One of India’s biggest online marketplaces, Snapdeal has decided to foray in the services segment. Its latest inclusion will allow its customers to book flight and bus tickets, hotel reservation and order food through its online platform, thus making Snapdeal the first player in the business to have both services and products on its grid.
Sharing his thoughts on the move, Rohit Bansal, Co-Founder, Snapdeal said that online services is an industry potentially worth USD $100 billion by 2020 and is poised to play a huge role in driving habit commerce in India. The introduction of services on Snapdeal is a big leap forward in catering to nearly all the consumption needs of our customers.
With this segment, Snapdeal becomes the first e-commerce marketplace to introduce services on its platform, the statement said. Snapdeal has launched the services through partnership with Zomato, Cleartrip, UrbanClap and redBus.
Bansal added further that company will continue to add leading service providers from other categories in its journey to offer a single point access to the widest range of services. Snapdeal is confident that the introduction of services on the lattice will bring it closer to its goal of 20 million daily transacting users by 2020.
In its earlier move, the company had introduced options of recharging, bill payments and managed to pump more than US $1 million transaction within a month of its launch. With the recent inclusion, company is expecting to double its daily transaction. Cleartrip, redBus, UrbanClap and Zomato are available on Snapdeal's services section for flight and hotel bookings, bus ticket bookings, personal services and food ordering, respectively.
In today's fast-paced world, where convenience and speed are paramount, same-day delivery has emerged as a crucial factor in the success of online businesses. As an online store owner, implementing a reliable same-day delivery service can significantly enhance your customer experience and drive growth for your business. This article will explore the importance of same-day delivery and provide valuable insights on how to leverage this service to grow your online store in 2023.
The Rise of Same-Day Delivery
In recent years, same-day delivery has become a game-changer in the e-commerce industry. Customers now expect their purchases to arrive quickly, and businesses that can meet these expectations gain a competitive edge. Same-day delivery offers the convenience of instant gratification, eliminating the waiting time between purchase and delivery. By providing this service, online stores can enhance customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Implementing same-day delivery for your online store comes with a myriad of benefits. Firstly, it gives you a significant advantage over competitors who offer only standard shipping options. By providing fast delivery, you increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, leading to repeat purchases and positive word-of-mouth. Additionally, same-day delivery enables you to tap into the impulse buying behavior of customers who prefer instant gratification.
Implementing Same-Day Delivery for Your Online Store
To integrate same-day delivery into your online store, you have several options.
Overcoming Challenges in Same-Day Delivery
While same-day delivery offers numerous advantages, it also presents challenges that need to be addressed to ensure smooth operations.
Tips for Successful Same-Day Delivery
To maximize the benefits of same-day delivery, consider implementing the following tips:
In the competitive landscape of online retail, offering same-day delivery is no longer a luxury but a necessity. By implementing a reliable and efficient same-day delivery service, you can differentiate your online store, enhance customer satisfaction, and drive growth. However, it is essential to address challenges such as inventory management, logistics optimization, and customer support to ensure successful same-day delivery operations.
Naveen Pandey is an accomplished Managing Director with a proven track record of success in the logistics and supply chain industry. He currently serves as the Managing Director at AIPEX WORLDWIDE (OPC) PVT LTD, a leading company in the field.
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