Soon to make its debut in the
U.S., Shutl is a delivery service that gives its
customers the opportunity to receive an item purchased online within 90 minutes
of ordering it. It’s a large boast from a service that has yet to begin
operating in North America, but it’s a strategy they’re counting on to increase
Shutl currently operates throughout the United Kingdom. In addition to a quick delivery, the company offers customers the opportunity to choose a specific one-hour block of time in which to receive their packages. The service is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week including holidays to make deliveries more convenient for customers.
Unlike most of its competitors, Shutl doesn’t maintain a sizeable distribution network. Instead, the company chooses to partner with couriers to pick up deliveries from retail stores and deliver them to customers nearby. It’s a system designed mostly for short-range purchases close to a customer’s home, but it’s a tool people can use to get what they want from a local store without the burden of carrying it home themselves.
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