A report from industrial real estate developer CBRE has highlighted the actual distances of supposed “last-mile” distribution centres. And it seems that last-mile is actually more likely a last six-to-nine-miles. Citing CBRE’s report, Supply Chain 24/7 said rather than a literal assessment, last-mile should be seen as the “final leg” of a delivery. It noted that development of these centres has been in response to consumer activity and expectations.

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