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The on-demand delivery industry has seen many entrepreneurs and their business brands. Out of these many brands, a few have succeeded and are still in the market. Whereas, a few others did not make it to the top. So, before you launch your brand in the industry, you need to obtain a complete outline of the market demands and how you can succeed instantly. A few stats on the on-demand delivery app market is specified below:

Burson-Marsteller, a public relations and advertising service company, conducted a survey on the on-demand market:

More than 86.5 million people in the US have made use of an on-demand delivery app solution. 

The number of people who have provided service via an on-demand app is around 45 million. 

51% of the brand owners who offered service via the app stated that their financial status improved. 

Around 51% of the people providing service are under the age of 35, and more than 41% of them live in urban areas. 

According to Intuit, a financial services company, 

Around 70% of the people who work with the app are satisfied with their jobs, and more than 81% of them plan to continue their work with the app. 

To earn a supplemental income, more than 63% of workers are working with the on-demand sector. 

Almost 46% of the people are working with this industry because of the flexible work schedule.

More than 33% of workers are working with more than one platform, and only 11% of the people are working with these platforms because they do not have a job. 

Why do people choose online services over the traditional method?

There are a few major elements that make people prefer the online delivery service over the old school way of going to the store and picking up products or any items. 

App experience:

The app provides an engaging and convenient experience, and users seem to enjoy it. It avoids travel to the store and the expenses it involves. They can view any product, compare items, and get it delivered in no time to their homes. Pictures of the products are also available in the app. So, the experience that the app provides is also one of the major factors due to which people lean towards online services. 

Instant and on-time delivery:

With an online delivery app, users can place an order effortlessly, and it will be delivered in no time at their doorsteps. Based on the location specified, the arrival time will be displayed on the app. Users will receive their products or items within the estimated time. 

Affordable prices:

The delivery services availed by users via the online app are far cheaper than the regular visit to the stores. Users will also have additional offers or discounts that can be applied during the checkout phase. Therefore, users will obviously go with online services. 

Easy payments:

Users can pay easily via the app for the delivery services they avail. There will be multiple payment gateways available in the app, and users can use any of them to pay. The gateways are highly secure, and it will not keep records of any banking information that users enter. 

In-app ratings:

Your customers will be able to rate and review the service of delivery executives and the stores via the app. Other users can view these ratings and then opt for a store based on it. 

How much does it cost to build an on-demand delivery app solution?

The accurate app development cost can be estimated by the experts available at our firm. However, there are a few factors that will help in structuring an app development plan under your budget. They are listed here:

Platform compatibility:

One of the major aspects that amount to the app development cost is the platforms that you want to launch your app on. If you want to make it live on multiple niches, then the cost will vary. But, you also get the advantage of reaching a larger audience with this investment. 

The number of developers:

The number of skilled developers who work on the on-demand delivery app will also impact the total development cost. To develop a delivery app, you will need:

  • 1 UX/UI designer
  • 2 iOS developers
  • 2 Android developers
  • 2 Backend developers
  • 1 QA engineer
  • 1 Business analyst
  • 1 Project manager

At INORU, we will provide you with a highly-trained team of experts to develop a robust app solution for your business. 

Features of the app:

This is the major cost-influencing element while developing a delivery app. If you decide to include more number of features, then the cost will also increase. To provide a user-friendly interface for your users, you need to separate role-based panels in your app and the respective options. 

The number of hours required:

When developing an app, the number of hours spent by developers will also amount to the total app development cost. Based on the complexity, feature-set, and a few other factors, the total number of hours required for developing the app will vary. Make sure it sticks to your budget. 

What is the set of standard features provided in the app by us?

We have distinct panels in the app based on the roles available in the delivery app and the best-in-class features. 

User app:

  • Easy registration
  • Live location tracking
  • Advanced filters
  • Add to cart
  • Multiple payment modes
  • Schedule orders
  • Reviews and ratings
  • Order history
  • Reorder feature

Delivery executive app:

  • Quick onboarding
  • In-app verification process
  • Accept/reject orders
  • Access to customer details
  • Availability toggle
  • Communicate with users
  • Technical support

Store owner app:

  • Quick login
  • Manage user orders and delivery
  • Upload list of products
  • Update the list 
  • Specify additional product details
  • Minimum order amount

Admin panel:

  • God’s eye view
  • Manage user data
  • Access to reviews
  • Commission cut-down
  • Price management

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