Suncart is an iOS app offering job holders and housewives and opportunity to save time on grocery purchase in Qatar. The groceries are delivered at user’s doorsteps.

The primary objective of the app is to enable the users for buying groceries within 3 clicks.

Literally! This is an e-commerce application. It is a completely automated system.

The order process:

  • Customer’s places the order/s
  • Email is sent to the nearest store for order preparations
  • The order is assigned to nearest driver for delivery
  • The clients are charged with delivery charges for each order

Challenges we Faced

Business Problem

The grocery shopping in Qatar is time-consuming, and the waiting time for public transport in hot weather also aggravates the problem.

Therefore, a technology solution is required to bridge the gap.

Key People:

  • Founder: Khawaja Jaffer
  • CTO Softicks: Tanzeel Ghumman

Consumers/Users of app

Function:

  • Holders of the day job, Housewives, and people who do not like to visit grocery stores for everyday needs
  • E-commerce grocery app

Industry:e-commerce, retail, on-demand delivery

Business Benefits

Suncart is an e-commerce app for users to directly order their required products.

The deliveries are made same day between 07:00PM to 09:00 PM for the orders placed until 05:00 PM.

The orders placed after 05:00 PM are delivered on the next day.

Solution

Technology Used

  • NodeJS
  • MongoDB
  • Swift for iOS development

Third party integrations:

  • PayPal
  • Tookan
  • Mandrill
  • Crashlytics

Notable features:

  • The User Experience (UX) of the app is minimalistic. It enables the users to place an order within a minute.
  • The steps to place an order are as low as 3
  • The complete business process is automated