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The Business Side of Independent Contractor Delivery in the Gig Economy

“Independent contractor” means you are performing services for Doordash, Uber Eats, Instacart, Grubhub and others as a business, not as an employee.

EntreCourier.com exists to help you embrace your role as a business owner and take control as the boss of your own delivery business.

Topics for Delivery Independent Contractors

The Delivery Platforms

An Uber Eats contractor on a bicycle

Uber Eats

Commentary and strategies on delivering with Uber Eats
Restaurant sign reserving parking for Grubhub drivers

Grubhub

Commentary and strategies on delivering with Grubhub

A Doordash sign on a restaurant door

Doordash

Commentary and strategies on Delivering with Grubhub
Postmates app on a phone in someone's pocket.

Other Platforms

Other delivery platforms including Postmates

Recent articles from the EntreCourier

Doordash Deactivation Policy: What Can Get You Fired? (And What Can You Do About It?)

Can you get fired from Doordash? Since Dashers can't really be fired (since we aren't employees to begin with) but it is possible to have our contracts terminated. Doordash has a pretty specific deactivation policy. There are a number of common reasons a Doordash account can be deactivated. There are…

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Can a Delivery Driver be Deactivated for a Ticket or Accident (Doordash, Uber Eats, Grubhub)?

Delivery drivers for gig economy delivery services who've had traffic violations, criminal convictions or at fault accidents may be at risk for contract termination, depending on: If the violation happens when you're active on their platform and it violates their terms of serviceWhether or not the incident means you can…

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How to Get Your Doordash Pay Stubs and Earnings Statement (Employment Verification)

Unfortunately, there's no pay stub or employment verification for Doordash delivery drivers. That's because Dashers are independent contractors and not employees. That doesn't mean you're out of luck, just that you have to provide different kinds of records. So how do you prove you deliver for Doordash? How do you…

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