Uber will not only make your rides comfortable and smooth but will also deliver food at your doorstep. Uber Technologies has launched UberEATS, a food delivery service on Tuesday in Mumbai. Bhavik Rathod has been appointed as the head of the UberEats. Bhavik was the general manager for south and west for Uber cab services.
Mumbai, the city of dreams is the first city in India to have UberEATS. Launching UberEATS in India is a good move which will help in global expansion. UberEATS will be collaborating with restaurants and will be delivering food by just tapping a button on the application.
UberEATS Launched In Mumbai
UberEATS will open economic opportunities for all restaurants, delivery partners which will further help them get in touch with the customers. Bhavik said that UberEATS was launched in LA in 2014 and later it was introduced in 78 cities in 26 countries. Some of them are:
- Hong Kong
- New York
- San Francisco
UberEATS will be delivering for the customers as per their demands and will also have an additional feature. The additional feature will be that the customers can book the delivery up to a week in advance.
UberEATS has also launched a new analytics tool – Restaurant Manager.
Restaurant Manager will provide the all the businesses a complete analysis of customer satisfaction, sales and the quality provided to the customers.
Know More About UberEATS’s Operations In Mumbai
As per a report by the industry experts, in the US the average order value of food is $20. Whereas in India, the average is Rs. 300 that is approx $4-5. There are a lot of food delivery apps in India that deliver food for free or some there are some apps that charge for delivery.
UberEATS will be charging Rs. 15 for the delivery of food irrespective of the total charge of the order.
UberEATS has already partnered with about 200 restaurants in Mumbai. People will also be able to make payments through Paytm. UberEATS will be competing with Swiggy and Tomato in India. UberEATS’s competitors Swiggy and Zomata raised $75 million and $224 million from the investors respectively. Uber cabs biggest competitor in India is Ola cabs, Ola also started food delivery in 2015 but eventually couldn’t meet people’s expectations in India.
Source: Live Mint