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What is Uber Connect? Is it really a thing?

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MaisieCy89
87 Driver
 Posted 3 months ago

I was searching for something completely different, ran into this page.

Uber Connect is an easy, same-day, no-contact delivery solution that allows people to send items whether it’s a care package for a loved one, a gift for a friend’s birthday, an item you sold online or an important business document.


Looks pretty awesome?  Is this really a thing?  The page completely useless as I can't proceed from there.

https://www.uber.com/blog/uber-connect-ondemand-package-delivery/ 


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    EjiEzeEze
    323 Rider Driver
     3 months ago

    that whole bit about being a "technology company" instead of a "transportation company."  

    Well, that dream died with the covid pandemic.

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    bob
    174 Rider
     3 months ago

    This has been a service for quite a while now. I think in some locations it is called Uber Direct.

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      LCarpenter
      218 Rider Driver
       3 months ago

      Uber Connect use to be the referral service for Uber, I think. Connecting people to people and businesses to people.  I guess they rebranded it. M

      They also call things differently in different countries. So maybe it’s that?  I don’t see how you’d use this delivery service though.

      It is supposed be in the same app?

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    AKalligon
    47
     3 months ago

    This is Uber's end goal, right? They wanted to be more than a taxi company, so they were gonna take over the courier/delivery industry.  Remember the Uber Airport thing with drones?