The food and grocery transportation industry are evolving. Compared to other aspects of retail, food suppliers and grocers form a massive market. As explained by Business Insider
, the concept of online grocery delivery, representing the crux of food and grocery transportation needs, continues to change. “Both established grocery players and newcomers to the space are expanding their curbside pickup and delivery offerings — the two basic components of online grocery — in an attempt to grab market share.”
Meanwhile, consumer behaviors are moving toward greater acceptance and trust in online grocery shopping. Shippers need to understand the top food and grocery transportation trends to expect in the coming year and how they enable continuing competition with major e-commerce retailers that have purchased large grocery chains in recent months.