The Policy Brief is prepared to improve technical knowledge of the transport and logistics sector and to support human resource capacity-building notably among developing countries in the ESCAP region. The Brief defines what is first- and last-mile delivery within the logistics network. The Brief also describes recent trends in the last-mile logistics, notably in connection to the e-commerce development from impact on warehousing network to how the last-mile delivery options are shaped by consumer demands and highlights the explosive changes caused the COVID-19 pandemic period. Finally, the Brief also contain examples of best practices and measures to mitigate the adverse effects of the way last-mile logistics currently operates.
For further information, please kindly contact Mr. Edouard Chong (email: [email protected])