In the past, ordering food online was a slow process. You had to pick up your Phone, call the number of the restaurant you want to try, place the order, and pay the delivery guy. Nevertheless, since not too long ago, many companies, or even startups, have begun to start a new industry. An online ordering and delivery industry, by using websites or smartphone applications.
It is here where FoodPanda shows up, offering the possibility to many people of ordering food with Free Delivery via Internet, either from your computer and from your Smartphone. thanks to its free application that you can download.
Already present in 32 countries, Foodpanda is opening new cities every month. In India, the service will expand to Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Chennai. They are already currently active in 14 cities including Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Bangalore and Chandigarh with a 2400 restaurant network.
Customers from these regions are able to choose from Foodpanda’s greatest variety of cuisines, including restaurants like Subway, Pizza Hut, Punjab Grill, Awadh, Lazeez, Hyderabadi Biryani, etc.
Amit Kohli, co-founder, said: “We are quite excited about our entry in 3 new cities, covering Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Chennai. This expansion is part of our strategy to significantly increase our footprint across the country. With this move, customers from these regions will also be able de avail our services.”
Rohit Chadda, co-founder, commented: “We are expecting a 30-35% increase in our growth rate with the expansion to the three new cities and are targeting expanding our network to include top 15 cities with restaurant coverage to 5000 restaurants by the end of the year. So besides reaching out to a wider audience, we also aim to cater to their voracious appetite by providing an extensive variety of cuisines to choose from when ordering out.”
Foodpanda along with its brand affiliated hellofood, present mostly in Latin America, is the leading group of platforms to order food online. Foodpanda helps restaurants to increase sales through online platforms and mobile which provides them with analysis and technological in constant evolution.
For consumers, Foodpanda offers an online marketplace with the most extensive gastronomic offer, as for example, salads, pizza, burgers and sushi, almost every cuisine of the world have a spot in Foodpanda, ready to be ordered by any customer all around the world. Consumers choose their favorite food on the platform or through the mobile app; Foodpanda will then process the order and forward it to the restaurant that offers delivery.
They are the first company that implemented, for this industry, the possibility of online payments, with credit card, or even with PayPal depending on the payment flexibility of the restaurant and the customers; alternatively, the pay on delivery option is always available for all restaurants.
For further information, visit: http://www.foodpanda.in/