The USA won't have enough capacity to deliver Santa's parcels this Christmas. Will the capacity crunch leave 7 million parcels undelivered?

Parcel delivery capacity will be crucial for this year’s peak season. There is a looming (or is it current?) capacity crunch in the last mile in the USA. Analysis from Marek Różycki (Last Mile Experts) and Ian Kerr (Postal Hub Podcast):

  • Is the forecast shortfall of 7 million parcels fantasy or possibility?
  • E-commerce fulfilment companies turning down new customers
  • The current last mile capacity issue in the USA
  • Lack of investment in the last mile
  • Why haven’t carriers been investing in the last mile?
  • Chinese investment in the last mile
  • Parcel volumes from Singles Day compared to Western parcel volumes
  • Who will take up the slack? PUDO networks?
  • What will the role be for regional carriers?
  • Multi-carrier policies for online retailers
  • How will Amazon deal with a capacity crunch – including its Delivery Service Partner network in the USA
  • Amazon Flex
  • The opportunity for regional carriers
  • Who will get their 15 minutes of fame?

Analysis from Marek Różycki (Last Mile Experts) and Ian Kerr (Postal Hub Podcast).

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Marek Różycki and Ian Kerr are the Last Mile Prophets - the delivery world's most dynamic and informative experts.

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