News • 12.05.2021

Gopuff: Grocery delivery via Uber

Uber partners with Gopuff to power everyday essentials delivery, as consumer demand for delivery grows

Uber App and Uber Eats App shown on smartphone
Source: Uber

Uber Technologies, Inc. and Gopuff announced an exclusive partnership for Gopuff to power a new everyday essentials experience on Uber Eats.

Gopuff, the go-to solution for immediate everyday needs, delivers a diverse selection of everyday essentials to customers in more than 650 cities from its own 250+ micro-fulfillment centers. This partnership marries Uber’s engaged U.S. consumer base with Gopuff’s expertise in instant needs delivery, the category it created and leads. This is the first deal of its kind for both companies – the first partnership with a vertically integrated delivery business for Uber and the first time Gopuff has powered an essentials delivery offering for a partner.

The new in-app collaboration is planned to launch in more than 95 cities this June with national expansion to follow later in the summer. It will make use of Gopuff’s hyper-local logistics and driver network to reach Uber customers across the country.

This news follows months of expansion for the Uber Eats app into grocery, convenience, alcohol and additional verticals to meet the evolving expectations of American consumers – including the announced acquisitions of Postmates, Drizly and Cornershop. Residents in more than 100 cities and towns in 20 major U.S. metros can now have groceries delivered – whether scheduled or on-demand – via the Uber and Uber Eats apps.

Gopuff, which acquired BevMo! late last year, has rapidly expanded its product offerings and geographic footprint, growing its number of micro-fulfillment centers nearly 80% last year. With a focus on supporting local businesses, Gopuff has partnered with more than 100 local brands, adding 500 local products nationwide with more coming onto the platform each week.

“One thing we know to be true is that people have come to expect more delivered to their doorsteps than ever before – we’ve seen searches for grocery and convenience items grow by 40% since the start of the year,” said Raj Beri, Uber’s Head of Grocery and New Verticals delivery.

Source: Uber/Gopuff

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