NEW YORK & MINNETONKA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GetSwift Technologies Limited (NEO Exchange: GSW) a trailblazing technology company providing a suite of last-mile delivery logistics services, and Famous Dave’s, an award-winning, internationally recognized barbeque restaurant chain, are pleased to announce a partnership where GetSwift will provide a full suite of last mile delivery logistics services through its SaaS platform.
Famous Dave’s, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BBQ Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBQ), operates 146 Famous Dave’s restaurants in 31 states, Canada, and the United Arab Emirates. GetSwift will provide a software platform to help Famous Dave’s meet strong demand for delivery and takeout orders.
“Before the pandemic, off-premise sales had been a key focus for Famous Dave’s, accounting for 50% of our revenue. The pandemic fast-tracked and amplified our off-premise efforts, and will continue to be a key strategy to our growth in the next few years,” said Al Hank, Chief Operating Officer at BBQ Holdings, Inc. “After evaluating our off-premise goals in partnership with our franchisees, we have identified GetSwift as the partner of choice to help us develop our in-house delivery operations.”
Famous Dave’s will leverage GetSwift’s fleet management and route-optimization services in order to help its franchisees build in-house delivery operations. GetSwift’s software will enable those franchisees to simplify dispatching, tracking, and routing to reduce delivery times, increase capacity, and improve overall visibility, among other services.
GetSwift is a worldwide leader in delivery management automation. From enterprise to hyper-local, businesses across dozens of industries around the globe depend on GetSwift’s SaaS platform to bring visibility, accountability, efficiency and savings to their supply chain and “Last Mile" operations. GetSwift is headquartered in New York City.
About Famous Dave’s
BBQ Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBQ) BBQ Holdings is a national restaurant company engaged in the ownership and operation of casual and fast dining restaurants. As of November 10, 2020, BBQ Holdings had four brands with 146 overall locations in 31 states and three countries, including 48 company-owned and 98 franchise-operated restaurants. While BBQ Holdings continues to diversify its ownership in the restaurant community, it was founded with the principle of combining the “art and science” of barbecue to serve up the very best of the best to barbecue lovers everywhere. BBQ Holdings, through partnerships, has extended Travis Clark’s award-winning line of barbecue sauces, rubs and seasonings into the retail market. Along with a wide variety of BBQ favorites served at their BBQ restaurants, BBQ Holdings newest addition, Granite City Food and Brewery, offers award winning craft beer and a made-from-scratch, chef driven menu featuring contemporary American cuisine.