Postmates is an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform that allows users to ship any item within the city for same-day delivery. The Company's  platform connects customers with local couriers, who can deliver goods from any store or restaurant in minutes. Postmates empowers communities to shop local with no waiting and businesses through Postmates API to offer delivery.

Employee Rating

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TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2011
Size (employees)3,349 (est)+4%
Websitepostmates.com
Postmates was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Postmates

Bastian Lehmann

Bastian Lehmann

Co-Founder & CEO
Sam Street

Sam Street

Co-Founder
Sean Plaice

Sean Plaice

Co-Founder
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Postmates Office Locations

Postmates has offices in San Francisco, Jersey City, Kansas City, Albuquerque and in 29 other locations
San Francisco, (HQ)
201 3rd Street, Suite 200
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Postmates Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Postmates's latest funding round in September 2018 was reported to be $300 m. In total, Postmates has raised $578 m. Postmates's latest valuation is reported to be $1.2 b.
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Postmates Revenue

Postmates's revenue was reported to be $1.04 b in Y, 2018 which is a 74.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2018)

1.0b

Revenue growth (Y, 2017 - Y, 2018), %

74.7%

Gross profit (Y, 2018)

298.2m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2018), %

28.7%

EBIT (Y, 2018)

14.3m

Market valuation

1.2b
USDY, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016Y, 2017Y, 2018

Revenue

8.6m55.4m249.6m594.2m1.0b

Revenue growth, %

544%351%138%75%

Cost of goods sold

7.6m44.2m189.0m429.8m739.9m

Gross profit

1.0m11.3m60.6m164.4m298.2m
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

363.5k
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Postmates Operating Metrics

Oct, 2016Jan, 2017Sep, 2017Apr, 2018Jul, 2018Sep, 2018Oct, 2018

Cities

550

Drivers

100 k150 k170 k

Monthly Shipments

1.50 m2 m2.50 m3 m

New Restaurants

300
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Postmates Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
SoshNovember 05, 2015
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Postmates Online and Social Media Presence

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Postmates News and Updates

Leaked Postmates presentation

In a year that was unkind to many food delivery startups, Postmates made out relatively well. The company said in late October that it had secured $141 million in a funding round that Bastian Lehmann, its chief executive, described as “super, super difficult.” The fresh capital brought Postmates’ va…

Made-From-Scratch Chicken Lettuce Wraps Delivered To Your Door With Postmates And P.F. Chang's Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Postmates, the on-demand delivery originator, and P.F. Chang's have partnered to bring America's favorite made-from-scratch Asian menu directly to the customer's door. "We are thrilled to partner with P.F. Chang's," said Dan Mosher, SVP and...

DoorDash and Postmates Have Built a Potent Rivalry

It sometimes seems the food delivery startups are ignoring the rest of the field as they exchange blows.

Ford partners with Postmates and Walmart for autonomous grocery delivery in Miami area

Ford, Walmart, and Postmates are teaming up to deliver groceries with autonomous cars in the Miami area.

Ford partners with Walmart and Postmates to test autonomous grocery delivery

Ford is partnering with Walmart and Postmates to test the business of delivering goods like groceries and pet food using self-driving vehicles. The pilot project is focused on Miami-Dade County, according to Ford’s announcement Wednesday. This is an area where Ford is already embedded and testing ou…

Ford, Walmart, and Postmates will begin testing autonomous-driving deliveries

Ford is interested in seeing how self-driving vehicles could impact the goods delivery market. The partnership was announced by Ford’s Autonomous Vehicles director, Brian Wolf, in a Medium post. In the post, Wolf said Ford is interested in seeing how self-driving vehicles could impact the goods deli…
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Postmates Blogs

Postmates Hosts First Event Celebrating Women in Tech

This November, Postmates hosted their first Girl Geek Dinner and it was the best #wcw (Woman Crush Wednesday) that anyone could have hoped for. Girl Geek Dinners are an informal organization that promotes women in the technology industry. Currently, Girl Geek boasts over 64 established chapters in 2…

Standing with Pledge %1 as We Celebrate 3k+ Hours of Volunteering in 2018!

Standing with Pledge 1% as We Celebrate 3k+ Hours of Volunteering in 2018!On this #GivingTuesday, Postmates is proud to announce that employees nationwide have given back over 3,000 hours of their time to their local communities through our volunteer program in 2018 alone. As part of our celebration…

Faces of Fleet — Meet Marcos Alonzo

Faces of Fleet — Meet Marcos AlonzoThis is the eighth installment in a 12-part series where we uncover the stories of the people behind your deliveries.Marcos Alonzo. Single father. Full-time Postmate.After years of juggling both a deli clerk gig for Box Market, the well-known mom and pop shop in Sa…

The Receipt: John Legend

In our holiday edition of celebrity spotlight series “The Receipt”, we gift you with a sneak peek behind EGOT extraordinaire and Postmates’ customer phenom, John Legend. Today, we unwrap his tasty Thanksgiving and Christmas favorites, seasonal orders, and holiday traditions with Postmates.John Legen…

Postmates Connects Fleet to Free Health Savings

At Postmates, we are passionate about empowering our Fleet to take greater control of their financial wellness to build healthier futures.That’s why we are building upon our partnership with Stride Health, which connects our Fleet to health care navigation resources during Open Enrollment, by teamin…

Recognizing Our Veterans & Their Service

Vets are the backbone of Postmates, from those that design our product through members of our fleet. Today we honor each of you for your service and we are taking Veterans Day to reflect on your sacrifices.Like last year, we’ve partnered with the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) to hi…
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Postmates Company Life and Culture

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Postmates Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Postmates founded?

    Postmates was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Postmates key executives?

    Postmates's key executives are Bastian Lehmann, Sam Street and Sean Plaice.

  • How many employees does Postmates have?

    Postmates has 3,349 employees.

  • What is Postmates revenue?

    Latest Postmates annual revenue is $1 b.

  • What is Postmates revenue per employee?

    Latest Postmates revenue per employee is $310 k.

  • Who are Postmates competitors?

    Competitors of Postmates include Instacart, Delivery Hero and HelloFresh.

  • Where is Postmates headquarters?

    Postmates headquarters is located at 201 3rd Street, Suite 200, San Francisco.

  • Where are Postmates offices?

    Postmates has offices in San Francisco, Jersey City, Kansas City, Albuquerque and in 29 other locations.

  • How many offices does Postmates have?

    Postmates has 33 offices.