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Direct Store Delivery in 2021: A Complete Guide

Running a retail business has become harder. The competition has become fierce, forcing many companies to explore new ways to gain a competitive advantage. Reducing expenses and inventory in the supply chain, shortening delivery cycles, and responding to demand faster are just some of the ways retailers are trying to improve. All of this is […]

Driving Skills: Do Your Drivers Have These Necessary Traits?

Before you start reading about the necessary driving skills, first just go on Twitter or Reddit and search for “bad delivery drivers.” You’ll find hundreds of cringe-worthy stories, for example, the story below. Door Dash @DoorDash @DoorDash_Help – you need to fix your delivery approach! Multiple stops by drivers, slow drivers, etc = Cold & […]

How to Improve Your Reverse Logistics Process

Reverse logistics is one of the most complex processes in the supply chain. After all, the supply chain was traditionally created to flow in one direction only from the suppliers to the end customers. However, increasing competition among retailers, changing customer expectations, and a marked growth in online shopping have made reverse logistics a regular […]

Curbside Pickup in 2021: The Definitive Guide

Curbside pickup is gaining ground, especially to keep both customers and employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a report, 85% of shoppers increased curbside pickup orders compared to the pre-pandemic rates. Interestingly, curbside pickup had already been around, but it was generally restricted to larger retailers, such as Walmart, which led the curbside pickup […]

6 Tips to Improve Warehouse Efficiency and Reduce Costs

If you run a warehouse, you know how important it is to increase warehouse efficiency and reduce warehousing costs. Inefficient warehouse operations can lead to decreased customer retention rates as well as wasted labor. In fact, as per data from the U.S. Census Bureau, an average U.S. warehouse wastes almost seven weeks a year just […]

How to Start a Food Delivery Business

The Market is Growing The food delivery business has enormous potential. Revenues in the global online food delivery market are expected to reach US$136 billion by the end of 2020. The projected 5-year annual growth rate (CAGR 2020-2024) is 7.5%. That implies revenues of $182 billion by the end of 2024. The Asia Pacific and […]

Cross Docking: Are You Using This Powerful Logistics Hack?

Have you heard of cross-docking? We understand if you haven’t heard of it before; you’re not alone. It’s often called the world’s most underutilized eCommerce logistics hack. Yet, it could be a game-changer for your eCommerce business. So, let’s discuss everything you need to know about cross docking, why you should consider this logistics procedure, […]

Delivery Exception: An Ultimate Guide on What It Is and How to Avoid

Thanks to Amazon, online shoppers today want faster deliveries, even same-day or same-hour. So, receiving a delivery exception notice from one of your carriers can create unwanted customer service problems. For example, your customer might leave a bad review online or ask for a refund, while you might still be busy investigating and figuring out […]