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Ville Platte native creates new food delivery app

RoadRunner to service Acadiana, Calcasieu area
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Posted at 10:56 PM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-10 23:56:40-05

Louisiana-based RoadRunnerApp.com has launched their new mobile delivery app in the Acadiana and Calcasieu markets. RoadRunner creator and Ville Platte native Brett McElwee, says their service is different from the competition.

The new app is aiming to revolutionize the way people shop by offering same day delivery of retail items to customer's doorsteps, including but not limited to carry-out food and groceries. RoadRunnerApp.com announced in February of 2019 their intentions to enter the mobile on-demand delivery market. The company has also announced that they can instantly deliver from any store or restaurant in those markets due to their unique business model. Customers are to place their orders directly with the restaurants or store and then use the RoadRunner app to set up delivery.

The app currently has 300 plus drivers within the two markets and surrounding areas.

Since RoadRunner's fees are calculated by mileage, they operate with no delivery boundaries and no commission or set up charges to the retail stores and restaurants.

"We are able to deliver our restaurant and retail partner's products farther than our competitor's boundaries and we're able to do it free of charge to the business owners. Our business model is different than what is currently out there and we think it's a better opportunity for our business partners," stated McElwee.

RoadRunnerApp.com will begin by servicing Louisiana markets, but has aspirations of expanding it's business model into neighboring states and beyond. The app can be downloaded from RoadRunnerApp.com or from the Google Play store.