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Does Grubhub Show Miles? This One Hack Will Help You Know the Distance

Maybe you decided to give Grubhub a try. You get your first delivery offer. Wait, what? Where are the miles? Doordash and Uber Eats tell you how far a delivery will go. Doesn’t Grubhub do the same? No. All you get is a map. How do Grubhub drivers know how far they will go on …

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Grubhub Offered Me $4 Per Delivery Extra to Accept Every Offer. Was it Worth it?

So I got this special offer from Grubhub this weekend. Accept every offer and get a $4 bonus for every completed delivery during the dinner rush. I’ve learned that high acceptance rate = low profit and lots of miles, especially with Grubhub. But four bucks a delivery extra? At two deliveries per hour, that’s an …

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How to Respond to the threat of Grubhub 30 Day Suspensions

Grubhub has fired their latest shot in their battle against order rejection. Drivers are posting that they have received emails notifying them they were suspended for 30 days for accepting too few orders. Is this legal? Is it justified? Should we be concerned about this? Should we change how we do our work with Grubhub?

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The Grubhub Bait and Switch – Why I Don’t Trust Grubhub Incentives

Grubhub has been making the rounds lately, promising increased pay for drivers during busy periods. The question is, are they fulfilling those promises? In my experience, no. Or did they just structure their “promises” so that that when they don’t come through, they can say they didn’t really promise it in the first place?

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Is Grubhub a Good Delivery Option for Independent Contractors?

As part of the Deliver On Your Business Podcast, we are looking at the four leading delivery companies and examining some of the pros and cons of working with each. This week, we’ll get a look at Grubhub. For the longest time, Grubhub was king of the mountain. It was only earlier this year that …

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With Grubhub Cutting Pay on Stacked Orders, Are They Still Worth It?

If you are a Grubhub drivers in one of the markets where a new pay model rolled out this week, you will soon find that maybe the most significant change is in how Grubhub pays on multiple orders. It was a change that they buried deep in their email, and not a lot of people …

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Grubhub Sneaking in a Major Change in Stacked Orders

Holy crap Batman! Grubhub has announced a new round of markets getting updated in their pay model. They use a lot of the same language, talking about exciting pay changes and enhancing based on our feedback. It’s the usual code for “you’re about to get duped again.” And then I saw the big change. I …

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