Food Delivery App Development

Write your own success story using refined food delivery software packed with custom features and functionality. As one of the top food delivery app development companies, we ensure that you get the right food delivery solutions within your budget. Leverage our expertise in creating software that is 100% customizable and flexible for all kinds of adjustments and integrations.

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Business Models

Types of Food Delivery Platforms We Deliver

Order-only (aggregator apps) solution

The most widespread type of restaurant delivery software, aggregator platforms act as middlemen between buyers and catering establishments (local cafes and restaurants).
Order-only apps don’t deal with food preparation and delivery. Rather, their goal is to facilitate transactions between the two parties and act as a meeting point for each side.

Order and delivery
solution

This business model lets aggregators handle order management and delivery when restaurant owners don’t have the possibility to use food delivery logistics software on their side.
Order and delivery apps introduce the functionality for couriers and facilitate their interactions with consumers and restaurants.

Vertically integrated solution

This model entails that the food delivery system software manages every aspect of the service in one place.
Vertically integrated apps and websites bring together cooking, ordering, and delivery and let their owners control the efficiency of each service tier and surpass customer expectations.

Key Functionality

Features that Go with Food Delivery
App Development

User Panel (Customer App)

  • Login
  • Location
  • Homepage and menu
  • Takeaway options
  • Cart selection
  • Payment options
  • User-friendly checkout process
  • Reviews 
  • Past orders
  • Discounts and offers
  • Contact Information
  • Tracking the delivery
  • Search

Delivery Service Panel (Courier app)

  • Order request
  • Order delivery
  • Order history
  • Chat/Call
  • COD (Cash-on-delivery)
  • Push Notifications
  • Offline payment/Wallet
  • Payment withdrawal 
  • GPS tracking
  • Transaction history 
  • Online support 
  • Navigation

Admin Panel

  • Manage Products
  • Manage Orders
  • Manage Customers
  • Menu Management
  • Handle Payments
  • Notification Management

Restaurant Panel (Merchant app)

  • Dashboard
  • Accept or decline orders
  • List of orders, order details
  • Managing the restaurant account
  • Payment
  • Sales report

Advanced Features:

  • Social media integrations
  • Push Notifications
  • In-app Messaging
  • Powerful and flexible CMS
  • Review and rating system
  • Advanced search option
  • Revenue statistics
  • Tracking GPS and Navigation

At a Glance

Pros and Cons of Your Own Custom
Food Delivery App

Pros

  • Growing market value. Having a reliable food delivery software platform enables you to reach more paying customers and boost their loyalty in the long run. 
  • Convenience for users. Food delivery software is best at saving customers’ time with easy and intuitive ways to place an order anytime, anywhere. 
  • Increased ROI. Investing in your own food delivery system software results in increased profits from a growing number of orders and paychecks.
  • Business expansion. Online food delivery software for restaurants grants more opportunities for experimenting and laying the ground for prospective growth.

Cons

  • Development and support costs. Starters can face high initial expenses associated with setting up and maintaining a full-service food delivery platform software. It is also necessary to ensure compliance with strict health and insurance regulations in the niche.
  • Stiff competition. With numerous restaurant delivery software solutions entering the market, the delivery boom continues to dominate the eCommerce sphere. To stand out, businesses need to surpass industry leaders and other startups and create a unique offering that will differentiate them from the crowd.

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Growth Drivers

Cutting-Edge Functionalities with Online
Food Delivery App Development

Mixed Reality

The use cases for AR/VR technologies make headways in the delivery sector and the entire food industry alike.
From creating 3D visualizations of actual menus and dishes, interactive AR and VR ads and games to deploying the mixed reality techs to train employees, those real-life experiences become the need of the hour for everyone in the niche.

Expansion of Business Model

Competition in the online food delivery segment is tense, and many companies turn to innovative cooperation methods to stand out.
So whether you plan to reimagine the existing food delivery journeys, collaborate with social media influencers, or partner with innovative brands. It is high time to go beyond the traditional business models and prepare for their expansion.

New Delivery Options

Self-driving robots, drones, and other autonomous delivery methods are gaining momentum despite their early years.
With many food delivery companies like Just Eat testing and using the technology and online restaurant delivery software, it can boost delivery numbers and improve customer satisfaction.

Big Data

Latest advances in Big Data and Analytics enable companies to leverage acquired data generated by customers across all touchpoints.
This allows companies to gain valuable insights from customer feedback and detect behavior patterns. All this is useful for improving customer service, boosting service efficiency, and enhancing productivity.

Crypto Food Ordering

A growing number of platforms worldwide already enable their users to pay for meals with electronic cash.
In addition, businesses are exploring blockchain-based food delivery development solutions to access various capabilities, including security, efficiency, and end-to-end transparency of delivery processes.

Our Approach
Let Us Estimate the Functionality and Related
IT Services
Order-Only Mobile AppOrder and Delivery Mobile AppVertically Integrated Mobile App
2.5–3 months3.5–4 months3–4 months
$50,000–$55,000$70,000–$80,000$60,000-$65,000
Support for Customer and Admin roles without payment processing or geo-tracking featuresSupport for Customer, Merchant, and Admin roles and managing multiple restaurantsThe app’s first version with the restaurant chain’s infrastructure, payment processing, and geo-tracking support

We Excel At

Custom Food Delivery Development Services

  • Business Analysis and project estimation
  • Customer iOS/Android app development
  • Restaurant iOS/Android app development
  • Delivery Boy iOS/Android app development
  • Fully-functional website development
  • App enhancement and custom components development
  • Integrations with third-party software
  • Post-implementation support and user adoption

TECHNOLOGIES

Tech Stack for Food Delivery App Development

TECHNOLOGIES

Solid experience goes hand-in-hand with mastering appropriate toolchains.
We use both cutting edge and classic technologies.

OUR STRENGTHS

Why Entrust Your Online Food Delivery App Development to Geomotiv

Advanced features that make your app competitive on the market

Apps with a user-friendly interface for every
end-user type

Dedicated teams with constantly upgraded technical expertise

Secure third-party integrations: payment gateways, CRM, CMS, etc.

On-time delivery of quality solutions

Cross-functional case history across adjacent verticals (delivery,
logistics, martech)

Vast experience with
microservices architecture
design and development

Continuous testing to ensure the solution
is bug-free

Daily reporting with all details of the project and transparency

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FAQ

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How much does it cost to develop a food delivery app?

The total cost to develop food delivery software applications varies and includes multiple factors such as the project’s complexity and design, the initial setup, developer rates, the number of integrations, features and functionality, support, and maintenance. Based on your requirements and needs, we can estimate the approximate budget for apps with basic functionality, online restaurant delivery software with advanced features, or complex food delivery solutions with custom features and multiple third-party integrations.

How do I start a delivery app?

It is vital to identify the level of competition, target audience, and potential roadblocks. The next step is to choose the most appropriate business model (aggregator, order and delivery, or a vertically integrated solution). Furthermore, determine a proper monetization strategy, which will shape the design and features of the restaurant delivery system software. After that, plan and prioritize its functionality and proceed to the development and testing processes. Once you complete the development of an MVP, add the required features to extend the functionality and scale the system further.

How do food delivery apps make money?

The software for food delivery business can have one of the below revenue models:

  1. Commission from restaurants – a fixed amount or percentage on each order placed on your food delivery management software.
  2. Customers’ delivery charges – a percentage of the order price tag or a fee depending on the distance.
  3. Ad spend from partner restaurants  – a fee for featured restaurants.
  4. Third-party ad services – via banner, video, or native ads on your platform.
  5. Subscription model for merchants – different pricing tiers for various restaurants. 

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