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When to Utilize 1-Hour Delivery

When delivery simply can’t wait, Xcel Delivery is pleased to offer one-hour delivery services. When you choose this option, you can be confident that your package will get to where it needs to be in Southern Arizona safely and on time. Of course, not every delivery has the same kind of urgency, so when should…

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Self-Driving Food Deliveries Debut Are on the Rise

Can you envision a car making a delivery to you, without the driver? That may be the future of food deliveries, if Ford and Postmates have anything to say about it. They are tapping into the quickly evolving world of self-driving technology to revolutionize home delivery. If their model is successful, you can be sure…

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Planning Shipments Through an Offsite Warehouse

For many businesses, the time comes when keeping inventory onsite is no longer possible. When this happens, using an offsite warehouse is the answer. Many people worry that they will lose control of their inventory by using an outside warehouse and will struggle to track and ship as needed. However, these concerns aren’t warranted when…

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Launching an eCommerce Business? Here’s What You Need to Know About Shipping and Fulfillment

When you start an eCommerce business, you may think that attracting customers and getting the right inventory are the biggest challenges that you will face. In reality, you are likely to discover that it is shipping. In addition to being one of your biggest expenses, shipping and fulfillment can be extremely complex, especially for someone…

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Spotlight on Our Distribution Facilities

Xcel Delivery Services is known throughout Arizona for providing fast, reliable delivery services, including long-distance, two-hour, and one-hour deliveries. But if your business has surplus inventory, then you might also consider using our warehousing services. Our large, well-designed distribution facilities are conveniently situated in Tucson and Phoenix. Locations We chose the locations for our distribution…

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A Look at the Future of Drone Delivery

Drones once existed only in the minds of science fiction writers. Now, anyone can purchase one at a sports retailer or major e-commerce store. But do drones have a place in society beyond serving as mere novelty items? Major retailers like Amazon certainly hope so. In select areas, package delivery via drone is already possible,…

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Is Amazon Key a Step Too Far?

Every holiday season, there are a slew of news stories about packages being stolen off front porches. Package thieves, also called porch pirates, represent a burgeoning, albeit illegal, cottage industry that continues to grow as more people rely on online stores for holiday shopping and everyday household needs. Amazon is trying to solve the problem…

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Getting to Know the Ins and Outs of Medical Delivery

Doctors and patients all around the world rely on the safe and timely delivery of medical supplies, samples, and pharmaceuticals. If you own or manage a business that requires the shipment of medical cargo, then you need to partner with a delivery company that understands the unique needs of these sensitive items. Shipping Medical Supplies…

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Coordinating Your Freight Delivery in Arizona

Shipping freight isn’t a simple task. There are many factors that go into determining the maximum weight and volume of a load, and in figuring out the ideal weight distribution. Generally speaking, an average full truckload is between 42,000 and 44,000 pounds. Refrigerated trailers can carry less because they are already heavier, while lighter truck/trailer…

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