Is looking to start work as a delivery courier right for you? For many people, Coronavirus means they can’t do their normal job anymore. With governments shutting down gatherings, pubs, restaurants, bars, and cafes, a lot of people are looking for new means of work. But there is still lots of work to do, and the demand for delivery couriers is growing and growing. Here’s how you can start work as a delivery courier and keep earning money through this crisis.
1. What equipment do I need to be a courier and how can I get it?
The two basic needs for all delivery couriers are
- A way to get around
- A way to carry goods
While some delivery couriers use cars, making deliveries on a bike makes you more mobile and less restricted, and actually couriers on electric bikes make an average of 30% more deliveries since they are power-assisted and nimble.
If you need an ebike, Bolt can get you set up, just download the app to get started.
Bolt also has all the accessories you need, such as a bag, to start work as delivery courier straight away.
If you have a bike and are ready to start work, then companies like Deliveroo will provide you with a uniform and bag to make deliveries.
Choose your new electric bike and get started today.
2. How do I find work as a delivery courier?
If you’ve been working in industries such as hospitality, you might know someone that needs you to do deliveries for them. There are lots of places starting to offer delivery for the first time, you may already have options.
Bolt has set up a Jobs Board for riders and restaurants to work together. If you’re looking for a new gig, head over there to start work as a delivery courier.
Cities around the world are responding and adapting to this crisis, and there is plenty of work to be done to help things keep moving. If you need more information, feel free to get in touch with us, or check out some of our other resources.
- How to make money as a delivery courier
- What is contactless delivery?
- How you stay safe as a delivery courier
If you’d like more information, check out our website, or get in touch.