Instacart is the same as Uber Eats or Doordash but it is specifically for grocery shopping.
They provide groceries services right to the customer door without coming in the contact with the customer due to covid-19 for safety.
If you are looking to start your own app then you should go for a grocery delivery mobile app development company. In this blog, you will know how does instacart grocery delivery works?
How does Instacart work?
To start to know this grocery delivery app, download the Instacart app on your Android or IOS devices.
After installing it you need to enter your ZIP code. By zip code, it will help you in finding available grocery stores near you.
After your location, you need to create an account and start your grocery shopping.
You need to sign up in this app to use it Users can use Apple ID, Google account, Facebook account, or email address for signing up.
In this app, you can choose from a wide variety ofÂ different places. If you’ve already purchased from it before, your previous grocery store will appear at the top of the screen for quick access.
Instacart marketplace has more than 300 retailers which include Aldi, Albertsons, Kroger, Sam’s Club, and Sprouts.
After selecting the store you can browse all the products of that store. This app will match you with a personal shopper after you place an order.
In this app, you can browse the products by category. Categories include such as “Produce,” or choose a subcategory like “Fresh Vegetables.
After the user done with the grocery shopping, the user needs to confirm and pay for orders. Users also get the notification once a shopper accepts their order.
Instacart Express Membership
If you want to use the services of the grocery delivery app regularly then you should sign up for Instacart Express Membership that costs $99 a year.
The user gets free delivery on orders above $35 in this Express Membership. They also provide a facility to freely use the services for two weeks.
You can try the service free for two weeks and cancel if you don’t like it.
A personal shopper is a person who can shop for you and will deliver your groceries to your doorstep.
Users should pay attention to the app while the shopper is purchasing their groceries.
Attention is necessary in the case of the product get out of stock, shopper mistakenly purchased some other product, you can communicate with the shopper.
Most of the Shoppers are not employees of instacart. That means they work on a contract basis just like drivers work in Taxi Booking App companies like uber, ola.
The shoppers who deliver and purchased your groceries are independent workers. They get paid on the number of orders they completed. You can give tips to your shopper.
These shoppers donâte pick anything or from any store, they pick only those things which you order in the grocery delivery app from the store of your choice.
After the shopper picks your grocery products at the time of checkout, you can pay the exact amount mentioned at the time of checkout.
You can pay this amount via your credit card or debit card. A shopper is fast in grocery shopping, they can finish one order in just an hour.