Harry here. If all you’ve ever done is rideshare, you could be missing out on a whole different experience with delivery. Today, senior RSG contributor Christian Perea talks about his recent experience signing up for the food delivery company Caviar and gives us a behind the scenes look at his first few deliveries.
We’ve talked a lot on the blog about the importance of diversifying your income with other rideshare services. But over the past year, a lot of that focus has shifted to delivery companies. Delivery is a great option for drivers because it is a different experience and a different industry than rideshare. And although the space is equally crowded with companies that you can work for, today I want to talk about one that’s been flying under the radar: Caviar.
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I recently signed up to do Caviar delivery in San Francisco to see what the company was like and how they would stack up with the competition. There is no doubt that a lot has changed on DoorDash and Postmates over the last year for drivers, and many say these changes have been for the worse. It seems like these two companies are running into a lot of the same same pitfalls as Uber and Lyft with lower pay, too many couriers and so forth. But as it turns out, not every delivery company is the same. [Read more…]