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Zomato to pay more to delivery partners, absorb fuel price rise impact

Swiggy also planning fuel-related incentives for riders

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Zomato | Fuel prices | Swiggy

Samreen Ahmad  |  Bengaluru 

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On an average, a Zomato delivery partner travels anywhere between 100-120 km in a day, consuming 60-80 litres of fuel in a typical month, according to the company

With rising pinching the pockets of its delivery partners, foodtech platform has put in place a revised pay structure for them which will now include a component of distance pay. It has also introduced a long-distance return pay which means for every long-distance order completed, its delivery partner would either receive another order within 15 minutes that would bring them back closer to their base working location or they will get an additional payout for travelling the extra distance.

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First Published: Fri, February 26 2021. 12:56 IST
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