Target Expands Same-Day Delivery Service With Grand Junction Acquisition

Target is getting serious about improving its last mile delivery, logistics and supply chain capabilities, with the acquisition of Grand Junction, a technology transportation company offering software that manages local delivery throughout North America. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

The move hints that Target is seeking to bring companywide same-day delivery closer to reality. Currently, Grand Junction is working with Target on its same-day delivery pilot at its store in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood.

In a Q&A on the Target blog, called A Bullseye View, Arthur Valdez, EVP and Chief Supply Chain and Logistics Officer of Target, noted…