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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

Five Things You Didn't Know You Could Get Same-Day Delivered

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Apr 28, 2017 1:23:30 PM

When you think “courier service” you probably think of legal documents being picked up from a law firm, title paperwork being delivered to a new homeowner, or something similar. But Dropoff isn't your typical courier service. Check out these five unconventional items we’ve delivered for our clients:

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Topics: Same-Day Delivery, Courier Service, Food & Grocery

Top Five Questions You Should Ask When Hiring a Local Courier Service

Posted by Hannah Kocurek on Apr 13, 2017 10:47:20 AM

Local courier services are a very cost-effective alternative to big-name carriers and the postal service because of their focus on providing quick, quality services at affordable prices.

Interested in trying a courier service? To make sure your packages and documents are in good hands, make sure to ask these five questions when selecting your vendor:

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Topics: Courier Service

The Convenience of Using an On-Demand Courier Service

Posted by Hannah Kocurek on Oct 21, 2016 12:33:27 PM

In our fast-paced world, convenience is key. Here are some ways that, when it comes to convenience, on-demand couriers deliver: 

Day-Of and Pre-Scheduled Delivery:

You don’t always know in advance when your need for delivery will arise, so using a flexible on-demand courier service can help alleviate the pressure of an already hectic workday. If you do happen to know about a delivery in advance, some on-demand couriers, including Dropoff, also allow you to pre-schedule your orders

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Topics: Courier Service

How to Choose the Right Local Courier Service

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Jul 1, 2016 4:06:23 PM

When selecting a local courier service to accommodate your business needs, it’s important to take many factors into consideration. After all, the local courier service you choose reflects your own business’ efficiency, and ultimately, success. Here are five tips to keep in mind while making this crucial decision:

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Topics: Courier Service

5 Reasons To Use a Same-Day Courier Service for Your Deliveries

Posted by Hannah Kocurek on Jun 22, 2016 4:11:46 PM

When you need something delivered quickly, you have options other than UPS or Fedex. Using a same-day courier service will efficiently and reliably get your items from A to B. Different from a larger parcel company, same-day couriers pick up and deliver items within the same day, skipping the distribution center. Here’s our list of five reasons why you should use a same-day courier service for your local business deliveries:

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Topics: Courier Service

Five Things to Consider When Choosing a Medical Courier

Posted by Ernie Faucher, Pharm. D on Jun 15, 2016 4:05:09 PM


From my years of experience as a Pharamcist, I know that when patients are ill they want their medication, and they want it fast. But sometimes, that is easier said than done. If you’re a hospital, pharmacy, or doctor’s office, logistics management isn’t your bread and butter. And relying on a traditional courier service can be risky, especially if they don’t meet the standards required for medical delivery. Plus, when you need medication taken to an elderly person in their private home, you want total confidence in the courier you’re sending to their house. You want professionalism and transparency. So, when choosing a courier for your medical deliveries, make sure the following things are apparent.

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Topics: Courier Service, Health Care

8 Things That Make a Courier Service the Best

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Apr 12, 2016 1:48:59 PM

When it comes to your business, you want the best vendors available, and delivery is no exception. So whether you're sending cupcakes to a client, need medication delivered to a patient, or want documents taken across town, choosing the best courier service for your business needs is important. With so many options available to you, narrowing them down can be overwhelming. If you are searching for the best courier service to fit your business needs, make sure the service you choose has the following attributes to ensure success.

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Topics: Courier Service

Dropoff Isn't Your Traditional Courier Service

Posted by Rachel Carollo on Mar 25, 2016 3:25:54 PM

It's no secret that our world and the businesses in it are becoming more modernized through technology built to make our lives more efficient. Dropoff is one of those companies taking advantage of technology, but it's just one of many ways we're changing the standards of courier services.  Read more about how Dropoff is different from your typical courier service. 

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Topics: Courier Service