Founded by Stanley Tang, Andy Fang, and Tony Xu, DoorDash has grown rapidly in the Bay Area and is now available in 9 cities in the U.S. In 10 months, DoorDash has made a total profit of $10 million.
DoorDash discounts for new users, old users in general, with a wide area of the platform, the participation of more merchants, more user orders, fast delivery, etc., will charge a service fee, but pay $ 9.99 can be a monthly package free shipping (only support credit card).
For example, when a user places a $22.40 food order on the DoorDash platform, the actual final payment is $32.90, including $1.70 in excise taxes, $3.30 in tips and $5.50 in service fees, which DoorDash then distributes to the merchant and the delivery person, with the merchant receiving $20.10 and the delivery person receiving The merchant receives $20.10, the delivery person receives $7.90, and the DoorDash platform is left with $4.90 in revenue.
The operational efficiency of the delivery business continues to improve, and as the scale of the delivery business continues to grow, on average, each rider within the platform is delivering shorter distances and taking less time to complete orders. For example, compared to 2016, the number of meals delivered per Premium Delivery rider increased by 22% compared to 2016.
What if your favorite restaurant's food wasn't delivered to you by a driver in a car, but a bike messenger? What if the only reason the delivery guy drove to your house was so he could bike away as soon as possible? In New York City, you can take advantage of this brand new service from Doordash. It's called Doordash Bike. It's already been live for about three months and it works really well. The cost of bikes is about $1,000 - $1,500 which is said to last up to two years based on how often they are used. You can use this app not only for deliveries but also for pickups from local restaurants and bakeries. It's helping to cut down on traffic and pollution in New York City. The company is planning to expand the service to other major cities like Chicago or Los Angeles. Interesting, right? To know more about this brand new service, check out Doordash Bike website at doordashbike.com . How will you be using Doordash? Do you think that ordering online will bring about a revolution in the food delivery industry like the likes of Uber Eats and Postmates? If you live in New York City. Doordash Bike is the service for you. This new Doordash service is already being used in Brooklyn and they have been doing really well over there. In my opinion, the only thing that could be a problem with Doordash Bike is that people might steal them, just like how it happened with dockless bikes from oBikes . It's going to be interesting to see if this new delivery service takes off. I don't know how much it costs to ride a bike in NYC but I'm sure it's going to be a lot more than what Uber Eats charges.