Owning and operating a small business takes a lot of hard work. There's just so much you have to do at your business to ensure it runs at a smooth pace and nothing goes wrong. You have to get the packages ready, you have to hire employees, you have to decide how much to charge customers for your products and services, you have to choose the right suppliers for your business, you have to make sure that you market your business on a continuous basis so that your current clients know what's happening and to attract potential new customers, etc.
You might have thought going around town with your commercial real estate agent finding the perfect location for your business was tough. That's nothing compared to actually having to run your business. The longer you stay in the business and the more popular your store becomes the greater the workload. Eventually you'll be in need of certain things that you might not have ever imagined you would because the demand for your products is so high.
If you find that you can no longer keep up with the demand of customers and don't have enough staff going out and delivering paving stones or food to customers you might need to get yourself some more delivery trucks. Most successful businesses that deliver products to customers find that they need to hire more drivers and buy more delivery trucks because the demand is too great. Somebody who calls in an order and is given an estimated wait time that is too high will just call the next number on their list. Nobody wants to wait longer to get their aquarium gravel or prescription medication delivered to them than need be. They want it delivered to them quick.
What's the point of having a delivery system if it would just be simpler to come pick up the goods in store? Delivery is a convenient option that allows for the customer to continue on with their day not having to worry about making it to the store on time to pick up what they need before the business shuts down for the day. As a small business owner you know that and want to make sure that you do everything in your power to keep the customers happy. At the end of the day they are the ones paying your bills with all the purchases they make. So, make sure you have enough delivery people with proper adhesive name tags identifying themselves and your company and enough delivery trucks to ensure all your clients get the products they ordered on a timely basis. Do that and your business should continue to thrive.