Once James Beard quoted “Food is our common ground, a universal experience”. It indeed holds very true. We can witness food lovers everywhere, munching on their favorite cuisines. Online food ordering-delivery platforms are feeding people across the world and making profits for themselves as well. Their explosive growth has compelled entrepreneurs to take notice. While Foodpanda and GrubHub are the leading industry names, local food ordering startups are also making a name in different countries.
Learn from iScripts experts on how to evolve a profitable online food ordering and delivery Mobile app /website of your own. But before moving ahead, let’s learn how such sites work and make money.
- Developing a multi-vendor online ordering website
The difference here in comparison with a standard online shop is that these sites provide a listing of providers so the user can choose one provider, check his menu and order the products he wants. The online ordering site should be mobile responsive, clean, high speed and a user-friendly design. This multi-vendor website is a must if you’re going to create a site like GrubHub.
- Online Ordering App for iOS and Android
This is nowadays extremely important for your startup. A big part of the users who like ordering food online want to use their smartphones and tablets to place an order. The mobile design for the website can be a temporary solution to satisfy this need but having online ordering Apps will make the difference because your brand will be seen on their smartphone screens as an App. There are many other advantages like speed and user-friendliness if you decide to create your online ordering App. iScripts NetMenus is one perfect solution with its user-friendly apps.
- Dashboard to manage orders and routes
Controlling your deliveries is one of the most important duties in the logistics once the user has placed an order. People do not like waiting for their food so your company must have proper coordination of all deliveries. The Apps will give you the possibility to assign orders to them, but you have to coordinate who does what. The dashboard lets you organize and manage the orders and drivers who are working for your company.
- Dashboard for upload & administration of content
To upload products, images, prices and other content you will also need a tool so you can do it from any device. With the dashboard, you can also upload static content, for example, an “about us” page, “contact page” and much more. With the panel, you can upload the product of each restaurant, and they can even have their account to log in and to modify their products, menus, price, etc.
- Notify the business owner when an order comes in
Some of the business owners do not have smartphone or tablets. It is your job as a reliable technology partner to offer a solution to this conflict. There are other ways to notify the business owner that there is a new order. So in this case, creating a business panel would be great for your business partners to have a clear idea of the past and future orders.
- Make the order placement procedure simpler
People prefer to order online because of convenience. So, make the order placement process quick and easy. Saving past orders, delivery addresses, partial payment details, and other relevant information in the dashboard is an efficient way to quicken the online order processing.
- Reviews and feedback
One of the must needed section which allows your customers to provide their feedback for the restaurant. This furthermore gives customers the flexibility to write their feedback at their own time, thus, increasing customer delight. All reviews are directly sent to the restaurant owners and managers which help them seek insights, and analyze customer experience and expectations.
iScripts food ordering system, iScripts NetMenus comes with the best experience of all the above features and also with a robust backend order management website. You can login on any device to check current orders, previous orders and track everything for your business. With NetMenus, you can Easily manage your orders on any smart device. NetMenus comes with both iOS and Android app with users and restaurant sections. It won’t be wrong to say that mobile food ordering app is changing the way food industry works. More than a privilege, it is the need of the hour. Hence, if restaurants want to be successful in the long run and not turn obsolete, they must resort to mobile food ordering app.
Wondering where to get your mobile food ordering app built? iScripts already comes with an inbuilt solution for food ordering system by providing all the essential guidelines and work extensively towards developing user-friendly, easily navigable customized restaurant apps with smooth payment options. Have a look at our demo today itself and see how well your business can be easily managed with NetMenus web and mobile apps.
iScripts has this unique solution that suits a variety of food business websites – iScripts NetMenus. You are looking at a broader canvas here. Know why? iScripts NetMenus not only covers a needs of a single restaurant. In fact, it can be implemented for various business models such as
- Multi-Restaurant Multi-Location (Grubhub model)
- Single-Restaurant Multi-Location (Restaurants with different outlets around the World)
- Single-Restaurant Single-Location
You can quickly set up a website for any of the business models with a few clicks customized for your restaurant. The Powerful Admin panel gives you the full accessibility to manage every aspect of the website. That only gives you a glimpse about how the functional variety packed in a single script crafted for hotel businesses. You can explore more from and find that this open source solution has an incredible list of features including multiple payment options (PayPal, BluePay and COD etc.) and connected apps for Users and Restaurant owners. “Restaurant Owners?” Yes. As already mentioned, the software supports multiple restaurants to be managed so that you can start service to channel the orders in a particular geographical area to generate decent revenue from the commission. Some of the notable features of iScipts NetMenus are:
- Responsive Themes
- User Interaction
- Orders get placed on Email as well as Fax
- Supports advanced ordering
- Provides numerous reports for admin
- Offers easy custom theme integration
- Locates closest restaurants preventing delivery delays
- Map and routing integration in order page of restaurant owner for each order
- Mobile Apps
- Kitchen Host App for restaurant owners to get information on orders placed in their restaurants to accept or cancel an order and get the quickest route to customer addresses where orders are to be delivered.
Using this complete system, you can grow your existing restaurant business while meeting new customer demands and staying competitive within the restaurant industry.
Get an idea of how to use the system and see the full list of features in action by using the free trial of our online demo. Have additional questions? Contact our team at (312) 423-672