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Uber Eats rolls out confusing new fees — here’s what they mean | The Verge

Uber Eats rolls out confusing new fees — here’s what they mean | The Verge

Since Uber Eats doesn’t keep a comparison of its old booking fees up on the app, customers are understandably confused about whether prices have gone up or not. And the results can vary. Some customers on Reddit complained about the markup after a small order of an $8.99 chicken kadai led to a total order […]

Convenience store delivery app comes to New Haven | Yale Daily News

Convenience store delivery app comes to New Haven | Yale Daily News

While they were students at Drexel, Gola and Illishayev were fed up with having to make so many trips to the convenience store to get cups, drinks and snacks for parties. As a potential solution, they began drafting a business plan for goPuff. Gola and Illishayev began hand-delivering items to students around their campus out […]

Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers | WHTC

Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers | WHTC

The amount that drivers are paid is determined largely by the distance from a store to the shopper’s home or location. For example, for all deliveries within 5 miles of the pick-up point, the retailer agrees to pay a certain amount. It works similarly for distances of 10 or 15 miles from the store as […]

Why your Uber fares and Airbnb rental fees are about to skyrocket | Daily Mail Online

Why your Uber fares and Airbnb rental fees are about to skyrocket | Daily Mail Online

Uber drivers and Airbnb hosts will no longer be able to dodge taxes on their earnings under a controversial new rule set to see a huge jump in prices for consumers. The federal government will enforce a compulsory reporting system to ensure the 11 million Australians signed up with sharing-economy platforms have no choice but […]

Uber Freight adds facility data to shipper platform | Supply Chain Dive

Uber Freight adds facility data to shipper platform | Supply Chain Dive

This latest tool from Uber Freight is another move by the company to promote transparency in the logistics industry. The company last month launched Lane Explorer, allowing shippers to view dates and prices two weeks out in a Google Flights-like interface. Uber Freight claimed the feature sets a “new standard for price transparency.” Competitor Convoy […]

UberEats Has Been Quietly Raising Delivery Fees in Brampton | Bramptonist

UberEats Has Been Quietly Raising Delivery Fees in Brampton | Bramptonist

Back in the summer UberEats ditched its flat-rate delivery fee of $4.99 in favour of a variable fee based on distance, and now it looks like prices are creeping up. For the past couple of months, you may have noticed restaurants on UberEats within your delivery radius have different delivery rates based on how far […]

Uber Eats test lets restaurants trade discounts for ranking boost | TechCrunch

Uber Eats test lets restaurants trade discounts for ranking boost | TechCrunch

But what it did confirm is that the discounts for promoted placement test is live in India. “We’re always experimenting with ways to make it easier to find your favorite foods on Uber Eats,, according to a statement provided by an Uber spokesperson. The feature allows restaurants to create a bundled meal at a certain price […]

Uber And Convoy Up The Ante In Freight Price Analytics | Benzinga

Uber And Convoy Up The Ante In Freight Price Analytics | Benzinga

Both Uber Freight and Convoy released new data-driven products last week meant to help shippers understand trends in freight markets. The competition between the two large digital brokerages appears to be heating up and is driving a new wave of technological innovation, creating more transparency and smoothing out information asymmetries. … In our view, Uber […]

Two Digital Freight Brokers Focus on Price Transparency for Shippers | Transport Topics

Two Digital Freight Brokers Focus on Price Transparency for Shippers | Transport Topics

Digital freight brokers Convoy and Uber Freight have separately launched new tools intended to make pricing options for hauling loads more transparent for shippers. Convoy Shipper Platform 2.0 includes Market Outlook, which shows shippers current and future trends by region. Also, it adds a feature called Lane Network, which gives shippers real-time data about changes […]

Sky-high prices for air ambulances hurt those they are helping | CNN

Sky-high prices for air ambulances hurt those they are helping | CNN

A ‘cash cow’ Demand for services wasn’t the industry’s only growth driver. The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 created a new fee schedule that was much more generous to independent operators and paid more for rural trips. Almost immediately, new companies entered the market. Private equity firms, not hospitals, now own the three largest air […]