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Post Time- 05:03 AM Post By - davejr@shepardsautocenter.com

Delivery Services to Use for Grocery Delivery and Household items

Your very busy with your regular routine and cannot make it to the grocery store regularly, we know the feeling. The spread of the novel coronavirus means most of us are being asked to stay at home as much as possible, this making getting fresh food feel even more challenging. Lucky for us, some providers are working on making more deliveries than ever before with the growing demand.

How do grocery delivery services work?

Instead of you having to physically walk through each isle at the grocery store, you shop for the groceries you need by building a digital cart then someone at the store or from a delivery service will go through each isle and get what you need and deliver it to you, in the comfort of your home. We have come up with a list of our favorite grocery shopping services, you can take into account each company’s minimum order requirements and delivery fees below as well.

Walmart.com Grocery

Walmart recently released a new system called Walmart Grocery; the company just added a new membership option called Delivery Unlimited. When you purchase the Delivery Unlimited option, you will avoid the delivery fee on all future orders for a whole year. The best part is that you can get produce and pre-packaged foods through Walmart’s grocery service from frozen foods to a bag of chips. Moreover, they have an option for picking up the groceries and having them loaded into your vehicle for you. Order now with Walmart Grocery.

  • Membership – (optional) $98/year.
  • Delivery Fee – Up to $10.
  • Minimum Order – $30.

Shipt

This is a new same-day delivery service available in over 200 cities, including the Newburyport area. Shipt lets you shop from different stores, depending on your location. A couple stores that are exclusive to Shipt include, Target, CVS, and Petco. Depending on your location, you can receive your list within an hour of you placing an order with Shipt. Shipt is allowing 24/7 orders, as long as the store is open they will fulfill your order. Click here to place your order with Shipt.

  • Membership – $99/year; $14/month.
  • Delivery Fee – $7 for any order under 35$.
  • Minimum Order – $35.

Safeway

Safeway is huge here in the Northeast, you may be more familiar with its sister stores, Vons and Pavilions. But are you aware that Safeway like the other two offer delivery services to their customers directly from the website? Delivery is offered between 8am and 10pm seven days a week. Click here to Order with Safeway.

  • Membership – No membership option needed.
  • Delivery Fee – Starts at $10.
  • Minimum Order – $30.

Boxed

Boxed is a new delivery service that will deliver bulk groceries and more, straight to your door. Whether you need veggies, fruit, eggs, or milk in bulk, Boxed will deliver it. During the Covid-19 pandemic, demand has spiked upwards causing shipping delays for Boxed, but they are still fulfilling orders for their customers online. Click here to begin your delivery with Boxed.

  • Membership – (optional) $49/year with free shipping
  • Delivery Fee – $7 delivery fee on orders below $50
  • Minimum Order – $50 for free shipping

These four delivery services will make your shopping for grocery and basic necessities easy to shop for from the comfort of your home. During the current novel coronavirus pandemic, these delivery services will be experiencing larger demands then normal but are all still fulfilling online order for their customers. Check them out, we enjoy them here at Shepards Automotive Center.

About Shepards Automotive Center

David L. Shepard, Inc. was founded in 1978 by its namesake, David L. Shepard. Our commitment to providing exceptional automotive and marine repair service allowed us to grow immensely throughout the first decade. Shepards Automotive Center’s expanding, loyal customer base proved to be too much for our downtown waterfront space. We look forward to providing you with outstanding automotive and marine repair services.

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