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Is Same-Day Grocery Delivery Right for Your Business?

Posted by Safeena Walji on Dec 4, 2017 12:34:35 PM

With almost everything now available at your fingertips -- and we mean almost everything -- consumers are shifting the way they spend their money. Convenience plays a big role in this cultural shift, and technology brings opportunities to take care of mundane tasks like grocery shopping without having to set foot in a physical store.

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Topics: Food & Grocery

Driver Spotlight: Tammie Valer

Posted by Safeena Walji on Nov 24, 2017 8:35:00 AM

This month’s driver spotlight features one of our Los Angeles drivers, Tammie Valer. Keep reading to learn about why Tammie loves driving for Dropoff so much and how this experience compares to previous driving roles.

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Topics: Driver Spotlight

Tips to Avoid Theft, Damage, and Expenses This Holiday Season

Posted by Safeena Walji on Nov 1, 2017 10:52:59 AM

The holiday shopping season is upon us. The last two months of the year are often the most profitable for e-commerce businesses. In tandem, shipping volumes rise tremendously as well. In a recent Support.com survey titled “Connected Consumers And The Most Personal Brand Experience,” 40% said the most significant part of the brand experience came after purchase. That includes getting purchases on time and without any damage.

Parcel recently shared important tips that can help reduce any negative customer experience. Here are some of the highlights.

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery, Logistics Industry

3 Key Insights From The On-Demand Economy

Posted by Safeena Walji on Oct 30, 2017 10:02:00 AM

The rise of same-day delivery has been fascinating to watch. If you’re old enough to remember life without it, you know that on-demand service used to be the exception - not the norm.  

Restaurants offering food delivery and couriers ferrying legal documents were the main instances of same-day delivery. And then along came Kozmo.com promising one-hour delivery of small consumer goods in the late 1990’s. It lasted all of 3 years, then closed its’ doors in April 2001.

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery

Driver Spotlight: Patrick Scafidi

Posted by Safeena Walji on Oct 24, 2017 10:10:16 AM

This month we’re featuring one of our musical San Diego drivers, Patrick Scafidi. Keep reading to learn about why he loves driving for Dropoff so much and what his instrument of choice is.

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Topics: Driver Spotlight

Takeaways From a Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends

Posted by Safeena Walji on Oct 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

The findings from the “26th Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends,” conducted by Logistics Management, have been released. We pulled some of the key takeaways for you. The survey polled 406 domestic and global logistics, transportation, and supply chain professionals across 17 industries.

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Topics: Logistics Industry

Why Consumers Are Getting Food & Groceries Delivered

Posted by Safeena Walji on Oct 3, 2017 2:36:19 PM

According to a 2017 study by the Food Marketing Institute and Neilsen, almost a quarter of American households are buying their groceries online. The grocery delivery industry is also projected to grow fivefold and gross more than $100 billion in profits by 2025. There are many reasons for this service's bursting popularity, but a single thread ties them all together: it simply makes life easier.

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Topics: Food & Grocery

Driver Spotlight: Rick Lewis

Posted by Safeena Walji on Sep 28, 2017 9:38:42 AM

This month we’re featuring one of our outstanding Las Vegas drivers, Rick Lewis. Keep reading to learn about why he loves his job so much and what he enjoys doing in his free time.

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Topics: Driver Spotlight

Dropoff Client Spotlight: Mailing & More of Las Vegas

Posted by Safeena Walji on Sep 21, 2017 11:38:30 AM

For Mailing & More, providing fast and reliable packing, shipping, printing, and business services to the Las Vegas community is their mission and has been since Neil Merrell opened the first location three years ago. With the official launch of Dropoff in the Las Vegas market, Mailing & More can now offer its customers an even faster and more reliable option than ever before - same-day delivery.

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Topics: Featured Clients, City Launches

Dropoff Client Spotlight: Ally & Ashley

Posted by Safeena Walji on Aug 29, 2017 3:38:01 PM

 

Austin-based online boutique Ally & Ashley was started five years ago by Jennifer Spector. After having taken a break from working full-time to focus on her family, she was eager to get back in the retail game. As a former fashion buyer and merchandiser, Jennifer knew one thing: the fashion industry is rapidly changing and she would need to set herself apart.

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Topics: Featured Clients