Food Ordering Technology

A person is looking at ordering food online and has an app. and website open.

Food delivering ordering technology has changed drastically in recent years as millions of dollars have been invested into the industry. Technology companies are finding ways to integrate online ordering, kitchen preparation, POS and delivery. The industry is changing the way people buy and consume food.

Previous articles about online food ordering

ShopRite to offer robot delivery in Penn.

ShopRite to offer robot delivery in Penn.

ShopRite, a division of Wakefern Food Corp., plans to begin testing robot delivery at two stores in Pennsylvania. The robots, built by Tortoise, are controlled remotely and allow ShopRite to offer same-day delivery. The tests are set to begin in October. “We are...

Walmart launches local delivery service

Walmart launches local delivery service

Walmart is starting a last-mile delivery service and plans to use the effort to further push into drone and autonomous vehicle delivery. Called Walmart GoLocal, the service connects retail customers with a non-Walmart-branded delivery drivers. “In an era where...

Olo and Grubhub offer POS integration

Olo and Grubhub offer POS integration

POS and third-party delivery integration is a challenge for many restaurants. To help, Olo and Grubhub have a partnership to integrate third-party delivery orders into the POS. Through the program, which is called Olo Rails, restaurants can publish their menus, prices...

Flytrex testing drone delivery in Calif, NC

Flytrex testing drone delivery in Calif, NC

In 2013, when Amazon’s Jeff Bezos talked about drone delivery, some people laughed. They never thought “little toy airplanes” could be trusted to deliver packages. The future is now. Walmart, Amazon and other major retailers are actively testing drone delivery, and a...

Sodexo set to launch robots at 3 colleges

Sodexo set to launch robots at 3 colleges

College campuses continue to be a place where robot delivery is making huge advancements. Sodexo, in cooperation with Kiwibot, is rolling out robot delivery at three universities in the United States this fall. Sodexo provides food service and facilities management at...