The Top Four Retail Conferences for Last-Mile Delivery in 2024

March 7, 2024  |  3 Min. Read  |  Insights

last mile delivery conferences, Walmart GoLocal booth at NRF 2024

The retail landscape is dynamic and it’s more important than ever to stay up to date on what’s happening in the industry. And for retailers interested in last-mile delivery, there’s no shortage of conferences to learn more about the latest trends in omnichannel retail, store fulfillment, same-day delivery and more. Whether you’re in it for the networking opportunities or to learn about trending topics like artificial intelligence, drones and sustainability, there’s something for everyone. We’ve rounded up four of the top retail conferences for last-mile delivery in 2024 (and one in 2025) for retailers interested in omnichannel retail solutions and last-mile delivery.  


March 17-20 | Las Vegas, Nevada

Shoptalk brings together more than 10,000 retail and e-commerce professionals annually. There’s something for everyone at Shoptalk, and the agenda is built to give attendees insight into the top challenges retailers are facing and emerging technologies, trends and business models. Topics include AI, building brand trust, harnessing customer loyalty, creating unified retail experiences, and more. They have dedicated sessions on last-mile delivery and fulfillment and delivery technology. You can find information on Walmart GoLocal’s presence at Shoptalk here.

Home Delivery World

June 5-6 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Celebrating its 12th year, Home Delivery World is a perfect conference for retailers interested in all aspects of fulfillment, supply chain and logistics – including the last mile. This year’s show will feature discussions on changing customer expectations for same- and next-day delivery, parcel delivery and e-commerce, and big and bulky deliveries.  


August 16-18 | Dallas, Texas

Parcel Forum has been a leading supply chain event for decades and touts itself as the #1 small-package fulfillment show in the U.S. It’s ideal for retail professionals in transportation, shipping, logistics, distribution and more. Their agenda for 2024 is still coming together, but previous sessions have covered topics like carrier diversification, last-mile delivery, fulfillment and more.    

NRF (National Retail Federation) - Retail's Big Show

January 12-14 | New York, New York

Although technically at the start of next year, NRF 2025: Retail's Big Show is one of the most prominent retail conferences in the world. Topics aren’t limited to the last-mile and fulfillment, so this is a great conference for retailers interested in all aspects of the retail experience. Attendees can hear from the leading voices in retail on AI, customer personalization and customization, the future of retail, supply chain excellence and of course, last-mile delivery. The 2024 conference has already wrapped, but based on this year’s agenda, 2025 is sure to be a must-attend event for retailers around the world.

Conferences are a great way to maximize your opportunities to learn about the latest trends in retail while networking with leading brands and retailers. If you’ll be at any of these conferences, reach out to our team. We’d love to meet with you and share more about how last-mile delivery can make a difference in your business.