Crane delivers last mile e-commerce fulfillment
Crane Worldwide Logistics has announced a new logistics solution that delivers an ondemand final mile service to retail customers.
Crane Worldwide Doorbell will allow retailers to deliver faster speed-to-market and provide greater shopping convenience to end customers, all with the added visibility of delivery tracking through a mobile platform.
“We have created a solution that enables key brand name retailers to compete in the current ondemand economy,” said David Widdifield, Global Director of Retail Solutions at Crane Worldwide Logistics.
“We believe this solution out-performs current large e-retailer platforms,” Widdifield said.
Combining in-store order fulfillment, along with Crane Worldwide Logistics’ forward stocking warehouse and expedited shipping programs for e-commerce or omnichannel operations, the Crane Worldwide Doorbell solution will help retailers manage changing logistics requirements in an affordable way.
An agile business logistics network is essential in today’s competitive retail market. Higher consumer expectations and rapidly growing online and mobile markets are driving retail companies to seek innovative supply chain solutions.
E-commerce is growing at a rate of 25% CAGR globally, with M-commerce (mobile commerce) driving more than 34% of online transactions. The mobile experience of Crane Worldwide Doorbell, with its emphasis on flexibility and efficiency, will allow retailers to better navigate this changing market.
Keith Winters, Chief Operating Officer at Crane Worldwide Logistics said, “Our focus has been on providing unit cost savings for our retail customers’ e-commerce platforms, while delivering an ultimate and transparent final mile mobile customer experience.
“Combining mobile technology with the capabilities of our extensive carrier network, Crane Worldwide Doorbell provides our retailers with a complete, best in class, omni-channel logistics solution.”