Postmates Gets ‘Unicorn’ Status with $300M Investment

Postmates is the name of the week when it comes...

ezCater Acquires French-based GoCater

After attracting a cool $100 million of investor...

Naf Naf Grill Officially Begins Third-Party Delivery

The fast-growing Middle Eastern concept Naf Naf Grill has been putting a lot of work into its delivery infrastructure and is now open for business.

The Latest News

IBM’s New Coffee Drone

IBM’s New Coffee Drone

Feeling a little underpowered? Be careful what you wish for, as a new patent from IBM shows the technology giant wants no yawn left behind as it develops a drone that can detect tired souls and immediately swoop in with a hot cup of coffee. In a patent filed with the...

read more

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Post Archives

Food On Demand Topics

Finance

All things finance, mergers, acquisitions and funding from around the industry.

Grubhub Acquires Loyalty, Mobile-Ordering Company LevelUp

During a very rosy earnings call, Grubhub announced it would acquire LevelUp for $390 million. The loyalty, marketing and mobile payment company provides Grubhub with a lot of loyalty, CRM and marketing benefits. But at the core of the acquisition was LevelUp’s point...

read more

Research

Data and insights from around the Food On Demand space.

IBM’s New Coffee Drone

Feeling a little underpowered? Be careful what you wish for, as a new patent from IBM shows the technology giant wants no yawn left behind as it develops a drone that can detect tired souls and immediately swoop in with a hot cup of coffee. In a patent filed with the...

read more

The Deliverers

All the news from the biggest and smallers third-party delivery firms.

Postmates Gets ‘Unicorn’ Status with $300M Investment

Postmates is the name of the week when it comes to investments. The third-party delivery provider announced a $300 million investment form Tiger Capital today. According to a press release, the new funds will go toward growth and investments in efficiency. With this...

read more

Best Practices

What are your peers doing in delivery? Get some of the best practices out there.

The Art of Delivering in the Skyways of Minneapolis

On any given day thousands of office workers spill out into the skyways in search of nourishment from one of the approximately 140 different dining options. So when iconic Hell’s Kitchen decided to part company with its third-party delivery provider, they continued with their plan to build custom carts to deliver catering orders via the skyways.

read more

FOD Briefs

Food On Demand News Briefs – August 2018

School District Bans Food Deliveries; European Online Ordering In what seems to be the first ban of its kind, a Florida school district will likely ban food deliveries to students. According to Spectrum News, a local Florida TV news station, the district would add a...

read more

Food On Demand News Briefs – July 2018

Following in the footsteps of Dunkin’ Donuts, which began a catering test in four states in March, McDonald’s is in the midst of its own breakfast catering trial program in Central Florida. Several breakfast bundles, such as a six-pack of steak Egg McMuffins or the Breakfast Boss are available for pick-up or delivery from UberEats at 195 McDonald’s restaurants in the Orlando area.

read more

Food On Demand News Briefs – June 2018

ezDispatch Targets Catering-specific Delivery Orders Business catering marketplace ezCater recently launched ezDispatch, a new offering that connects restaurants and caterers to third-party delivery companies in their area. Restaurants can opt to use ezDispatch to...

read more

Food On Demand – February Briefs

DoorDash Helps feed the Homeless Delivery giant DoorDash is using its delivery algorithm to help feed the homeless along with Feeding America.  In a new program dubbed DASH (DoorDash Acts for Sustainability and Hunger), restaurants can easily get the food to homeless...

read more

FOD Briefs – January

Uber announced that the ridesharing company has partnered with Nvidia for further development of the AI computing system in its fleet of self-driving vehicles.

read more

Get monthly insights via the Food On Demand newsletter