Author: Deliv

last mile delivery

How to minimize last mile delivery costs

Many consumers don’t realize everything that goes into delivering a purchase that they made online.  You click that buy button and, somewhere hundreds of miles away, your product is selected, wrapped, boxed and taped shut. It’s thrown down a few chutes and across conveyor belts, and prepared for shipping. There’s countless shipping employees and truck drivers and infrastructure, but do… Read more →

in home delivery

The tools to reduce the risk of package theft

With the ever-increasing popularity of e-commerce, shoppers have been interacting with companies and brands in completely new ways. We’re just a few computer clicks away from over 50 billion items that are sold online and with that comes a drastically different shopping experience. While convenience and choice have largely benefited consumers, e-commerce has introduced some new challenges for retailers and… Read more →

holiday shipping deadlines

Holiday shipping deadlines – a comprehensive guide

Holiday shipping deadlines can quickly become a point of stress during the holidays. Make sure you’re staying on top of the most important ones! Imagine this: You’ve been shopping for weeks and have finally found that Stranger Things action figure that your nephew has been asking for. The only problem? It’s just days before Christmas, the retailer isn’t offering same… Read more →

stitch fix

3 things retailers can learn from Stitch Fix’s IPO

Stitch Fix, the e-commerce brand on the doorstep of one of the most anticipated IPOs of the year, is a rare example of a brand differentiating itself in the crowded industry of e-commerce through customer experience With consumer goods companies moving online, we’ve seen brands built on new-age business models. From flash sales to conversational commerce to digitally native brands,… Read more →

How retailers can work like Amazon

There’s something we need to talk about… Let’s discuss the 460 billion dollar elephant that occupies the room of every retail store and mom & pop shop in the US: Amazon. The Seattle-based e-commerce company has been snowballing into an omnichannel retail monster, disrupting any industry from grocers to pharmaceuticals that it finds vaguely interesting. Their recent announcement of Seller Flex,… Read more →

Grocery Delivery Giant Eagle

Giant Eagle launches home delivery in Ohio

We’re excited to announce that Deliv will power grocery delivery for Giant Eagle. The grocer will be expanding their Curbside Express click-and-collect service in Central Ohio to offer home delivery with Deliv’s same day delivery service. Giant Eagle launched home delivery in Pittsburgh earlier this year and has offered Curbside Express in several markets since 2012. “We are filling thousands… Read more →

shopping

Your business is probably not investing enough in customer experience

We’re living in an explosive time for commerce, with pure-play e-commerce companies disrupting industries and traditional retailers scrambling to build out their digital presence. Throw in a few retail giants like Walmart and Amazon, and you’ll find yourself looking at an industry that’s become increasingly difficult to compete in. Shopify, the e-commerce CMS platform that powers thousands of online businesses,… Read more →