delivery

Thumbnail-Photo: Postmates: available to over 70 percent of U.S. households...
24.04.2019   #delivery #food delivery service

Postmates: available to over 70 percent of U.S. households

One thousand new city launches

Postmates, the leader in delivering anything you want on-demand, announced today that is has launched a thousand more cities in the U.S. bringing the current total to more than 3,500 across all 50 states. Postmates now serves more than 70 percent of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sustainable delivery routes in neighborhoods...
22.03.2019   #sustainability #delivery

Sustainable delivery routes in neighborhoods

Farmstead plans with customer groups and delivery windows

Farmstead, an online grocer, announced the launch of its weekly Sustainable Routes to reduce the amount of vehicles on the road, reducing carbon emissions and Farmstead’s delivery costs. The savings are passed on to customers in the form of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mail delivery now available at 7-Eleven Thailand...
16.11.2018   #delivery

Mail delivery now available at 7-Eleven Thailand

Guaranteed next day delivery of letters and parcels

Starting from today, you can get your mail delivered at more than 3,000 7-Eleven stores in Bangkok. The service is a joint venture between CP Group, Thailand’s largest grocery retailer and local delivery company Dynamic Logistics. Next day ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Things are buzzing in Iceland: food delivery by drone...
05.11.2018   #Trade fair special EuroCIS 2019 #logistics

Things are buzzing in Iceland: food delivery by drone

Will drone delivery service soon become a reality in Germany?

Iceland already embraces drone delivery. The delivery service offered by online marketplace aha.is in Reykjavík sends small remote-controlled helicopter drones, thus shortening delivery times and cutting costs. His goal was to be the first ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Same-Day Delivery: Tips for small retail businesses...
26.07.2018   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Same-Day Delivery: Tips for small retail businesses

“The delivery time window option in the evening is a great hit": Interview with Arne Schulke, Professor for Management Control & Leadership

Few local retailers are brave enough to offer same-day delivery. They should use their "business savvy”, suggests logistics expert Arne Schulke of the iubh International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef. He offers practical tips, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers at risk
28.06.2018   #logistics #delivery

Retailers at risk

Timely shipment delivery a major concern for US transporters, freight forwarders and logistics providers

American Trucking Association reports that more than 70 percent of freight in the US is moved by trucks. The industry currently hires close to 1.46M drivers but is still falling short in order to meet rising demand due to the increase ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Beverage retail market: revolutionary route planning crowned by success...
13.06.2018   #software developement #logistics (software)

Beverage retail market: revolutionary route planning crowned by success

Flaschenpost – successful two-hour delivery service

The German online retail business Flaschenpost (a pun meaning “message in a bottle” or quite literally “bottle delivery” in English) successfully delivers beverages within two hours in Münster and Cologne, with more ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Amazon launching Whole Foods Market delivery service...
13.02.2018   #online trading #services

Amazon launching Whole Foods Market delivery service

Prime members will be able to tap free 2-hour delivery

Prime customers can enjoy free 2-hour delivery for orders over 35 Dollar from Whole Foods Market; Whole Foods Market groceries can be delivered through Prime Now to neighborhoods in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach Last week, Amazon ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Unrealized potential in online food retailing...
30.01.2018   #food retail #delivery

Unrealized potential in online food retailing

Fresh delivery service coverage primarily in metropolitan areas

Prior to the launch of Amazon Fresh in Germany, many e-commerce observers expected brick-and-mortar grocery retailers to do everything in their power to fight back with their own offers and services. This prediction has not come true. Several of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Click & Collect solution for UK retailers
03.01.2018   #brick and mortar retail #omnichannel

Click & Collect solution for UK retailers

Tryzens delivers Salesforce Commerce Cloud integration for start-up HubBox

Tryzens has successfully completed the development of a pre-built integration or ‘cartridge’ for innovative UK start-up HubBox, which will enable Salesforce Commerce Cloud users to reduce the time to market for the new delivery start-up. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 7-Eleven tests mobile ordering, delivery and in-store pickup...
14.12.2017   #mobile shopping #delivery

