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November 07, 2016 08:15 ET

PetSmart.com and Deliv Bring Same-day, Scheduled Delivery to 17 Metro Areas Across the Country

Being a pet parent just became far more convenient

MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwired - November 07, 2016) - Deliv, a leading same-day delivery company, today announced that PetSmart, the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets, has selected Deliv to power PetSmart.com's same-day and scheduled delivery service in 17 top markets in which Deliv operates, leveraging PetSmart's extensive bricks and mortar network.

Pet parents can select time-tailored same-day and scheduled delivery service in major metro areas across the country, saving PetSmart customers a last-minute trip to the store and freeing them from the hassle of carrying, loading and unloading supplies for their pets. The new PetSmart.com delivery service is available now in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, San Jose, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Miami, Seattle and Chicago. By mid Nov., the new delivery service will be available in eight additional metro areas for a total of nearly 2,500 zip codes serviced.

"As the trusted partner to pet parents and pets in every moment of their lives, we are continually looking for ways to make the shopping experience easier and more convenient for our customers," said Eran Cohen, chief customer experience officer, PetSmart. "With Deliv's scheduled delivery capability, our customers can select where, when and how they want their products delivered. From same-day delivery to a scheduled timeframe two days out and with a multi-hour delivery window, Deliv's focus and expertise in tailored delivery service is evident in its flexibility to accommodate our customers' personal schedules."

By mid November, PetSmart customers located in 17 of Deliv's markets can shop on PetSmart.com and select scheduled delivery on the product page for anything from 50 pound bags of dog food to bulky containers of cat litter or a fun pet fashion accessory like a hoodie, collar or leash, as well as seasonal holiday items.* PetSmart.com customers can schedule specific delivery windows and know exactly when their orders will arrive thanks to Deliv's real-time GPS tracking feature. Delivery can be set within a few hours of purchase and up to two days later.

Deliv is immediately notified by PetSmart upon a scheduled online order being placed and then a Deliv driver picks up the items from the nearest PetSmart location turning hundreds of PetSmart stores into localized fulfillment resources from which it can offer a completely seamless, highly efficient delivery experience.

"PetSmart is a true leader in pet specialty retail. From its recent accomplishment of 7 million pets adopted out of its stores since 1994 to using Deliv to improve the customer experience and streamline online order fulfillment, this is a company that not only has a clear vision, but knows how to execute on that vision at every level," said Deliv founder and CEO, Daphne Carmeli. "As a pet parent and loyal PetSmart shopper myself, and on behalf of Deliv's employees, investors and partners, I can say our entire team is inspired by PetSmart's commitment to its customers, pets, and to us. PetSmart's decision to choose Deliv as a local delivery partner demonstrates significant validation of our model. We look forward to growing together."

Service in the following additional markets is expected by mid Nov.: Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Boston, New York City, Yonkers, Northern New Jersey and Washington D.C.

*Some exclusions apply.

About Deliv

Deliv is a leading crowdsourced, last mile logistics company that powers scheduled, same-day delivery and returns for omnichannel retailers, local businesses, and e-commerce companies. Deliv is focused exclusively on moving goods; it does not sell them. It powers same-day delivery for over 4,000 businesses. The company currently operates in 18 markets and more than 100 cities. Deliv is headquartered in Menlo Park, California and is backed by global logistics leader United Parcel Service, financial investors including Upfront Ventures and RPM Ventures, and REIT investors. For more information, visit www.deliv.co.

About PetSmart

PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection, PetSmart's passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their pets so they can live more fulfilled lives. This vision impacts everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates and how we give back to our communities. We employ approximately 53,000 associates, operate 1,477 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and 203 in-store PetSmart® PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet products and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp day care services and pet adoption services in-store. Our portfolio of digital resources for pet parents -- including PetSmart.com, PetFoodDirect.com, Pet360.com and petMD.com -- offers the most comprehensive online pet supplies and pet care information in the U.S. Through our in-store pet adoption partnership with independent nonprofit organizations, PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, PetSmart helps to save the lives of more than 500,000 homeless pets each year.

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