The company noted that these drive-through locations have 25 to 30 percent higher revenue than their typical metro locations with no drive-through.
Ready Access offers drive-thru window solutions for any operation. Industry experts agree that adding a drive thru can boost sales by 25 to 30 percent. Not all drive-thru solutions, however, are created equal: windows that are suitable for one operation may not be ideal for another. Learn more …
There’s no denying the impact a drive thru can have on sales. Just look at Dunkin’ Donuts: Scott Murphy, senior vice president of operations for the coffee-and-treats chain, says 59 percent of traditional Dunkin’ locations have a drive thru, and those units have 23 percent higher sales volume than other traditional locations.
Once a hallmark of classic fast-food joints, the drive-thru operation is getting a fast casual–style facelift thanks to chains like Dallas-based Which Wich. The customizable sandwich concept opened its second drive-thru unit this summer in Crystal Lake, Illinois, to offer more convenience, says Jeremy Cook, senior vice president of real estate and construction.