The common theme when determining a company’s practicality is convenience. We now live in a world where as a business, convenience is the main way you gain customers. One of the best cases of this is with delivery services and logistics companies. Take Amazon Prime, for example, there is now the ability to receive your order the day after you order it including international shipping which can include almost anything including food. On top of this, there are copious amounts of other companies that use their own delivery services, particularly fast-food restaurants. There has been some hostility towards the ease of “unhealthy” food, but we have to ask why do we use these services?
One of the great things about home delivery services is that they save a lot of time and effort that one may encounter when cooking a meal after a long hard day’s work. There is nothing worse than working hard all day to have to complete what seems to be yet another chore. In this respect, food can be ordered in advance to be delivered for a certain time which would ensure that you could receive your order as you get home.
Although it would be cheaper to cook a meal yourself, when ordering food, the cost isn’t dissimilar to what it would be as if you went to the restaurant yourself. This is a great benefit because usually, you would perceive something that is more convenient to be more expensive. However, that is not the case for most restaurants meaning that if you are looking for easy food, it can make more sense to have it delivered.
Delivery Services Deals
Another great perk of using the delivery option is that you become aware of deals that you may not have discovered otherwise. Pizza hut uses this to great effect, even implementing a ‘deal bot’ which is essentially an online assistant that automatically provides you with deals as you progress through your order.
There are also significant promotions by some companies to provide exceptionally good deals for people who order healthier items. Regardless of these deals, there are many food services that provide good quality healthy food. The stigma of ordering delivery correlating with being unhealthy is a little outdated.
We shouldn’t complain about things being too accessible because it is what we always wanted. Home delivery is a brilliant concept that has developed exponentially and restaurants have thrived as a result of this. Of course, food items seem like a reasonably normal thing to have delivered. In contrast, check out the following infographic displaying some of the strangest delivered items.