DoorDash hits the road with autonomous vehicle delivery

Supply Chain Dive | January 04, 2019

DoorDash hits the road with autonomous vehicle delivery
DoorDash will test autonomous food delivery in San Francisco with driverless Cruise vehicles, the two companies announced Thursday. The pilot period, beginning in March, will provide the opportunity to collect data on technical and infrastructure challenges, as well as quality standards, DoorDash special projects lead Penn Daniel said in a blog post. In addition to restaurant meals, the partnership also will explore grocery fulfillment with select grocers already. With its autonomous tech in robot and car form, DoorDash has turned heads not only for restaurant delivery but also last-mile deliveries of groceries and other products. COO Christopher Payne previously told The Spoon that the company aimed, from its advent, to be a last-mile provider that helps businesses thrive in the current digital and convenience economy.

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Martin Brower is known in providing an end-to-end supply chain management solutions for quick service restaurants. In the beginning of 1956, the company helped McDonald’s to expand their local burger business to a worldwide institution by providing a distribution services system to all McDonalds stores worldwide. Martin Brower is considered as the leading logistics service provider for restaurants globally. In 1997, the company became a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, LLC, which has more than 14,000 employees and more than 100 distribution centers globally.

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Martin Brower is known in providing an end-to-end supply chain management solutions for quick service restaurants. In the beginning of 1956, the company helped McDonald’s to expand their local burger business to a worldwide institution by providing a distribution services system to all McDonalds stores worldwide. Martin Brower is considered as the leading logistics service provider for restaurants globally. In 1997, the company became a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, LLC, which has more than 14,000 employees and more than 100 distribution centers globally.

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