What’s Driving the Gig Economy?

Let’s face it…when a whopping 78% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, who hasn’t contemplated a driving gig for Uber or Lyft in their spare time to make some additional money? With weekly and even “instant” payments, such income can have a real impact on your budget. But it’s not just millennials driving this trend. Although almost half of all millennials do cobble together a work/life balance with a variety of gigs, high-skilled, project-based labor is redefining how work gets done at large corporations.

In addition to the typical service-based gigs people are utilizing as their so-called side hustles, like ride sharing or renting out your spare bedroom, online start-ups are helping as well: e-commerce sales jumped 15.7% in the 3rd quarter of 2017.¬†With the “on-demand” mindset of streaming content services and 24/7 online shopping from anywhere, it’s no wonder that the same attitude has radically changed the way businesses need to work today as well.

At Fulfillment.com (FDC), our platform was designed to scale with your business’ growth, and our real-time reporting applications let you check inventory supplies regardless of what timezone you’re in. We have facilities on both U.S. coasts, as well as Canada and the UK, so we can ship from almost anywhere to almost anywhere, quickly.

When your e-comm side hustle reaches the tipping point of needing to outsource your order fulfillment, trust FDC to get your products delivered in a timely, cost-effective method across the globe. With the time and money we’ll save you, maybe you’ll even create the next big gig trend!