If you're the type of person that finds overnight shipping to not be quite fast enough for your taste, hang on - have we got news for you.

Retail giant Target is partnering with Shipt, an online grocery service, to offer same-day delivery of an "in-store assortment of groceries, essentials, home, electronics and other products across the Southeast."

Luckily for you, Chattanooga is among those cities that will benefit from the new service. 

The new service starts February 8, 2018 for 18 markets (listed below).

“Same-day delivery was at the top of our list when we were thinking about ways to make shopping at Target even easier,” said John Mulligan, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Target. “Shipt’s personalized, customer-focused approach fits perfectly with our commitment to deliver a convenient, exceptional experience and we’re excited to begin offering same day service in the Southeast.”

Other cities in the southeast will benefit from this new service as well:

  • Alabama: Gulf Shores, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa
  • Georgia: Atlanta and Savannah
  • North Carolina: Asheville, Charlotte, The Triad (Greensboro, Winston Salem, and High Point) the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill), and Wilmington
  • South Carolina: Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville
  • Tennessee: Chattanooga, Memphis and Nashville

The new partnership gives more than 9.1 million households across the Southeast access to groceries, essentials, home, electronics and other products from Target, delivered by Shipt. 

New Shipt members who sign up prior to expansion will receive an annual membership for $49 (regularly $99).

Leading up to the expansion, Shipt plans to hire more than 4,000 shoppers throughout the Southeastern U.S. They will be a part of the team responsible for ensuring complete, accurate fulfillments of each order. To apply to be a Shipt Shopper, visit Shipt.com and click “Get Paid to Shop.”