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Delivery Management

Delivery management is the process of executing on your planned deliveries as efficiently as possible. Topics we cover include dispatching, driver management, communications, GPS tracking, and reporting.

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Top Last-Mile Delivery Companies

A guide to choosing the right last-mile delivery partner for your e-commerce businesses, with a shortlist of seven well-known brands to choose from.
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How SMBs Can Prepare For The 2021 Online Holiday Rush

2021 will be the biggest holiday season ever for online shopping, and not just for the big guys. Here’s how to ensure you can keep your promises to customers.
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How To Grow Your Online Grocery Delivery Business

The pandemic has taught grocers to be flexible and to adapt. Let's see how you can profitably grow your online grocery business operations.
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Post-Pandemic Grocery Shopping

Whether it’s online, delivery, curbside pickup or BOPIS, here’s how a global pandemic has forever shifted the way consumers shop for groceries.
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The 4 Best GPS Apps For Delivery Drivers

Businesses that deliver packages need the right tools for their drivers while en route. Here's a review of the most popular delivery driver apps.
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6 Ways To Reduce Last Mile Delivery Costs

Mismanaging last mile delivery can cost a small business. Big time. We outline six ways to lower deliver costs and improve your bottom line.
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A Primer On Small Business Loans

Short term loans give you cash flow to cover the cost of raw products, payroll, rent, fuel, and other delivery costs which can be difficult to maintain.
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4 Ways IoT Sensors Can Improve Fleet Performance

In addition to GPS tracking and route optimization, there are many other ways IoT-connected sensors can help improve fleet performance.
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Trucking Cost per Mile Calculator: Free Spreadsheet

As a delivery business, it's crucial to know what your costs per mile are. Here's some guidance and a free calculator to help you manage your costs.