McDelivery added to the My McDonald’s app in the UK

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McDonald’s continues to drive growth in digital ordering and delivery through the My McDonald’s app. From this month, customers in the UK can now choose Delivery, alongside Click & Serve, Takeaway, Table Service or Drive Thru all via the My McDonald’s app. This is a key component of My McDonald’s, a global suite of complementary digital offerings that enables convenient, fast and personalised experiences for customers.

As customers increasingly choose off-premise dining, McDonald’s is adapting the customer experience to meet their needs. Initially delivered through a pilot with Uber, this marks the first time McDonald’s has offered UK customers a fully in-app, seamless delivery ordering option, as part of a longstanding ambition to offer ease, speed and convenience to customers.  Those placing a delivery order through the My McDonald’s app will have their orders facilitated through Uber and the network of couriers who use the app.

Digital and delivery are key components of McDonald’s global growth strategy, Accelerating the Arches. This new offering within the My McDonald’s app supports the continued growth of McDonald’s delivery and digital channels by providing increased convenience, flexible payment options and speed for millions of app users.

Paul Pomroy, chief executive officer, McDonald’s UK and Ireland, said:  “As we look to enhance the delivery experience for our customers as part of our Accelerating the Arches growth strategy, we’re excited to be the first McDonald’s market to pilot this new offering with Uber. Offering McDelivery via the My McDonald’s app will provide customers with a convenient, fast and personalised experience, making it even easier to enjoy their favourites whenever and however they choose.”

Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty, Uber’s global head of delivery, said: “We are excited about continuing to innovate in the Uber – McDonald’s partnership, which will harness the best of Uber technology to help power the McDonald’s app in the UK. We know that the needs of restaurants and merchants are evolving more quickly than ever, and we are committed to providing world-class solutions to our partners around the world.”