promotion image of download ymail app
Promoted

When a shop says that the delivery charge is not a tip, what then is it? a surcharge?

9 Answers

Relevance
  • Erik
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
    Favorite Answer

    What they're saying is, the delivery charge goes to the company, NOT the driver.  So if you think you're tipping the driver $5 or whatever it is, you're not.  Whether you choose to tip on top of that is up to you.

    Source(s): I work at Domino's
    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • 1 month ago

    Just another way of increasing the price.

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • 1 month ago

    If they call it a delivery charge, then it's a delivery charge. That is neither a tip or a surcharge. A tip is just a reward you feel like offering whoever served you.

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • 1 month ago

    It is the charge for getting the item from the shop (point A) to where you want it delivered (point B)

    It will include running costs and fuel if a vehicle is involved and the wages of the person delivering it. There may also be an element of profit.

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
  • Bill
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    It's part of the price of getting stuff delivered. If you think the driver deserves a tip, you pay that in addition to the delivery fee.

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    An expense by the shop passed on the customer.  Nothing unusual.  It is just business.

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • Brian
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Another excess fee places charge to nickel and dime you to death.

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • 1 month ago

    TECHNICALLY, it's a fee to compensate the driver for their gas and wear on their vehicle... Essentially, a way to make sure the driver is fairly compensated for their own expenses.

     

    In reality, most businesses just pocket the money and the driver relies on tips.

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Just another way of increasing the price.

    • Commenter avatarLogin to reply the answers
Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.