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How UberFreight May Become a Threat to Companies like FedEx

Posted by: felicia in Rideshare Knowledge 1 month, 2 weeks ago


While companies like Uber and Amazon expand their on-demand shipping offerings, traditional companies like FedEx are negatively impacted. FedEx recently cancelled their contract with Amazon to deliver packages in the U.S., which was a major partnership for the shipping giant.

Since Amazon has invested in expanding their own Amazon Prime delivery service, they want to focus less on partnerships with outside companies and focus on providing all the services for themselves. As Amazon continues to expand in this space, they may start to acquire logistics companies that would help them bring their shipping almost completely in-house.

Uber, on the ...

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Car Seat Stain Removal Tips and Tricks that Really Work!

Posted by: bekah in Driver Community 1 month, 3 weeks ago

We spend quite a bit of time in cars getting to and from where we need and want to go. Cars are home to lots of activities including eating, transporting, and living. With these activities come stains. Stains are a pain. No one likes them or wants to keep them, but getting stains out of a car seat feels like it is truly the worst. It does not have to be, though. There are quick and easy ways to get those pesky stains out of you car with things you have around the house.

Club soda is a tried and ...

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Top 10 Least Pedestrian Friendly Cities in the U.S. 2019

Posted by: lilly in Travel/Wanderlust 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Some cities are easy to get around. Some cities are not. There are cities conducive to walking, cycling, public transportation, or driving. Walking is a great way to get around, but not all cities are created equal for walkability. If you find yourself in a city with terrible walkability, you can always turn to RideGuru to find the best way to get around. 

In general, we have found that Southern cities in the United States tend to have lower walkability rankings. Here are the top ten cities that are the least pedestrian friendly.

Fayetteville, North Carolina is the number one ...

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Uber Airport Fees 2019

Posted by: RideGuru in Rider Community , Travel/Wanderlust 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Surprise fees while traveling are never fun, unfortunately, surcharges and extra fees are quite prevalent in the ridesharing space. One surcharge you may not be expecting is an airport surcharge. Many airports charge a fee to rideshares for simply picking up or dropping off a passenger. Usually this fee is relatively minimal, generally from about $2.00 - $5.00 but it is still nice to be aware of the extra charge before you travel.

Below we have listed out the Rideshare Surcharges for 2019 for Major Airports in the US. For a complete list of airports from around the globe ...

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Travel Tips to Help You Stop Running Late

Posted by: felicia in Rider Community , Travel/Wanderlust 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Do you tend to always run late when meeting up with friends or arriving to work? Not that is in an excuse, but running late is easier than ever before. It can be difficult to work up the motivation when the next Netflix binge is calling or your friend facetimes you last minute. Punctuality is a virtue, especially when you’re traveling. Missing a flight or important connection can cost you big bucks.

Transportation is an important part of being on time. It can be the reason you get to your destination on time. It can also be the reason ...

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