02 Sep 20
The food delivery business has shown a potential increase in its revenue in recent years. Apps like Uber Eats and Zomato are proven, success models. If you run a food business you should consider the option of having a customized app that can benefit you in terms of revenue and promotions. This technological leap would allow your expertise to reach your customers.
Let’s try to understand how technology bridges the gap of your product from your customers. This blog aims to improve the understanding of the Food Delivery App Development process.
Let’s get a glimpse of a few relatable statistics.
The preceding numbers indicate that these services have built their audience and are serving quality food at their comfort.
Millennials like to experience the convenience of food delivery from their favorite place at their desired time.
Word-of-mouth publicity is time-consuming. Technology helps your niche crowd find your food services through digital promotions.
One can pitch-in other businesses once they develop a fan base for their services.
Updating your business with the required technological boost will help you stay on the map with the world’s technological advances.
We at Technource provide software solutions, meticulously designed to cater to our client’s needs. Our decade long experience has helped us build our expertise in providing app and web solutions to a variety of businesses.
Let’s focus on the prominent question. How to build a food delivery app like Uber Eats or Zomato?
To understand how to make a food delivery app one must first learn how it works. It’s as simple as conventional ordering but with a myriad of menus and places.
Customers are provided with this buffet of restaurants from which they can browse and order.
The chosen restaurant would be notified of the order request. They would avail themselves of the option to accept or reject it.
The system notifies the user once their order is accepted.
Customers can track their order in real-time. They are provided with the details of the delivery person along with their contact number.
The customer receives their order. And shares their experience by rating the particular restaurant or by word-of-mouth publicity.
The platform pays the delivery person.
This here lies the practical side of the food delivery system. But one must imagine the software solutions they need to inculcate, to daily run the preceding processes smoothly.
Food delivery apps have two paramount requirements that would ensure the proper communication of the consumer and the service provider.
The essential features of the customer panel for web and mobile applications are:
GPS order tracking
Secure payment gateway
It’s important to learn what technological benefits this panel will serve the stakeholders.
Menu Manager: A web app to exhibit their menus, items, categories, and modifiers.
Order Manager: A mobile app to manage all the orders while encapsulating all the services offered by stakeholders using minimum features.
Update on store hours
Secure Payment Gateway
Reviews & Ratings
The platform you create can provide services to your food business. For example, Domino’s Pizza.
It can also be built as a platform that is used by many independent Restaurant Partners to do business on. For example, Zomato, Uber Eats.
Platform Administrators own the platform and can exercise all system privileges. They can view the delivery partners, restaurant partners, orders, customers, etc, and alter permissions.
Let’s have a look at the platform administrator’s web app features.
Manage delivery partners
Manage restaurant partners
Platform Owners hold a lot of other benefits. Few are discussed in the following section.
The accumulation of business of data brings new opportunities. The use of a Customer Relationship Management System (CRM) will manage
Brand awareness – Increasing people interested in your business
Relation-building with your existing customers.
CRM aims to improve your relationship with customers through
customer retention &
Backing up your webpage or app with essential technology plays a crucial role in building a successful food delivery system.
The user interaction and experience directly impacts the number of users of your app or webpage.
The development of apps on Android or iOS platforms is pretty much conventional.
The development of cross-platform apps can be done using technologies such as Flutter and React Native.
Cross-platform technologies deploy ready-to-launch products through a single codebase. This results in availing fewer developers which makes it cost-effective. To make changes in the final product you have to improve a single multi-platform code.
This permits the app owners to upload their products on multiple platforms like Google Play Market or App Store.
Restaurant Partners can build a universal solution while saving funds.
You can choose a Web and Mobile App Development Company that has considerable experience in building an app like Zomato and Uber Eats.
We deeply invest our time in building scalable, sustainable, and secure software solutions that cater to the client’s needs.
Our team has extensive experience in building Native Android (using JAVA/ Kotlin), Native iOS (using Swift) as well as hybrid or cross-platform apps. We have an in-depth understanding of the technology we use and recommend technologies like Ionic, Flutter, and Phonegap for cross-platform apps.
Technource holds a repute for building engaging applications with intuitive UI/UX. This trait holds a great deal of importance while building a food delivery app.
We follow the Agile-Scrum Development Framework to provide our clients with timely updates on their product. This framework is a roadmap that offers our plan of action to attain our goal i.e. app or webpage development.
Your services combined with appropriate technology helps you dig deeper roots in user engagement. It’s imperative that you choose a reliable software solution providing company in bringing your dream business online.
Technource has the team force that understands your projects and empowers you to build a successful app. Our team of experienced individuals excels in the following factors:
Agile-Scrum development framework
Your idea of business needs ears. We’re here!
We have built the preceding expertise by building a strong on demand food delivery apps like “Uber Eats” or “Zomato” or ‘DCentro’. The app allows restaurant owners to manage their daily orders. It is also equipped to send groceries and beverages in a few clicks.
We back our word with experience.