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Almost half of packages delivered in two hours by 2028

April 9, 2018

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Retailers, manufacturers and transportation and logistic firms are all preparing to meet growing needs of an on-demand economy. The pace is quickening; a recent study by Zebra Technologies Corporation revealed that 78% of logistics companies expect to provide same-day delivery by 2023 with as many as 40% to offer two-hour delivery by 2028. Also growing in popularity, 87% of survey respondents expect to use crowd-sourced delivery or a network of drivers to complete orders by 2028.

In order to reach these goals, Jim Hilton, manufacturing and transportation and logistics global principal at Zebra Technologies, said that companies are turning to digital technology and analytics to bring heightened automation, merchandise visibility and business intelligence to keep up with consumer demands.

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