2022 is the age of quick commerce—the latest buzzword in supply chain and an emerging fulfillment model that makes deliveries possible in minutes. This new generation of e-commerce in America is offering greater convenience and speedier home deliveries to customers.

Why rapid deliveries?

Most important factors when choosing rapid delivery services for groceries in the United States in 2021

Main factors when choosing rapid delivery services for groceries in the U.S. 2021

Why rapid deliveries?

Quick as a flash

Speed is the golden rule when it comes to quick commerce—fulfilling orders within the hour; sometimes even under ten minutes. Used interchangeably with ‘e-grocery’ and ‘on demand delivery’, the model focuses on small orders, and convenience products that can be sourced locally.

Quick as a flash

New-age e-commerce

One in two consumers would choose fast delivery if grocery products were priced well. With innovations in the last mile, Quick Commerce brings orders to the customer in the blink of an eye.

New-age e-commerce

Characteristics that define quick commerce

  • Lightning fast delivery
  • Small selection of goods
  • Two-wheeler friendly
  • Fulfillment via local warehouses
  • Fewer products, more frequent purchases

Quick commerce challenges

  • Fulfilling hundreds of on-demand orders
  • Finding the right delivery partners
  • Ensuring on-time deliveries within 60 minutes
  • Tackling on-ground dynamics

Biggest challenges for logistics providers in last mile delivery in the United States in 2020

Quick commerce challenges

Addressing the challenges in your quick commerce supply chain with logistics tech

  • Automated order planning and execution
  • Convenient time slot management
  • Smart and cost-effective delivery route planning
  • On-demand allocation of duties to riders
  • Real-time tracking of orders

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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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