Although COVID-19 has brought driving down almost 20% in the last week alone, delivery drivers are on the road and filling up now more than ever before, GetUpside said. Open-source data suggest that grocery delivery is up 150% and restaurant delivery is up 67% from this time last year, it said. GetUpside, DoorDash and Instacart have invested in these promotions to help these 1.5 million delivery drivers get more value for their dollar and drive those purchases to gas stations and convenience stores on GetUpside, said the company.
GetUpside is a retail technology company formed to delivers new customers and profit to brick-and-mortar businesses. GetUpside’s platform generates personalized incentives designed to motivate its millions of users to choose participating businesses over the competition without any required IT work, hardware or software upgrades or changes to operations.
DoorDash and Instacart are offering GetUpside as a special perk for their delivery drivers, and are launching proactive marketing campaigns to encourage their drivers to use GetUpside to buy their fuel and snacks at participating locations.
“We are always looking for ways to increase purchasing power for consumers and profit for merchants. Recent trends in delivery present a tremendous opportunity to do both. With these new drivers, GetUpside will be able to bring more than 350 million new gallons to participating stations in 2021,” said Alex Kinnier, CEO of Washington-based GetUpside.