Walmart to Hire over 3,000 Associate Delivery Drivers | Financial Buzz

Walmart to Hire over 3,000 Associate Delivery Drivers

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has announced plans to scale its InHome delivery to more customers in 2022.  Currently InHome is available to 6 million households and has a plan to make it accessible to 30 million U.S. households by the end of the year.  In support of this expansion, Walmart plans to hire over 3,000 associate delivery drivers this year and build out a fleet of 100% electric delivery vans.  “We’ve been operating InHome in select markets over the last two years and have found it is a perfect solution for customers who want to live their lives without worrying about making it to the store or being home to accept a delivery,” said Tom Ward, senior vice president, last mile at Walmart U.S. “Identifying ways to help our customers save time and money is our purpose, and nothing showcases that better than InHome delivery, which is why we’re excited to bring the convenience of InHome to even more customers in 2022.”

Walmart’s InHome delivery is designed to give families more time by utilizing trained associates to deliver fresh groceries, everyday essentials and more into customers’ homes which include placing items straight into their kitchen or garage refrigerator.  Including pickup of Walmart.com returns.  Simple three step process, Order, Deliver and Enjoy. 

This service costs USD 19.95 per month or USD 148 per year with no additional fees.  The service price includes tips that are already built into the membership price.  “This new role is yet another example of how technology is enabling us to offer new career opportunities that just didn’t exist a few years ago,” said Julie Murphy, executive vice president and chief people officer, Walmart U.S. “Expanding our number of InHome associates is a testament to the trust and confidence we have in them and their continuous commitment to delight our customers. There’s a path for everyone to build a career here at Walmart, and this position is further proof of that.”

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