Today, Sainsburys announced it would be increasing the number of online delivery slots to 700,000 by the end of October.
The UKs second largest operator also announced a number of other measures to deal with the increased demand:
- Extended delivery times; starting at 6:30am and finishing at 11:30pm.
- Almost 200 new Click & Collect locations.
- Nearly 1000 more delivery vans compared to last year.
Nigel Blunt, Director of eCommerce at Sainsbury’s said:
“Doubling our groceries online orders in six months to 700,000 is an incredible milestone. It has been a huge team effort and also demonstrates the strength and flexibility of our online model”
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