Vehicle investment to help JJ home deliveries

A fleet of smaller vehicles has been added to JJ Foodservice’s team to support its home delivery operation.

The new vans are more agile than others, more used to B2B deliveries, and will find easier to negotiate tight streets when dropping off consumer goods.

The investment has been made as a result of JJ’s direct-to-consumer business in London – which include same-day deliveries – growing in popularity due to Covid-19.

“Our new smaller vehicles are more urban-friendly and help our drivers to navigate narrow residential streets and cul-de-sacs,” explained Head of Operations Sedat Kaan Hendekli.

JJ launched the next-day and same-day services in response to the health crisis and has seen more than 30,000 new customers from households in the past eight weeks.

And with social distancing measures expected to stay in place until at least the end of 2020, JJ intends to grow the consumer offering by developing its product range and service to support demand.

“We’re selling one million kilograms of chicken a month,” added Chief Product Officer, Sezer Ozkul. “It’s an increase of 10% on last year and that’s with our core restaurant customers still closed.”

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