Uber Eats team up with Olo to simplify third-party food delivery
By Nikita Chaurasia  Date: 2019-06-28

Uber Eats team up with Olo to simplify third-party food delivery

Uber Eats, an online food ordering and delivery platform has recently announced to partner with a food ordering digital platform Olo, to merge directly into POS systems of leading restaurant brands with Olo Rails. The announcement comes on the heels of a declaration made earlier that Uber was integrating a fully functional web version of Uber Eats with its ride-hailing app, cite sources.

An Uber spokesperson reported earlier that the company was planning to roll out a new way to order directly from the Uber App, available on Android (experimentation on iOS is being done) and the riders who are new to Uber Eats, will be enabled with this cross-promotion to order a meal through a web view.

With the link-up, orders placed through the Uber Eats website or App will be injected directly into restaurant’s order stream, hence will improve accuracy and increase efficiency.

Liz Meyerdirk, Global Head of Business Development, Uber Eats, was reported to state that the company is delighted to enter into a partnership with Olo. The integration is expected to streamline Uber Eats’s ordering experience & aid restaurants to benefit from the reach of Olo’s platform, Meyerdirk added.

The Olo Rails solution enables restaurants to publish their prices, menus and location information on third-party marketplaces like Uber Eats. The purpose is to simplify workflow, boost incremental sales and  manage orders in multiple places

Noah Glass, Olo Founder & CEO was reportedly quoted saying that Olo aims at making digital ordering accessible & simple for restaurant brands and the company is pleased to provide direct connectivity to Uber Eats for thousands of the firm’s restaurants partners. In the current scenario, leading restaurants recognize the importance of access to digital ordering via different channels, and with the tie-up, the company’s restaurant partners will be benefitted from the ordering asset & scale of Uber Eats as a leading delivery option in markets, globally, added Noah.

Source credits: https://www.pymnts.com/news/pos-innovation/2019/uber-eats-taps-olo-to-streamline-food-delivery/

About Author

Nikita Chaurasia    

Nikita Chaurasia

An accomplished professional in the field of content development, playing with words comes naturally to Nikita Chaurasia. After completing her post-graduate MBA degree in Advertising and PR, Nikita worked across numerous content-driven verticals, undertaking diverse r...

Read More

More News By Nikita Chaurasia

Microsoft makes ‘carbon negative’ pledge to reach near zero emissions
Microsoft makes ‘carbon negative’ pledge to reach near zero emissions
By Nikita Chaurasia

Microsoft, a tech giant based in Redmond, Washington, has reportedly announced plans to go “carbon negative” by reducing carbon footprint from the atmosphere, by 2030. The technological company is placing strong emphasis on removing more...

Nissan, Renault denounce split rumors following Chairman Ghosn’s exit
Nissan, Renault denounce split rumors following Chairman Ghosn’s exit
By Nikita Chaurasia

The automakers ensure that the alliance was not under the danger of being dissolved. Renault shares have hit six years low after the split report. Automotive giants Nissan and Renault have recently denied reports of a possible split that resulte...

Visa to take over fintech firm ‘Plaid’ in $5.3 Bn acquisition deal
Visa to take over fintech firm ‘Plaid’ in $5.3 Bn acquisition deal
By Nikita Chaurasia

Visa, a financial services corporation, is reportedly acquiring Plaid, a start-up company based in San Francisco, in a deal worth $5.3 Bn. It is a long-term play that would position Visa as a leading company in the next decade and help Plaid scale it...

Dupont to invest $28Mn to produce advanced chip materials in S.Korea
Dupont to invest $28Mn to produce advanced chip materials in S.Korea
By Nikita Chaurasia

The company plans to develop a new facility in South Korea that would help reduce its dependency on Japan for semiconductor products. As Japan’s diplomatic relations with South Korea sour up, U.S. chemical company DuPont has revealed plans to...

Spotify unveils new streaming ad insertion tech to monetize podcasts
Spotify unveils new streaming ad insertion tech to monetize podcasts
By Nikita Chaurasia

Spotify Technology S.A., a Sweden based international media services provider, has reportedly announced a new podcast advertising technology called SAI (Streaming Ad Insertion) at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This new technology, for ...