Coronavirus (COVID-19): Albert Heijn introduces temporary home delivery service on Sundays

Wassim El Attar
Supply Chain Analyst
@Supplychain_IGD

Date : 28 April 2020

Albert Heijn is due to temporarily carry out home deliveries on Sundays, as more customers choose to have their groceries delivered at home amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Starting 3rd of May

The temporary service is due to start on Sunday 3 May. In recent weeks, the retailer has recruited 600 additional employees to collect and pack groceries in its five home shop centres and deliver them to customers’ homes.

In addition, it has introduced extra delivery slots every day of the week, including days such as King’s day and Liberation Day, when home delivery is usually suspended.

Albert Heijn is the latest retailer to ramp up its home delivery capabilities during the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Other retailers in the UK, such as Tesco and Asda, have also stepped up recently their home delivery operations to better manage the growing demand for the service.

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