Walmart drone deliveries begin in the Dallas area – The Dallas Morning News

December 18, 2022 by No Comments

Walmart said back in May that it would be bringing drone delivery service to Dallas, and it’s finally here, depending on where you live.

Drones are stationed at 11 stores in Dallas, Garland, Mesquite, Murphy, Plano, Richardson, Rowlett and The Colony.

Thursday’s launch is the first time customers in Texas can try the service. Walmart and DroneUp, a company Walmart invested in in June 2021, have already been operating in Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Utah and Virginia.

Here’s how it works:

  • Orders can be placed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through DroneUp at droneupdelivery.com.
  • More than 10,000 Walmart items are available, including a dozen eggs.
  • There’s no minimum dollar amount per order, but there is a charge of $3.99 per delivery.
  • You have to have a yard, driveway or walkway where the drone can place the package.

To order, you have to live within a mile of one of these stores:

Neighborhood Market, 3959 Broadway Blvd., Garland 75043

Walmart Supercenter, 555 W. Interstate 30, Garland 75043

Walmart Supercenter, 1801 Marketplace Drive, Garland 75041

Walmart Supercenter, 115 West FM 544, Murphy 75094

Neighborhood Market, 3100 Custer Road, Plano 75075

Neighborhood Market, 1501 Buckingham Road, Richardson 75081

Neighborhood Market, 915 N Town East Blvd., Mesquite 75150

Neighborhood Market, 2827 S. Buckner Blvd., Dallas 75227

Neighborhood Market, 2275 Gus Thomasson Road, Dallas 75228

Walmart Supercenter, 2501 Lakeview Pkwy., Rowlett 75088

Walmart Supercenter, 4691 State Highway 121, The Colony 75056

The region’s first drone deliveries started earlier this year in Frisco and Little Elm by Walgreens and Wing, a drone delivery company owned by Google’s parent company, Alphabet.

Wing just opened a remote operations center in Coppell that will allow it to expand its delivery capabilities in North Texas.

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