How to start an online meat delivery business?

Updated -   November 11, 2022 at 5:24 pm   |  97 Views

Today, due to busy schedules every customer wants to get fresh, healthy, nutritious, hygienic and affordable products at their doorstep. But it can be feasible only when if there is some common online platform between the customer and seller where they can visit, see the product information, compare the brands and order instantly that they need.

As we all knows that in the era of digitalisation and e-commerce, everything is available online, there can be only few industries or business segment are left those can not be online. if we review the statistics, then we will see that there had 5.2 trillion USD sale generated in 2021 from global retail e-commerce. And according to the marketers, the online revenue will increase till 8.0 trillion USD in 2026 at surge rate of 56 percent.

By reviewing these statistics, we have found that how we can earn the global customer base and revenue by running the online business 24 X 7. If we will talk about the setup cost then you will be surprised after knowing that it takes less budget to start as compare to traditional physical shops. Then what are you waiting for? Take your business online and target those customers who can’t reach your physical store. 

After knowing the worldwide meat consumption statistics you will be happy that it is already crossed 328 million metric tons in 2021. In this race, only few countries like United States, Australia, Argentina, Israel, Brazil, New Zealand, Chile and Canada included that has higher consumption rate. And an average per capita meat consumption is 68 kilogram in these countries. 

There are only few brands are existed in above countries that are selling meat online through a website. But if will talk about the dedicated raw meat delivery brand then it can be good opportunity for those whom are selling meat in these countries. They can start an online meat delivery process by launching their brand app on Google Play / App Store.

You will definitely surprised after knowing that there is one country in the world where per capita meat consumption is very less as compared to above mentioned countries. Yes, we are talking about India, where 10 meat delivery apps are existed and successfully running by doing mastery on the farm to fork model & cold supply chain. Such apps are earning the more revenue as compared to those brands that are existed in the above-mentioned countries where meat consumption rate is higher. 

If such app brands are getting success in India where per capita meat consumption rate is less, then why your brand app won’t get the success in your country? think about it!  Let’s discuss how you can launch an online meat store using an app or website?

Website For Meat Business

As we all know that website is the initial step towards launching an online business. You can take a physical store to online platform and target those customers who cannot visit the traditional shop due to time and distance. This website not only helps you to receive an order but will also assist you in the management of the entire meat enterprise. Let’s discuss about the benefits of having online ecommerce website – 

  • Business owner can upload the meat products catalogue by adding photo, name, price, category, discount and description. If a meat product is out of stock then they can update the product availability status so that customers can’t see it in their list. 
  • Using a website, customers can see the products information, search the meat items by entering the keyword and can also filter it according to the category and price.
  • After choosing the right meat products they can make an online order by doing a payment through multiple options.
  • Meat business owner can see the daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually sales and growth report. 
  • Apart from this, they can also see the new and existing customers in an admin panel. 
  • If owner has multiple store, branches and meat outlets then they can also manage it through an admin panel. This also includes the staff management feature to get control on overall operations. 

Online Meat Ordering And Delivery App

By knowing the global retail ecommerce statistics of 2021, we found that 72.9% sale is generated though the mobile commerce. Today, 6 of 10 people are using the mobile to make an online order. For making the customer experience better, business owner needs both the solutions like website and an app. Let’s discuss about the benefits and functioning from order to delivery process through an app. 

Like website, initially business owner needs to add the detailed products information to the customer app using an admin panel. After searching the required products on the app, customer makes the order by doing payment through multiple options. And after receiving a new order from the customer, now store manager can pack the order for delivery agent & update the ready to deliver status on the store manager app. Now, delivery agent reach to the store for picking up the order. After delivering the order to the customer, delivery agent can update the status of the order. For better understanding, let’s break the key points in each section.

Admin Panel

This is like the control panel where business owner can manage the all enterprise based operations that may include –

  • Business owner can upload the meat products catalogue by adding photo, name, price, category, discount and description. If a meat product is out of stock then they can update the product availability status so that customers can’t see it in their list.
  • Meat business owner can see the daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually sales and growth report. 
  • If owner has multiple store, branches and meat outlets then they can also manage it through an admin panel. This also includes the staff management feature to get control on overall operations. 
  • On the occasions, festivals and special days, business representative can send the promotional messages, emails and notifications to the customers. 
  • Now, you can easily track the vehicle location of each delivery agent and also their order status. 

Want to know more about the features of admin panel?

Customer App

Like website, customer can see the meat products on the app and make an order using multiple payment modes. Apart from this, customer app has lots of other useful features that you should know.

  • Customers can create an account using name, email, photo, contact number and password. And update the profile at anytime as per their requirement. 
  • Using an app, customers can see the products information, search the meat items by entering the keyword and can also filter it according to the category and price.
  • After choosing the right meat products they can make an online order by doing a payment through multiple options.
  • They can track the delivery agent in the map until the order is delivered to their destination. 
  • After receiving the order at their doorstep, they can give ratings and review about the specific order.
  • Customers can give the ratings to app and share the app with their colleagues, friends & relatives. 

Apart from this, you can find more about the customer app features.

Store Manager / Vendor App

This app is essential when business owner is launching an online meat marketplace from where they are earning the commission on each sales from the vendor. Or they have multiple stores / branches / outlets to manage, in this case each manager can be responsible for their own store and control the operations for it on the app. Like customer app and admin panel, this store manager / vendor app has lots of essential features that includes –

  • Store manager / vendor can upload the meat products catalogue by adding photo, name, price, category, discount and description. If a meat product is out of stock then they can update the product availability status so that customers can’t see it in their list.
  • After receiving a new order from the customer, now store manager can pack the order for delivery agent & update the ready to deliver status on the vendor /  store manager app.
  • Meat business owner can see the daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually earnings and send a payment withdraw request to the support team through the app. 
  • On the occasions, festivals and special days, vendors / store manager can send the promotional messages, emails and notifications to the customers. 

Know more about the store manager / vendor app features – 

Delivery Agent App

Unlike website, this app is useful when you hire somebody to perform the delivery operations. A delivery agent / partner will use this app to find the collision free direct roads to the destination that helps the business owner to process more deliveries. Let’s discuss about the more features of this delivery agent app.

  • Apart from the route optimisation, delivery partner can also update their profile information like photo, password, contact and etc. 
  • After delivering the meat order successfully at the doorstep of the customer, they can take the digital signature from the customers to maintain the electronic proof of delivery. 
  • Delivery partner / agent can see the daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually earnings and send a payment withdraw request to the support team through the app. 

You can find more features of delivery agent app here.

Hope this information is useful that how you can start an online meat ordering and delivery business. Apart from this, owners can also take the advantage of POS software for meat business that can be easily sync with all the apps and admin panel to monitor the overall operations. If you also want to take the online space for your meat business and start the delivery operations then launch your brand website / apps today. Be the pioneer by launching the online meat market in your country and make the edge on your competitors by gaining the more customers & revenue.

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