Grocery technology company, Instacart have announced the launch of a new Big & Bulky” Fulfillment Solution for Retailers in the U.S. with launch partners that include Big Lots, Container Store, Mastermind Toys, Office Depot, Spirit Halloween and Staples.
The new “Big & Bulky” nationwide fulfillment solution enables same-day and scheduled delivery for large items, helping retailers offer more of their catalogs online to consumers. With Big & Bulky, customers can order their grocery items and household goods – such as grilling items, beverages, printer ink or packing tape – directly alongside their large item orders for delivery at the same time which means they can now rely on Instacart for all of their shopping needs with a single order.
As a retail enablement partner, our goal is to support retailers’ bottom lines by expanding their online catalogs through our enterprise solutions. We’re excited to introduce Big & Bulky today and look forward to continuing to serve as an industry-leading fulfillment platform.– Daniel Danker, Chief Product Officer at Instacart
The fulfillment technology behind Big & Bulky is powered by Carrot Delivery, an Instacart Platform enterprise solution, providing end-to-end fulfillment for retailers. With this technology, retailers can further meet customer demand by delivering signature large items, further streamline their fulfillment pipelines and build incremental revenue.
We’re excited to continue to expand our partnership with Instacart to offer customers on their platform even greater access to products and solutions from Office Depot and OfficeMax stores, The new Big & Bulky fulfillment solution offers busy professionals and families a quick and convenient way to receive the office and school supplies they need to succeed, with the ability to pair large items like desks, bookcases, file cabinets, office chairs, and more, with smaller items like tech accessories, binders and printer ink, for delivery together, same-day.– Jamie Columbus, Vice President of eCommerce for Office Depot.