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Food delivery app enables commuters to act as delivery drivers

By Administrator | 26 November 2018

Two friends with a big idea are chasing after a slice of the lucrative food delivery sector, which is dominated by Uber Eats, Menulog and Deliveroo.

New food delivery app Kloopr allows anyone travelling from point A to point B to act as a delivery driver. It encourages restaurants to offer reduced menus and a set number of portions per dish to help manage business expenses and give greater control over stock levels.

Kloopr launched this week and will charge customers less for deliveries and pay those delivering between $7 and $13 per job – an average of 30 to 50 cents more than Uber Eats. Deliveries can be made on foot, bike or vehicle.

How it works

Founders Joe Wee Lim and Brian Foong hope the pricing structure will build more jobs for those in the food delivery industry and offer an earning option for commuters.

The platform also allows 'Klooprs' to see who else in the area is ordering from which restaurants and pick up extra jobs on the way, allowing those using the app to optimise their routes and earn more.

Foong concedes balancing supply and demand will Klooprs' biggest issue. Read more

Nina Hendy - Brisbane Times - 22 Nov 2018


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