Wolt is a company that provides an online food delivery service as well as real-time logistic optimizations. The company was founded in 2014 by Elias Piteila, Juhani Mykkanen, Lauri Andler, Mika Matikainen, Miki Kuusi, and Oskari Petas, and was founded in Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland.
The company operates in twenty countries in the European Union to bring food to customers for any occasion and at various locations. They look to provide an outlet of business to restaurants and couriers that connects them to customers and production opportunities.
With the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Wolt looks to help consumers stay indoors and away from social interactions. The company has been following recommendations given by the World Health Organization as well as local authorities. They are providing no-contact-delivery and no-contact-pickup at restaurants. Minimizing human contact throughout the delivery process is the goal for Wolt.
Some of the recommendations that Wolt follows includes keeping hands clean as often as possible, minimizing contact at all doorsteps, regularly cleaning the delivery bag, follow guidance from local authorities, and if a courier feels unwell to stay home. They are also offering a COVID-19 partner support program to provide financial support to courier partners diagnosed with COVID-19 and are part of a mandatory quarantine.
What Wolt is doing to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 - Wolt
March 12, 2020
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- Cluster: COVID-19A cluster of topics related to COVID-19. COVID-19 is the abbreviated name for coronavirus disease 2019, a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus strain called SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 was first detected in Wuhan City, China and the outbreak was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 by the WHO.
- CoronavirusCDC Coronavirus: Coronaviruses are common throughout the world. They can infect people and animals. Five different coronaviruses can infect people and make them sick. They usually cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory illness.