With restaurants closed to dining in, owners have had to rely even more on delivery services. Maritime Bicycle Courier, already a staple of the Long Beach eating and drinking community, has seen more local businesses sign on to have their food delivered directly to customers’ doors via bicycle.
Founded in 2014 by former competitive cyclists Langdon Taguiped and Bud Abille, the business took a hit with the introduction of car delivery services—Postmates, Uber Eats—to the area in 2018. But Maritime managed to survive and now find themselves even more essential.
It’s always been about serving the community and supporting local businesses, but now it’s resonating, Taguiped said, adding “Maritime, rain or shine.”
Learn more about or order from Maritime at maritimecourier.com.
Support our journalism.
Hyperlocal news is an essential force in our democracy, but it costs money to keep an organization like this one alive, and we can’t rely on advertiser support alone. That’s why we’re asking readers like you to support our independent, fact-based journalism. We know you like it—that’s why you’re here. Help us keep hyperlocal news alive in Long Beach.