Third party delivery

A food delivery driver parks his vehicle in front of a restaurant.

Third-Party food delivery is a growing and competitive business. Millions of dollars have been invested into building national third party delivery platforms for both restaurants and grocery stores. These businesses have undergone some consolidation, but they are a vital part of the delivery ecosystem.  

Previous third party food delivery articles

Just Eat Takeaway completes purchase of Grubhub

Just Eat Takeaway completes purchase of Grubhub

Netherlands-based Just Eat Takeaway has finalized the acquisition of Chicago-based Grubhub. The move is part of an effort to create a global food delivery company. Takeaway purchased Just Eat in 2020 for $7.8 billion. The purchase of Grubhub began in June of 2020 and...

DoorDash clear leader in third-party delivery

DoorDash clear leader in third-party delivery

A recent report by Blomberg Second Measure shows that DoorDash had captured over 50 percent of the restaurant delivery market in May of 2021. Uber Eats had 21%, Postmates had 5% and Grubhub had 18%. Waitr earned 1% of national sales. The trend started before the...

Territory Foods grows through partnerships

Territory Foods grows through partnerships

Partnerships have been a successful formula for Territory Foods. The prepared meal company has established a network of chefs and delivery partners to grow into an established player in the direct-to-consumer market. Based near Washington, D.C., Territory Foods has...

DoorDash moves to tiered pricing structure

DoorDash moves to tiered pricing structure

DoorDash is moving to a tiered delivery model and is offering several pricing options for restaurants. Under the program, restaurants are charged between 15% and 30% for delivery and pickup is set at 6%. Each plan offers different benefits to the restaurant and helps...