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

New food delivery service launches in NYC

New food delivery service launches in NYC

A new food delivery service has launched in New York City. Chekout hopes to attract consumer who are looking for alternatives to the national delivery services. "Our business model is based on treating our customers and restaurant partners as fairly and with as much...

Walgreens offers Instacart delivery

Walgreens offers Instacart delivery

Walgreens has partnered with Instacart and is now offering online ordering and delivery. Customers can choose from medications, health and wellness, beauty and personal care, household essentials and food products. The project will debut in Illinois and will expand...

Uber sees 220% growth in delivery

Uber sees 220% growth in delivery

Uber's fourth-quarter results show that it is no longer a ride-hailing service but an integrated mobility company. The company saw a 51 percent decline in the ride-hailing operation but a 220 percent increase in delivery in 2020. Despite the positive news in the...

Doordash finalizes $200M grant program

Doordash finalizes $200M grant program

DoorDash finalized plans for a $200 million grant program to help the restaurant industry. The initial phase of the program, called Main Street Strong, pledged $2 million in grants to six cities across the country last year. In November, the company announced an...

Uber lays off nearly 200 Postmates employees

Uber lays off nearly 200 Postmates employees

Now that the merger between Uber and Postmates is complete, Uber has laid off nearly 200 Postmates employees, including founder Bastian Lehmann. "Turns out  @Uber didn’t need a Co-CEO after all!" Lehmann said on Twitter. "In all seriousness, Friday was my last day at...