9.3 / 10
Summary of review: If you are looking to make a little bit of extra income, becoming a member of the Postmates Fleet is a good option for quick cash. Being a Postmates courier offers the flexibility to set your own hours and be your own boss. Our reviewers enjoyed working Postmates for the extra perks that the company offers to its couriers as well as the respectable pay rate when compared to competitors.
Postmates is a courier and delivery service that operates very similarly to Uber and Lyft. People that download the Postmates app can sign up to join the Postmates Fleet and begin working for themselves to earn some extra income. With Independent Contractor positions such as these becoming a hot trend in the job marketplace along with their respective services, it can be hard navigating around all of these different options. Our reviewers are big fans of Postmates especially due to some of the extra amenities that are offered to members of the Postmates fleet.
Postmates couriers that complete 10 or more deliveries in a given week are given access to special deals with Postmates partners. These include specials for restaurants and other local deals. Additionally, Postmates provides its couriers with access to its JVS services for career building as well as numerous resources in their platform’s Flexible Toolkit which is a multi-purpose service that helps with filing taxes and other specialized purposes.
The delivery App market is reportedly worth over 16 billion dollars, and Postmates is one of the top apps out there. Whether you have used it before or not, Postmates is a food and goods delivery service similar to GrubHub and UberEats. Postmates is looking for delivery people as their company continues to grow. The people at Postmates report that it’s free to sign up and fast to get started with your new position. They also say that there are no fees or time commitments, and you get to take home 100% of what you earn every time you complete one of your deliveries. Postmates Fleet service works through an easily downloadable app. You can download the free Postmates Fleet app for Android or iOS. With the app and approval, you can go online whenever you feel like you want to make some extra money. The app works with GPS, so you know exactly where you’re going and when you will most likely be able to get there. You can also earn more with weekly guarantees. Postmates Fleet allows you to keep 100% of the tips you receive. You also don’t have to have a car, as Postmates works with cyclists and people who ride scooters or motorcycles. Postmates states that you can make up to $25 an hour and puts their average median at around $19 an hour during “peak times” as stated by their CEO Bastian Lehmann said at a TechCrunch event.
Postmates also has deals with Chipotle, McDonalds, and many other companies that allow you the user to get their favorite munchies delivered right to their doors. There is also no limit to the amount you are able to cash-out. When you need your money, it’s yours. With all of the corporate giants who are partnering with Postmates, the company has grown exponentially in just over 3 years. The expanding market is only a benefit to you as the potential freelancer, allowing you more opportunity to make more money!
Postmates allows you to see how much you have earned after each delivery and also shows you exactly how your earnings get calculated. You can get fast and free weekly deposits, allowing you to cash out instantly at any time that works for you. So even if this is not your first job, you will have the option to make extra cash whenever you have the time. If, for instance, you want to go out on the weekend with your girlfriend and do not have the money, With Postmates Fleet, you can just turn on your app and work until you have the desired amount. The people at Postmates also give you a tremendous amount of outside support. Postmates Fleet has an advisory board, offers assistance with taxes, gives you a prepaid card to pay for purchases and other tools to help you plan your earning and achieve your goals. If you are looking to be your own boss, or just want to make some extra money on the side, Postmates Fleet wants you to consider their service as an option.
Let’s face it, we could all benefit from some extra money in our pockets. I’ve never heard anyone say that they wouldn’t want some extra cash in their pockets, but putting in the extra hours and effort at work doesn’t always equal more change in our pockets. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been the hardest working and most capable person in an office, only to watch everyone around me go home with the same paycheck (sometimes a better paycheck.) It would be nice to have a job that pays you based on your own efforts, not just because you are there. Postmates wants to help you achieve some of the financial freedom you deserve. Wouldn’t it be nice to be your own boss?
With Postmates that dream can become a reality. Joining the Postmates fleet allows you to work for yourself on your own schedule and at your own convenience. Whether you are looking for a little boost to your income, or you are looking to turn Postmates into your primary form of work, joining the Postmates fleet will give you the opportunities that you are seeking and the flexibility that you need to make it work.
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