With restaurant eating rooms closed due to the, many individuals look to supply and pickup companies like Postmates, Uber Eats, DoorDash and Grubhub for his or her every day meals. To maintain up with calls for, DoorDash launched a brand new function Wednesday that might make selecting up your order extra environment friendly in a time of social distancing.
A current survey by DoorDash in March discovered that 56% of 1,000 prospects stated their takeout consumption has elevated due to the pandemic, whereas 44% of these surveyed favored the pickup possibility as a option to reduce the price of supply.
Prospects can now decide to share their location with retailers whereas the DoorDash app is operating, so eating places will be alerted when the shopper is approaching and have the meals prepared on arrival. DoorDash hopes the addition will eradicate prospects gathering and ready in shops for lengthy durations of time to stick to social distancing pointers.
The brand new pickup function is accessible as of at this time by toggling the Pickup button on the prime of the app. You can too take a look at our information on.
All through the pandemic, meals supply companies have launched various supply and pickup choices to help social distancing measures. Postmates launched a curbside pickup possibility final week, whereas Instacart and GrubHub have had contactless supply choices since March. DoorDash has additionally briefly made no-contact deliveries the default supply possibility.