DispatchTrack’s Latest Report Signals Trouble for the Last Mile Again This Holiday Season

August 18, 2022

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DispatchTrack, the leading solution provider of right-time delivery management software, today introduced the 2022 Last Mile Holiday Perspective. The inaugural report explores how logistics professionals are thinking about and planning for the upcoming holiday season as they grapple with record-high fuel costs and soaring inflation. The report is based on a survey of more than 130 logistics professionals conducted last month.

Contrary to recent reports of oversupply at big box brands, 6 in 10 respondents indicated they’re worried about inventory shortages and the vast majority (82%) fear they’ll miss delivery windows again this year. Yet, only 1 in 3 businesses are preparing for the holiday season earlier than they did last year. To improve operational efficiency, half of respondents indicated that their companies invested in new technology or expanded existing solutions this year. 4 in 10 are planning to rent additional warehouse space or trucks to prevent potential ful ....

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