Indonesian hail-fighting company Gojek announced yesterday (November 26) that it is celebrating its second anniversary in Singapore.
At the end of this anniversary, Gojek's General Manager Lien Choong Luen revealed the company's plans to introduce new services here in the first half of next year.
For one, Gojek will introduce an option that will allow users to book taxis directly from their app, with a chargeable rate instead of a fixed rate.
With the new licensing framework for the point-to-point transport sector coming into effect on October 30th, taxi drivers are now legally allowed to register with any hailship company.
This means that taxi drivers can access hail driving apps while they are still doing street hail jobs.
In addition, Gojek is planning further travel options for commuters, e.g. B. Vehicles with six or seven seats.
According to Mr. Lien, this "XL booking (extra large)" will be more convenient for families who need larger vehicles.
He added that Gojek will also work with companies to provide an enterprise solution for their employees.
Citing some of the results of a 10-month mobility study jointly conducted by the National University of Singapore and the Singapore Management University, Gojek found that the demand for hailships has steadily increased following recent return to work policies.
This includes a 30 percent increase in trips to and from the CBD over the previous month as the new measures were announced in September.
"Having created a safe driving environment that corresponds to a new way of life where hygiene, health and safety are paramount, Gojek is in a good position for growth," Lien summarized.
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