Major Retailers Taking on Package Delivery


Major Retailers Taking on Package Delivery

They’re Coming from Everywhere – Deliveries That Is 
 
We all know it; we all feel it; we all see it. There is a massive influx of packages coming to our communities on a daily basis. No longer just Monday through Friday but on Saturdays and Sundays, too. 
All the major carriers – UPS, FedEX and USPS – are now on a seven-day delivery schedule or are getting ready to launch a 24/7/365 delivery program, just to keep up with the likes of Amazon. But where else are these packages coming from? 
Let’s examine what could be driving the ever-growing number of deliveries coming to your properties day-in and day-out: 
Major Retailers are Taking on Amazon 
Walmart, Target, Kroger and other retailers already offer direct-to-home delivery services, but due to increased demand and huge success, they are expanding their services. 
In September, Walmart announced the launch of its Unlimited Delivery Membership. For a low monthly or yearly subscription fee, consumers have access to unlimited grocery deliveries. Think Amazon Prime Pantry but for more affordable fruits and vegetables. 
After a successful pilot in four markets earlier this year – Houston, Miami, Salt Lake City and Tampa, the retailer is expanding the program to all 200 metro areas where it already has established Grocery Delivery service. The company shares that the service will be available in more than 1,600 stores and more than 50 percent of the country by the end of the year. 
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