Due to the increased demand in food delivery, food delivery companies like Just Eat, GrubHub, UberEats and Slice App have found some innovative food ordering and delivery ways.
To withstand the competition these companies have kept in mind the latest technological advancements and introduced create ways for food ordering and delivery.
Here are some hot trends for ordering food and delivery.
1. Order Online with App or Website
Well, this is a familiar method and you might be using this method for years now. But there are many local pizzerias which lack the technology to get digital orders. Realizing this fact, Ilir Sela started a company called Slice which offers pizza delivery from local pizzerias.
Slice App takes digital orders from the customers and sends to local restaurants on their preferred method. Slice takes commission per order.
2. Order by Tweet
Domino’s Pizza was first to introduce ordering pizza by just tweeting a pizza emoji to the company’s Twitter account. Now you might wonder how Domino’s can know what kind of pizza you want and where to deliver it.
In order to take advantage of this service, you have to create a “pizza profile” on Domino’s online delivery services. You then have to link your twitter profile to your pizza profile.
3. Order via a virtual assistant
You might have seen many websites using bots as virtual assistants to provide you the support. Domino’s led the way yet again by offering a pizza order via a virtual assistant. They have created a pizza bot named Dom on Facebook messenger. You can place an order with a single word or emoji.
4. Order with a smartwatch
The increase in smartwatch users opened a window of opportunity for food companies. Many food delivery companies have now integrated with smartwatches. It includes both Android and Apple smart devices. Once again it was Domino’s who was first to launch a smartwatch app for Android watches that impressively simplifies ordering.
5. Order with a smart TV
Food delivery companies are a target every platform where their customer may exist. Now people can order food right from their smart TV’s. Think of when you are laying in the bed and relaxing and suddenly you feel hungry. Papa John made ordering pizza fun by offering pizza delivery via smart TV’s.
You can literally browse the complete menu, build a custom pizza, see your favorite pizza and view the past orders. You can simply check out in one tap. Papa John’s also offer exclusive Apple TV discounts for each order.
6. Order from your car
If your car is equipped with the latest technology then your car can be another smart device with which you can place your order. Pizza Hut has partnered with Accenture and Visa to introduce an in-car pizza ordering system that lets drivers buy food while driving. The Checkout by Visa is integrated into the car’s dashboard and drivers can place the order by voice.
So, what is your favorite pizza ordering method and which one you will be using in the future? Do let us know in the comments section below.