7-Eleven tests mobile ordering, delivery and in-store pickup

7‑ElevenNOW app is expected to roll out to other U.S. locations in 2018

7‑Eleven is testing on-demand ordering for delivery or in-store pickup at select Dallas stores with its new 7‑ElevenNOW smartphone app. Currently being tested in 10 downtown and uptown stores, 7‑ElevenNOW is expected to roll out to other U.S. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Colruyt Amay unveils new-generation store
13.12.2017   #shop building #services

Colruyt Amay unveils new-generation store

More efficient and pleasant shopping

Colruyt Amay opened its doors after a few weeks of renovation work.The store has been completely rearranged and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store. “During closure, we completely rearranged the store”, says store manager ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Wendy’s rolls out door-to-door delivery service powered by DoorDash...
11.12.2017   #brick and mortar retail #delivery

Wendy’s rolls out door-to-door delivery service powered by DoorDash

Delicious menu delivered right to the door

Wendy’s and DoorDash are partnering to bring fans what they’ve been craving: Wendy’s deliciously different menu delivered right to their door. Wendy’s is partnering exclusively* ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Parcel lockers: around the clock delivery service...
22.11.2017   #online trading #e-commerce

Parcel lockers: around the clock delivery service

Interview with Gunnar Anger, managing director ParcelLock GmbH on the future of parcel delivery

A successful delivery significantly impacts how customers rate their shopping experience. That’s why new, flexible solutions along the entire supply chain are in great demand. This includes a universally accessible parcel locker system. Gunnar ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New Temando ‘State of Shipping in Commerce’ report reveals gap...
15.08.2017   #online trading #e-commerce

New Temando ‘State of Shipping in Commerce’ report reveals gap between U.S. retailers and Prime-centric online shoppers

Survey identifies CX-driven shipping experiences as critical to conversion

Temando, a leading shipping and fulfilment software platform for commerce, today announced United States retailer and consumer survey data from its annual research report ‘State of Shipping in Commerce’. The survey polled 270 small and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Metro reaches a partnership agreement with MissFresh...
10.08.2017   #food retail #delivery

Metro reaches a partnership agreement with MissFresh

Company enters the ready-to-cook meals market

Metro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in MissFresh Inc., a Montreal company specializing in the delivery of ready-to-cook meals. Ever-responsive to industry trends, Metro is thereby positioning itself in a growing ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Baskin-Robbins launches ice cream delivery with DoorDash...
14.07.2017   #brick and mortar retail #services

Baskin-Robbins launches ice cream delivery with DoorDash

Brands will deliver to more than 600 locations in 22 cities

Ice cream lovers in nearly two dozen cities across the country can use DoorDash – the technology company connecting customers with the best local business through door-to-door delivery – to have their favorite Baskin-Robbins ice cream ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Drone vs. truck deliveries: Which create less carbon pollution?...
01.06.2017   #services #delivery

Drone vs. truck deliveries: Which create less carbon pollution?

Drones tend to have carbon dioxide emissions advantages when they don't have to fly very far

Delivering packages with drones can reduce carbon dioxide emissions in certain circumstances as compared to truck deliveries, a new study from University of Washington transportation engineers finds. Researchers found that drones tend to have carbon ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Zalando to open its first Nordic fulfillment center in Sweden...
29.05.2017   #services #delivery

Zalando to open its first Nordic fulfillment center in Sweden

To meet the demand of the Nordic customers, and to further penetrate the market, investing in convenience is crucial

Zalando successfully completed its location search to open its first Nordic fulfillment center in Sweden later this year. Together with the developer NREP Logicenters, Zalando will build a fulfillment center in Brunna, situated in the county of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet...
22.02.2017   #logistic systems #sustainability

Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet

Vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up to 99 percent and the level of particles emitted by 95 percent

Carrefour Spain, is incorporating compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet to carry out deliveries of e-commerce orders together with home delivery vans with the same characteristics. These vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Logistics conquers the private sphere and entices with new delivery...
14.12.2016   #logistic systems #delivery

Logistics conquers the private sphere and entices with new delivery options

Online retailers want to offer faster delivery in the future

Christmas is just around the corner and with it comes the annual gift buying. You would think it’s a great time for online retailers. Yet despite the great e-commerce growth in 2016, there is still one final nuisance for customers that many ...