Peapod Digital Labs — Ahold Delhaize USA's e-commerce arm — announced on Thursday that it is partnering with last mile logistics company Deliv to support its delivery efforts at Giant Food Stores and Martin's locations.
“At Peapod Digital Labs, it is our mission to support each of Ahold Delhaize USA’s local brands in providing an industry leading omnichannel experience for their customers. This means being there for customers, anytime, anywhere – within hours,” says JJ Fleeman, president of Peapod Digital Labs and chief e-commerce Officer of Ahold Delhaize USA. “Through Peapod Digital Labs’ relationship with Deliv, we will assist the brands as they continue to conquer the last mile, and rapidly scale same day delivery to the benefit of millions of local brand shoppers by 2020. Deliv is an example of many partners we will work with to deliver this benefit to customers.”
Through a pilot in Pennslyvania, Giant and Martin's is offering consumers one-hour delivery windows as soon as four hours in advance. The pilot is expected to be scaled in the coming months to additional markets and other brands powered by peapod.com.
“Ahold Delhaize USA’s companies and Deliv share a common mission-- to make life easier for consumers and be there for them, anytime, anywhere,” says Daphne Carmeli, CEO and founder of Deliv. “We are thrilled to partner with Peapod Digital Labs to provide speedy, same day delivery for Ahold Delhaize USA’s great local brands.”