FedEx touts convenience network as antidote to porch piracy, missed deliveries

By Published: April 30, 2019 12:26 AM CT
<strong>FedEx hopes to reduce porch theft by expanding alternatives to home delivery, such as access points in Walgreens, Walmart and Kroger.</strong>&nbsp;<strong>The premise is to offer convenient pickup and drop-off of packages in stores with extended hours where customers would be shopping or driving by anyway.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)&nbsp;

FedEx hopes to reduce porch theft by expanding alternatives to home delivery, such as access points in Walgreens, Walmart and Kroger. The premise is to offer convenient pickup and drop-off of packages in stores with extended hours where customers would be shopping or driving by anyway. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian) 

FedEx and Walgreens executives tout the value proposition of their FedEx OnSite network of pickup and drop-off locations in 9,000 Walgreens across the country.

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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