MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), announced today a new next day home delivery program. AutoZone is making available local market inventory, up to 100,000 different parts and accessories, delivered to the customers’ doorstep the next day. And, for most customers, the order can be placed as late as 10 o’clock at night for next day delivery. After a successful pilot program, AutoZone parts and accessories are now available for next day delivery in 83 markets, covering roughly 80% of the US population.
“Listening to customers and providing efficient and faster service is what we do, and we’re excited to find another way to deliver on that promise,” said Bill Rhodes, AutoZone’s Chairman, President and CEO, Customer Satisfaction. “Our industry-leading products and customer service now come with industry-leading shipping options. This is an incredibly unique offering.”
AutoZone, already the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories, is uniquely positioned to offer technology-driven customer innovations. Leveraging an integrated order management system, a growing store footprint, and drawing orders from local inventory, AutoZone is able to deliver another customer-centric innovation: order online tonight for next day delivery.
While most auto parts shopping occurs in traditional brick-and-mortar stores, online purchases are a growing segment for AutoZone. Next day delivery is designed to provide convenient, fast and accurate options to AutoZone customers, who need the right part the first time.
Additional information about the next day shipping option can be found by visiting www.autozone.com.
As of August 25, 2018, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 5,618 AutoZone stores in 50 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in the U.S., and 564 stores in Mexico and 20 stores in Brazil for a total count of 6,202.
AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Each AutoZone store carries an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products. Many stores also have a commercial sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to local, regional and national repair garages, dealers, service stations, and public sector accounts. AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand diagnostic and repair software through www.alldata.com. Additionally, we sell automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products through www.autozone.com and our commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.
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