Top 5 Delivery Jobs in Singapore

Posted on: 2021-07-05

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Top 5 Delivery Jobs in Singapore

After Circuit Breaker where deliveries were common, everyone got used to staying home and ordering delivery. Going downstairs to dabao your food, aiya lazy lah, just order delivery!

With Singaporeans being more reliant on food delivery as technology blooms and the convenience of having food delivered to your doorstep without leaving the house, the food delivery industry blooms too. Riders also have flexible work hours and can sign up with any mode of transport they have - even by foot! Flexible schedule, convenient leh!

With this, let’s evaluate the delivery riders’ job!

1. Grabfood

Grabfood
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Grabfood Table

Sign up at: https://www.grab.com/sg/gfdp-weeklyincentives/

For Grab, you can choose to deliver food or parcels. For trip fares, there is a minimum guaranteed based component  on top of distance adjustment. There are also incentive schemes in place and they are Zone Boosts Gems: Earn more per trip based on time and location and Quest Gems: All-week targets with great rewards to motivate riders. More information on the incentives can be found here.

Grab's Incentive

Requirements

For all including walkers:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Singaporean or Singapore PR

For riders:

  • Your own means of transport (with valid class 2B, 2A or 2 license and commercial insurance for motorbike).
  • Protective gear for bicycle riders.
  • GrabFood gear to deliver food.

For Van Drivers

  • Your own or rented Van (with valid Class 3 license and commercial insurance for Van)

Reviews
Taken from Glassdoor, being a delivery rider with Grab has a rating of 3.2 out of 5, with many commenting that the job is very flexible and has attractive remunerations for low barriers of entry.

Grab's reviews

2. Foodpanda

Foodpanda
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Foodpanda Table

Sign up at: https://rider.foodpanda.sg/

Foodpanda offers up to $520 per referred friend to be a rider with them and up to $100 per week of other incentives. Free bicycle rentals are also available if you do not have your own mode of transport.


Quest incentives are available as such:

Quest incentives

Quest incentives

There are also surge fees which can be found here.

Requirements

  • An iPhone 4s (or newer) or an Android Phone (4.2 or newer)
  • Motorbike, car (Private hire vehicles and taxis till 31st Aug), Bicycle, ebike or walkers are all welcome
  • Be a Singaporean or Permanent Resident and to be 18 years old or over.
  • POSB/DBS bank account (ibanking enabled)
  • DBS Paylah! App and account

Reviews

Taken from Indeed, being a delivery rider with Foodpanda has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 in 2020, with many commenting that work life balance is in place and the work environment is great with helpful and friendly colleagues.

Foodpanda rating

3. Ninjavan

Ninjavan
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Ninjavan Table

Sign up at: https://jobs.lever.co/ninjavan/ad570997-f72a-4c67-a7d0-d6a248606060

Requirements

  • Local Singaporean
  • Possess a good driving record
  • Android phone
  • Close toe shoes at warehouse for safety

Reviews

Taken from Indeed, NinjaVan has a lower rating compared to the other delivery companies at 3.6 out of 5. Reviews showed that working hours are very long with no overtime pay and that it can be a stressful job as there are many parcels to be delivered. However, you only have to deliver parcels within a 5km radius and can deliver based on the area you bid for.

Ninjavan Reviews

4. DHL Express

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DHL Table

Sign up at: https://jobs.lever.co/ninjavan/ad570997-f72a-4c67-a7d0-d6a248606060

Reviews

DHL strives for a flexible, open, and inclusive culture. They are internationally ranked #57 by Fortune and Great Place to Work For® Guided by employee feedback. Reviews from Glassdoor show that the work culture in DHL is fun and emphasizes employment engagement while providing impressive training. They are reported to have benefits above the market rate too and have an open management style, which employees value.

DHL Express Reviews

5. Lalamove

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Lalamove Table

Sign up at: https://www.lalamove.com/en-sg/driver

Lalamove drivers have an incentive with exclusive savings at Shell, Esso, Caltex and SINOPEC petrol stations, savings on vehicle rental and savings for servicing and maintenance services.

Requirements

  • Own or rent a vehicle (motorbikes, cars, MPVs, vans and lorries)
  • iOS 11 and above or Android 6.0 and above smartphone
  • Singapore Residency and Citizenship

Reviews

Lalamove has a review rating of 3.6 out of 5 based on Glassdoor. Reviews state that there is flexibility, but the driver management support team can be improved.

Lalamove review

The delivery industry is definitely growing as we get used to the new normal and as technology improves. With a lot of flexibility and work life balance, being a delivery driver is a good option for some additional income or for a full time job which allows you to choose your own working hours!

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Written by

Hai Ting

Digital Marketing Executive

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