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TL;DR — Last mile deliveries will become commoditized driven by asymptotic customer expectations, and companies will either exit the space or turn to scale and deep knowledge to survive; automation will play a surprisingly small role.

As the space matures, companies find themselves squeezed on all sides.

Epilogue: Automation

Automation is being projected as a way to drive down costs, but it is costly to develop, fraught with political & regulatory issues and frankly the role of automation is over hyped.

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