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Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

On today’s episode we welcome welcome Cathy Roberson, Managing Director of market research firm, Logistics Trends & Insights

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On this Episode: The State of Last Mile Delivery

In this episode you’ll hear a great discussion between Cathy Roberson (@CMRoberson06 on Twitter) and Cerasis Marketing Manager, Adam Robinson (@AdamRobinsonCDM on Twitter) stemmed from her recent article on drones and what that means for the state of last mile delivery & how companies are honing in on last mile delivery practices to deliver upon customer expectations & compete.

In this “The Freight Project Podcast” episode you’ll hear:

  • How Cathy defines last mile delivery.
  • Why she thinks shippers are increasing the use of last mile delivery for surface transportation modes, especially in parcel and LTL and what are those elements driving this market force change?
  • The biggest challenges for shippers as they add in last mile delivery into the already broad mix of shipping mode responsibility.
  • Solutions or strategic areas of focus so that shippers can make last mile delivery more efficient.

We hope you enjoy this episode of The Freight project podcast!