Rollout to Additional Markets Expected by December 2017
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2017--
Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office
supplies, business products and services delivered through an
omnichannel platform, today announced same-day delivery powered by
Deliv--a leading crowdsourced, last-mile logistics company providing
same-day delivery and returns for omnichannel retailers, local
businesses and e-commerce companies--is launching on August 28 in
Atlanta, Georgia and Los Angeles, California; and on September 6 in Ft.
Lauderdale/Miami, Florida. The same-day delivery service is designed to
better meet customer expectations as the omnichannel shopping experience
continues to expand.
“With our new same-day delivery and our omnichannel approach, we are
utilizing our retail stores as assets and part of our supply chain to
give our customers the best possible experience,” said Gerry Smith,
chief executive officer of Office Depot, Inc.
Customers who shop on officedepot.com
will have the option of scheduled same-day delivery between 8 a.m. and
11 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. or 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.,
depending upon the time of day they shop. For a limited time, Office
Depot plans to waive the delivery fee as an introductory offer.
“Retail is undergoing a rapid transformation,” said Kevin Moffitt,
senior vice president and chief digital officer at Office Depot, Inc.
“To exceed our customers' increasing expectations, we continue to
enhance our omnichannel shopping experience. Adding same-day delivery
capabilities to our growing in-store pickup and ship-from-store programs
allows us to better leverage our retail locations as distribution hubs,
and serve our customers faster and more efficiently.”
Deliv’s technology enables Office Depot customers to select the delivery
times and locations that work best for them while being able to track
their purchases in real-time.
“Office Depot is now providing businesses with the type of service
customers expect,” said Daphne Carmeli, chief executive officer and
founder at Deliv. “I am pleased that Deliv was chosen as its partner to
power this new offering.”
By the end of 2017, same-day delivery is expected to roll out in several
About Office Depot, Inc.
Office Depot, Inc. is a leading provider of office supplies, business
products and services delivered through an omnichannel platform.
The company had 2016 annual sales of approximately $11 billion, employed
approximately 38,000 associates, and served consumers and businesses in
North America and abroad with approximately 1,400 retail stores,
award-winning e-commerce sites and a dedicated business-to-business
sales organization – with a global network of wholly owned operations,
franchisees, licensees and alliance partners. The company operates under
several banner brands including Office Depot, OfficeMax and Grand & Toy.
The company’s portfolio of exclusive product brands include TUL, Foray,
Brenton Studio, Ativa, WorkPro, Realspace and Highmark.
Office Depot, Inc.’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select
Market under the symbol “ODP.”
Office Depot is a trademark of The Office Club, Inc. OfficeMax is a
trademark of OMX, Inc. ©2017 Office Depot, Inc. All rights reserved. Any
other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of
their respective owners.
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