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The Chicago Tribune reports this morning on how McDonald's "ill test delivery through UberEats in three Florida markets next year, a nod to the burger chain's hyperfocus on technology and growing its base of younger customers."

The test will envelop some 200 restaurants in Orlando, Tampa and Miami, and is scheduled to begin early next year. The length of the test has not yet been disclosed, though success is likely to mean an expansion to other markets and a potential national rollout.

The Tribune notes that "McDonald's already delivers through third-party delivery companies like DoorDash and Postmates. The delivery and service fees, however, can run higher than most items on McDonald's menu. The delivery fee for UberEats is $5."
KC's View:
This is happening at a time when McDonald's also is testing a mobile ordering and payment system, as well as kiosk ordering and Bluetooth-enabled table ordering systems.

In other words, management does not want is fast food restaurants to be like your father's McDonald's.