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Top 10 trending delivery apps

Food delivery apps are trending right now. The main reason that they are trending is convenience and assurance. Ever wonder if you can order your meal within just a few clicks? Well, this wondering has become a reality in the present. At first, this market was just limited to fewer companies like Uber Eats and GrubHub. Now, this market is evolving and now companies are also launching apps for specific regions. Due to contactless delivery now you don’t need to wait at your doorstep also.

Now you know what are the things you need to keep in mind while developing an on-demand delivery application? Let’s dig deep into what are the top 10 delivery apps available in the market so you can get an idea about what apps are trending in the market.

List of top 10 delivery apps

Grubhub

This application is available for both Android and IOS users. You can simply log in/sign up in the app and according to your location, it will show you the available restaurants. You can search for a specific restaurant in the search bar. You can also search according to the food items like cupcakes.

GrubHub is available across 3200 U.S. cities and London. This application is free to use, although some restaurant charges delivery and taxation according to the food item. Grubhub also has a subscription model Grabhub+ which offers unlimited free delivery for $10 a month. GrubHub offers contactless delivery and even order pick-up options for people who are comfortable with picking up the order.

UberEats

If you trust Uber to drive you through you can also trust UberEats to deliver your pancakes. Uber Eats is available for both Android and IOS users. The app working is similar to GrubHub. Uber Eats is available across 1000+ major cities around the world. Uber Eats offers a wide range of payment options and it also shows you the estimated delivery time. Uber Eats is an excellent option available for small cities and towns.

Uber Eats charges 15% on the subtotal or smaller fees for orders up to 10$. The charges may vary according to restaurant and location. UberEats offers an Eats Pass for 10$ per month for free delivery and an additional discount of 5% on orders above 15$. UberEats also offers special gift cards in Eats pass.

Doordash

Doordash may seem to be an Indian name but it’s one of the most growing companies in the U.S., and it is among the world’s most established food delivery apps. Doordash is available for both Android and IOS users. Dooradash is available across 800+ cities in the U.S. and Canada including Seattle, Boston, New York, Atlanta, and many other major cities.

The charges include the cost of your meal, taxation, delivery fee, and an optional tip. These charges vary according to the restaurant and location. Some restaurant charges additional service fees also. Apple Pay is also accepted in Doordash. Dashpass is available for 10$ a month for free delivery and a reduction in service fees on orders above 12$. Due to the global pandemic COVID-19 going on Doordash has defaulted to the contact-less delivery option.

Postmates

This application is different from other apps. In this application anything from everything is deliverable. Postmates is available for both Android and IOS users. Postmates is available across more than 4200 cities across the U.S. and in all 50 states and D.C. Postmates is also delivering alcohol to your doorstep.

They charge an additional fee on every order and an additional Blitz fee is charged during peak hours. Postmates also offers unlimited free delivery for 10$ per month on orders above 12$. There is a wide selection available other than food from groceries to alcohol. Postmates have a clean interface for easy use.

goPuff

goPuff is more like a digital convenience store everything from food to even phone charges is available on GoPuff. goPuff is available for both Android and IOS users. goPuff is available throughout the United States but its main focus is in southern and mid-west cities. They are continuing to expand across the United States.

goPuff charges $2 for delivery. goPuff membership is available for $6 per month for free delivery. There is a wide selection of products available from snacks to cleaning items. goPuff also delivers medicines.

Chownow

Like other food apps, Chownow provides food delivery items delivered to your doorstep. The interesting feature of Chownow is that it allows multiple restaurant orders in one go. You can order cheesecake from one restaurant and noodles from another restaurant and both items will be delivered in one go. Chownow is available for both Android and IOS users.

Chownow is available across the U.S. in larger cities like New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Portland, and Dallas. There isn’t a fixed price charged because the charges may vary because you order from multiple restaurants in one go. However, the exact pricing is shown at the time of checkout.

Instacart

Unlike other apps, Instacart is exclusively for grocery items. You can order your groceries online and they will be delivered to you. Sometimes the order is delivered in an hour only. There is also an option of picking up your order at the store. Instacart is available for both Android and IOS users.

The charges of Instacart vary according to the store and location. Sometimes the app charges busy charges if you order in peak hours. Instacart also offers express membership for unlimited free delivery on orders above 35$. Instacart has a tie-up with 25000 different grocery stores and it is available across 5500 cities which includes Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Washington D.C., Toronto, Montreal, and many other cities of the U.S. and Canada.

Delivery.com

Delivery.com is another application that just does not deliver food. You can also order food, groceries, and a bottle of wine. They also deliver your dry cleanings on the delivery app. Deliver.com does not charge any additional charges as their commission.

Delivery.com is a free-to-use application. Some restaurant charges delivery charge and there is a minimum value order for every store. There is also a reward program that rewards users if they use the app repeatedly.  Delivery.com is available across 100 cities in the United States and there are more than 12000 merchants on Delivery.com.

Dominos

Unlike other food delivery apps that have a vast variety of restaurants available. Domino is a popular pizza brand and they have 17000 stores across the globe. We have selected this app because it has a seamless and simple interface app and it is best to curate their UI/UX designs. Dominos is available for both Android and IOS users.

Domino’s app-only offers items from their stores and they have a wide selection of menus to choose from. There are customization options available for every order. Domino’s app is available across the globe where they have set up their physical store. Domino’s has a record of delivery within 45 minutes of your order. Sometimes they also offer that if the order is not delivered within 45 minutes you will get your pizza free of cost.

Zomato

Zomato is available in India only. The delivery application has been so successful that UberEats has sold all of its Indian business at $400 million making the owner billionaire overnight. Zomato was first founded in 2008 in the name of Foodiebay and since then its expanding. Zomato also lets you check out the services and menus of the restaurant. You can also book reservations and also rate the restaurant.

Zomato charges $0.5 as delivery charges and taxes are included and the final price is shown at the time of checkout. Zomato offers Zomato Pro for unlimited free delivery and it also provides an additional 15% off on dine-in and on delivery orders. There are around 55,000 restaurants that are available according to the location all over India. There are possibilities that Zomato will expand its business across the globe because recently Zomato has appeared for public offerings.

Conclusion

All of these applications are top in the delivery market. All of these applications have their own unique features and their own unique UI/UX designs. These applications are ruling the whole delivery market right now. Initially, all of these applications were launched for a smaller locality market and then they conquered the whole market. You can also initiate an application for a specific location and then slowly and gradually expand your business. So what are you waiting for? Get a quote from CodeEpsilon services.

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