Uber Connect delivery service expands to the United States

Uber Connect delivery service expands to the United States

Uber Connect is expanding to thousands of cities in the United States, making it easier to ship people-to-people packages.

Uber is now much more than a chauffeur-driven transport car company. The American company has diversified its activities, with Uber Eats, in particular, for meal deliveries. It works on autonomous driving technologies Uber Technologies, recently sold to the Aurora company and even offers leasing to rent a car and acquire it at the end of the contract with Uber Rent.

Uber Connect, for its part, is a same-day delivery service between individuals, without contact and directly integrated into the application of active users of the application. A service that is expanding today in the United States.

Uber Connect expands to thousands of cities in the United States

Shortly after the Covid-19 pandemic put the world on hiatus in March 2020, Uber launched a parcel delivery service. Today, the American company is expanding Uber Connect to more than 6,000 cities across Uncle Sam’s Land and adding a number of additional features to it.

As with Uber Eats, delivery people can now leave or collect their packages at their customer’s doorstep. Until now, Uber Connect has only officially offered a curbside discount option. Customers will be able to add delivery notes or instructions for their courier before the latter comes to pick up or deliver the package – which can be very handy for informing that the contents are fragile, for example -.

For parcel shipments between individuals always easier

New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego are among the major cities that can now take advantage of Uber Connect. When it launched, Uber Connect was only accessible in 25 cities, the United States, Australia and Mexico.

Other companies have offered similar services for many years, such as TaskRabbit. However, the expansion of Uber Connect suggests that the service is popular enough that the American company decides to expand its areas of operation, helping families, friends, colleagues in thousands of cities to get laid. quickly and easily objects.

Will we be entitled to it one day in France? The future will tell.

Rachel Maga
Rachel Maga is a technology journalist currently working at Globe Live Media agency. She has been in the Technology Journalism field for over 5 years now. Her life's biggest milestone is the inside tour of Tesla Industries, which was gifted to her by the legend Elon Musk himself.