Greggs has teamed up with Just Eat to trial a roller-skating delivery service in London this week.
The Sausage Roll-er skating Squad will trial deliveries from the Ludgate Hill and Palmer Street shops in London.
It is first of its kind in the UK, said the firm. Deliveries will include its original and vegan sausage rolls, breakfast goodies and sweet treats, it added.
“Roller skating has been all over my timeline during lockdown, so after hanging up my ice-skates, I was really excited to give it a go as part of the Just Eat roller squad – what a cool way to have your sausage rolls delivered,” she said.To celebrate the launch of the trial, Just Eat has partnered with Love Island and Dancing on Ice star Maura Higgins.
As recent road closures around the capital have proven challenging for traditional couriers, Just Eat hopes to show that roller skating deliveries offer a speedier service.
The trial service will feature professional roller skaters. If successful, it will be considered for a further roll out.
“At Just Eat, we are always keen to explore new ways to improve our service for customers and so as the exclusive delivery partner for Greggs, we’re delighted to be trialling a roller-skating service for them. Our customers love Greggs and hope our sausage roll-er squad will prove to be a fun and effective way of getting Greggs into the hands of our customers as quickly as possible,” said Andrew Kenny, managing director at Just Eat UK.
Greggs is available exclusively on Just Eat via the app or website, with no minimum spend.