Woolworths and Uber Eats to offer a one-hour grocery delivery service

Woolworths and Uber Eats to offer a one-hour grocery delivery service

Woolworths is promising to have groceries delivered around the same time they are ordered with clients ready to pick between 1200 products to be carried directly to their door.

The supermarket giant has collaborated with Uber Eats to make that very hour grocery delivery occur, with Woolworths Metro set to include on the Uber Eats application.

Woolworths Metro general manager, Justin Nolan said, it would offer an ideal alternative for those more modest top up or last minute shopping needs.

“Importantly, it will also help us meet the needs of customers seeking to limit their community outings during the pandemic,” he said.

From August 30, a dozen Woolworths locations will begin becoming noticeable on Uber Eats for account holders situated in Sydney and Melbourne, prior to extending across the eastern seaboard in the coming weeks.

A network of Woolworths locations will be accessible nationally on Uber Eats under the Metro brand by early next year.

The initial launch stores incorporate Balaclava, Hadfield and Hawthorn in Melbourne, and Bondi, Maroubra Beach, Padstow, Park Sydney (Erskineville), Pyrmont, Randwick, Redfern, Rose Bay and Rozelle in Sydney.

However, the organization will likewise stretch out past ordering straightforwardly from Woolworths on the Uber Eats application.

This month Uber will give more delivery alternatives to Woolworths clients ordering online directly from the supermarket’s direct website.

Uber will give last mile delivery solutions for Woolworths’ current online retail activity starting in Brisbane and Toowoomba, prior to carrying out to additional locations to help the supermarket meet customer demand.

Uber Eats regional general manager, Lucas Groeneveld said through Covid they had seen demand for home-delivery develop as individuals search for approaches to get what they need while staying at home.

“This demand is only set to continue as customers increasingly look for faster delivery as the new normal,” he said.

“By linking up with Woolworths, Uber Eats is well positioned to usher in a new era of ease for Australian households – strengthening our platform’s appeal as the place to head to go anywhere or get anything.”

Every delivery set on Uber Eats from a virtual storefront will be packed by Woolworths personal customers, prior to being given to Uber Eats delivery individuals to satisfy the delivery.