Tag: Last Mile Delivery

Why Legacy Retailers Are Thinking More Like Startups

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From in-store VR technology to flexible delivery options, legacy retailers are adopting more cutting-edge solutions to bring end-to-end structural flexibility to their supply chain and improve customer experiences. Thanksgiving. Black Friday. Cyber Monday. If we haven’t already, most of us will spend more time shopping over the course of the next few weeks than we […]

The Last Mile of Delivery: Getting Shorter and Evermore Important

You order something online, as we do. And come home to a package waiting for you on the front doorstep. Even if you get a notification that the package has been delivered, it’s a great feeling—mini gifts and tidbits we send ourselves throughout the year (even when it’s toilet paper). There’s a sense of satisfaction […]

Target Acquires Grand Junction and Proves Delivery Matters

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Last week, Target Corp. announced its intended acquisition of Grand Junction, a San Francisco-based startup that enables retailers and distributors to speed up the last mile of delivery in local markets by connecting retailers to a network of 700+ carriers. Target currently uses Grand Junction’s platform for same-day delivery in NYC’s Tribeca neighborhood. The acquisition […]

// from Jordan Furdock at Net-Results