Food courier light entrepreneur

How to get started as a food courier?

Food courier driving on a scooter on the street with a backpack full of food

What is a food courier?

As a food courier, you make money by transporting food from restaurants to customers homes. Food couriers can work for companies such as Wolt or Foodora to deliver food and get paid per delivery. As a food courier, you decide when you work, which makes this job particularly flexible. It is a perfect option for students, for example, who want to make money alongside their studies.

Some have also become professional food couriers, earning over 5 000โ‚ฌ per month.

Our favourity food courier, Timur Fearless, broked the earnings record of 10 000โ‚ฌ per month, in October 2022. Follow him here!

As a food courier, you also decide how much work you do, giving you the freedom to determine your salary. You can move from one place to another with the vehicle of your choice. Biking is an easy, inexpensive and healthy option, especially when weather permits.

You can also use other modes of transportation, such as a car, scooter or even a uniwheel like Timur.

How to get started as a food courier?

Starting as a food courier is super easy!

  1. Register to our website
  2. Register to one of the food delivery platform apps, such as Wolt or Foodora
  3. Deliver food ๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿœ๐Ÿ”
  4. Send your food delivery platform an invoice through our service
  5. Receive ๐Ÿ’ฐ salary on the same day the food delivery platfrom pays the invoice!

Expense reimbursements as a food courier

When working as a food courier, through our service, you can also get expense reimbursements, such as, kilometer compensation and meal reimbursements. Which means that the claimed expenses amount can be paid to you without withholding income taxes.

Read more detailed instructions on how to claim tax free expenses when invoicing ja claim tax deductions when submitting your personal tax declaration.

Light entrepreneurship and platform economy

A food courier works either as an entrepreneur or as a light entrepreneur and is powered by an application such as Wolt or Foodora. Food courier does not work for the company itself, but as an entrepreneur with the application as a work platform. Through the application, you can accept work gigs and monitor your cash flow. This type of application based work is called platform economy and is practiced by, for example, Airbnb, Uber, Wolt and Foodora.

Many food couriers operate as light entrepreneurs, which means that they just use an invoicing service like ours and don't have to worry about anything else. This way they get to work in an entrepreneurial way, but pass on all the paperwork. By invoicing through our service, food couriers can earn significantly more as our service fee is two to five times less than that of our competitors.

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