The national network for "first-to-last-mile" delivery of heavy goods is now available on a pay-per-use basis throughout the continental U.S. The new service offers pickups from any factory, supplier or distribution center; residential and commercial delivery, installation and assembly; fast online account setup; time-definite, integrated longhaul transportation, and integration with electronic commerce shopping carts, so that customers can select their preferred level of service and delivery date during checkout. There are no minimum shipping volumes, volume guarantees or long-term contractual obligations. The service features electronic data interchange or Web portal order entry, door-to-door shipment visibility, consumer and retail call-center support, immediate post-delivery surveys and same-day exceptions management. 3PD also has launched a secure Web portal, where customers can obtain quotes, open an account and immediately begin shipping via the new service.
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