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How crowdsourcing shipping through technology will make last mile delivery cheaper

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The proliferation of e-commerce has transformed free shipping and same-day delivery from perks to table stakes - and retailers are paying the price. With daily parcel volumes surging and customers increasingly unlikely to foot the bill, companies have been tasked with finding new ways to offer speedy shipments without eating costs.
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Among the most popular strategies is crowdsourced delivery, the Uber model helping online shops solve the most expensive part of shipping: the last mile problem. Like Uber and other ride hailing apps, a number of crowdsourced delivery solutions...
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