Now Small Brands Compete With Amazon By Offering Sustainable Same-Day Delivery

by MR Magazine Staff

If you live in New York and order a pair of shoes from a sustainable startup called Thousand Fell with same-day delivery, the shoes might arrive via bicycle. The startup is one of several new brands to use Ohi, a new delivery service that helps startups compete with Amazon by offering ultra-fast, low-emissions delivery. “The problem that we’re solving for is that consumer expectations for e-commerce are getting faster and faster, driven primarily by Amazon, but also now by Walmart, by Target, and by all these other big brands enabling same-day delivery,” says Ben Jones, Ohi’s CEO. “For smaller brands, it’s almost impossible for them to do that at low cost.” Read more at Fast Company.