Last-Mile Delivery: Plano’s PICKUP Now Merges with Connecticut-Based Company

PICKUP Now is merging with Connecticut-based Point Pickup Technologies to create a national on-demand last-mile delivery provider for retailers. "We're ready to help enterprise businesses unlock the ultimate last-mile experience for deliveries of any size," says PICKUP CEO Brian Kava.

Plano-based PICKUP Now is merging with Point Pickup Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise-only, retail-branded fulfillment and delivery services. PICKUP is an enterprise-grade, last-mile delivery service focused on larger item delivery and assembly.

The companies said their strategic partnership creates a national on-demand last-mile delivery provider for retailers with needs ranging from small parcels to big and bulky goods. Financial details of the merger were not released.

“Our collaboration with Point Pickup sets the stage for scalable growth, as we continue to enhance our solutions and meet the evolving needs of the dynamic on-demand logistics landscape,” PICKUP CEO Brian Kava said in a statement. “With the synergies brought about by this merger, we’re ready to help enterprise businesses unlock the ultimate last-mile experience for deliveries of any size.”

PICKUP, which was featured in the Digital Edition: Dallas Innovates Magazine 2023, has extensive expertise delivering white glove services for larger items, including furniture, appliances, home improvement goods, and more. Connecticut-based Point Pickup is known for its nationwide network of more than 500,000 flex workers utilizing proprietary technology to provide white label delivery and pick and pack services for its enterprise clients.

A more complete, end-to-end solution for retailer and brand clients 

The companies said that the newly integrated platform creates significant synergies for clients, including a more complete, end-to-end solution for retailer and brand clients with unique delivery requirements across a full range of package service sizes and technology and service needs at a national scale.

“We’re thrilled to join forces with PICKUP Now and combine our strengths to create a truly exceptional delivery service,” Point Pickup President Dauvin Peterson said in a statement. “This merger not only expands our capabilities but also strengthens our commitment to providing our clients with a comprehensive service offering, a nationwide network of experienced flex workers, all supported by an integrated technology solution.”

The merger will help Point Pickup and PICKUP Now cement their status as the go-to providers for last-mile delivery, serving a diverse range of industries, including retail, grocery, e-commerce, furniture, home improvement and more, the companies said.

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