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If you work as a trucker or driver, you’ve likely worked long hours without taking much of a break. Research suggests that drivers are more likely to be overworked and exhausted than those in other fields. Additionally, a recent survey from the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health demonstrated that, on average, most long-haul truck drivers work 50% more hours in a week than typical workers. The consequences of overwork can be dire…

Truck drivers are in high demand with a truck driver shortage. It’s not the career many people think of going into right off the bat but finding ways to entice more people to become truck drivers is necessary. If you’re searching for new truck drivers, finding the best way to recruit them can help you fill those roles faster. Here’s how you can recruit truck drivers for your company. Determine Your Audience So, how do…

As a business owner, are you applying for a cannabis delivery license in California? The legalization of recreational and medical marijuana has led to an increased demand for licensed cannabis delivery services. This blog post will give you a step-by-step guide on the requirements you need to know about a cannabis delivery license in California. Overview of Cannabis Delivery Licensing in California To store and legally transport Cannabis products in California safely, business owners require…

As a food hospitality business that offers delivery services or a new small business owner breaking into the delivery business industry, rather than map out all your deliveries manually, it’s best to do it with an app for delivery routes instead. Hence, utilizing a delivery route planner will reduce human error by manually mapping out deliveries to hungry customers so that they can receive the food hot and fresh. Using delivery routing apps is a…

As restaurants and food delivery services look to stay competitive, one of the most important aspects they must consider is how to keep food hot for delivery. Whether it’s pizza, Chinese takeout, or a gourmet meal from a five-star restaurant – keeping that deliciousness at its optimal temperature can be tricky. But with the right containers, tips, and technologies, you can ensure your customers receive their meals steaming hot every time. In this blog post,…

Delivery management is a critical part of any business that requires the movement and tracking of goods. As demand for speedier deliveries rises, businesses must find ways to streamline their procedures in order to remain competitive. Delivery management solutions provide organizations with the tools they need to effectively manage deliveries from start to finish, ensuring orders are delivered on time and within budget. This post delves into the fundamentals of delivery management, a variety of…

If you’re a delivery driver, you know how crucial it is to have the necessary equipment to help you deliver items quickly. However, things can change rapidly, and unforeseen situations like rush hour congestion, road works, and unfavorable weather might slow you down. A delivery driver’s life will be less stressful if they’re ready for unexpected events and can respond appropriately. Leveraging GPS for delivery drivers is one method of getting more done in less…

As the cannabis industry grows, delivery-only and dispensaries with delivery options have emerged as popular options for consumers purchasing cannabis products in California. However, starting a delivery dispensary in the state can be complex and highly regulated. From navigating state and local laws to building a solid business plan and finding reliable drivers, there are many factors to consider when starting a cannabis delivery business. This article will provide a comprehensive guide to help aspiring…

There’s little doubt the pandemic reshaped the way people interact with each other. The restaurant and retail sectors were profoundly impacted by social distancing. Given that in-person dining and shopping experiences require being around others, public health and safety measures severely restricted businesses’ operations. Enter the rise of no contact delivery service, which means there is an absence of face-to-face interaction between the driver and customer. However, answering the question of what no contact delivery…

Logistics is one of the most centrally important parts of many businesses, but they are challenging to understand, detangle, and optimize. Fortunately for contemporary business owners, navigation logistics are made much easier by much of the technology that graces the universe of business today. Satellites, mapping software, and dynamic optimization programs all work together to make route planning vastly more efficient than it would be if done by hand. But this software can be costly…

The traveling salesman problem is a classic optimization problem that businesses still face today. The problem is simple: given a list of cities, find the shortest route that visits each city exactly once and then returns to the starting point. Despite its simplicity, the traveling salesman problem solution is hard to find. Even with modern computing power, the best algorithms can only find approximate solutions for large instances of the problem. Nevertheless, the traveling salesman…

MapQuest is one of the oldest and most reliable options for personal and commercial navigation needs. In fact, many people continue using it for daily deliveries. Here’s what you should know about using the MapQuest route planner for your company. Dealing With Multiple Stops With MapQuest Driving Directions multiple stops are a core feature you can use for your business, even if you’re staying with the free mode. The first step is going straight to…

Are you feeling the pinch of labor shortages and rising gas prices? These challenges can have a significant impact on your bottom line, especially if your business heavily relies on your fleet for revenue. The overhead costs associated with delivery businesses, between hiring competent drivers, dealing with vehicle wear and tear, paying for fuel, etc. seem insurmountable already. But now, with the cost of a gallon at an all-time high–up 53% since the beginning of…

Last-mile delivery tracking is a fast-growing trend in the delivery world. With so many more people ordering items every day, companies have seen the need for transparency and communication. Last-mile carrier tracking is one of the most vital aspects of any delivery and the most crucial part to the client. Any company that wants to keep up with demands has to make the move to include detailed last-mile carrier tracking. It is a way to…

Driving a truck isn’t the same as driving a regular delivery vehicle. Routing is vital for transporting goods long distances. Small changes in efficiency have a significant impact on your bottom line. Bad route planning means delayed deliveries, higher maintenance fees, and even the difference between success and failure. With all of that in mind, is it worth using Google Maps for trucks? We don’t think Google Maps is the best choice for your needs.…

The transportation and logistics industry is one that touches nearly everyone you meet, whether it’s on a professional or personal level. This is extremely evident if you work in last mile delivery. From meal kits and birthday gifts to medication and vaccines, ensuring prompt delivery is key to not only keeping your customers satisfied but to keeping life running smoothly for people all around the globe. For many businesses, the best option for ensuring that…

Are you eager to expand your courier service business and reach out to a larger audience? Have you ever thought of adding courier marketing to your delivery service business plan? Nowadays, having efficient employees and providing high-quality products or services to customers is just not enough. You need a solid marketing business plan for your delivery service. This will allow you to increase your sales, build brand awareness, engage with customers and grow your courier…

Grocery shopping has changed significantly in recent years, as more consumers order their weekly shopping online for delivery. The grocery shopping and delivery business industry has struggled to some extent over the past year; new opportunities for online shopping and catering to customers have grown into a thriving success. The onset of a global pandemic has shifted many grocery stores and related industries to change overnight, from offering delivery services as a side option to…

Are you trying to come up with a name for your newly established delivery service business? It’s a vital step requiring a lot of thought and deliberation. For example, the name needs to show exactly what your delivery service offers. However, even after putting much thought into it, you may come up with several package delivery company names. So how can you select the best one? Read on to learn about the steps to naming…

Courier services provide a vital service to clients around the country. Nearly everyone will need something delivered at some point; couriers make sure those deliveries are secure and timely. If you’re considering opening a courier service, one of the most important things you’ll have to decide on is the cost of delivery. By researching your market, choosing an appropriate pricing metric, and assessing additional cost factors, you can make sure your clients are getting a…