UberEats is the fastest way to get food to the customers. With hundreds of couriers on the road, it is able to deliver in an average of 15 minutes and maintain the best possible food quality. One can also track orders from the floor, right to a customer’s door. This application has been launched by the ride hailing company, Uber Technology. It is partnering with dozens of cities around the world. The US-based firm introducing UberEats in India and has covered the cities of Delhi Mumbai, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Chennai, Chandigarh and Pune.
The firm uses the huge data it has built over the past few years in India after it launched the cab services to power its food delivery service said Jason Droege, Head of UberEverything. It has announced that it would collect only Re. 1 as delivery fee. Having its existing presence in hundreds of cities across the globe, a gigantic network of 1.5 million drivers, and widespread brand recognition, UberEats is crushing it: As of the first quarter of 2017, it had more than 8 million active users in the U.S. alone.
It is connecting customers with a wide range of local eateries so that one can have their favorite food delivered to the doorstep at the tap of a button. Uber is now competing in a crowded market, alongside Caviar, GrubHub and Amazon following its purchase of Whole Foods. To help it compete in the $100 billion-plus food delivery market The Company is gaming on its position as a logistics company. Since launching two years ago, UberEats is now in many cities and is profitable in almost 40 of them. UberEats is standing out from the rest of the company’s fast-growing and unprofitable business.
This delivery service, available in more than 120 markets globally, also eclipses Uber’s main ride-hailing business in markets like Taipei, Tokyo, Taiwan; and Seoul, South Korea, the company said. It has expanded its sales force to bring more restaurants on board and to open in new cities in India. It is hiring data scientists to analyze daily information on customer orders and preferences to help restaurants improve their service or promote their more popular menu items.
It has a network of more than two million drivers who can deliver food. Cars used for UberEats do not need to pass all of the examination standards required to carry passengers, widening the potential delivery labor pool. This food delivery platform is getting great food from the favorite local restaurants as easy as requesting a ride.