The industry of packers and movers have been on the rise for quite sometime with people looking to move cities over job changes, personal location switch or just looking to move into nicer apartment. The need for it is sometimes even on demand in moving a certain heavy object from one location to other. To organize logistics on demand is taking shape in form of an on demand application like Uber. Uber for X scripts are bought and used to create apps that can facilitate and streamline businesses to operate digitally.
When a user, usually operating businesses have to transfer goods to their clients or distributors, operating with their own logistics unit can get expensive. Handling an external 3rd party logistics unit can become extremely unorganized and frantic. So to get this done properly, businesses are arriving with new business plan to create an Uber like app model to bring an organized, quick and on-demand application to address this issue.
The application enables the transfer of the goods in a safe, secure, organized with a hassle free booking system. Users just enter the pick up point and the drop-off points with weight and vehicle type. The application calculates the pricing of the service based on either the distance model or the weight model or a mix of both based on the business model.
Digitalizing traditional business has heaped lucrative rewards over the last few years. Following the trend and bringing in certain innovative ideas can help your business grow and expand further. Easiest and quickest way to get things moving is to start off on a base Uber for X script that has the basic functions readymade as an MVP and develop your application on top of that.
1. Options in Choosing Time and Packing
Making the application user-friendly and convenient and usable is one of the key stand point to get any application successful. The users must be able to select options instead of typing out the information in detail which will be strenuous and time consuming. The flexibility of booking in terms of time, be it scheduled in advance or on demand booking should be convenient for the user to explore. Users should also be able to see the options of logistics and be comfortable in choosing what is needed.
2. Payment options
With most businesses moving digital, people are quite comfortable with making payments online. However, what is important is the payment should be powered by a trusted payment gateway module. The payment option should not just be limited to the traditional debit card and credit card system. Offering a wallet function, net-banking function and other external e-banking modes like apple pay and samsung pay also improves customer experience and reduces the risk of abandoning your service.
3. Real-time tracking
Live tracking is an important function that ensures security of orders and delivery system in an on demand service application. When a client books a service, a feature to enable the client to constantly track where the service provider is, as the security of the goods transferred is to be ensured.
4. Ratings and Review
Since all the movers are going to be individual contractors and logistics experts, the ratings of their service adds to the credibility they offer along with it. Applications that enable ratings and reviews options help adding value to the business and there by driving more trusted users to your application.
These important features are key in getting you app successfully setup like Uber for movers and Uber for logistics. Contact WAIOZ to understand how to set up and digitalize you on demand logistics application and scale to great heights.