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4 Delivery Services You Should Register Your Restaurant For

In the past, running a restaurant only required consistent customer service, a clean location, and delicious food. Although these components are still important to consumers, they expect more from the restaurants that they dine at. Notably, they want to have access to delivery services, so that they can eat in the comforts of their own home, at the office, or wherever else they spend their time. Even though many restaurants take delivery orders over the phone or on their website, there are other ways to earn additional delivery sales. In fact, there are numerous mobile apps designed to connect patrons with nearby restaurants. If you want to earn more sales by offering delivery services, read this post to learn how to register for four popular delivery apps.

How to Register for Four Restaurant Delivery Applications:

1. Uber Eats

Chances are, you’ve heard of Uber and use it for your transportation needs. But did you know
that Uber also has a restaurant delivery app? If you’d like to list your restaurant on Uber Eats,
simply fill out the company’s Sign Up form. After you provide this information, Uber will contact
you to let you know if your restaurant is a good fit for their platform. It’s important to note that
Uber Eats is available in these cities, so you won’t be able to sign up if your restaurant is located
elsewhere. If they decide to onboard your restaurant, it’s fairly simple to utilize the service. Your restaurant
will be listed on the app so that nearby patrons can order food from your establishment. Once
they place an order, you can accept the request, and an Uber delivery partner will pick up and
deliver the order to the customer. Using the app, your customer can track the progress of their
order, which will also save you time, as you won’t have to follow up with them on their delivery
status. Want to learn more about becoming an Uber Eats partnered-restaurant? Click Uber Eats Restaurant FAQ's.

2. GrubHub

GrubHub is a restaurant delivery giant. The company merged with Seamless in 2013, which is

another restaurant app you can register to be listed on. Before you apply, make sure that
GrubHub operates in your city. If it does, you’ll simply need to fill out their general inquiry form,
which can be found on this pageOnce accepted, you’ll have access to GrubHub’s technology, which will allow you to track
orders. Plus, they provide their own drivers, so you’ll save money that you’d otherwise have to
spend on hiring your own drivers and providing them with a vehicle.

3. DoorDash

DoorDash prides themselves on their quick onboarding process; once you complete their
registration form, they claim that you can start accepting delivery orders within the week! Like
other delivery apps, DoorDash handles customer service and logistical issues throughout the
ordering and delivery process, so your restaurant can focus on cooking delicious food. In
addition, depending on your preference, you can receive order updates via fax, computer, or
your tablet.

4. Postmates

To register for Postmates, you’ll need to ensure that they offer their services in your city. Once
you determine that they do, you’ll need to complete this form. The company claims that their
average restaurant partner sees a 4X increase in orders once listed on the Postmates app, so if
you’re looking for growth, this could be a promising opportunity! With numerous restaurant delivery app options, it’s important to conduct research and determine which app is right for your establishment. Determining which apps are available in your geographic area, finding out which apps your competitors are listed on, and finding out about their fees and onboarding costs are all factors to consider. We encourage you to pursue all your options so that you can find the right home for your restaurant’s delivery services!


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Katie Alteri

is the content marketing coordinator at Fora Financial, a company that provides
small business loans to companies across the U.S.

2018-09-25 00:00:00
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