Rachel Carollo

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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

Can Your Small Business Keep Up With Same-Day Delivery Expectations?

Posted by Rachel Carollo on May 17, 2018 2:30:38 PM

One of the greatest advantages small businesses have over big box stores is the ability to approach all things in a more personal manner, leading to more intimate relationships with customers. The ways in which people shop, however, are evolving, and small business owners are continuously having to find new ways to grow their customer base. And one of the most rapidly evolving factors in retail is delivery.

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery

Study Reveals Health Care Shoppers Expect More From Delivery

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Apr 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM

When you think of products you wish were delivered same-day, what immediately springs to mind? If you’re a typical U.S. consumer, it’s probably groceries. But prompted with the idea of having prescriptions and medical items delivered, the majority of consumers would jump at this convenient prospect. Health care items represent one of the greatest opportunities for retailers to satisfy consumers’ growing expectations around delivery speed, especially as projections for health care spending increase every year.

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Topics: Health Care

How Walmart Is Looking to Reshape the U.S. Health Care Industry

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Apr 17, 2018 12:41:51 PM

According to recent reports, Walmart is in discussions to acquire Humana, a $37 billion dollar health insurance company based in Louisville, Kentucky. Although the terms of this deal are unknown, it could bring a dramatic shift in the health care industry, including medical deliveries.

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Topics: Food & Grocery, Health Care

Consumers Want Faster Delivery and They’re Willing to Pay for It

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Mar 20, 2018 12:01:00 AM

We’re announcing results of our annual consumer survey, which aims to uncover shoppers’ motivations and expectations surrounding delivery. 

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Topics: Retail, Dropoff Announcements

Here’s How Bakeries Can Benefit From Same-Day Delivery

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Feb 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Aaaah...the smell of freshly baked treats. We all know and love that smell. And what makes it even better? Having a bakery delivery option to drop off the goods at your doorstep same-day.

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Topics: Food & Grocery

Need extra delivery support? Supplement your fleet with Dropoff

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Jan 17, 2018 10:02:27 AM

Around gift-giving holidays, like Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Christmas, florists, chocolatiers, bakeries and other retailers scramble to get deliveries out the door and to their recipients within a narrow time frame.

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery

6 Signs That You Need a New Medical Delivery Service Provider

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Jan 9, 2018 1:29:44 PM

People’s needs are evolving as technology and innovation become more deeply ingrained in their lives. They want fast and efficient services available to them on demand— the same way the apps on their phones respond to a swipe or a tap.

In the health care world, this is fast becoming the norm rather than the exception. Patients want their medical supplies and prescriptions delivered to them - fast! In a study we conducted, 50% of respondents who recently had a health care item delivered to them said they prefer to receive these items same-day. 

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Topics: Health Care

Ways to Reduce Shopper Stress This Holiday Season

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Dec 20, 2017 11:35:50 AM

Let’s face it: the holiday season is a stressful time for everyone. In addition to all our regular responsibilities, we’re rushing around decorating, attending holiday parties, planning holiday events and, of course, purchasing gifts. Already this year, consumers have spent a record $65.15 billion, and we’re on track to pass the $100 billion mark.

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery

Driver Spotlight: Enrique Garcia

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Dec 18, 2017 2:13:45 PM

This month’s driver spotlight features one of our Houston same-day delivery drivers, Enrique Garcia. Keep reading to learn about why Enrique loves driving for Dropoff Houston so much.

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Topics: Driver Spotlight