Your Alternative to FedEx SameDay

Dropoff offers a more flexible service at a lower price

 

Are you looking for an alternative to FedEx SameDay? It might not feel like it when you are up against a deadline and you need to get your package to the other side of town in a hurry, but you do have choices when it comes to local delivery services. From local courier companies to well-known entities like FedEx SameDay, choosing the right service to fit your needs is important. There are several reasons why Dropoff is able to provide a more flexible and reliable service for a lower price.

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Local Delivery is what we do. Period.

The “About” page on FedEx’s website describes their business this way: “Customers count on our diverse portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business solutions … Our portfolio of solutions ... can tackle any challenge in the world of global commerce.”  Any challenge in the world of global commerce? That’s quite the task to take on. Dropoff simply gets your items where they need to go, when they need to get there -- and we keep you up to speed on what’s happening every step of the way. That’s our sole focus and our promise to you. We’ll leave the rest of the challenges of global commerce to FedEx.

Beautifully Simple Infrastructure

FedEx is an enormous logistics operation. They are optimized to move packages across the country through multiple hubs, automated systems, and on aircraft. They are really good at doing that. But all of the infrastructure and people necessary to support that is expensive.  All we need to perform our service is our proprietary technology and our team. With Dropoff, that’s all you pay for. The cost of the incredibly complex and expensive infrastructure is spread across all of FedEx’s services, making it impossible for them to keep costs as low as we can.

The Dropoff Experience

We’re technology experts who love the sweet spot where software meets service. We built our technology to make it easy to connect you with a professional, fully screened, and friendly courier who will deliver your package quickly and safely. Your package is important, so we help you keep tabs on exactly where it is in its journey via our real-time live map tracking. We provide up-to-the-minute ETAs, and we’ll notify you immediately when your package is secure in your recipient’s hands.

Service with a Passion

You’ve worked hard to perfect your brand and you deserve the best same-day delivery provider to represent it. Here at Dropoff, our customers are primarily businesses and it’s our job to professionally and promptly deliver their items. Our drivers are friendly, professional, and have superior customer service skills. What’s more? You have the opportunity to provide feedback on your Dropoff experience with every single delivery. This is how we ensure that our team is meeting our exceptionally high standards.

Security & Reliability

Working with a variety of businesses means that deliveries require different levels of security. Unlike Fedex SameDay, our drivers are all HIPAA-compliant, as well as fully insured and background-checked, so that whatever your needs are, Dropoff is able to accommodate.

Feature-Rich API

We have built a scalable and feature-rich API with you in mind. This means you can offer your customers instant gratification with a same-day delivery option (with specific time range selections) at checkout. On the other hand, Fedex averages around 3.4 million deliveries per day, making it difficult to offer specific delivery window selections to their customers.

Fleet Replacement

Rather than maintaining their own in-house delivery fleet, many businesses turn to Dropoff. Our pricing structure allows you to save money and hassle by outsourcing your deliveries to us.

Flexible Delivery Options

Many customers choose Dropoff as an alternative to FedEx SameDay due to our more flexible delivery options. With Dropoff, you can choose between:

ASAP:  Dropoffs will be completed in the quickest manner possible, typically within 1 hour depending on distance and time of day.
2-Hour:  Dropoffs will be completed within 2 hours from pickup. 2-Hour service is available when scheduled by 4:00pm on the day of delivery.
4-Hour:  Dropoffs will be completed within 4 hours of pickup.  4-Hour service is available when scheduled by 2:00pm on the day of delivery.  

We even offer after-hour and weekend service (Saturday and Sunday), ensuring that your Dropoff will get where it needs to go, when it needs to get there, no matter what the time or day.

What sets us apart from FedEx SameDay is that our entire business is built on the simple premise that there should be an easy, inexpensive way for you to get anything from a catering order to a confidential document to a medical device, exactly where it needs to be in the cities we serve. If you are looking for an option other than FedEx SameDay for local delivery, you’ve found it.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

"My experience with Dropoff's expeditious service, courteous and presentable drivers, and precise tracking system has been extraordinary every time! Having the option to track my package in real time assures me that my delivery is going straight to its destination and gives me peace of mind along with an accurate ETA. I highly recommend Dropoff!"

Emily Semmler - Realtor Associate, Heritage Texas Properties- Downtown Houston

"Dropoff has been great to work with for our express delivery service. The Dropoff team is efficient, reliable, and they always turn around our express requests on time. Dropoff will be a great asset to large and small businesses alike in the Austin area and we look forward to working with them for a long time to come."

Benoit Ballon - Business Owner, King Florist

 "In this fast paced Austin hotel environment, we are always in demand for the highest level of service providers. Dropoff is one such provider, and our “go to” for all of our courier needs. They are swift, professional, and fairly priced for our guests. Their online system is a breeze, and we always know a driver will be here to pick-up or drop-off on time, with a smile!"

SHEENA GENDRON - Concierge Supervisor, JW Marriott Austin

"I've used lots of courier services over the years and Dropoff is by far my favorite. The drivers are neat, courteous, in uniform and friendly. I love the web functionality - you can literally see on a map exactly where your package is at any moment! Also, the mobile version of their website works great and makes scheduling a breeze, even when I'm not at my desk. I can't imagine using anyone else again!"

ANDI VOPALENSKY MORALES - SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, ZAZZLE
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How It Works

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Service with a Passion
SERVICE WITH A PASSION

We go the extra mile to deliver the highest level of service.



Upfront Pricing
UPFRONT PRICING

Review pricing before every Dropoff, with no fuel surcharges or surge pricing.

 

Flexible Scheduling
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING 

On-demand or pre-scheduled, choose from ASAP, 2-Hour, 4-Hour or All Day.

Up-to-the-Minute ETAs
UP-TO-THE-MINUTE ETAS

We remove the guesswork with clear arrival and delivery times.

Real-Time Tracking & Confirmations
REAL-TIME TRACKING & CONFIRMATIONS

Get peace of mind with live map tracking, confirmations and signature verifications.

Security & Reliability
SECURITY & RELIABILITY

Fully insured, background-checked and HIPAA-compliant drivers are at your service.

Feature-Rich API
FEATURE-RICH API

Offer instant gratification with a same-day delivery option for your customers.

Fleet Replacement
FLEET REPLACEMENT

Maintaining your own fleet is costly and a liability. Reduce overhead with Dropoff.

The Dropoff Experience

We always go the extra mile to deliver the highest level of service possible.

Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Here are just a few examples of items that Dropoff can deliver for your business.

Our Customers

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