In this Driver Spotlight, we introduce you to UDM, a Miami-based driver who is well known on YouTube in the gig-driving community. In his videos, he demonstrates one of our core values: transparency. He educates independent contractors honestly about what they can expect when working with each app. Read on to learn why he recommends driving for Dispatch!
-How did you hear about Dispatch? Another driver within my delivery family community on YouTube reached out to me and told me to check it out because he heard great things.
-How long have you been driving for Dispatch? I have been driving with Dispatch for about three months (I think).
-What kind of vehicle do you drive? I drive a Honda Civic Sedan.
-Why did you decide that Dispatch was the best job fit for you and your lifestyle? I love being independent and Dispatch gives me the flexibility to do so while making really good money compared to other apps that are out there.
-Tell us your favorite Dispatch story! Once upon a time, I assigned an order to myself that had a $27 payout. When I arrived at the delivery location (on time), the delivery contact wasn’t available so I had to take the parcel back to the pickup and was paid for my total miles. That $27 payout turned into a $47 payout which definitely put a smile on my face.
-Why should other people drive for Dispatch? Dispatch can work great as supplemental income or even full-time income. If you need just a few extra dollars per week or you would like to make a living while driving, then Dispatch is for you.
-What’s your favorite thing about being able to set your own hours? I have young kids and emergencies tend to pop up from time to time. Since they are a priority in my life, it’s great to not have the pressure of working a set schedule.
-If you could give any advice to other drivers at Dispatch, what would it be? Keep up with your vehicle maintenance and always keep a full tank of gas.
-Tell us anything else you'd like us to know! Dispatch is great! They do their best to not take on too many drivers so the competition for assigning orders is significantly better compared to other apps.