last mile

AusPost, Australia Post

Australia Post has repurposed and opened 15 new processing facilities and commenced recruitment for 600 casuals into the network and call centre to assist in managing the continued parcel delivery demand in the country. The national carrier has been struggling to process the surge in parcel deliveries during the COVID-19

Australians have been forced online by COVID-19, accelerating the pace of digital adoption across the sectors of the economy which are adjusting to a new way of doing business. This is part one in a series examining how Australia’s infrastructure is holding up under unprecedented — and unexpected — demand

Starship technologies

Delivery companies operating in markets with high labour costs must start planning for the future of the last mile now to ensure long term sustainability, according to new research from McKinsey and Company. The study, Parcel delivery: The future of last mile, predicts three consumer delivery models are likely to