McDonald’s and Grubhub have announced a new partnership to begin expanding McDelivery to approximately 500 restaurants in the NYC and tri-state area.
McDelivery will be available both on Grubhub and Seamless.
“At McDonald’s, we’re constantly innovating to find new ways to best serve our customers whenever and wherever they want, whether it’s dining in our newly modernized restaurants, on-the-go through mobile order and pay or our drive-thru, or McDelivery. The convenience of McDelivery has been available to our customers in the NYC and Tri-State area for the past two years,” Marcos Quesada, vice president of McDonald’s Stamford Field Office, said in a press release. “We are excited to add Seamless and Grubhub, leading delivery platforms in NYC, to our McDelivery service and to create more options for our customers to enjoy their favorite McDonald’s menu items via McDelivery.”
The partnership will include a direct point-of-sale (POS) integration for a smooth experience for customers and franchise owners. Grubhub’s “Just in Time” technology will allow restaurant operators to match order fulfillment with driver pickup, which will streamline in-store operations and ensure that delivery is fast and accurate.
“Expanding McDonald’s McDelivery service in the New York City area is exciting, and we’re thrilled the team selected Grubhub as its partner of choice,” said Seth Priebatsch, head of enterprise at Grubhub. “We’ve been a part of New Yorkers’ lives for over 20 years, and we know a beloved brand like McDonald’s will be a welcome addition to our diners’ daily options.”
Earlier this week Grubhub launched “Perks” for mobile users, featuring exclusive offers only available on Grubhub, as well as new ways to earn and redeem restaurant loyalty rewards.
“Restaurants have always used free food as a perk for their VIP diners, to keep them happy and coming back. We have now extended this practice to Grubhub diners by building loyalty tools so our restaurant partners can promote their restaurants more aggressively on our marketplace and reward their best digital diners as well,” Matt Maloney, Grubhub founder and CEO, said.