Uber had lately partnered with Big Basket to verify important merchandise are delivered to folks even through the coronavirus lockdown. Now, the cab aggregator has partnered with e-commerce large Flipkart to assist with the last-mile supply of important merchandise utilizing Uber’s fleet of vehicles and bikes in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru. The partnership between Uber India and Flipkart was introduced by the previous in a weblog publish. This is Uber’s third such B2B partnership within the final week, after Big Basket and Spencer’s Retail.
Uber’s partnership with Flipkart to ship important items ordered from Flipkart could get prolonged to different cities, nevertheless Uber is but to say something formally.
“All these deals help in keeping people indoors so we can collectively support the government in helping contain the spread of COVID-19,” Prabhjeet Singh, director – operations, and head of cities, Uber India & South Asia, in a blog post.
Further, Uber stated that it’s going to not be charging any fee for this service and all the cash earned by way of these deliveries might be given to the drivers.
Like the earlier Big Basket deliveries, this time additionally the corporate will act according to the rules set by the federal government. All drivers related to the service will preserve the best security and hygiene requirements, the Uber weblog stated.
Currently, India has registered over 4,000 thousand novel coronavirus instances with over 100 fatalities. The central authorities final month introduced a 21-day nationwide lockdown until April 14 in a bid curb the unfold of the pandemic.