The Future of Last-Mile Logistics

It seems every time the consumer-goods industry starts to catch its breath, (NASDAQ:AMZN) shaves even more time off its free-delivery window. To catch up, a lot of companies are getting creative.

In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Energy, Motley Fool analysts Nick Sciple and Dan Kline break down the state of last-mile logistics today, and what it might look like soon. Find out why robots probably aren’t coming for your job anytime soon, how Amazon changed expectations across the board, where drones and autonomous vehicles fit into the picture (and where they really don’t), just how much RFID can tell companies today, what tech makers can do to offset the risk of “techlash,” and more.

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