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GetSwift Helping Restaurants Deliver Free Meals to Florida Seniors and Disabled Adults
During Covid-19, with food banks overwhelmed by high demand and seniors and those with underlying conditions told to stay home to protect themselves, there’s a huge need to deliver warm meals across the country. A pilot program in Florida called Meals of Love--of...read more
How To Keep Your Business Going During the Coronavirus Outbreak
It was on February 11 that the World Health Organization announced the official name for the disease responsible for the current worldwide pandemic and they called it Covid-19. A little over a month later, just about every business is feeling the effects of the...read more
How Coronavirus is Affecting the Local Delivery Business
Over the past few years, the business of local delivery has been increasing steadily as companies continue to push to compete with corporations like Amazon and Walmart. Restaurants have been some of the biggest contributors, with grocery stores not far behind....read more
Back to the Basics: What is Parcel Delivery Software?
A parcel is a package essentially. In the mailing word, a parcel is any type of mail that is not a postcard, a letter, or a flat or large envelope. Most people think of parcels as boxes wrapped in brown paper or a brown box. Technically speaking, there is really no...read more
Back to the Basics: What is a Delivery Route Planner?
When you first opened your delivery business, you probably only had a few customers. Planning your deliveries was easy; after all, you only had a handful of stops so you just went to the closest first then to the furthest out or vice versa, depending on priority....read more
Back to the Basics: What is Courier Delivery Software?
A courier is someone who transports packages, documents, letters, and news from place to place. The need for the dissemination of information has existed since the dawn of humans. Thus, couriers have been around for thousands of years. In early history, the first...read more
Back to the Basics: What is eCommerce Delivery Management Software?
When it comes to the world of eCommerce, time is everything. When customers make an order, they want it delivered as close to instantaneous as possible, and the company who can make that happen often is the winner in the crowded field of online retailers. Yet,...read more
Back to the Basics: How Delivery Management Software Can Transform Your Business
Using Delivery Management Software as a Tool to Grow Your Business GetSwift offers the best delivery management software, offering you powerful tools so that you can maximize your last mile delivery services. We started GetSwift because we were in the delivery...read more
Back to the Basics: What is the Best Delivery Management Software?
Running a small to medium-sized business or a startup is definitely no walk along a white, sandy beach, with the sun setting over the ocean, and a pina colada in one hand. In fact, most of the time, it’s quite the opposite. It’s an all-out sprint from the moment you...read more
Back to the Basics: What is Last Mile Delivery?
If you’ve ever run a race, you know that the last mile can be the most difficult part. Yet, when you see the finish line, you usually have a last burst of energy to plow you through to the end, mainly because you just want the pain, agony, and, oftentimes, the mental...read more
The Challenges of Last-Mile Delivery
Last-mile delivery is becoming more and more important, regardless of the type of goods you sell. With the rise of e-commerce, the competition has gotten fierce — not only among ecomm competitors, but for brick and mortar stores looking to stand their ground. But...read more
Walmart is Using Its Stores As Online Warehouses To Deliver A Faster Last Mile
Walmart is taking aim at Amazon's dominance of online retail, and a big part of its strategy is using more than a thousand of their physical stores essentially as delivery warehouses. By the end of 2020, Walmart plans to deliver online orders from 1,600 of its retail...read more
Why Even Small Businesses Need Delivery Management Software
If you’re in charge of a small business, you have an endless list of things to manage. From scheduling and order fill to customer service and payroll, you need all the help you can get to keep things running smoothly. Even if you have a very small business with...read more
How To Find the Right Delivery Service Software For Your Company
If you’re looking for tools to help manage orders, improve customer satisfaction, track deliveries, and grow your business, you’re probably thinking of enlisting the help of technology. Delivery service software is a necessity for businesses interested in optimizing...read more
How To Compete with the Rising Cost of Running a Restaurant
If you manage a restaurant, you’re probably well-aware of the constant struggle to maintain profit margin despite continuous increases in labor and supply chain costs. To make things worse, restaurant owners are participating in delivery platforms like UberEats and...read more