Customers will also be able to order from their favourite Loblaw Companies retail stores for delivery from the DoorDash Marketplace app
TORONTO, ON–DoorDash, Inc. and Loblaw Companies Limited announced a collaboration that will bring a new and innovative grocery delivery service to customers in Canada. Starting this August, PC Express™ Rapid Delivery will make grocery and convenience items available to customers in an expected1 express delivery time of 30-minutes-or-less.
“Customers have come to expect the very best online grocery shopping experience from us, whether they choose curb-side pickup or delivery to their door,” said Lauren Steinberg, SVP Loblaw Digital. “Collaborating with DoorDash on rapid delivery services enables us to enhance our already existing PC Express™ offering by adding 30-minutes-or-less delivery to meet customers’ growing interest in on-demand delivery options.”
Kicking off in major cities across the country, including Vancouver, the Greater Toronto Area, Calgary and Kitchener, the express rapid delivery offering will include grocery and convenience items supplied by Loblaw.
“Our goal is to bring convenience to customers in Canada, with the selection and speed they want,” said Shilpa Arora, General Manager, DoorDash Canada. “Through this collaboration with Loblaw, we are addressing consumers’ need to “get it now,” in addition to our existing Marketplace and Drive channels and furthering the value we bring to consumers and partners alike.”
Customers can shop for grocery and convenience items to be delivered through express rapid delivery by visiting the DoorDash Marketplace app and selecting “PC Express™” Rapid Delivery, or via PCExpress.ca.
Additionally, starting in July, customers will be able to order on the DoorDash Marketplace app from their favourite Loblaw Companies retail stores, including Loblaws®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Atlantic Superstore®, Provigo®, Maxi®, Shoppers Drug Mart® & Pharmaprix®.
DoorDash will also power same-day delivery for grocery and convenience items from all Loblaw banner stores on Loblaw’s own pcexpress.ca through DoorDash Drive, DoorDash’s fulfilment platform that powers direct delivery to customers for any business.
Rapid Retail Canada, Inc., a DoorDash subsidiary, will be the retailer operating under the PC Express™ Rapid Delivery brand.
DoorDash is a technology company that connects consumers with their favourite businesses in 27 countries across the globe. Founded in 2013, DoorDash enables local businesses to address consumers’ expectations of ease and immediacy and thrive in today’s convenience economy. By building the logistics infrastructure for local commerce, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time.