Leading online food delivery platform Deliveroo has announced a new and exciting partnership with McDonald’s Australia that will see 422 McDonald’s restaurants across the country available to Australian customers on the Deliveroo app from February.
The partnership with Macca’s® underscores Deliveroo’s position as a leading player in Australian food delivery market and is a significant step in the company’s continued focus on being Australia’s pre-eminent delivery service.
Across the country, Deliveroo has experienced rapid growth, including a 30% increase in its restaurant offering in 2019 alone. Today, Deliveroo partners with 14,000 restaurants around the country and works closely with each to provide new opportunities for expansion.
The partnership with Deliveroo further enables McDonald’s efforts to provide their customers with a convenient way to enjoy their favourites from Macca’s iconic menu. Customers will be able to order from the full Macca’s menus, excluding specific limited time offers, on the Deliveroo platform.
Ed McManus, CEO for Deliveroo Australia said: “We’re excited to be bringing one of the world’s most iconic restaurant brands to our platform. Close to two million people nationally visit a McDonald’s restaurant everyday so we anticipate that they will be a popular choice on Deliveroo.”
“Deliveroo aims to offer the widest selection of restaurants of any platform so we can cater for every customer and every occasion. We have ambitious plans to grow our business in 2020 - this partnership with McDonald’s will help us achieve that.”
At a time when consumer habits are evolving and people are looking for greater convenience, we’re excited to be bringing this iconic brand to even more customers across Australia.”
Jennifer Evans, Head of Home Delivery at McDonald’s Australia said: “Delivery is an important part of our business as we look to continue to responding to the evolving needs of our customers. We know our customers love convenience and we’re thrilled to be partnering with Deliveroo to provide another way for customers to easily order and enjoy their favourite Macca’s menu items, on their terms.”
The partnership comes at a time when online food delivery continues to skyrocket in popularity for Australians. The Deliveroo platform now reaches more than 11 million Australians across 13 cities and with partnerships like McDonald’s, with these numbers expected to expand quickly.
Deliveroo partners with 8,000 riders nationally who on average choose to work 15 hours a week, while they fit work around study, hobbies, caring responsibilities or other jobs.
Rider numbers have grown by 50% over the past year demonstrating the growth in new ways of working in the on-demand economy.
Deliveroo is an award-winning delivery service founded in 2013 by William Shu and Greg Orlowski. Globally, Deliveroo works with over 80,000 best-loved restaurants, as well as 50,000 riders to provide the best food delivery experience in the world.
Deliveroo is headquartered in London, with 2,500 employees in offices around the globe. Deliveroo operates in over 500 towns and cities across 13 markets, including Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
Deliveroo operates in 13 cities across Australia, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Geelong, Wollongong, Hobart, Newcastle, Cairns and Penrith.