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What are the most Important Metrics for DoorDash?

Product Execution Question | Product Management Interview

Shailesh Sharma
4 min readApr 22, 2024


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What is DoorDash?

DoorDash — An Online Food Ordering and Food Delivery Company.

What is the Goal of the DoorDash?

The goal is to empower local businesses and connect to the users.

Who are the different stakeholders involved in achieving this Goal for DoorDash?

  1. Users
  2. Restaurant Partners
  3. Delivery Partners

What do they need to do to achieve this goal?

  1. More users have to come on the platform to order
  2. Restaurants have to fulfil the requirement of the maximum number of Users
  3. Delivery partner has to be efficient and do a lot of deliveries

What should be the NorthStar metric?

NorthStar metric should be the Number of successful deliveries in a day because this is sitting at the core of all the stakeholders. More number of successful deliveries mean more revenue for Restaurants, more earnings for delivery executives and more commission to DoorDash and the users get what they want as soon as possible.

Number of Successful Deliveries per Day = Number of Orders Placed Per Day * % Order Accepted * % Order Successfully Delivered

Breakdown of Northstar Metrics into Primary Metrics

  1. Users — Daily Active Users, Number of Session per Users and Session conversion (Order Placed), AOV ( Average order value )
  2. Restaurants — Number of Active Restaurants, Number of orders accepted per day per restaurant, Average Rating
  3. Delivery Executive — Daily Active Executive, Average number of Orders Delivered per Executive per day

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