In many ways, the end of the year is like the last mile. It's the final push, the homestretch, but often it's marred by hiccups (and traffic) along the way. An efficient, stress-free finale may seem like an elusive goal.
Reworking the last mile has been a strategy for many companies this year, and one of the top logistics stories of 2017. Supply Chain Dive featured a series on how each piece of the supply chain puzzle can fit together and optimize the last mile.
The last mile wasn't the only obstacle supply chain manager had to tackle this year. Amazon's continued growth and expansion has forced retailers to adapt to keep up with consumer demands.
Here's a look at this year's biggest stories in logistics, and how they caused fundamental shifts in the way business is done.
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