Monthly Archives: November 2013

24hrs Vancouver: Company lets public choose delivery jobs

Tom Malcolm, one of our four pioneers

A Vancouver company thinks everyone is a potential part-time courier by allowing the public to choose small delivery jobs for fees of around $10 to $20.

The zipments.ca service, modeled after its parent in New York, could soon allow customers to pay for such tasks as same-day pharmaceutical pickups, according to company head Rob Safrata.

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BC Business: Local same-day courier service Zipments aims to disrupt the retail game

Zipments provides same-day courier services

Shopping and sharing aren’t exclusive to the holidays—they’re part of the sharing economy, which just got a bit bigger in Vancouver. With the launch of Zipments.ca, a same-day courier service, Vancouver’s sharing economy now connects retailers and consumers directly to individual couriers. Continue reading BC Business: Local same-day courier service Zipments aims to disrupt the retail game

zipments.ca Launches In Vancouver, Revolutionizing Local Deliveries By Harnessing The Power Of The Sharing Economy

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, November 27, 2013 – Launching in Vancouver today, zipments.ca is set to disrupt the retail shopping industry by providing low cost, same day courier services to retailers throughout the Vancouver region, starting with Mountain Equipment Co-op and Edible Canada as retail partners. zipments.ca is the first Canadian company to use the sharing economy, by leveraging on advances in mobile technology and a flexible workforce to provide “Delivery Your Way,” even outside of normal business hours and on weekends. Continue reading zipments.ca Launches In Vancouver, Revolutionizing Local Deliveries By Harnessing The Power Of The Sharing Economy