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Restaurant Email Marketing: Flytrex CEO Yariv Bash on Episode 168

If you had a crystal ball and could see the future of our industry, who’d be delivering the food? Did I say who? What is delivering the food? This isn’t going to be a show about autonomous automobiles traveling at 1 mile an hour down the sidewalks in your neighborhood, because I just don’t see that getting the job done.

5 Day Restaurant Profitability Challenge

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Today we’re talking with Yariv Bash of Flytrex, a company using arial drones to deliver food for restaurants in the United States today. Let’s take a peek into the not so distant future of food delivery.


[2:30] We’re going to the moon!: Creating Flytrex

5 Day Restaurant Profitability Challenge

[5:20] The Vision: Hot, orderly, quiet, noninvasive, and affordable.

[6:35] Y’all, It’s official; we live in the future: The drone delivery process

[8:32] The logistics: A degree of magnitude more efficient

[9:20] The Simplicity: If you have a driver’s license, you’re overqualified to operate the system.

[10:42] The future of the future: Who’s going to compete with Flytrex?

[11:38] Distance and Timing: Straight lines, no stops, no traffic jams

[12:21] The Cost: Sure beats the pants off of 30% to 3PDs.

[13:02] The Location: Why North Carolina was a win-win place to start

[13:43] The plan: 80 million back yards

[14:18] The Limitations: What if I live in an apartment?

[15:14] The Process of Perfection: Making all the moving parts work for all stakeholders involved

[16:19] The Customer: Reconciling the needs of all involved

[17:15] The Software: Arranging the 1’s and 0’s to satisfy end-user preferences

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[17:55] The Milestones: Federal approvals, Operations, and Tech Regulations

[18:45] Coming to a City Near You: Market considerations

[19:15] The Timeline: Projections for national availability

[20:09] What you need to know as a restaurant owner: This is a win-win-win solution

[20:45] From one dreamer to the millions of dreamers listening: Believe in your vision

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