Sainsbury's targets increased online capacity


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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