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

What’s Involved in Medical Courier Best Practices (And Why it Matters)

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on May 11, 2018 2:10:26 PM

When handling and transporting potentially life-saving medications, devices, and supplies, safety should be a top concern. Safe transportation of critical medical items directly affects the level of optimal care that patients expect on a regular basis.

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Topics: medical courier

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Posted by Safeena Walji on May 3, 2018 8:49:31 AM

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Finding the perfect gift for one (or some) of the most important women in your life can be a challenge. Don’t worry — we’re here to help. We put together this handy directory of stores that not only are sure to have the perfect gift for your special lady on her big day — but also offer same-day delivery via Dropoff. This isn’t an exhaustive list, so if you need more suggestions, don't hesitate to reach out to us!

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery

How Nonprofits Can Utilize Outsourced Delivery

Posted by Safeena Walji on May 1, 2018 4:50:13 PM

Though retail and grocery tend to come to the forefront when discussing the evolving demands and methods of delivery, there’s another industry strongly impacted by the distribution of mail and goods: nonprofits. Delivery plays a vital role for nonprofits, such as delivering relief supplies and sending direct mail to advocate, raise funds, and communicate with donors. And the impact appears to be mutual. According to the Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers, nonprofits make up 10% of mail volume for USPS.

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Topics: Courier Service

Dropoff Client Spotlight: Inovatiqa of Houston

Posted by Safeena Walji on Apr 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM

After working in the medical supplies industry for six years, Muhammad Iqbal launched his own business called Inovatiqa, a global distributor of laboratory, medical, and dental supplies. Based in Houston, TX, Inovatiqa serves clients in Houston and its surrounding areas, including the Texas Medical Center (TMC).

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Topics: Featured Clients, Health Care

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

Delivery Driver Spotlight: Clint Roland of Atlanta

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on Apr 20, 2018 11:34:26 AM

We’re delighted to Introduce Clint Roland in our driver spotlight for the month of April. We are fortunate to have many devoted and passionate people who drive for Dropoff, and Clint is a perfect example. We’re happy to share more about him,  along with his experiences of driving for Dropoff.

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Topics: Driver Spotlight

Another Sign That 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

Surprise: Same-Day Delivery Doesn’t Spell the Downfall of Brick & Mortar

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on Apr 10, 2018 1:10:00 PM

Retailers are racing against the clock to make same-day delivery a part of everyday life. Amazon launched same-day delivery back in 2014 in six cities, and has since expanded to 28 major metropolitan areas. Late last year, Walmart snapped up Parcel and Target acquired Grand Junction—both aimed at piloting same-day delivery in New York City.  

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How Technology is Leading Efforts for Universal Health Coverage

Posted by Joanna Gonzales on Apr 5, 2018 4:49:51 PM

April 7 marks World Health Day, a day to celebrate and acknowledge the World Health Organization (WHO). With offices in more than 150 countries, WHO educates the public on building a better, healthier future for people all over the world.

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