄️ What is first mile and last mile delivery?

First mile and last mile delivery (first/last mile) has become increasingly important in today’s logistics marketplace. First mile is the first leg of the shipping journey whereas last mile is the final leg of the journey. The middle part of the logistics lifecycle usually goes relatively smoothly, but due to loading, unloading, and multiple stops, more problems happen in the first and last mile than in any other part of the process. This is not an insignificant problem, the United States spends more than 1.5 trillion dollars annually on transportation logistics, and issues anywhere along the line cause added expenses.