Waitrose trialling two hour and same-day delivery

Date : 19 September 2018

Waitrose & Partners has launched Waitrose Rapid Delivery, a trial of two hour and same-day delivery. The service is being rolled out in London to selected postcodes.

Waitrose Rapid Delivery

The new scheme allows customers in selected London postcodes to choose up to 20 items from over 1,500 products, with a £5 delivery charge.

Waitrose has partnered with delivery start up 'On the dot' to deliver food and drink using vans and cargo bikes. The hyper-local delivery service works with several companies, including ASOS and Dixons Carphone Warehouse.  

In response to…

The scheme has been driven by shoppers increasing expectations for quicker, more convenient deliveries, and a response to competitors including Amazon Prime Now, Sainsbury’s Chop Chop and Tesco Now.

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