Your Domino’s pizza may now be delivered to you by way of ebike, in accordance with an announcement from the pizza firm on Tuesday, August 13.
By a partnership with Rad Energy Bikes, Domino’s is hoping to unravel the issues of site visitors congestion and the problem of discovering parking for these delivering pizza in a automotive. In keeping with the press launch, the ebike deliveries had been examined in corporate-owned shops positioned in Houston, Miami, and New York, and Domino’s mentioned that these places had improved supply.
The customized bikes made for Domino’s have each entrance and rear insulated cargo areas that may carry as much as 12 giant pizzas. In comparison with conventional bikes, ebikes have motors geared up inside the bike to help the bicyclists with pedaling, which might turn out to be useful for uphill driving. The bikes can attain as much as 20 mph in assisted velocity.
“Whereas supply on a standard bike solved a lot of our site visitors and parking points, the hills in Seattle had been powerful on even our greatest cyclists. Ebikes had been a game-changer for us, and we’ve been delivering with them for 3 years now. Now we have been ready to save cash, present higher service, improve hiring and preserve a contented workforce,” mentioned Greg Keller, a Seattle Domino’s franchisee, within the press launch.
Salt Lake Metropolis and Baltimore will be a part of the shops already using ebikes for pizza supply by the top of this 12 months. Domino’s additionally mentioned the ebikes would allow the shops to rent staff who don’t personal a automotive or who don’t have a diver’s license.
Using ebikes is the newest method Dominos has offered alternate choices for pizza supply to their clients by the use of revolutionary tech. In recent times, Domino’s has debuted a customized pizza supply car, a driverless pizza pod, drone deliveries, and even an in-car pizza-ordering app.
Final 12 months, Domino’s additionally launched Domino’s Hotspots, which lets you order a pizza from non-traditional supply places like a public park, a stadium lot, seashores, monuments, and extra.