On-Demand Local Delivery App Development

Uber was a frontrunner in the new trend of the on-demand economy. But since the car service became a success, more technology companies started fulfilling consumer demand via the immediate provisioning of goods and services.

Key Features

An on-demand local delivery app should offer customers fast and efficient access to goods and services.

Placing orders
Scheduling a delivery
Tracking delivery status on the map
Paying for delivery
Shopping lists
Wish lists
Product search
Real-time messaging or calls

Competition

Countless startups are trying to disrupt their industry by breaking into the on-demand economy. They typically refer to themselves as the Uber for “X.”

Name
Platform
Feature set

Instacart

iOS, Android

Instacart delivers groceries and other home essentials to people’s doorsteps in major cities of the USA. Grocery delivery takes about one hour and is accomplished by personal shoppers hired by Instacart.

Postmates

iOS, Android, Apple Watch

Postmates enables customers to place orders from local restaurants and stores. Food orders are generally delivered within an hour, for a fixed fee. Postmates hires a community of “postmates” who earn money by delivering as a part-time job.