Uber Arrives in Lorient … but by Bike!

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Uber Eats arrives in Lorient

About fifteen restaurants Lorient and Lanester deliver home since Thursday. A service provided by independent couriers who work for the company Uber Eats.

Impossible to miss them, Thursday, in the streets of Lorient, on their bike, big insulated backpack square on the back. Couriers Uber Eats (a subsidiary of the American company Uber) landed in Lorient. “40th French city to host the service,” the company said, after Paris, Lyon, Lille, Bordeaux … or Brest and Rennes in Brittany.

€ 2.50 delivery

The principle: the customer orders on an app his dishes in the restaurant of his choice, pays via the app and a delivery man arrives with the hot dish less than 30 minutes later.

And it costs? “2.50 € delivery, no matter the distance, no matter the cart,” says Johnn.

“We choose our schedules”

Johnn and Paul started as couriers in Angers a few months ago. They came to reinforce Lorient to train the first deliverers and communicate.

If some voices denounce a return of paid work to the job and casualization, they see the opportunity to increase their income, with more freedom. “We choose our schedules and our days of work. “

15 restaurants in Lorient and Lanester

Currently, there are about fifteen Uber Eats delivery men in Lorient. “As in Angers, at the beginning six months ago. We are 105 today!  Uber Eats has fifteen partner restaurants, for now, in Lorient and Lanester three McDonald’s (Keryado, downtown Lanester), La Mie Caline, Sushi Center Aromate, Amy’s, Grandpa Joe, The Taj Mahal, the Sakura, the Marrakech, the Comptoir de Nicolas, the Roadside .

About fifteen restaurants Lorient and Lanester deliver home since Thursday. A service provided by independent couriers who work for the company Uber Eats.

Impossible to miss them, Thursday, in the streets of Lorient, on their bike, big insulated backpack square on the back. Couriers Uber Eats (a subsidiary of the American company Uber) landed in Lorient. “40th French city to host the service,” the company said, after Paris, Lyon, Lille, Bordeaux … or Brest and Rennes in Brittany.

€ 2.50 delivery

The principle: the customer orders on an app his dishes in the restaurant of his choice, pays via the app and a delivery man arrives with the hot dish less than 30 minutes later.

And it costs? “2.50 € delivery, no matter the distance, no matter the cart,” says Johnn.



The service is offered from 11 am to 11 pm seven days a week.

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