UWS now offering home delivery service

United Wholesale (Scotland) (UWS) has made a home delivery service available for up to 1,500 convenience stores across Scotland after it signed a a long-term deal with Glasgow-based technology firm DrinkSorted.

The move will take the number of stores registered with DrinkSorted up to 1,500 over the coming months, with UWS claimining that this makes it one of the largest home delivery platforms in Scotland following its launch in 2019.

UWS and DrinkSorted are predicting over 250,000 orders each month, with an average basket spend of £22.

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The app will be made available to stores which are part of the UWS network, including its chain of 500 Day-Today and USave shops, and around 1,000 independent stores.

Chris Gallacher, managing director of UWS said: “Scotland’s convenience stores are at the heart of their local communities, and throughout the coronavirus pandemic we have continued supplying them to ensure they can provide groceries for their customers.”

“With the addition of the DrinkSorted app, it will make our retailers even more convenient for customers with quick delivery of essential items without them ever leaving their homes,” he added.

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Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. He can be found on Twitter at @BW_PaulHill, or contacted via paul.hill@newtrade.co.uk and 07960935659.


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