Picture this: you’re hankering for a Big Mac surrounded by America’s favorite french fries. Depending on where you live, you could be able to pass on the drive-thru and order it right to your door.
McDonald’s revealed Wednesday it’s partnering with UberEATS, the ride-sharing business’s food shipment arm, to supply customers “McDelivery” from over 1,000 areas throughout the United States.
UberEATS typically bills a level cost of $4.99, depending on the city, so you’re certainly paying more than a McNugget of a premium. Delivery is currently offered at countless dining establishments in Los Angeles, Chicago, Columbus, Ohio, Phoenix, Arizona, and also Florida.
McDonald’s started offering the service in 200 areas in Florida, which resulted in “consistent development as well as high degrees of customer total contentment.”
The move is concentrated on swaying more youthful customers satisfied to pay to have food presented to their door. “We are bringing a new degree of benefit to even more of our customers as we continuously alter the McDonald’s experience,” mentioned McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook in a statement.
While the wait-times for food delivery solutions are usually high, McDonald’s execs note that the delivery initiative has really been successful due in huge component to their bountiful places– 14,000 throughout the nation– leading to lower delivery times.
And don’t think for minute that this is the only apple pie in the fryer for the Golden Arches. The business is making various other enhancements to its customer experience. This includes mobile acquiring, getting stands as well as tables, and tweaking beloved food items.
On Thursday, the convenience food chain revealed a huge alteration to its dessert offerings as well as eliminating artificial tastes from its vanilla soft serve, which will swiftly make its way into (or out of) all vanilla offerings like McFlurries, Cones, drinks and also much more.
McDonald’s isn’t the first or only fast-food chain to make use of delivery. Wendy’s just recently launched the solution at 135 of its Ohio and Texas locations, while Panera Bread disclosed in January its strategy to extend delivery to 35 percent to 40 percent of its locations this year.
So the next time your craving two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame seed bun – there’s a terrific possibility you won’t even have to leave your couch.