We have offered same day delivery to our customers in the immediate Boston area, to over 50 zip codes, since 2003.
Recently, we partnered with a local bike delivery service Breakaway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://breakawaycourier.com/">Breakaway Courier Systems to provide this local delivery service to area hospitals and research institutions.
Its couriers come several times a day to deliver around 250 packages a week from our Kendall Square office. Customers have already noted the fast delivery time which is in keeping with a core Abcam value of exceeding customer expectations for fast delivery.
Same day delivery
If you are an Abcam customer in the Boston area, you can order any one of our products by 1pm Monday through Thursday (and by 12pm on Friday) and receive your product the same day, as long as you are ready to receive your items fast!
As noted in the Boston" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://articles.boston.com/2012-04-23/business/31382934_1_bicycle-delivery-bikes-fax-machines">Boston Globe, the decision for bike courier delivery isn't about cost but about the mission of Abcam. The cost is comparable, said logistics manager Josh Whitlow, while satisfying the green inclinations of the company and its customers. "It's more of a philosophy than a hard-line business decision,'' Whitlow said.
"It's more of a philosophy than a hard-line business decision."
Logistics manager Josh Whitlow