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Last Mile Delivery in Retail


To find information on last mile delivery in the retail sector of the United States. Information to be searched for will include: last-mile delivery partners in the U.S. that are focused on the delivery of groceries, the impact of these companies on e-commerce as a whole, the current share of these companies in e-commerce grocery, their projected growth over the next 5 years, the types of retailers they partner with, their target audience, and how CPG companies can/should work with them.

Early Findings

Last Mile Delivery

  • In 2019, the last mile delivery market in North America was valued at $35.31 billion. This market valuation was projected to reach $39.9 billion in 2020, $45.09 billion in 2021, and $50.95 billion in 2022.
  • In 2019, the online grocery sales industry in the United States had a total revenue of $33 billion. This industry experienced an annual growth rate of 16.5% from 2014 to 2019.
  • The U.S. online grocery sales industry is estimated to have a total of 2,850 businesses and 35,750 industry employment.
  • Additionally, the companies that hold the largest market share in this industry include Amazon, Walmart, and the Kroger Co.
  • The products that form this market are mostly Consumer Packaged Goods and they include fresh and frozen meat, fruits and vegetables, dairy products, beverages including alcohol, frozen foods, drugs and healthcare items, other nonfood items, and other foods.



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