Deliv Acquires WeDeliver in Chicago
Jun 24, 2015, 09:13 ET
MENLO PARK, Calif., June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading same-day delivery company, Deliv, today announced it has acquired WeDeliver, a Chicago-based delivery service that powers same-day delivery for local merchants. With the acquisition, Deliv will deepen its stake in the same-day delivery space as it continues to grow and expand nationally.
Deliv powers same-day delivery for over 250 national retailers, including Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Williams-Sonoma, Foot Locker and others, and has partnered with the six largest mall operators in the country. The company is experiencing rapid growth with an 800% organic increase in volume from January to June 2015 compared to the same period in 2014.
Launched in early 2013, WeDeliver provides same-day delivery services for over 100 merchants in the Chicago area. The company has partnered with a variety of local businesses from omnichannel retailers like Trunk Club and Barneys New York to grocery stores like Plum Market as well as the popular Glazed and Infused Doughnuts.
"WeDeliver has built a stellar reputation as the premier same-day delivery service for merchants in Chicago, providing service for some of the finest and most popular local merchants," said Daphne Carmeli, founder and CEO of Deliv. "We are natural partners as we both share the obsession for providing a world class customer experience, one delivery at a time."
"We are impressed with Deliv's strategy and leadership position across the nation's top retailers," said Jimmy Odom, founder and CEO of WeDeliver. "During a time when same-day delivery has quickly become the new customer standard, we're excited to continue our journey and partner with such an exciting and fun team."
Deliv currently operates in eight markets, including Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Northern New Jersey, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle and Washington, D.C.
Deliv is a crowdsourced, same-day delivery service that extends the reach of omnichannel retailers and helps them enhance their customer experience by giving customers the choice to receive their items whenever and wherever they want. Deliv allows retailers to offer their customers a same-day delivery option as they shop from their website, mobile app or from their physical brick and mortar store. By simply adding the Deliv same-day delivery option into their existing checkout process, the retailer preserves the customer shopping experience, fulfills orders from inventory from their local brick and mortar stores all while maintaining ownership and data from each customer transaction.
Deliv has partnered with over 250 national and regional retailers, as well as the nation's six largest mall operators, who manage nearly 800 malls across the country. Deliv is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, and is backed by some of Silicon Valley's leading venture capital firms. For more information, visit www.deliv.co.
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