For most restaurants, third-party delivery has become an inescapable reality amid the coronavirus pandemic and changing consumer habits.
While platforms such as Grubhub, Uber Eats and DoorDash have helped many restaurants stay afloat, operators still bridle at delivery commissions as high as 30% per order. Meanwhile, the services themselves remain unprofitable, even as revenues skyrocket.
That has created an opening for models that aim to be more restaurant-friendly, with lower fees and more focused service. Here are three companies doing delivery differently than the big players.