Though satnavs and smartphones with GPS have made work simpler for pizza supply drivers, Domino’s desires to verify they’re incomes their minimal wage with a brand new app characteristic allowing pizzas to be ordered from almost anywhere clients can get a GPS sign, and not simply specific addresses.
The characteristic, dubbed Domino’s Pinpoint Supply, seems to be solely obtainable when putting orders by way of the corporate’s cell app, because it depends on correct GPS coordinates being shared on the time of ordering. So as a substitute of getting to offer a particular tackle the place a pizza supply will be made, the app now facilitates deliveries to particular places, even when there are no properties or locations of enterprise in sighti.
To make sure that supply drivers can join with the individual making the order on the specified location, there’s a couple of limitations and particular steps required. Orders should be paid for forward of time, and clients have to comply with receiving textual content updates on the motive force’s progress. Domino’s additionally specifies that pins might be dropped “nearly anyplace” inside the closest restaurant’s supply zone, giving the shop the liberty to cancel orders which may be positioned from inaccessible or harmful places, like the center of a lake, or inside a development zone.
Prospects are additionally requested to offer an outline of their look or what they’ll be carrying on the time of supply to assist drivers determine them, and so they can optionally activate a characteristic on the app’s tracker web page which is able to show a big Domino’s brand on their smartphone’s display screen they will maintain up for the motive force to see. As soon as the order is positioned, the placement of the pin can’t be modified, and Domino’s warns that supply drivers are solely being required to remain on the pickup places for 4 minutes, so clients will need to be certain they don’t wander too distant whereas ready.
A day on the seashore or a day picnic on the park is much more engaging realizing now you can get a pizza delivered proper to your blanket, however we pity the Domino’s driver being tasked to ship a pizza to a crowded music pageant, the place this characteristic will undoubtedly be extremely standard, and discovering their particular buyer in a sea of 1000’s of individuals with the munchies.