Top Delivery Volume Weeks '22
Catering delivery is a great way to enjoy delicious meals without the hassle of cooking or going out to eat. Whether for a special occasion or just a regular meal, catering delivery is convenient for many people. However, certain weeks of the year see a higher volume of catering delivery orders than others. This can be crucial information, especially if you are a consistent customer or a driver within the gig economy. This blog post will look at the top 5 weeks for catering delivery in terms of volume.
#5 April 11-17
April is a popular month for catering delivery, as many people are looking to celebrate the arrival of spring. April 11-17 is the fifth highest volume week for catering delivery, as many people want to enjoy outdoor events and gatherings. This is a great time to order catering delivery for events such as graduations, birthdays, and office parties.
#4 May 9-15
May is another popular month for catering delivery, as many people are looking to celebrate the end of the school year and the arrival of summer. The week of May 9-15 was also National Nurse's week. While the celebration of our frontline workers comes without question, the gratitude shown towards these individuals was at an all-time high over the past year. We always want to do whatever we can to show appreciation to those who care for us in need.
#3 September 12-18
September begins the next upswing for catering delivery, as many people are looking to celebrate the start of the school year and the arrival of fall. This past year, September 12-18, was the week after labor day and the week before the end of Q3. Aligning two significant factors that could have influenced spend toward catering. Companies love to utilize catering to show appreciation for their employees after returning from a long labor day weekend.
#2 December 4-10
December is 1A, 1B in terms of catering delivery volume, as many people are looking to celebrate the holiday season. December 4-10 is the second-highest volume week for catering delivery, as many companies begin to celebrate their teams with holiday parties and activities and end the year on a high.
#1 November 14-20
November is the month for catering delivery. Many people are looking to celebrate Thanksgiving, with many companies throwing in-house parties. November 14-20 is the highest volume week for delivering catering for DeliverThat for the past two years, setting an all-time high this past year.
If you are planning to order catering delivery for an event, it's a good idea to do so well in advance during these high-volume weeks to ensure that your order can be fulfilled. Also, as a driver, please keep in mind these trending weeks, as this is when you should be looking to make as many deliveries as possible at a highly lucrative price point.