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How To Develop An On-Demand App Like Glovo

On-demand delivery apps are trending now in Dubai. It can be used to order anything you want and it gets delivered to your location. This is the next best thing to deliver anything because, with just a few taps, your order will be delivered to you within minutes.

The recent Covid-19 outbreak has changed the demand for food, grocery & pharmacy services. Now, people prefer online shopping other than physical movement. The benefits of using a delivery app are numerous for users and businesses in this pandemic situation. For users, it provides a convenient way to purchase products without leaving home or going anywhere at all. For business owners, it's a simple way of reaching new customers who may not have been aware of their product or service.

Glovo is a kind of delivery app that allows customers to get anything necessary in the city like- food, groceries, pharmacies, courier & a lot more! It’s like a magic wand as it allows customers to order anything of their choice.

In this article, we will know some insights of Glovo app & also will know how to develop an app like Glovo


Glovo App & Its Features

Glovo App & Its Features

Glovo - a Spanish on-demand delivery app was founded in 2015 by Oscar Pierre and Sacha Michaud with the tagline Order Anything! This application transformed the way for the customer to get their daily needs in an hour to their doorsteps. Glovo says its vision- To give everyone easy access to anything in their city. Following the motto, Glovo has expanded business in 23+ countries with 1.1K+ cities.

Glovo is one of the leading delivery apps in mainland Europe with 255M delivered orders. Right now Glovo has raised $1.2B funding from 33 investors.

Glovo provides a wide range of excellent features like:

  • Users can order anything from their nearby shops & restaurants within an hour
  • You can discover nearby shops & restaurants in your city as - groceries, wine shops, flower shops, pharmacies & a lot more
  • Customers will get real-time updates about their ordered item & also get notifications about any promo, deals, or updates.
  • Glovo includes geolocation that enables customers to track their delivery & the glover(Couriers) with optimized speed & distance limit.
  • One of the useful features of Glovo is, user can create their favorite list of items or products

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Features Required To Develop A Delivery App Like Glovo

Features Required To Develop A Delivery App Like Glovo

To develop a delivery app like Glovo you need to focus on 3 portals or panels. These are: client panel, partner/restaurant panel & deliver panel.

These are the main 3 pillars for the delivery app development. The customer panel is an integral part of this development process as they provide demand for the food or products required. Then the corresponding restaurants or partners are responsible for processing the demand to the specific client who orders the product. Lastly, the delivery panel will provide the service as soon as possible. Take a look at the other parts of these panels.

Client/Customer Panel

  • Need easy-to-navigate user registration interface for account creation & signup process
  • Customers have to set the location where delivery agents are supposed to deliver the service.
  • The search option to find out the suitable restaurants or shops in the city
  • Bookmark option to save customer’s favorite restaurants or shop
  • Add to cart option for listing before purchase
  • Multiple payments options to choose from
  • Order tracking to see the progress of the delivery
  • Chat option for the customer to connect with the owner of a restaurant or the delivery agent
  • Order history to check the previous orders & transactions.
  • Review options

 Partner/Restaurant Panel

  • Partner’s signup process to create an account on the app to enlist the products & food menus.
  • Owners can launch different kinds of promos & offers for the customers
  • There should be an option to edit/alter any food menu or grocery product if it is not available at the moment
  • As the customer panel, partners can track the order status at any time
  • There should be an easy communication method with the store owner, delivery agent & customer
  • Owners can update the entire menu list, pictures & descriptions whenever it will be needed.

Delivery Panel

  • Like the other two panels, there will be a signup option for delivery agents.
  • Order management option for the agents to accept or reject the orders according to the product availability.
  • Account history to check the number of delivered items & total collected amount
  • In-app calling option to communicate with the customers

These are the essential parts of an app development process. Other aspects you should keep in mind that- doing market research for the targeted consumers, build-up a business & revenue model, app prototyping, easy-to-use interface design, development process & app testing.


Cost to develop On-Demand Delivery App like Glovo

To build an on-demand app like Glovo that includes both a website and a mobile app will cost you AED 50k to AED 70k. Depending on your feature requirements it may vary sometimes. Royex Technologies- the leading website & mobile application development company in Dubai can help you to structure a variety of websites & mobile apps at the most affordable price. If you have detailed requirements on your apps, will give you the exact idea about the app’s cost. You can contact us for more information to make any iOS and Android mobile applications.

We live in a world where people are always on the go, and technology has been making our lives easier. On-demand delivery apps have been one of those essential tools that have been developed to help us get things when we need them, without having to leave our homes.

Royex Technologies has been in the business since 2013 and has competent team members who have been developing projects for more than 300 clients to date, all over the world. We’re one of the best mobile app developers in Dubai, you can check our website and portfolio to see our previous works. Contact us via email at or call us on +971566027916 with your requirements, only then we can tell you the development cost precisely.