Due to the current pandemic and social distancing, delivery apps such as
Seamless, GrubHub, and UberEats are in high demand. These types of apps allow
consumers to order food online from their mobile device and then food will be
delivered right to their door. The economy is trending towards delivery and drop
off services. Taking your restaurant business online will be critical to
surviving if there's another pandemic.
Global food online ordering and delivery service mobile applications is expected
to grow and increase in demand to $154.34 billion at the end of 2020 according
to reports by
Businesswire. These apps include food, grocery, and other delivery
services. Recently in the beginning of the year,
Zomato acquired the Indian operations of UberEats for $350 million in an
all-stock transaction. After the acquisition, Zomato and UberEats now
cover more than 50% of the
entire Indian food delivery market.
More small businesses and restaurants are now moving towards creating their own
food delivery apps for consumers and third party apps has rose by 75 percent in
With technology, consumers can order groceries online and have groceries
delivered right to their doorsteps! Companies such as
Instacart, Walmart grocery, and
Shipt offer these services
and has seen a huge spike of downloads according to
Techcrunch Disrupt news.
A GPS map that shows and features real time updates of when the
courier is moving towards your location.
The convenience of instantly paying for food through online
gateway payment portals by using your iPhone finger print.
Cancel and make changes to your order and schedule when food
should be delivered in a timely manner.
Contact the delivery person through messaging or phone call
directly to be on the same page if needed such as telling the
courier to leave food outside of the door to social distance.
It is extremely important and helpful for both consumers and
courier delivery person to be able to send and receive reviews
and ratings. This ensures customer satisfaction and better
Automatically notified of when your food is being prepared, when
it is being delivered, and when it's delivered.
Due to the high demand to stay ahead of the market, restaurant businesses are now
heavily relying on technology by creating their own delivery apps and
following the trend to generate more sales. This benefits consumers who do not
desire to learn how to cook or want to spend time preparing food at home. Almost
every one has a mobile device and can now just order food and groceries directly
from their finger tips because it's so quick and efficient.