Walmart expands in-home delivery in US; plans to hire 3,000 drivers

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Walmart, an American multinational retail corporation, is reportedly planning to bring the option of In-home delivery for more US customers in the year 2022. Currently, the service is available to 6 million households, and the organization is planning to offer it to 30 million U.S. households by the last quarter of 2022.

Alongside, Walmart is planning to recruit around 3,000 executive delivery drivers to support the expansion and build out a task force of 100% all-electric delivery vans.

It has been reported that the implementation of EV's does not only support the retailer's goal of operating a zero-emissions logistics fleet by 2040, but it also supporting the growing infrastructure of Walmart of 1,396 electric vehicle charging stations at stores and clubs across 41 states.

Walmart is planning to fill these roles by promoting its employees from within, building on a track record that witnessed more than 300,000 associates promoted to more responsible roles and higher pay in 2021.

Tom Ward, Senior Vice President, last-mile at Walmart U.S., said that the firm has been functioning in selected markets for the last two years and have found it to be a perfect solution for customers who wish to live their lives without worrying about making it to the store or being present at home for accepting the delivery.

It has been mentioned that finding out ways for helping the firm's customers and saving time and money is the sole purpose of the company, and nothing demonstrates that better than In-home delivery, which is why the firm is excited to bring the option of In-home to much more customers in 2022.

Walmart's In-home delivery service was launched in 2019. It was designed to offer time to families by using extremely trained associates for delivering fresh groceries, everyday essentials and more stuff directly to the customers' homes, including placing an order directly to their kitchen or garage refrigerator and picking up returns of Walmart.com.

Source Credit - https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220104006054/en/Walmart-To-Expand-InHome-Delivery-Reaching-30-Million-U.S.-Homes-in-2022