Sainsbury’s Launches On-demand Shipment Service

Sainsbury’s has started trialing a brand-new on-demand shipment service in collaboration with Deliveroo, it has announced today.

This will allow clients to purchase from over 1,000 Sainsbury’s products through the Deliveroo app, and have the products provided in just 20 minutes.

Initially available from the seller’s North End Crescent Resident store in Hammersmith, the service will be presented to 9 other shops across the UK in the coming weeks. If effective, the partnership could be presented to more Sainsbury’s stores.

It is the most recent in a number of brand-new fast delivery collaborations concurred between Deliveroo and grocery stores because of the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, including Waitrose, Aldi, Morrisons, and Co-op. This remains in response to the shift to online shopping as a result of the crisis, and the requirement for susceptible and self-isolating individuals to receive important items rapidly.

Nigel Blunt, director of eCommerce at Sainsbury’s commented: “At Sainsbury’s we’re constantly on the lookout for how we can make our clients’ lives easier and we know just how much they value being able to get groceries provided to their doors quickly, easily, and safely. Because March we have more than doubled our grocery online capacity and by working with Deliveroo we can serve even more consumers in this manner.”

Ajay Lakhwani, vice president of brand-new service, Deliveroo stated: “We are happy to reveal this new trial with Sainsbury’s. Deliveroo’s on-demand grocery partnerships have shown essential for numerous individuals during this hard duration, permitting households to get the food and household products they need and desire rapidly. We are delighted to develop this trial in the weeks ahead and use Sainsbury’s remarkable products to clients throughout the UK.”

Sainsbury’s has taken a variety of measures to increase its online delivery capacity this year and in September outlined strategies to broaden its weekly online grocery shipment orders to 700,000 by the end of this month.