The Jakarta Post
The government’s appeal for people to work from home or travel by personal vehicle has left ride-hailing drivers with almost no customers. As such, ride-hailing providers have strategized to help their driver-partners and keep business afloat.
A report by big data firm Statqo Analytics said Grab and Gojek had experienced 16 and 14 percent downturns, respectively, among their active ride-hailing users within the last week of March.
A significant drop was seen on March 19, three days after schools and many businesses closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
“Our transportation sector is sloping but our food and logistics delivery orders are still doing quite good,” said Grab Indonesia public affairs head Tri Sukma Anreianno during a press conference on March 23.
The company’s food, logistics and grocery shopping delivery services have seen increased bus...