After Zomato and Swiggy, McDonald’s and Domino’s Pizza on Monday introduced a ‘contactless’ delivery option where the delivery boys will ensure social distancing. Also Read - Amid Coronavirus Scare, Robots Spray Sanitizer And Distribute Masks to Employees in Kochi Village
Westlife Development, which owns McDonald’s restaurants in western and southern India, said that it has launched a ‘contactless’ delivery option in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Also Read - COVID-19: After First Positive Case, Mamata Urges All Not to Hide Coronavirus-like Symptoms
“McDonald’s is expanding its delivery network to ensure that great food is available to its customers, both through its owned app and through third-party delivery partners,” the company said in a statement. Also Read - Watch | How China Is Using AI Robots and Drones to Fight the Coronavirus Outbreak
According to Westlife Development, the crew member who assembles the food, the one who packs the food and the runner will not touch the food with bare hands and take all possible precautions to ensure hygiene.
Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd (JFL), which runs Domino’s Pizza in the country, also said that it has introduced zero-contact delivery across irt outlets in India.
“This service will allow customers to receive their order without coming in contact with the delivery staff. This feature has been introduced as an additional precautionary measure to ensure the safety of both the customers and the delivery staff,” the company said in a statement.
All delivery bags for both McDelivery service and third-party delivery are sealed with tape and the bill is stuck on the back of every bag.