Drive Groceries: Household supply solution from quarantine to new normal
Some 100+ days of quarantine later, social distancing protocols made routine activities like grocery shopping became a matter of strategic planning. One had to consider transport availability, limited shoppers per store, long lines because skeleton crews meant fewer cashiers. It is not a strange story to hear of a trip to the grocery to require 5 hours just to get a dozen eggs. In response to this need, Drive the app driven car rental ycompany has done its own pivot to come up with Drive Groceries as early as the third week of the quarantine. Drive Groceries is an online system of doing your grocery shopping accessible from your desktop, mobile browser at https://groceries.drivemanila.
Among the other uses of the service already taken advantage of by the users is shopping for loved ones. A customer from Tacloban for example can send groceries to relatives in Quezon City. This means no need for the sender to navigate quarantine protocols to send money and for relatives to do the same to receive it before they buy the groceries. Give groceries directly to family and friends that need it. Once ordered groceries will be received by the system and your shopping list dispatched to the nearest grocer available to do your shopping for you, no minimum orders. Due to the volume of demand, expect the groceries to take 24 hours at the most to clear the cue. But rest assured the groceries will be shopped and shipped from store to door directly -- no holding time so your fresh food gets to you fresh.