With their high fees and untrustworthy business practices, national third-party delivery services pose a problem for restaurants trying to make a profit as corporations such as DoorDash take the majority of delivery profits. LoCo Omaha is seeking to address this problem by serving as Omaha’s only restaurant-owned service that gives eateries control of the delivery process and a share of the profits.
More than ever, restaurant owners are relying on third-party delivery to boost their revenue and survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Big delivery services such as Grubhub and Uber Eats are dominating the food delivery industry, despite charging exorbitant fees and, in many cases, adding restaurants to their platforms without permission. For this reason, local restaurant owners are looking for alternate delivery options and are becoming increasingly vocal about the problems with big delivery. Read this article to learn more about the need for local delivery services to counteract the power of these national delivery apps!