Monthly Archives: January 2016

Technavio Research Forecasts Same-Day Delivery Growth By 2019

Courier ServiceWe’ve known that same-day delivery was on the incline, yet now we are beginning to here about it more frequently.  It is getting the type of notoriety that it deserves.  As technology steers demand higher for more convenience for shoppers and businesses, same-day delivery is being forecasted to grow right along with it.

In fact, the service is estimated to reach over $987 million by 2019 says Technavio market research.  E-commerce has grown by 40% annually, which is the catalyst to expected growth and the increasing use of it.  Online retail is where most businesses are seeing that customers are conducting their search for new products, discounts, shopping, and more.  With the competition so heavy within several industries that engage in e-commerce, retailers and a variety of companies are in hot pursuit to separate themselves with providing a last-mile service that is attractive to customers online.  The forecast also mentioned how  a good same-day service delivers within 4-5 hours also.

Same-day services growing is not only a result of business-to-customer demand, but also business-to-business and customer-to-customer as well.  Primarily same-day delivery is used for businesses via online to get shoppers their items to their front door.  In the year’s ahead, customers may get more involved in getting things delivered to other people the same day.  Home-based businesses could have same-day delivery begin to be a staple service for them, especially if they are involved with e-retail.

The article discussed in detail about same-day delivery in relation to business-to-customer markets and that the e-commerce marketplace is the biggest revenue generator for this segment.  One of the main companies spearheading the charge is retail leader Amazon.  The retailer offers the service in several   majore US cities, including the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle-Tacoma, San Diego, Phoenix, Boston, Baltimore, Dallas-Fort Worth, Indianapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Tampa Bay, Washington DC, and Atlanta.  Chicago and Orlando were added late last year as cities that Amazon would provide same-day delivery to its’ Prime members free.

Other companies are all in with same-day delivery as well and will be key competitors to Amazon in the years to come.  Macy’s continues to partner with delivery company Deliv to provide same-day delivery in several US cities.  Every year Macy’s has expanded into more markets, and even now the department store leader has surpassed Amazon in markets that it offers the service.  Last year, Kohl’s added six more major US cities, including Los Angeles, Boston, Brooklyn/Queens, Northern New Jersey, Miami, and Philadelphia.

Well-known Uber is testing same-day delivery in several US cities.  Etsy ASAP is rolling out more the service and newcomer Roadie is matching travelers with cargo also.  Since same-day delivery will be a vehicle to ultimately increase sales, retailers and businesses can partner with a Same-Day Courier like 1-800 Courier to transport items for them. The Houston Courier is a viable option for providing fast deliveries nationwide and can be a vital asset to seize the emerging markets.

Reference:  1.14.16,, Same-Day Delivery Market in the US 2015-2019

Coat Retailer Triple F.A.T. Goose Goes Same-Day Delivery

Courier ServiceWhen it comes to the weather, you don’t want a coat to be hard to come by, especially in the big apple–New York. Like  number of big name retailers, one company has decided to capitalize on same-day delivery and make it easy to get one when you need it the most.

The New York Daily News has recently released an article showing how Triple F.A.T. Goose is helping New Yorkers beat the cold with offering free on-demand same-day delivery for their premium coats.  The temperature in the big city is beginning to drop, hitting the middle of the winter season.  It is ingenious for the retailer to take advantage of a market that is thriving, seizing a prime moment right after the holiday season.  This also keeps Triple F.A.T. in front of shoppers, making it known to be an aggressive retailer and competing with a service option that so many well-known retailers are utilizing to increase their sales.

Triple’s same-day delivery service will begin this Wednesday, January 13th. for its’ coats anywhere in the Manhattan area.  This is one of the big city areas known for business and has high traffic.  The company’s coats are popular for their durability and built to handle arctic temperatures, exclusively available on its’ website.  One of Triple F.A.T. Goose’s coats that it will deliver on-demand will be the Ovstyn coat. This is not a regular coat, selling for $400.  Another item among the retailer’s product line will be the Hesselberg coat, regularly priced at $450 at

Just as other retailers have their same-day delivery time frame for orders, so does Triple.  Shoppers will have to place their online order by 11 am to receive their quality coat the same day.  All orders after 11am will be received the following day.  Also, the retailer will be offering a 10% discount on its’ coats between the the start date of the 13th., until the 22nd. of this month.  This gives enough time to advertise the company’s same-day delivery and get a good gauge on the demand by customers for it.  More than likely, Triple F.A.T. Goose will analysis whether it needs to spread the service into other parts of New York as well.

Anytime that same-day delivery is initiated, there has always been a testing phase for the service.  Then, if the pieces fit, the retailer moves forward with implementation.  Several retailers usually test same-day delivery in San Francisco, and then, launched it in other major US cities. It will be interested to see if Triple does the same if the on-demand service is successful in Manhattan.  If so, the retailer could spread the service into other boroughs, even other cities in New York.  Even beyond New York, other cold big cities could use big coats fast too during this time of the year.

Most retailers that offer same-day delivery don’t conduct the service on their own.  A Same-Day Courier like 1-800 Courier partners with several retailers to help implement last-mile deliveries nationwide.  The New Jersey Courier has the logistical expertise to create a variety of same-day courier solutions to help retailers elevate their online business.  If Triple desires to expand with same-day delivery, 1-800 Courier will be a viable option to turn to in the months to come.

Reference: 1.8.16,, Tracy Brock, Jackets on demand delivery service offers New Yorkers an easy way to escape the cold