Retail Merchandiser - November/December 2017 - 114
SOLUTION PROVIDER PROSHIP INC.
Customers receive a notification via
email or SMS message with a one-time
PIN or QR code to retrieve their order.
Parcel lockers provide customers with a free, convenient delivery option and easy returns
process. BY BIANCA HERRON
ince Amazon joined the
retail industry, the company has been pushing
the envelope. First there
was two-day shipping, which was an
amazing breakthrough for customers.
Now, national retailers like Wal-Mart
and Best Buy are making this delivery
With Amazon's introduction into the
parcel locker sector, now is the time to
jump into this convenient delivery and
returns service not only to compete, but
also to save money, according to Vice
President of Product at ProShip Inc.
"Amazon leads the curve in the
retail industry," Casey says. "With the
company introducing its own parcel
lockers, it's vital retailers do the same.
Retailers are able to customize parcel lockers with their own brand and
a configuration that works for their
"Not only will retailers benefit from
further brand recognition, but customers
can also have the added convenience of
picking up and returning their orders on
their own time when it's convenient for
them," Casey continues.