Parcel Procurement

Consumers embrace disruptive solutions for retrieving packages

Implications - Given the failure of traditional postage services in the face of e-commerce, consumers are embracing peer-to-peer delivery services that offset the conventional challenges associated with waiting to receive a parcel. In addition to highlighting the opportunity for brands to streamline consumer experiences in this new space, this progression demonstrates the power of peer-to-peer platforms in empowering consumers by connecting them.
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Shopping Smart Lockers - QikPod Lets Indian Shoppers Pick Up Packages With Ease
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Warm 8,076 Clicks Pub: Jan 27, 16
Shopping Smart Lockers
QikPod Lets Indian Shoppers Pick Up Packages With Ease
QikPod is a highly innovative Indian start-up that is building the world’s largest network of smart lockers in Indian cities. India has a massively growing e-commerce market, even though... [More]
P2P Parcel Pickup Services - eNeighbr is a NYC Platform Helping Indivduals Receive Their Mail
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Average 1,026 Clicks Pub: Apr 11, 16
P2P Parcel Pickup Services
eNeighbr is a NYC Platform Helping Indivduals Receive Their Mail
eNeighbr is a New York City startup aiming to entirely eliminate the issue of waiting around at home for a package to arrive. Given that many New York residents rely on their neighbors to intercept... [More]
Crowdsourced Package Deliveries - Amazon Flex Lets Car Owners Deliver Packages In Their Area
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Mild 154 Clicks Pub: Sep 29, 15
Crowdsourced Package Deliveries
Amazon Flex Lets Car Owners Deliver Packages In Their Area
Amazon Flex is a new package-delivery system that will allow individuals who have their own car to deliver packages in their local area. All they need is a car and an Android smartphone, and they... [More]
Commuter Parcel Pick-Up Services - Metro Stations in India Will have E-Commerce Collection Kiosks
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Untested 672 Clicks Pub: Feb 11, 16
Commuter Parcel Pick-Up Services
Metro Stations in India Will have E-Commerce Collection Kiosks
Even though online shopping is in many ways more convenient, picking up packages an e-commerce collection can be difficult as many people are at work when the mail arrives. To make that whole... [More]
Delivery-Only Restaurant Blocks - DoorDash Kitchens Opened a 2,000-Square-Foot-Space in California
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This Year and Mild 102 Clicks Pub: Nov 2, 17
Delivery-Only Restaurant Blocks
DoorDash Kitchens Opened a 2,000-Square-Foot-Space in California
In order to tackle the large demand for delivery services, DoorDash has introduced DoorDash Kitchens, which caters specifically to take-out customers. The company launched a 2,000-square-foot... [More]
P2P Home Cooking Platforms - 'DishMe' Connects Home Cooks with Hungry Consumers
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This Year and Average 152 Clicks Pub: Nov 17, 17
P2P Home Cooking Platforms
'DishMe' Connects Home Cooks with Hungry Consumers
DishMe is an Australian startup that takes the power of the peer-to-peer sharing economy and applies it to something that every person engages in on a daily basis: dining. The app connects local... [More]
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