Walmart Launches Parcel Stations To Speed Up Deliveries

Walmart says its parcel stations act like 'mini post offices' to quickly transport more online orders to customers.

Walmart sign on carts in parking lot
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Walmart plans to add 40 parcel stations to its delivery hubs by year-end in an effort aimed at speeding up the time it takes for customers to receive online orders.

The parcel stations, some of which will arrive in time for the holiday shopping season, will be in addition to the retail giant's more than 4,000 stores that operate as delivery hubs that fulfill and deliver orders. 

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.