uber now a delivery service

Uber Rush

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Looks like Uber is driving into the delivery service.

Earlier this week Uber graduated its Uber Rush program from a pilot experiment to a full-fledged business. First launched last year the Uber Rush trial let users hail a delivery person from its app the same way you order a driver. And while it might be handy for someone else pick up your dry cleaning or get the umbrella you left at a restaurant; the real customer for Uber Rush is businesses.

Small businesses in big cities all over the country can use Uber Rush to deliver their goods. If a restaurant is slammed during lunch it can hire an extra driver to make deliveries. Stores or boutiques can now add same day delivery to their list of services.  read more »