Recently, Careem the widely used App of the greater Middle East and Pakistan has expanded its food delivery service to Lahore. Customers can now order food right from the Careem Super App’s food delivery section which will provide a whole experience and multiple cuisine options, catering to all budgets.
Moreover, customers can avail of discounts up to 70% on their first food orders by using the promo HANGRY, said the reports.
Careem’s food delivery service entered the Pakistan market in October 2019, starting from Karachi where it has around 1200 sellers onboard. In Lahore, the service will firstly cover areas nearby Defence Housing Authority (DHA) with 150 suppliers and will, later on, expand to other parts of the city.
Careem customers will find the food delivery option in the food tile of Careem Super App offering a wide choice of restaurants such as Dunkin Donuts, The Brickhouse, Gloria Jeans, Chop Chop Wok, Jade Cafe, The Wok, English Tea House ChinatownThe Burger Cart, Cosa Nostra, Uncle Testu Pakistan, Manhattan Bites, etc. In all these restaurants, customers can either pay with cash, credit/debit card linked with the app, or by using the Careem Pay (wallet).
The benefits of using the Careem Super App to order food includes tracking orders in real-time from the interactive map and contacting the Careem captain either directly or through our committed Customer Care Centres.
Chief Executive Officer and Country General Manager Careem Zeeshan Hasib Baig said that by entering the Lahore market, we aim to strengthen our commitment towards simplifying the lives of our customers and restaurant partners and creating further job opportunities for our captains. Following the successful launch in Karachi, we are now excited to bring a delivery service that is focused on choice, speed, hygiene, and convenience to the people of Lahore. According to him, the company believes that the market offers a lot of potential for future growth, and they are looking forward to bringing amazing experiences to our customers.
Last month, Baig also wrote an open letter to all restaurant owners pledging Careem’s commitment to work with the industry which has suffered due to the recent pandemic, by offering them numerous benefits such as aggregator commission till 2021, no exclusivity, and self-delivery option.
Careem’s food delivery has predicted to grow to around $25 billion by 2022. Careem already has over 33 million customers on its platform and an existing logistics infrastructure through its ride-hailing platform, allowing the service to scale quickly and match potential demand.
Careem is going to invest over $150 million in Careem Food Delivery where it operates, reflecting our level of commitment in creating a first-class delivery service.