last mile

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Noun1.last mile - the last walk of a condemned person to the execution place
walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
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We passed through Iffley Lock at about half-past twelve, and then, having tidied up the boat and made all ready for landing, we set to work on our last mile.
I walked the last mile, thinking as I went along of what I had to do; and left the carriage that had followed me all through the night, awaiting orders to advance.
During the last mile Tarzan had let himself out, running like a deer that he might have ample time to descend the face of the cliffs before the Oparians could reach the summit and hurl rocks down upon them.
The last mile I performed on foot, having dismissed the chaise and driver with the double remuneration I had promised.
It was dark before they reached the town itself, and long indeed the few last miles had been.
For the few last miles the road was intricate, and it passed through a desert waste of marshes and lagoons.
XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, today announced the expansion of its last mile logistics service of heavy goods to Europe.
com)-- ACI Media Group, a closely held enterprise with more than 50 years of providing services to print publishers, announced today that it is now known as ACI Last Mile Network to reflect its newly expanded service offerings.
Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics last month acquired UX Specialized Logistics, a North American provider of last mile logistics services for major retail chains and e-commerce shippers, for $59 million.
With all of the tradeoffs now apparent, no clear winner for solving the last mile problem has emerged and the stakes are getting very high based on the market potential.
The reason for the delay is not that backbone links can't handle it; rather, there are gigantic tracts of land to be tamed in the last mile, the final relay from the service provider to the customer's location.