Fleet Enable research shows final mile carriers should automate

March 24, 2022

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AUSTIN, TX, MARCH 24, 2022 – Last-mile carriers must automate to keep up with explosive growth in the final-mile delivery market. That’s the guidance of logistics technology developer Fleet Enable in two research papers published this month. The software maker said carriers need automation to contain costs while capturing additional revenue.

Austin-based Fleet Enable posted the findings on its website as final-mile delivery firms face surging shipment volumes. Fleet Enable said the final-mile sector would grow 14 percent to nearly $150 billion by 2025. It highlighted three growth challenges facing carriers that automation can address:

Bottlenecks delaying deliveries to customers;
Rising costs that eat into already thin profit margins; and
Missed revenue opportunity if increased volumes overwhelm operations.

“Demand for last mile shipping is not going to relent any time soon,” Fleet Enable stated in its research. “Carriers who want to take a ....

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