The purpose of this article is to set forth a basic outline of the new e-commerce home delivery retail distribution paradigm. Special attention will be placed on how it is being implemented and the as yet unresolved contracting, regulatory and risk transfer issues involving selection, retention, and use of motor carriers, particularly for the rapidly developing final delivery of consumer goods.
Seaton, Henry E. (2018). The new e-commerce/home delivery retail distribution paradigm. Journal of Transportation Management, 29(1), 7-25. doi: 10.22237/jotm/1530446520