With COVID spiking across the U.S., consumers see food delivery as a way to have safe and convenient restaurant meals. Consumers are demanding it, and it has been a lifeline for the restaurant industry.
Unfortunately, some localities have proposed increased regulations on third-party delivery platforms. At a time when these services are the easiest means for restaurants to connect with customers, policymakers are asking them to continue providing the service, but mandating a drastic cut in how their delivery services are compensated, thereby harming the entire supply chain of wholesalers, restaurants, drivers, and consumers.
The entire op-ed was published in The Daily Record.