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How FreshDirect Delivers Phone and Online Grocery Orders

Ever consider how an online order is actually delivered, especially one involving a lot of perishables? Consider the case of FreshDirect (“Groceries Delivered Direct to Your Door.” According to a recent story in the New York Times: “Every day, thousands of … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Looking to Same-Day Shipping

Amazon is already an online retailing behemoth. It’s free standard shipping on orders of $25 or more has led the industry for years. Amazon Prime (at $79/year) gives shoppers guaranteed two-day delivery without a minimum purchase amount, as well as … Continue reading

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