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Hyper-Local Last-Mile Deliveries

Bond Aims to Replace Traditional Package Delivery Services

— January 31, 2020 — Autos
A variety of compact solutions for last-mile deliveries are being invented to replace large vehicles that only add congestion to busy urban settings. While some of these vehicles take the form of autonomous robots and cars, Bond is on a mission to replace traditional package delivery services with couriers and electric trikes.

To support hyperlocal deliveries, Bond is opening small warehouse spaces, or "nano distribution centers," in basements and storefronts so that urban deliveries can not only happen faster but the whole process is lower in emissions. In the event that a person isn't able to receive their package during a scheduled time, the parcel is simply sent back to the storefront or it can be scheduled for pickup.

Bond works with brands that make perishable goods, including fresh fish and flowers, as well as a variety of other consumer goods.


Image Credit: Bond
Trend Themes
1. Hyper-local Deliveries - Hyperlocal delivery solutions are using compact solutions to replace large vehicles and offering lower emissions.
2. Autonomous Last-mile Delivery - Autonomous robots and cars are replacing traditional package delivery services to increase efficiency.
3. Nano Distribution Centers - Opening small warehouse spaces in urban areas creates hyperlocal distribution centers that increase the convenience and speed of last-mile deliveries.
Industry Implications
1. Logistics Industry - The logistics industry can benefit from hyperlocal deliveries as it reduces congestion and provides faster delivery options.
2. E-commerce Industry - E-commerce companies can use last-mile delivery innovations to increase customer satisfaction and gain a competitive edge.
3. Urban Development Industry - Urban development can support hyperlocal deliveries by providing small warehouse spaces in basements or storefronts to support nano distribution centers.
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