Foodpanda on Wednesday announced the expansion of its delivery network to 100 cities across the country. With this expansion, Foodpanda now serves all major tier 2 and 3 cities and towns in India, and the first in markets like Aizawl, Shillong, Raipur, Jodhpur, Bhavnagar, Patiala, Nellore, Durgapur, Shimla, Rewa, Bokaro to name a few. Goa was the 100th city where Foodpanda’s delivery network went live, earlier last week.
Pranay Jivrajka, CEO at Foodpanda India said, “We are extremely thrilled to bring Foodpanda to 100 cities and to every corner of the country in the months ahead! The Foodpanda network in terms of reach and size is now, only second to parent Ola’s network in India today for any online logistics platform and the synergies are here to see. Such rapid expansion has been possible with the deep learnings and insights from Ola’s extensive presence across the country.”
The launch of Foodapanda’s on-ground delivery network in 100 cities across India will ensure an improved and consistent food ordering experience for customers. Customers can also order from many of the famed and renowned eateries and food-joints around them, in their respective cities, which are now live on the Foodpanda app. Currently, Foodpanda has more than 60,000+ restaurant partners on board across the country and looks to double this number by January 2019.
The CEO further added, “We are also thrilled about bringing the first online food experience for millions of customers in many of these tier 2 and 3 cities. These markets are already contributing to over 40% of our national business and we are confident that they will fuel a majority share of business in the near future. Cities like Jaipur, Lucknow, Bhavnagar, Rajahmundry, Bikaner, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Ujjain are some of our fastest growing markets today and we are thrilled to build superior food experiences for our customers in India’s 100 cities and beyond!”