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Apps and Software for Delivery and Rideshare Contractors

There are a number of mobile apps and software programs being developed to help delivery and rideshare contractors operate their businesses. These can be helpful as you work with Doordash, Uber (and Uber Eats), Instacart, Lyft, Grubhub and the many others.

The following articles look at the many different apps available. We break them down into two different categories: Apps that track miles and expenses, and apps that help you operate your business.

Apps and Software for Delivery and Rideshare Contractors

Mileage and expense tracking

Delivery and rideshare drivers (Doordash, Uber, Instacart, Lyft, etc.) must track their miles and expenses in order to reduce their tax burdens. We look at several mobile apps that allow them to do so.

Productivity and Business Apps for Delivery and Rideshare

The following articles look into mobile apps and programs that can help gig workers in the rideshare and delivery industries better operate their businesses. Some are designed specifically to help with deliveries, while others help perform business functions or manage costs..

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About the Author

Ron Walter made the move from business manager at a non-profit to full time gig economy delivery in 2018 to take advantage of the flexibility of self-employment. He applied his thirty years experience managing and owning small businesses to treat his independent contractor role as the business it is.

Realizing his experience could help other drivers, he founded to encourage delivery drivers to be the boss of their own gig economy business.

Ron has been quoted in several national outlets including Business Insider, the New York Times, CNN and Market Watch.

You can read more about Ron's story,, background, and why he believes making the switch from a career as a business manager to delivering as an independent contractor was the best decision he could have made.

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