UberRUSH is an on-demand delivery network just launched by Uber (uber.com) in New York City, San Francisco, and Chicago. By "tapping into UberRUSH," business owners can make faster, cheaper, more reliable deliveries–and save customers the trip. Learn more at: uber.com/rush (note: the company is using other domain names such as uberrushnyc.com which currently redirects to rush.uber.com/how-it-works )
Uber Technologies Inc. is an American international transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, California. Founded: March 2009, San Francisco, CA; Founders: Travis Kalanick, Garrett Camp. (source: Wikipedia). Uber is a decacorn (total valuation in excess of $10 billion): in June, 2014, Uber raised $1.2 billion in a Series D round, with a total valuation then of over $18 billion. (Timeline of Uber).
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Uber is touting these competitive advantages for businesses tapping into UberRUSH:
Low delivery costs, zero overhead:When you tap into the UberRUSH network, you pay only for the deliveries you make. Nothing more. And because couriers don't need to make roundtrips, you can actually expand your delivery zone.
Delivery right when you need it: When customers are waiting, every minute counts. UberRUSH helps you avoid costly bottlenecks during your busiest hours. You can get as many deliveries on the road as you need. As fast as you need them.
Know the exact location of your deliveries: Real-time tracking means you and your customers can always see where the delivery is on the map. This visibility helps make for smoother pickups and dropoffs. No more nervous phone calls from customers.
UberRUSH integrates with platforms like Shopify and Clover so you can build deliveries right into your day-to-day operations. No need to worry about complicated set-up or installation.
You can get as many deliveries on the road as you need. And it only takes a few seconds to set them up. If you’re delivering something that is fragile or spillable, please let us know. We’ll take good care of it.
The map [on UberRUSH webpage] shows you exactly when your courier will arrive at your business. After you make the handoff, you can track the delivery in real time. Or just go back to whatever else needs to get done. Your deliveries are on autopilot at this point.
You have the option to share the tracking link with your customers, giving them the ability to follow their delivery live on the map. We also notify them when the courier is arriving. Real-time tracking goes a long way towards customer satisfaction.