Why Third-Party Delivery Providers do Last Mile Delivery Best

Posted by Safeena Walji on Jul 11, 2018 8:00:00 AM

With consumer demands at an all-time high in today’s e-commerce landscape, logistics providers must get creative to give people what they want. Industry titans like Amazon have taken leading strides to optimize last mile delivery with offerings like Amazon Prime and Amazon Flex for crowdsourcing deliveries. And businesses that depend on legacy shipping companies aren’t equipped to keep pace with the increasing demands of last mile delivery.

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Topics: Retail

Holiday Survey Reveals Consumers Favor Retailers With Same-Day Delivery

Posted by Safeena Walji on Jun 26, 2018 1:54:39 PM

Today, we announced the findings of our 3rd annual Holiday Survey, which sheds light on shoppers’ habits and preferences surrounding gift delivery during the holiday season. The survey reveals that consumers have higher expectations for delivery when purchasing gifts versus items for themselves, and that they’ll favor retailers with same-day delivery options during the holidays.

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Topics: Retail, Dropoff Announcements

Delivery Driver Spotlight: Byron Obando-Sentes of Nashville

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on Jun 25, 2018 11:58:11 AM

We’re happy to introduce Byron Obando-Sentes as our driver spotlight in the month of June. Byron gives us an inside peek of how rewarding his job can be, enjoying breathtaking landscapes and meeting great people.

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Topics: Driver Spotlight

Dropoff Client Spotlight: Sugarbird Sweets of Los Angeles

Posted by Safeena Walji on Jun 22, 2018 10:30:29 AM

A confection-filled journey began when Kei Okumura, founder of Sugarbird Sweets, traveled to Paris to study the art of making pastries at École Supérieure de Cuisine Française. After graduating, she stayed in Paris to continue her education at top Michelin restaurants before returning to her hometown of Los Angeles.

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Topics: Featured Clients

The Best Food and Grocery Conferences to Attend in 2018

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on Jun 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Change is a constant when it comes to the food and grocery space. Consumers are increasingly expecting more from where they shop, what they buy, and how they consume.

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Topics: Food and Grocery

How Small Businesses Can Use Same-Day Delivery To Top Large Corporations

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on Jun 13, 2018 11:22:16 AM

Battling big-box retailers as a small business can be daunting for various reasons. Higher costs, smaller budgets, and limited resources are just a few examples as to why small companies can feel like small fish in a sea of large retailers.

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery

Father's Day Gift Ideas You Can't Miss This Year

Posted by Safeena Walji on Jun 7, 2018 10:05:02 AM

Father’s Day is just around the corner. The NRF reported Father’s Day spending is expected to reach $15.3 billion this year. The expected spending would be second only to last year’s $15.5 billion, the highest in the 15-year history of the survey. They estimate 34% of shoppers will make their gift purchases online. 

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery

The Best Health and Medical Conferences to Attend in 2018

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on May 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM

In the health care and medical industry, things are constantly changing at a pace that can be difficult to keep up with. However, conferences can fulfill an important role in ongoing education, emerging technology updates, and networking opportunities for physicians, technicians, nurses, and other health care providers.

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Topics: medical courier

The Role of Same-Day Delivery in PR

Posted by Rachel Carollo on May 29, 2018 4:30:00 PM

Any public relations professional will tell you a level of scrappiness is required for a job well done. That’s why those in the PR industry utilize every tool at their disposal, including same-day delivery, to address and maneuver situations as they arise. Timeliness, after all, is key for strategic communications.

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery

Delivery Driver Spotlight: Christina Shelby of Orange County

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on May 24, 2018 8:00:00 AM

We’re thrilled to spotlight Christina Shelby in our driver spotlight for the month of April. Working with drivers like Shelby who go the extra mile to ensure Dropoff’s clients are happy with their delivery experience is a big part of our mission. Read more below to find out what Christina loves about driving for Dropoff, and her favorite Orange County delivery experiences.

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Topics: Driver Spotlight