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Fulfillment today is more than just delivering products to a customer’s doorstep. It can improve or derail customer experience. Hence, it is necessary for brands to follow the right fulfillment model that ensures positive customer experience and triggers repeat purchase.

Key Takeaways From the E-book

In this e-book, let us look at why green logistics matters, how green logistics practices are reshaping the future of supply chains, and how you can implement sustainable logistics practices at your enterprise.

  • What is a fulfillment model? - Find out the meaning of a fulfillment model and get to know some new fulfillment models that have redefined the last-mile game.

  • Crowdsourcing Fulfillment model - Crowdsourced fulfillment model is gaining popularity as it helps deliver more parcels to customers’ doors in record time. Learn more about the crowdsourcing fulfillment model— how it works and its rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Curbside Pickups - Brick and mortar stores are repurposing their stores into fulfillment centers. They are leveraging new technological solutions to enable a convenient delivery experience. Find out about what really are curbside pickups and its advantages.

  • Dark Stores - Dark stores have gained a lot of traction globally this year since the outbreak of COVID-19. It has turned out to be a valuable fulfillment model to counter tricky situations like a global pandemic. Read how dark stores are opening up new doors for retail fulfillment.

  • Hub and Spoke Model - Hub and spoke distribution model has been used for more than 100 years. This distribution methodology has transformed various industries like food, grocery, consumer products, couriers etc. Know more on how hub and spoke models have evolved over time and contributed to a faster last-mile fulfillment.

  • BOPIS - Today, customers are accustomed to receive products at a much faster rate. They are demanding fulfillment options that fill the void between online and offline channels. Gain more insights on how BOPIS has helped various brands during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How can Locus help manage your logistics?

  • Locus’ proprietary geocoding engine converts the fuzziest of the addresses into precise geographical coordinates thereby helping your on-ground executives locate addresses easily.
  • Digitize all your operational variables such as fleets, delivery persons etc. to come up with the best route plan every day.
  • Track your orders in real-time with the Locus Live Dashboard. Locus’ last-mile delivery app Locus On The Road (LOTR) helps delivery partners process orders.
  • Visualize and tweak your scheduled plans via three key metrics— geography, time, & vehicle (fleet)—with a birds-eye view of your entire operations.
  • Build your own reports and analyze important parameters that you need to make key decisions.

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