Best Proof of Delivery (POD) App – How to Find the Right One?

If you’re still using the traditional paper-based proof of delivery method, it’s time to start using an app. With the Covid-19 pandemic raging worldwide, contactless has become the new normal. Research shows that technologies that enhance contactless activities are becoming more popular. Simply put, it’s time you invest in an electronic proof of delivery app. […]

Route4Me Helped Harris County Precinct 2 Get Recognition for Meal Expansion Programs During the Pandemic

Several organizations have reported gaining benefits from using Route4Me’s multi-stop route planner to plan and optimize routes and ensure on-time delivery of the critical supplies to every door during the pandemic. And Harris County Precinct 2 is the new addition to the RouteMe’s long list of happy users. The Texas Association of Counties has named […]

Middle Mile Delivery: A Quick Guide

Have you heard of middle mile delivery? Middle mile is a startup term. In the industry, the more common expression is “local distribution” according to David Marcotte, SVP of Americas at Kantar.  Behemoths, such as Amazon and Walmart, have already started making mid mile deliveries, while small retailers and logistics companies are catching up. But, […]

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 […]