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1401, 2021

Final Mile Delivery Tips for Happier Online Shoppers

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: final mile delivery, same day logistics|Tags: |

The final mile (also called the last mile) refers to the last stretch of delivery when a product actually heads to a customer's address. While rarely literally a mile, it is a useful term when discussing how long it takes a product to get to a customer once it is in place and ready. This arguably makes the final mile delivery one of the most critical parts of a supply chain, [...]

2509, 2020

What Is E-Commerce? Here’s Your Guide to E-Commerce

By |September 25th, 2020|Categories: eCommerce|Tags: |

Buying and selling is the most simple thing. You stock your products, and buyers pick what they want and pay for it. Trades such as those soon became brick and mortar stores and now in the age of technology things have quickly changed. Ecommerce is an industry that has no interest in slowing down. Entrepreneurs and retailers alike have a lot to learn about this budding industry and why [...]

109, 2020

Retail Furniture Home Delivery? Yes, We Do That

By |September 1st, 2020|Categories: final mile delivery|Tags: |

There are over 238,001 courier businesses in the United States. More businesses and individuals are relying on them every day to deliver things safely. But how do you know which one to trust with retail furniture home delivery? Oversized objects always tend to get damaged by rough delivery companies. Then, it quickly becomes a blame game between the retailer and the delivery company. With the number of questionable home [...]

2807, 2020

How to Ship a Single Piece of Furniture to a Residence

By |July 28th, 2020|Categories: eCommerce, final mile delivery|Tags: , |

You don't have a lot of stuff, but you know you need to take your things with you when you leave! You're planning to pack it all up in your car during your long-distance move. What are you supposed to do with the furniture? That's where a shipping service comes in! Shipping furniture is a little more involved than dropping a package off at the post office. We've put together [...]

2206, 2020

Fast Delivery: How the Growing Demand for eCommerce Delivery Is Changing Everything

By |June 22nd, 2020|Categories: eCommerce, final mile delivery|Tags: , , |

Retail therapy has taken over the internet. This trend is great for sales but tough on order fulfillment. The issue isn't with products flying off the shelves of your warehouse but in customer expectations of shipping times. Fast delivery isn't up for negotiation. More than 60% of customers want products delivered in less than three days. The changing delivery landscape will have major effects on e-commerce retailers across all industries. [...]

1805, 2020

Everything Business Owners Need to Know About Final Mile Delivery

By |May 18th, 2020|Categories: final mile delivery|Tags: |

If your business has been growing and expanding over the years, you’ve probably realized that times are changing. One to two-week-long deliveries are no longer the default, accepted option when it comes to shipping speed. Consumers now want the items they purchase online as soon as possible. The growing expectation is that deliveries should be next or even same-day. Final mile delivery services are your answer to resolving this [...]

1103, 2020

Final Mile Services vs. White Glove Services: Which One Do You Need?

By |March 11th, 2020|Categories: eCommerce, final mile delivery|Tags: |

The Internet's been both a blessing and a curse for business owners. It's a blessing, as it opens our businesses up to a much wider audience than we would have otherwise. It's a curse in that customers have higher expectations than they've ever had before. They expect more service, higher quality, and they expect it faster than ever. 80% of consumers expect same-day delivery.  This is especially true of [...]

502, 2020

10 Life Hacks For Last Mile Deliveries

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: final mile delivery|Tags: |

Last-mile deliveries are a growing need for small business owners across the country. Retail giants like Amazon exponentially increase customer expectations. But your business can compete. With the right shipping strategy, you can profit in the age of instant gratification. Check out these 10 hacks to keep the pace of innovation for last-mile deliveries. 10 Strategies for Last-Mile Deliveries The rush to beat competitors can leave the quality of last-mile delivery [...]

1610, 2019

8 E-commerce Logistics Trends You Should Know

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: eCommerce|Tags: , , |

The e-commerce industry is expected to reach $735 billion by 2023 due to the fact that 42% of US consumers shop online. If you have a store online, then you need to keep track of e-commerce logistics trends. By staying on top of trends, you can ensure your business stays competitive. That way, your orders continue to grow, and your business builds. Do you know these eight trends that you should [...]

