Fast Food and the New Commercial Reality

The installation of acrylic sheets in customer service windows and the distribution of work areas guaranteeing a meter of distance between employees are some of the measures that have been applied by fast food chains in Panama.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Following the covid-19 outbreak, companies have faced health and safety challenges and have had to reinvent themselves in order to continue operating. Fast food chains are among those that have adapted quickly to the new commercial reality.

See "Sales Points and Potential Market" reports that in the country McDonald's has conducted a "... exhaustive review in all areas of operation to implement new measures to their existing processes in addition to the current recommendations of health authorities, to minimize contact and ensure health and safety."

Among the measures applied, it is worth mentioning the change in the packaging of take-away products using double bags and triple sealing to guarantee safety standards, home deliveries where contact between the customer and the delivery person is avoided, increased electronic billing and the installation of acrylic sheets at the service points.

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Loney Armijo, Managing Director of the franchise in Panama, explained that in the face of the delicate situation they take care of applying extra care and do "... everything necessary, in addition to what the health authorities recommend, to transmit the greatest confidence and tranquility to our employees and clients."

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