What is the Final Mile?
The final mile refers to the last segment of the shipping process and freight delivery to the final destination. It involves the extra services and equipment such as smaller tracks required shipping across roads with limited access, door to door, and inside delivery. It might encompass unpacking as well as installing the product.
The Final Mile Delivery Process
The orders are digitally fed into a centralized system-Both the sender and the end recipient observes and keeps track of the freight shipment status through a provided tracking number. They can also communicate with the hauling team, who will update them on the shipping process. The freight is received at the transportation hub and awaits delivery to its final destination-This is the beginning of the last mile delivery process. Numerous US freight companies provide final mile delivery solutions.
The orders are designated to freight companies or delivery personnel, depending on the client address and shipping routes. They are then scanned and loaded onto the shipping vehicles, ready for delivery. Both the sender and recipient are updated on the cargo status, which reduces cases of freight loss. The order is finally delivered to the end recipient, and proof of safe delivery is acquired- the delivery team is required to update the tracking information to confirm that the cargo has been successfully shipped and delivered.
Why Do I Need Final Miles Services?
Sometimes, your shipment might be out for delivery for longer than you expected. If you have ever been in this situation, you understand that the most common problem with final-mile services is inefficiency. This might be attributed to numerous stop-overs accompanied by low drop sizes, especially in rural areas, and traffic congestion in urban areas.
All the same, Heavy Equipment has been in the logistics industry for decades now. As such, our drivers are highly knowledgeable of the best routes for transportation, reducing the constant delays and other causes of inefficiencies. Trust our expertise, capability, and commitment to providing reliable and timely final-mile services timely, safely, and affordably.
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Eddie L. Arevalo’s real world on-the-road experience has helped him catapult to the top of our sales force. Add to that his spotless customer service track record and you have the perfect combination to help transport your investment to its next destination.Eddie Arevalo Branch Manager
Jacob Mingledorff has been in the logistics industry for over 10 years and is well versed on DOT regulations, oversize and super sized loads throughout the country. This wealth of knowledge has helped customers avoid serious issues on the road along with saving the client hundreds and even thousands of dollars.Jacob Mingledorff Logistics Coordinator
Our Logistics Manager, Milos Visnijic, has excelled in every position and has always demonstrated the highest level of customer support to all of his clients. With over 10 years of experience in the logistics field, there’s nothing Milos has not seen and has not been able to overcome.Milos Visnjic Senior Logistics Specialist
Stephen Ladd has been with NTS and Heavy Haulers for over four (4) years with thousands of successfully completed deliveries and satisfied customers. Stephen has a business degree and certified in computer technology. Stephen has been praised by his customers for delivering on his promises along with offering top notch customer service, especially when working on time sensitive orders.Stephen Ladd Logistics Coordinator
Chris Kyle has been a logistics coordinator with Nationwide Transport Services since 2014 and is the branch manager of our Cape Coral, FL office. Chris specializes in moving all types of freight, both legal and over dimensional; as well as construction / agricultural equipment and personal automobiles.Chris Kyle Cape Coral, FL Branch Manager
Sam Duncan is proof that one can love coming in to work! Sam always comes in to the office with the positive energy required to get the job done and he’s never too busy to take or return a phone call to ensure customer satisfaction. Native Floridian that grew up in Miami so he's used to the fast pace hussle.Sam Duncan WPB, FL Branch Manager