DoorDash Cuts Commission By Half
DoorDash will cut commissions by 50% for local restaurants through the end of May. The orders placed on DoorDash will ve reducing commission fees to half. Tony Xu, CEO of DoorDash, stated to all his local restaurant partners about this commission. This commission program will come into the lead from April 13th and run through the end of May.
This commission relief program will benefit more than 1,50,000 local restaurants in Australia, Canada and Us. This is not the first program of DoorDash for its restaurants. This program helps the people in lockdown because of the corona pandemic and erases the financial burden. States across the globe are mandating that restaurants bars close their dining rooms.
The company announced about this commission fee on pickup orders by DoorDash and Caviar partners. It has also given a fantastic offer to independent restaurants. These restaurants in Australia, Puerto Rico, Us and Canada would sign up for DoorDash and Caviar for free and pay no commission for 30 days. It also works to provide support for its delivery couriers by offering them up to 2 weeks of sick pay if they are suffering from COVID-19.
DoorDash For Couriers
DoorDash was also helping out bt hand sanitizers, gloves and wipes for their couriers. They had also ordered more than 2 million consumer-grade face mask for distributing to couriers. Even though the company is facing an expected drop in food orders. Because governments imposed restrictions to stop the spread of the outbreak.
Helping On Pandemic To Go Through
With the current global health crisis, the world is ordered to stay at home. Food delivery services have been in high demand. But, local restaurants need business now more than ever. There are many food ordering apps like DoorDash, which people use to order food. Apps like Uber eats, Postmates were already offering free delivery, especially when people order food from local restaurants.
In addition to commission fees from restaurants, DoorDash also receives revenue from delivery fees paid by consumers. It also gets other fees paid by restaurants, for marketing. Restaurants can pay commission fees as high as 30% on orders delivered by third-party aggregators.