Startup fulfillment and delivery company Sameday.com, formerly called Shipper.com,
has opened a 114,000-square-foot location in Chicago.
The company said that with the addition of the new facility, it will be able
to provide same-day delivery to four of the largest markets in the U.S.,
encompassing all suburbs and cities surrounding Los Angeles, San
Francisco/San Jose, New York City and Chicago.
Opening an average of one new facility per month, Sameday.com said it will
begin servicing customers from centers in Dallas, Atlanta, Washington DC,
Memphis and Seattle by the third quarter of 2000. The company also plans some
international locations by the end of this year. Each facility is
complemented with a proprietary fleet of delivery vans.
Sameday.com also operates an e-commerce site that allows consumers to select
products from multiple retailers. Consumers who buy products by 2 p.m. will
receive them by 8 p.m., 365 days a year, the company said.
“We are looking forward to offering Chicago area consumers free Sameday
delivery and low-cost next day delivery of goods ordered online via our
Sameday.com service,” said Alex Nesbitt, president and chief executive officer of Sameday.com.
Sameday.com’s Chicago fulfillment center will also be used to provide B2B
critical parts fulfillment and delivery to customers.