The Future of Retail Delivery
Gone are the days where your only interactions with your customers took place in your brick-and-mortar stores. These services are taking the hassle out of the delivery process. Customers no longer have to deal with long lines or waiting weeks for a delivery.
1. Amazon drones
It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a…drone? Yes, in just another few years’ time, after getting the go-ahead from the FAA, drones could be delivering packages to customers’ doors within 30 minutes.
2. Google self-driving cars
While Google’s driverless cars aren’t ready to be left unmanned yet, they’re making more and more progress every day. Self-driving cars navigate based on sensors that can feel as far as 2 football fields away in every direction.
Shutl is a London-based fulfillment company that brings shoppers together with retailers and couriers, and promises deliveries within 90 minutes or less. It was founded in 2008 and was bought by eBay in 2013. Shutl uses an algorithm to determine the best courier for each delivery.
4. Doddle Parcels
Doddle Parcels is a delivery service that’s located in and around train stations in the United Kingdom. Using Doddle, customers can send, pick up or return packages 7 days a week. The company started in 2014.
This app allows you to monitor your home from your tablet, SmartPhone, laptop or webcam.