• Instacart gets grocery delivery help from Postmates at busy times

    5 days ago - By Engadget

    What do you do if your internet-based grocery delivery service is straining to keep up with demand at its busiest periods? Why, ask another delivery service for help, of course. Instacart is launching a pilot program in San Francisco that will have...
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  • Instacart taps Postmates to help with deliveries in SF during peak demand

    Instacart taps Postmates to help with deliveries in SF during peak demand

    5 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Instacart has tapped Postmates to offer better delivery services during peak hours in a San Francisco pilot.
    While Instacart will still handle all the shopping for its customers, it will hand off some deliveries to Postmates at times when there is high demand on the Instacart platform.
    Postmates , obviously, has offered delivery-as-a-service for merchants and brands since its inception, and some of those brands, such as Walmart, offer their own delivery services. But this marks the first time that Postmates has offered delivery-as-a-service to a business that itself is already a delivery...
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