Amazon announced in April that it would be shortening its two-day shipping offering to one day for all Prime customers.
Two-day shipping was transformational and proved e-commerce was a real force in the retail industry, according to Micahel Krakaris, founder of third-party shipping and logistics firm Deliverr.
One-day shipping has a chance to matter just as much, for different reasons.
The new speed could completely supplant even more shopping trips, like those for need-it-soon-but-not-right-now essentials from drug or convenience stores
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Two-day shipping was a revolution.
One-day shipping, which, Amazon announced in April, is starting to roll out to all Prime customers nationwide to replace two-day shipping, has the same potential.
“Two-day shipping made e-commerce relevant,” said Michael Krakaris, founder of Deliverr, a third-party shipping and logistics firm that works with third-party sellers and merchants on platforms like Amazon, Walmart, and Ebay.
Before, e-commerce orders took a long time, and actual arrival times would often vary greatly. With two-day shipping, customers could predict when they would need or want an item by, and the regularity of Amazon Prime’s guarantee meant they could order it to fit their schedule.
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