How did Coronavirus Outbreak Expanded the Home Delivery Business Worldwide?by Antino Labs Mobile App Development
Coronavirus pandemic has affected the whole world. Millions of people are contaminated by this infectious disease and uncountable deaths are announced. Thousands of businesses, from huge tech companies like Apple to small retail stores are facing the tsunami of economic impact caused by this pandemic.
We have only two ways to control the spread of this viral disease and those are quarantining and social distancing, as there is no vaccine or medicine available.Currently, the only two viable ways to tackle the spread of COVID-19.
People are forced to stay at home to avoid its superfast spread. So people have only one option to rely on those businesses that offer home delivery services.
Corona pandemic has shaken many businesses to their roots but the home delivery businesses are booming. Let’s see the impacts of corona on the online delivery business:
Online Food Delivery
Many nations have confined people in their homes, as it's not safe to go out due to the current scenario. Eating food from your favourite restaurants can happen only if online food delivery is available there. Realising the fact, restaurants have started offering online food delivery to keep their business going. As a result, the percentage of orders are increasing every week.
Zomato, top food delivery company of Asia, increased 80% online food delivery. Swiggy, Doordash, Uber Eats and Grubhub are some other food delivery service providers who noticed a huge increase in online food orders.
Online Grocery Delivery
Online grocery delivery is seeing exceptional growth in the last few months all around the world. From the end of January to the start of February, different online retailers in different countries have noticed a huge increase in online grocery orders.
Just because of the Corona pandemic, people started to avoid going to any crowded place. And as a result, many famous grocery stores have seen a phenomenal rise in online grocery orders like Walmart Grocery, Shipt,Instacart and many more.
Mail and Delivery Services
Mail and delivery services are not much affected. These services are going on as usual in most of the countries. Postal services are usually operational all over the globe. Bluedart, DHL, FedEx, UPS etc are providing their services continuously in many nations.
Ecommerce stores seem to be in a pretty good place. People can’t go to the shops so they are turning to online shopping. Ecommerce is proved to be very essential these days of shutdown storefronts as shoppers’ behaviors are being changed
Due to the work from the home trend, there is a huge increase in orders of chargers, power banks, laptops and other electronics. But e-commerce stores are not able to deliver the products on time because of some curtailment.
Risks Involved in the Delivery Business
People are advised not to go out, the government has imposed a lockdown which has brought retail outlets upside down. People have started relying on home delivery services for groceries, food, medicines and other essential items. Risk in delivery services are very high for both the delivery person and the customers.
Home delivery services provided by companies sanitize the products and place of production. The delivery persons are advised to use all safety precautions, they are advised to place the items (food, groceries etc) at the doorstep of customers and inform them. When he will move back to a safe distance, customers can come out and collect it. This method is made just to avoid high risk of infection.
COVID19 has caused depredation and the world is facing a highly dreadful economic condition because of it. Compared to other sectors and businesses, the home delivery service providers are experiencing a huge rise in their businesses.Antino Labs understand it well that expanding home delivery businesses is very important at this time. It has successfully done mobile app developments for many online delivery providing companies. With the high rise in this business, there are also very high risks involved in this service industry. So, it is extremely important to follow safety measures at every step.
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