AI-based local deliveries optimization

Rapidus Launches New AI-Powered Service that Optimizes Logistics of Last-Mile Delivery

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With a goal to improve logistics of one-hour and same-day local delivery, Rapidus, a leading B2B local delivery marketplace, recently launched an AI-powered service that can predict the future time and location of new deliveries. The new technology helps decrease time to pick up, increasing delivering partners’ density in heavy-demand areas and minimizing the cost of delivery for shippers. It also enables e-commerce businesses and retail distribution centers to benefit from the most cost- and time-effective deliveries, and provides logistics analysis for cost estimates, route planning and distribution optimization for warehouses and hub placements. Rapidus’s AI-powered service is the first to provide such logistics insights to SMB and mid-sector businesses with smaller delivery volumes, who couldn’t benefit from low-cost local deliveries previously, but were forced in to the […]

Local Courier Delivery

Couriers: Price Shopping Or Value Shipping?

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Decision biases are ingrained in most of us. Behavioral science research finds that we tend to focus more intently on the first piece of information presented to us and prioritize price over value. This line of thinking is also evident when choosing a local delivery service. Low-cost may come at a high price A low-cost strategy is leveraged by businesses across industries and niches. However, it is difficult for businesses to compete on price and assure quality or invest in innovation. A lack of sufficient quality assurance or innovation can diminish the value proposition. Have many deliveries going out in a month or during certain times of the year? Wish to maintain a long-term relationship with your courier? Considering value over dollar savings can be beneficial. Say JR […]