Holiday Delivery, the Ghost of Christmas Presents
Though getting online orders fulfilled has been difficult in the past, it has been much faster and easier of late. Even when ordering on a deadline to receive shipped items, there doesn’t seem to be any problem getting items quickly. Factor in the Holidays, however, with everyone demanding items before Christmas, and it takes somewhat of a miracle to pull off. The logistics alone in getting shipments expedited, under normal conditions, are a delicate balance of affairs. But, factoring in Christmastime volume, it is a sheer miracle that deliveries can be expedited at all. But the options now have made difficulty in shipping Christmas presents a ghost of Christmas past.
No item too large or small for holiday delivery
Gone are the days of hoping and praying items of any size can be there in time for the Holidays. The ways and means of expediting final mile deliveries or items, even of unusual size, abound. From local on-the-ground delivery to fast messenger service, navigating the barriers to shipping and delivery has never been easier. So, whether it’s a large piece of furniture or some costume jewelry, it can be there in time for that special day, even if it’s the same day everyone else needs it.
Closing the holiday delivery distance
Local deliveries are obviously the easiest. Giant retailers such as WalMart have localized distribution centers to ensure their stores are stocked quickly. Other retailers such as Staples have “pick-and-pack” fulfillment centers, also in strategic locales all over the country to ensure rapid delivery. Amazon, is perhaps the master of this, with its fulfillment center network growing at a staggering rate.
This is no longer reserved for the retail giants, however. Businesses of all shapes and sizes are now farming out warehousing to local shipping companies that specialize in on-time deliveries, with special attention paid to the final mile logistics. This means even greater chances of getting that last-minute order by Christmas. Despite the increase of demand, service is getting surprisingly faster.
A bigger Holiday budget with more left over after shipping costs
Why many are looking for ways to reduce shipping costs, no more are the days where expedited shipping needs to eat up the majority of that holiday budget. With localized warehousing of items and expedited, final mile delivery, shipments in time for the holidays are quite cost effective. So, not only are shipments getting from warehouse to under the Christmas tree faster, more is left for shopping not shipping. In other words, the economics of last minute shopping have improved. Expedited holiday shipping has saved the day and the season too!
How to get large items delivered and not break the bank
No longer is it a worry to last-minute shop and have items in plenty of time for the holidays, especially without breaking the bank to do it. Expedited shipping at low cost is yet possible with companies who figure out logistics, warehousing and final mile deliveries in minute detail, on items of all sizes.
Need It Now Courier utilizes these modern-day logistics to provide worry-free service in getting those items shipped in time for Christmas and pull of a few holiday miracles in the process which, this time of year, can make a tremendous difference in getting more presents under more trees which would not have otherwise made it until well after New Years’.