Service rolls out in Washington, D.C., metro area
MATTHEWS, N.C. — Harris Teeter’s grocery delivery is now available in the Washington, D.C. metro area, the grocer announced today.
Harris Teeter Delivery features groceries handled by associates to maintain their original temperature throughout the delivery process, never breaking the cold chain, the company said. Groceries are packed onto the signature Harris Teeter refrigerated red delivery truck — with frozen items packed in dry ice until they reach the customer.
“Our focus on never breaking the cold chain ensures delivery matches the experience of shopping in person,” said Bill Rhyne, senior director of operations support for Harris Teeter. “With our state-of-the-art delivery trucks, every item remains at the proper temperature throughout the delivery; your ice cream always arrives frozen.”
Harris Teeter Delivery at a glance:
• Harris Teeter Delivery offers more than 30,000 items including fresh produce, meats and seafood, and exclusive items from Harris Teeter brands like Boar’s Head deli meat.
• Orders are delivered via temperature-controlled Harris Teeter Delivery trucks.
• Delivery drivers are uniformed Harris Teeter associates, committed to handling groceries with care and professionalism.
• Harris Teeter Delivery uses technology to ensure drivers are on the fastest route, to minimize driving time and ensure groceries arrive as quickly as possible.
• Delivery orders can be placed through the Harris Teeter website and Harris Teeter app.
• Customers earn the same VIC and Fuel Points shopping online as in-store.
According to the company, the convenience of Harris Teeter Delivery is especially beneficial for customers with limited mobility, households without a car, busy families and customers without easy access to a Harris Teeter store.
Harris Teeter, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co., employs 36,000 people and operates more than 250 stores and 60 fuel centers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida, and the District of Columbia.