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How big restaurant does a food delivery robot fit to

2021-04-16
Is it possible to adopt a delivery robot in the restaurant with 5000 square feet? The answer is obviously yes of course. And even some smaller cafeterias are possible to adopt as well. Most of famous restaurant brand you've ever heard of use delivery robotics in their stores.
 
restaurant food delivery robotic technology   Ten years ago, there were very few players in the field of commercial delivery robots. Even today, there are still not many commercial service robots that have actually reached mass production. However, during the Covid-19 epidemic period, they attracted a lot of attention from the industry and changed the attitude of catering enterprises towards intelligent catering. More and more catering enterprises began to try to introduce restaurant robots.

All along, the labor cost is an important expense of the catering industry. With the gradual disappearance of the demographic dividend, the increasing cost and difficulty of recruitment, coupled with the repeatability of serve dishes, it has the possibility of using robots to complete. While the food delivery robot reduces the labor cost and improves the service quality, it also plays the role of marketing traffics. In the future, the introduction of artificial intelligence technology has become a trend in the catering industry.

However, there are some reports about the industry's bad news on the Internet. At the same time, there are many misunderstandings about the food delivery robots

 
Will food delivery robots replace people and compete with workers for jobs?

In fact, the current food delivery robot is responsible for the work of the serving dishes, and the serving dishes are basically older people. Few young people are willing to do such simple and repetitive work. If you give him an electric bike, he will become a food delivery man, and they can earn more. Therefore, after the rise of e-commerce, many waiters began to turn to the express delivery industry; after the rise of takeout industry, another group of waiters turned to the takeout industry. In most restaurants, the supply of food delivery staff is always in short supply, and there is no job grabbing situation at all.
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restaurant food delivery robotic technology  
 
Is that true a cafeteria with only 2000 ~ 3000 square feet doesn’t fit to adopt a food delivery robot?
 
As mentioned above, the food delivery robot is mainly responsible for the work of serving dish employees. As long as the aisle width reaches 2ft and there is a demand for serving dish workers, the food delivery robot can be used in restaurants. To be exact, a food delivery robot can usually deliver food in an area of 2000 ~3000 square feet. If it reaches more than 5000 square feet, two robots can be considered.
In terms of efficiency, a food delivery robot can deliver more than 400 dishes in peak period, and it usually needs 3-4 full-time waiters to complete the work. Two robots can complete the work, and the efficiency is 150% - 200% higher than that of manual work.

The development of food delivery robot industry is slow, just a stunt?
 
According to the statistics of NCBD, the market growth rate of food delivery robot is 150% in 2018, 337.5% in 2019, and 428.6% in 2020 under the influence of the Covid-19 epidemic. The market of food delivery robot is expected to develop rapidly with huge scale, and the market scale may reach more than 8 times of this year in 2025.
 
According to the annual report of China's catering industry 2020 issued by China Hotel Association, in 2019, the average proportion of labor cost in the catering industry's operating revenue is 21.35%, with an annual increase of 3.69%; the front-line employees in the hotpot industry account for 81.72%, and the employee turnover rate is as high as 22%, which is the sub industry with the highest employee turnover rate in the catering industry.
 
As a kind of service robot with the best application effect, after years of development and accumulation, the catering robots can gradually fill this vacancy: the labor cost is increasing, the cost of the robot is decreasing, and the robot technology is maturing, which makes the final ROI reach a balance. This balance makes the entire catering robot enter a superfast growth period - Catering intelligence no longer exists It's a stunt, but a real problem-solving helper.
 
As an important part of intelligent catering, the concept of food delivery robot has gradually developed from laboratory to scene application. Not only restaurants, but also KTV, hotel, coffee shop, library and other commercial scenes are gradually emerging.

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