June 25, 2017

Shipt hires more workers to meet growing demand in Ohio

Shipt shopper unpacking delivery
Image Courtesy of Shipt

The company currently serves 40 metropolitan areas across the U.S.

Shipt Shoppers can set their own schedule through a custom app, which allows them to select orders that work with their daily routine.

The fact that Shipt is expanding in Ohio as part of its partnership with Meijer shows that when done correctly, a delivery platform can compete with Amazon. Businesses has been booming in the state and the service is considered to be one of the leaders now in the Midwest.By allowing Shipt workers to set their own hours, the company operates somewhat like Uber, a model that has been a success for the on-demand ride company.

This creates employees who are happier, which often leads to better service and more grateful customers.As of May, Shipt had surpassed 40 markets and reached a 20% market share in the e-commerce grocery space — just three points behind AmazonFresh, though still trailing Instacart’s 50%. The company has set an aggressive growth […]

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