Is the Delivery Industry the Next to Be Disrupted?
Has someone given you something to bring on board? The answer may soon be “yes,” as a fleet of startups is emerging in peer-to-peer delivery — allowing travelers to make a few bucks by bringing something on a journey they were already making, and offering customers cheaper shipping. The industry is growing quickly, but must grapple with security concerns while it tries to scale up. Entrenched companies like UPS are slowly starting to shift their ways, but analysts say logistics is overdue for a major disruption.