Startups to Watch
An emerging ecosystem of last-mile delivery startups is on the rise amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Here are 6 early-stage players to watch.
The recent pandemic has refocused attention on the sheer complexity and sensitivity of last-mile delivery operations.
In China, online retailers Meicai and JD.com hired thousands of temporary workers to service increasing demand. In the US, major delivery services including Amazon Prime and Instacart are suffering delays.
Despite these challenges, delivery startups around the globe are helping retailers and brands improve last-mile efficiency and reduce costs.
From route optimization to drone delivery, we used CB Insights’ data to identify 6 early-stage startups tackling last-mile delivery.
This list consists of private, active companies only and is not meant to be exhaustive of the space. Startups were selected based on a combination of considerations, including: total funding, funding recency, investor quality, business or product development announcements (e.g., partnerships, new product launches, milestones reached, etc.)