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  • Shutl Preps US Launch For Same Day Delivery After $2M Round Led By UPS

    Shutl Preps US Launch For Same Day Delivery After $2M Round Led By UPS

    It feels like the zombie-like resurgence of Urban Fetch and Kozmo from the late 90s, but delivering stuff to your house, like right now, is so hot… right now. Thus SF startup PostMates is trying to crack the model locally, while big guys like Amazon Prime and eBay poise to try to hoover it all up nationally. But there’s one player that today reveals its hand and has a platform… Read More

  • Shutl begins trial with Argos for same-day 90 minute deliveries

    Shutl, the home delivery startup that offers speedier options for Internet shoppers, is to trial its service with Argos, the shopping catalogue company that now claims to be Britain’s number one online high street retailer. And should the trial resonate with customers – the retailer did £4.3 billion of sales last year – it’s potentially a big win for the UK… Read More

  • Shutl Begins Trial With British Retailer Argos For Online Shoppers Who Just Can't Wait

    Shutl, the home delivery startup that offers speedier options for Internet shoppers, is to trial its service with Argos, the shopping catalogue company that now claims to be Britain’s number one online high street retailer. And should the trial resonate with customers – the retailer did £4.3 billion of sales last year – it’s potentially a big win for the UK… Read More

  • LeWeb: Shutl Brings Back Urbanfetch – It Might Just Work This Time

    Online shopping has come along in leaps and bounds since 1994 when the first e-commerce transaction actually occurred — but as dotcom bombs UrbanFetch and Kozmo proved, delivery can be the most painful point in the ecommerce chain. Enter Shutl, which today launches an on-demand delivery platform that aggregates transportation carriers. Think of it as cloud computing for the logistics… Read More

  • How free social media beat the recruitment consultants to death

    This is a guest post by Tom Allason, founder & CEO of stealth startup Shutl. In 2003, Tom founded eCourier.co.uk – the online courier company with the purple vans and served as eCourier’s CEO from 2004 until 2008, overseeing the company’s growth to £7.5m turnover and 250+ staff (including couriers) and raising £8m in equity funding from angels and a VC. With a… Read More