NEAR.delivery is a local delivery service built for Washington DC's makers, creatives and small retailers with ambitious growth plans. According to Mint App, 80% of shoppers want same-day delivery. Gain an edge by meeting this demand with a process that is more convenient, less time-consuming, and cheaper than your current trips to the Post Office. NEAR.delivery picks up and delivers in Washington, DC. only (for now)
1. Order Received
An order is placed on www.NEAR.delivery or your business' website (That's right! We'll even deliver orders you receive outside of our platform). 2. Order Prepared
Prepare the order for pickup (packaging can be as minimal as a label on the product with the recipient's name and address). 3. Notify Us
Log onto www.NEAR.delivery and either mark the order ready for pickup (if the order was placed on our platform) or upload the order's information (if it was placed on your website). Submitting order information from your site is as simple as uploading the sales receipt generated from your Point of Sale system, sending a spreadsheet with multiple orders on it, or simply typing the information in a few boxes). 4. Courier Picks Up
Await the courier's arrival. You will receive ETA notifications with live tracking - and so will your customers. 5. Courier Delivers & Billing
After the courier has picked up and delivered the order, you receive direct deposit payments within two to three business days via Stripe (if order was placed on www.NEAR.delivery). Or, if the order was placed on your website, you will receive a weekly invoice tallying all of your delivery fees for the week.