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Order Pickup Wars: TPass vs. Own Ordering Site vs. Delivery Platform?

Which is the best online ordering platform to get your boba drinks?

With online ordering platform, now you can now order from your device without ever lining up in front of the boba shops again. In this review, learn what each service has to offer!

Delivery Platform: Doordash/ UberEats/ Grubhub, etc.

With these delivery platforms, their specialties are delivery. You will expect to pay at least 15–30% markup fee, and a bunch of fees on top of the drinks.

  • $5.00 — a cup of boba
  • $1.50–30% commission
  • $1.00 — regulatory response fee/ city fee
  • $1.00 — fees & estimated tax
  • -$1.70 — 20% off for in-store pickup
  • $6.80 — total cost (not including tip)

Other Pickup Service

Other pickup service usually insert their website in Google Business page in order to replace the actual boba shops website in order to route more orders. They usually charge from $0.99 to $4.99 per orders.

  • $5.00 — a cup of boba
  • $0.99 — service fee
  • $1.00 — fees & estimated tax
  • $6.99 — total cost (not including tip)

Store POS ordering site: Square/ Clover, etc.

A lot of restaurant/ boba shops now have their store POS ordering site in order to accept orders. It’s convenience to the merchant side, however, customers need to input their credit cards every time to place orders. They don’t offer their own loyalty program or loyalty rewards are not in-one-place.

  • $5.00 — a cup of boba
  • $1.00 — fees & estimated tax
  • $6.00 — total cost (not including tip)

TPass

You can either download the app, or scan-to-order in the storefront to place orders (no registration required). They’re both user-friendly and convenience to the merchant side and the users side. No markup fee involved, and built-in loyalty program offers a great value to the users.

  • $5.00 — a cup of boba
  • $1.00 — fees & estimated tax
  • $6.00 — total cost (not including tip)

TPass, the first mobile pick-up service app dedicated for boba shops. We’re on a mission to help our local and independent boba shops thrive.