Why investors are eating up food delivery services

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Partnering with a delivery service frees up restaurant owners to focus on food and experience while still expanding their customer base.

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Fresh Brothers solves heavy traffic delivery problem with virtual store

With the concept, the company has increased two stores' business by about 15 percent without adding much labor.

Domino's, Ford team up for in-car ordering platform

Easy Order will be available to consumers in mid-2014 and will be available on more than 1 million Ford vehicles.

Delivering more than pizza

With the holidays around the corner, think creatively about using delivery to achieve something great.

Focus on delivery, social media contributes to Naked Pizza Middle East success

The brand's Middle East and India developer chats about the chain's international success.

7 must-have software tools for delivery restaurants

With the right delivery software in place, you'll be able to streamline orders, keep track of deliveries, and report on your success.

Domino's delivery vehicle design winner named

Domino's and Local Motors' competition has completed the first of five phases to find the 'ultimate pizza delivery vehicle.'

Tapping into the college Millennial foodservice consumer

Younger consumers prefer snacks, late-night options.

Domino's launches new logo, store design

Store prototypes include flatscreen TVs, grab-and-go snack items and a viewing area to watch pizza preparation.

How an automated callback feature leads to happy customers and delivery staff

A call to tell customers their pizza is en route can lead to higher tips and quicker turnaround.

Using technology to streamline your phone and delivery operations

You need communications system that helps you manage the entire customer ordering experience; one that can generate the business data you need to implement the right operational changes.

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NEWS


Lavu releases delivery and routing extension for iPad POS system

Lavu Inc. announced today the addition of a new delivery and routing extension to its iPad POS system. Extension features include multiple order routing, estimated delivery times, best route recommendations and turn by turn directions for delivery personnel. The iPad...

Russian pizza company introduces drone delivery

DoDo Pizza, located in Syktyvkarsk in the Komi republic of Russia, has introduced pizza delivery via drones. According to the IB Times, the service launched last weekend and took a half hour delivering a pizza to a customer in the...

Casey’s General Stores continues to gain traction in pizza delivery business

Casey’s General Stores reported its annual results, which included a same-store sales increase of 11.8 percent in its prepared food and fountain category, which features pizza delivery and sales. The company's annual goal was to increase same-store sales 9 percent...

Domino’s creates stabilizing device to avoid #deliveryfails

Domino’s Pizza in Brazil has created a “pizza stabilizing” device that is mounted on the back of delivery bikes to avoid the shifting of pizzas en route. According to AdWeek, the solution was created by the brand’s agency, Artplan. Domino’s...

Boston Pizza's GlutenWise menu now available for takeout and delivery

Boston Pizza announced today that it is now offering its GlutenWise menu online for takeout and delivery, just in time for Celiac Awareness Month in May. To help drive awareness of Boston Pizza's move to offer their GlutenWise menu online,...

Florida's Red Zone Pizza plans Jet Ski delivery during event

Boca Raton, Fla.-based Red Zone Pizza plans to deliver pizzas via Jet Ski to those attending Boca Bash April 27 starting at 10 a.m. According to a news release, this is the first time Red Zone has used this method...

NY Domino's franchisees settle wage theft suit

A group of New York Domino's franchisees will pay $448,000 to settle a wage theft suit brought forth by delivery workers who claimed they were paid below the tipped minimum wage, were not paid for overtime hours, and were not...

Revention's new EyeDeliver app provides real-time delivery data

Revention has released its latest Restaurant Management product, called EyeDeliver. According to a company news release, EyeDeliver is a mobile application that provides real-time delivery data to drivers and management, offering operators the ability to make educated decisions and increase...

Delivery initiative contributes to Casey's increased pizza sales

Casey's General Stores reported positive third quarter sales throughout all of its categories, despite challenging weathers, according to CEO Robert Myers. For the quarter, same-store sales were up 10.7 percent for the prepared food and fountain category, with an average...

Food Runner acquires Philippines-based City Delivery

Food Runner, a food delivery company in Southeast Asia, has acquired City Delivery, another food delivery service operating in the Philippines. The acquisition comes eight months after establishing the regionally focused Food Runner, operating as consumer brand Room Service Delivery...

FoodTec launches DeliveryIQ mobile app for restaurants

FoodTec has introduced the DeliveryIQ mobile app to help businesses monitor and track their ability to deliver orders in a timely manner. According to a news release, the solution provides up-to-the-minute information to customers and management including the driver's progress,...

Foodler upgrades online ordering app

Foodler, an online food ordering service that connects consumers with restaurants for immediate delivery, announced the release of its free iPad app, along with several iOS upgrades. According to a company news release, the new app enables iPad users within...

North Carolina Domino's franchisees offer medication delivery for residents

Domino's franchisees in Wilmington, N.C., are offering prescription medication delivery along with pizza delivery. According to KPHO, the added service is for residents who are stuck at home from the winter weather. Gene Galindo, director of Operations for Wilmington Domino's...

Restaurant delivery service expands to Chicago

DASHED, a restaurant delivery service based in the Northeast, announced that it has added more than 50 restaurants to Foodler's delivery options in Chicago. To celebrate the launch, DASHED is offering free delivery on all Chicago orders placed today through Feb.

Pizza Hut delivery drivers sue franchisee for shorting pay

NPC International, Pizza Hut's largest franchisee, has been sued by a group of Missouri pizza delivery drivers. According to the Kansas City Business Journal, the drivers allege that the franchisee has not paid federal minimum wage. In Missouri, the minimum wage for tipped employees and delivery drivers while they're on the road is $3.68.

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