1709, 2019

8 Tips to Manage Warehouse Inventory Storage More Efficiently

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: warehousing|Tags: , |

There are 9.1 billion square feet of warehouse space in the United States. But all of that storage space is in high demand, which means renting warehouse space can get expensive. So it is imperative that you optimize the use of your warehouse — that way, your inventory storage is optimized for the most efficient process. When was the last time you evaluated how your warehouse and inventory storage? We [...]

1706, 2019

8 Ways You Can Save Money By Using a Third Party Delivery Service

By |June 17th, 2019|Categories: final mile delivery|Tags: , |

Ever wondered how much mail the United States Postal Service (USPS) processes? According to their website, they deliver about 484.8 million on a daily basis. They do this by employing more than 75,000 letter carriers that drive to neighborhoods and deliver mail. This makes the USPS the top choice when it comes to logistics, bar none. It also means they have leverage on how much they charge. Cutting costs on [...]

506, 2019

What Is Last Mile Delivery and Why You Want Your Courier to Offer It

By |June 5th, 2019|Categories: final mile delivery|Tags: |

About 56 percent of online consumers below the age of 34 expect same day delivery when shopping.Today, the timely delivery of consumer goods is no longer a luxury. However, order fulfillment is a taxing and challenging process, especially for small businesses.In spite of this, many players have disrupted the market by delivering goods to customers in ways that seemed impossible before. This is where last mile delivery comes in.So what is last [...]

205, 2019

Delivering Success: What to Look For in a Final Mile Carrier

By |May 2nd, 2019|Categories: final mile delivery|Tags: |

There’s no denying that online shopping continues to dominate the market. Amazon alone already generated over $258 billion in revenue in 2018. Think about the combined profits from all other online retailers. However, this also means your business now faces even tighter competition. More businesses move to the online landscape. One way to stand out is to provide better customer service, such as offering final mile carrier service. Get the product [...]

2304, 2019

How Delivery Driver GPS Is Changing Courier Service for the Better

By |April 23rd, 2019|Categories: same day logistics|Tags: |

Among consumers aged 18-34, 56% expect to have same-day delivery. As the demand for faster, more accurate delivery service grows, courier companies have to find new ways of keeping up the supply. Delivery driver GPS is one way that courier services can improve their efficiency and keep customers happy. If you're in the courier service industry, GPS is one of many improving technologies that you should invest in. What was once [...]

204, 2019

Shipping Large Items: The Easiest and Cheapest Way to Mail Oversized Packages

By |April 2nd, 2019|Categories: final mile delivery|Tags: |

How exactly do you ship large items? Whether you're moving your home cross-country or you're sending your mom a gift, shipping large items always conjures feelings of dread for the shipper. How do you package it to avoid damage? Should you expedite it with a priority service? What are the weight restrictions? And, most importantly, how much is it going to cost? These are all valid questions. In this [...]

1403, 2019

How Final Mile Delivery Can Transform Your Business Supply Chain

By |March 14th, 2019|Categories: final mile delivery|Tags: |

The average customer expects to get their order delivered in 4.8 days. This delivery time is down from 2012 when the expectation was 5.5 days. In a world of instant gratification, to be competitive, you need to reduce your shipping time. The problem is, the faster you ship, the more expensive it gets. This becomes complicated when you also factor in customers wanting cheap or free shipping. This results in a [...]

103, 2019

Why Your Business Should Always Partner with a Final Mile Delivery Service

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: final mile delivery|Tags: |

Going by a Statista report, E-commerce sales are expected to hit $4.5 trillion in 2021. This underscores the role of a final mile delivery service to a business. Customer's expectations are at an all-time high. They expect great quality goods and very short delivery time as well. What Is Last Mile Delivery Service? Last mile delivery or last mile distribution is the transport of goods from the transportation hub to the final [...]

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