E-commerce has transformed the nature of retail distribution and its impact reverberates across virtually all economic sectors, from real estate to transportation, energy and utilities, technology and finance. The world’s largest online retailers have made the promise of next-day delivery a standard consumer expectation. This, in turn, has elevated the importance of the “last mile.” Now, COVID-19 has multiplied the disruptive impact of e-commerce, and intensified last-mile activity, by order of magnitude that is just starting to come into focus.
Last-mile logistics create a range of opportunities for investors seeking to capitalize on these converging trends. At SS&C, we envision these opportunities in three broad and often overlapping categories. Download this whitepaper to find out what these categories are and how you can navigate the complexities of those assets.