Making Waves (Part 3): Last Mile Delivery & Transportation InnovatorsLast Mile Delivery and Transportation & Logistics Innovators Make Waves
Roadie helps businesses gain a competitive advantage by providing a technology platform that facilitates same day delivery. Roadie relies on a community-based last mile delivery network that utilizes unused capacity in passenger vehicles to connect consumers with goods that need to be shipped with drivers already heading in the needed direction.
Roadie provides additional peace of mind by providing up to $10,000 of coverage. The Roadie service facilitates more challenging deliveries including that of fragile or oversized or oddly shaped items that are difficult or especially costly to ship.
In addition, Roadie facilitates the transportation and delivery of pets. The technology platform enables users to personally select their pet’s driver. Only verified Roadie Pet Drivers are able to offer their services on Roadie’s Pet Gigs. Drivers are encouraged to stay in touch with the Sender so that they have peace of mind. Just as with last mile delivery of goods, pets can be transported across a few short miles or across the country. As an added service, Roadie provides 24/7 customer support for senders to respond to any pet delivery questions.
Roadie drivers can select the deliveries they want to handle based on their travel schedule as well as geographic, vehicle and other limitations. Pick up and drop off locations are determined by the driver before providing the offer to drive.
Did you know that there are approximately 350,000 drivers who are independent owner-operators? Currently companies that have less than 10 trucks make up 90% of the industry. These smaller operators often fail to get enough work, simply because they are less visible in the industry.
These days many retailers still find last mile logistics to be challenging, and on demand delivery is even more problematic. Billed as “customer-centric logistics”, Bringg provides a technology platform for enterprise businesses to manage both last mile delivery and on demand delivery services.
Bringg’s technology platform includes real time visibility and was designed to match top competitors in terms of operational efficiency and customer experience. Developed from the ground up, Bringg creates the “perfect frictionless delivery experience” of customer-facing activities and still manages to improve visibility and efficiency.
An open, modular platform, Bringg can be branded and is designed to fully address customer requirements in terms of management and operations. Bringg was built on enterprise-grade architecture and was developed to be a robust, scalable SaaS system, capable of handling a huge volume of data concurrently. Bringg can be readily integrated into any existing enterprise system including inventory, order, supply chain, e-commerce and more. A variety of SDKs and APIs are available to facilitate the development of add-ons. Bringg also utilizes Big Data analysis as well as robust data security and privacy protections.
We invite you to read more about other innovators in the supply chain and logistics industry in our previous blogs:
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