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No experience is necessary. But, if you have previous employment experience in delivery (such as a delivery driver, food service, food delivery, delivery runner, or courier) you may enjoy delivering with Uber Eats! Delivering with Uber is a great way to supplement your part-time or full-time income.
Vehicles allowed for delivery vary by city.
The food delivery service Uber Eats does not hire delivery drivers. Instead, they encourage applicants to sign up and create a delivery drivers’ account on the Uber Eats app. Uber Eats food delivery drivers are independent contractors who use the app to earn by picking up takeout orders and delivering them to users’ doorstep.
Since Uber Eats delivery drivers are independent contractors they have the unique advantage of being their own boss. When they work is completely up to them. Uber Eats drivers can decide to work part-time hours or full-time hours. They can choose to work a few hours during the week or full-time on weekends. Their schedule is completely flexible and can be adjusted according to their convenience.
Uber Eats delivery drivers simply need to make sure they are online and then click on ‘GO’ to start receiving requests from the nearby area. Once they receive a request they must drive to the mentioned restaurant to pick up the food order and then drive to the given address to drop it off. Once the delivery is complete they are available for the next delivery.
The Uber Eats app has its very own GPS location and navigation system that delivery drivers can use to drive to the restaurant and the users’ given addresses. Delivery drivers can also contact users to ask them any kind of questions they may have or to update them on the status of their order.
Uber Eats delivery drivers who are independent contractors do not earn a fixed wage. They are actually paid a base fee on every take-out order they pick up and deliver. This fee includes several factors such as the number of items on an order, distance, time, location, etc. Uber Eats delivery drivers can track how many orders they have delivered and how much they have earned using the tracking feature on the Uber Eats app.
Uber Eats deposits food delivery drivers’ earnings directly into their bank account at the end of every week. There is also an Instant CashOut feature on the Uber Eats app that allows delivery drivers to withdraw from their earnings up to five times a day before the end of the week.
Uber Eats delivery drivers earn more by maximizing the number of orders they accept and deliver. There are a few tricks and suggestions delivery drivers can use to increase their earnings. Some of them are:
The Uber Eats delivery service does not make tips a requirement. While users are free to tip their delivery drivers, they do it out of their own generosity. To try and earn tips delivery drivers aim to deliver the food as quickly as possible while it is still hot and fresh. Most Uber Eats delivery drivers use an insulated bag to store the orders. Delivery drivers can receive their tips through the app itself or by cash when they complete the delivery.
To sign up to be an Uber Eats food delivery driver candidates need to go to the Uber Eats website and click on ‘Become a Driver’ which will lead them to an application form. Applicants then need to fill in their contact information, vehicle registration, auto insurance, drivers’ license, etc. Lastly, candidates need to consent to a standard background check that should take about a few days to complete depending on the area. After that, Uber Eats will be in touch to activate your drivers' account.
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