We have a defined delivery area. This is a set of streets and addresses that we will delivery food to. Some of our boundaries lead into other franchises of our chain. To me, the delivery area is kind of an agreement between the drivers and management. We will go here, we won't go here.
Well tonight I drove for 7.5 hours, took 17 deliveries, drove 64 miles, and made $41 in tips.
But 3 of my 17 deliveries were out of the area. All 3 were to locations that should have been serviced by another restaurant in our chain. Two were literally across the street from each other (and I didn't even have a car topper on!