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How to Be a Good Delivery Customer

How to be delivery driver friendly

A small and colorful calendar iconPosted on:January 28, 2024

A few nights a week, I deliver pizzas. I love it. It puts extra bucks in my pocket, it gets me out of the house, and the place I deliver for — (Mike’s Pizza) — is a great family run place. Often, I feel like Santa Claus when a kid yells “Pizza’s here!!” It is also surprisingly good money.

I used to deliver DoorDash, but I really didn’t like that, mainly because it was sporadic, and often dragged me half way across the state. (And don’t get me started on them dinging my delivery record for saying I didn’t make a delivery, despite me sending them clear, irrefutable video evidence that I did in fact make the delivery…) Delivering for Mike’s means I never go more than three or four miles away from the store. It’s great. I really like it.

I’ve never had a bad experience with a customer. Everyone is always pleasant. But I have spent more than a few deliveries wondering where the customer’s door is. Apartment complexes are usually the worst, often leaving me wondering what sick, twisted mind designed the numbering patterns for the buildings.

Here are some things you can do to make life easier for your friendly neighborhood delivery person:

Just a few thoughts that may not have occurred to you.