HOW DOES SAME-DAY DELIVERY WORK?

Customers should check for products that qualify for same-day delivery when shopping. Place the items in your shopping cart and check for same-day delivery at the checkout. Customers should wait for the items to arrive at their doorstep after receiving the order confirmation email.

THE ADVANTAGES OF SAME-DAY DELIVERY

Here are some of the advantages of same-day delivery.

  • Allows your business to obtain a competitive edge
  • Provides great customer service
  • Expands your business potential
  • Reduces your inventory costs

In a world when we can buy nearly anything at the click of a button, more and more people expect their online orders to arrive immediately as well. However, only a few companies have been able to see this requirement and respond by developing same-day delivery systems in their own operations. Here's why it's critical for you to offer same-day delivery to your consumers if you run your own e-commerce business.

What Is the Demand for Same-Day Delivery?

The demand for same-day delivery is increasing as same-day delivery becomes a more prevalent shipping option for those shopping online. Customers may order anything online as long as same-day delivery is offered and consumers expect their items to arrive soon. Due to the logistical challenges that come with having to set up facilities across the country, same-day delivery is more frequently given in and near big cities. However, the larger the organisation, the easier it will be to offer same day delivery.

The way parcels are transported and delivered to clients has altered as a result of e-commerce. The days have become shorter as a result of modern technologies. We don't have to wait for the sun to rise and set several times before getting that box of meat pie that's probably no longer edible.

What does this mean for the logistics industry?

This significant increase in delivery speed has raised the bar in the logistics and supply chain industry, with customers increasingly expecting enterprises to deliver quickly so they can buy their items. Customers are thrilled and satisfied with their overall shopping experience now that both next day and same day delivery services are available.

According to Trident Worldwide CEO, Tim Fawkes, “green solutions will be a key focus for the next 5-10 years as the logistics industry battles to become carbon neutral. We will see more alternative fuels and green cities and towns that only allow deliveries by electric vehicles. This will drive more localised out of town fulfilment centres where product will be moved to and stored to enable same day delivery (via an electric vehicle.) The consumer will be able to consolidate their deliveries and choose their slot with complete visibility of delivery to the door”.

Resources:

https://medium.com/@SNPX/the-importance-of-same-day-delivery-for-your-business-eef5fd08cb07 https://supplychaingamechanger.com/same-day-vs-next-day-delivery-whats-the-difference-infographic/ https://soslogisticsus.com/what-are-the-logistics-behind-same-day-delivery/