First-Mile Delivery

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A process where products are moved from manufacturer's warehouse to a holding center.

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What is First-Mile Delivery?

First-Mile Delivery is the process of transporting goods from the point of origin to a distribution center. It is the first step in the supply chain and is responsible for ensuring that goods arrive in the right place and condition.  


It includes the pickup, sorting, and packaging of goods, and may also involve the use of specialized transportation services such as air or ocean shipping. 

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