Tag: package delivery pricing

With Free Delivery and Zero Surge Pricing, What’s Swiggy Upto? | Dazeinfo

With Free Delivery and Zero Surge Pricing, What’s Swiggy Upto? | Dazeinfo

Be it fancy, hearty meals delivered at door-step or being the savior of late-night food cravings – Swiggy has got our back ! However, it won’t stop there, as Swiggy holds fast to its position – $210 Million Entrant in the Unicorn Club! Reportedly, Swiggy has switched on a subscription-driven playbook to scale the food technology market. The […]

Truckers Looking to Haul in More Profits | WSJ

Truckers Looking to Haul in More Profits | WSJ

Trucking companies are hoping to turn the most robust freight market in a generation into stronger long-term financial footing. Carriers are raising rates and investing in new equipment as a monthslong rally in transportation demand gives them the upper hand in setting prices with shippers. Analysts expect strong results across the sector over the next […]

Amazon already undercutting prices on over-the-counter pills | The Star Online

Amazon already undercutting prices on over-the-counter pills | The Star Online

NEW YORK: As pharmacy chains await Amazon.com Inc’s entry into the prescription-drug market, the online retail giant is already undercutting them for non-prescription medicine for aches, colds and allergies. Median prices for over-the-counter (OTC), private-brand medicine sold by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and CVS Health Corp were about 20% higher than Basic Care, the OTC […]

Amazon Unveils Prime In Australia At Half-Price; Will Australian Consumers Respond? | Forbes

Amazon Unveils Prime In Australia At Half-Price; Will Australian Consumers Respond? | Forbes

Amazon launched Prime this past week in Australia at half the price it charges in the U.S. For $6.99 AUD (or about $5.15 USD)  a month or $59 AUD a year (or just under $44 USD), Australians will now be able to get free two-business day delivery on some products and access to videos, e-books […]

Angry shippers accuse carriers of ‘price-signalling’ with ‘unjustified’ surcharges | The Loadstar

Angry shippers accuse carriers of ‘price-signalling’ with ‘unjustified’ surcharges | The Loadstar

The European Shippers Council (ESC) has accused container lines of price-signalling, following a wave of emergency bunker surcharges (EBSs). A letter to the European Commission claims the introduction of an EBS by “most of the largest” container lines at the start of June was “unjustified”. “Oil prices had indeed been rising during the last month, but the latest […]

Amazon Could Still Disrupt The Prescription Drug Market | Forbes

Amazon Could Still Disrupt The Prescription Drug Market | Forbes

While list prices of drugs in the U.S. continue to grow at an annual clip of around 6%, real or net U.S. drug prices, including discounts and rebates, fell 5.6 percent in the first quarter of 2018. Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) appear to be successfully lowering net prices of drugs through higher rebates and co-payment […]

Walmart targets Cincinnati home delivery market with ‘transparency’ pitch | WCPO

Walmart targets Cincinnati home delivery market with ‘transparency’ pitch | WCPO

“The great low price you see on produce, on consumables, on soup and crackers, it’s always the same low price online as they are in stores,” said Walmart spokeswoman Molly Blakeman. “That’s a big deal.” Similarly, Walmart’s delivery fee of $9.95 per order doesn’t change if you hit a certain order threshold, she added, and […]

CollectPlus cuts pricing for Send service | Post&Parcel

CollectPlus cuts pricing for Send service | Post&Parcel

In a statement sent to Post&Parcel today (21 May), CollectPlus said that the cost of sending a 3-5-day Economy service parcel weighing under 2kg has been cut to £3.99 from £4.99, and the cost of sending a similarly weighted 2-day Standard parcel has been reduced in price to £4.69 from £5.69. Commenting on the introduction […]

With Walmart’s imminent entry, Amazon may reset growth and profitability targets | Business Line

With Walmart’s imminent entry, Amazon may reset growth and profitability targets | Business Line

Pricing strategy While Amazon entered the Food & Groceries category four years ago, which it is betting on to make it the daily, weekly, monthly shopping site of choice for Indians who spend a substantial portion of their monthly income on food, groceries and other consumables, it will have to tweak its pricing strategy to […]

The new USPS reform bill could shake up supply chains | Supply Chain Dive

The new USPS reform bill could shake up supply chains | Supply Chain Dive

Tracey believes if the USPS were allowed “more dynamic pricing flexibility as a market participant,” then the USPS might be able to turn a profit. But big changes to how the USPS operates would affect supply chains. Some companies may have to rearrange supply chains or absorb higher costs if USPS shipping rates increase or […]