Walgreens, FedEx Corp to Join Hands for Enhancing the
To offer fast delivery, Walgreens Boots Alliance looking forward to partners with FedEx
According to the reports, Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that it would partner with
FedEx Corp to launch a next day delivery service for prescription drugs nationwide, giving it
a leg up as Amazon threatens to shake-up the sector.
Early in 2018, Walgreen announced it would buy online pharmacy PillPack. In order to catch-
up with the on-demand drug delivery space, Walgreens is implementing certain aspects for
tackling rivalry and competition.
On the other hand the introduction of Amazon in the pharmaceutical industry and in the
market would rattle the old gamers in drug industry. The effect of it could potentially
disrupt most of the experienced players of the U.S. drug supply chain.
There are many more organizations that already have launched their individual services,
offers next-day delivery facility in upcoming year, named CVS Health Corp. Similarly,
according to the reports Walgreens stated that there are already same-day drug delivery
services available in certain markets and they are going to expand in the year 2019.
To facilitate their customers with best price possible, Walgreens offers patients with
qualifying prescriptions delivered to their door-steps as early as possible next day.
Moreover, several reports also suggested that Walgreens is willing to provide the medicines
for around $4.99 to the respective customers.
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