Doordash has a problem. And they’re cracking down. I just wonder if their solution to their problem ends up creating a bigger problem for them in the long run. Doordash has updated their deactivation policy and they’ve kinda taken on the Grubhub practice of bullying their drivers into submission. Drivers are scared of losing their […]
Does it make sense to purchase a drink carrier as a contractor for Doordash Uber Eats Grubhub Postmates or other on demand delivery platforms? After all, if these companies aren’t providing them, why should we spend our money on them? Employees should be provided these things, right? Right. Except, we aren’t employees. As independent contractors, […]
The example of my 1998 Buick illustrates the actual cost of driving your car for Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates, Uber Eats and other gigs. The Buick is gone. Long live the Buick. There are some cars you are happy to get rid of, and some that watching it drive away with its new owner just kinda […]
Is multi apping (working multiple delivery platforms at the same time) a good idea right now when delivering for Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, and Postmates? Is it a necessity? When should you fire up more than one platform? When should you focus on just one? Who are the best apps for multi-apping? The only thing […]
Must Reads about the EntreCourier
You decided to give the gig economy a try. Maybe you signed on with Ubereats, or Grubhub, or Doordash, or one of the many other companies that use independent contractors to deliver food or goods for various restaurants and stores. Gig economy apps offer big promises. But it doesn’t take long to find people on […]
There’s this guy. Maybe you know him. His name is Abo. There’s probably a lot of ways to pronounce that but he really doesn’t care. It’s his story that’s important. Abo makes money in the on demand delivery world, for places like Grubhub, Postmates, UberEAts, Doordash. Amazon Flex. Shipt, etc.
It started with a rude awakening. I thought I’d give this delivery gig a try. I didn’t want people puking in my car, and my BS meter was going off in a big way when I saw promises of “as much as” $25 per hour. But, I’d made good tips doing pizza deliveries way back […]