Ola has already branched out from just aggregating taxis, to experimenting with services like Ola Store and Ola Caf to deliver groceries and food. Now however, the company is reportedly looking at disrupting the courier services by launching a model on the lines of UberRUSH, Business Line reports. Also Read - ebikeGo receives over 1 lakh bookings for its Rugged electric scooter; will take on Ola, TVS and moreAlso Read - Ola Cars look to hire 10,000 new employees, expand to 100 cities by 2022
According to the publication, Ola is experimenting with a service that will deliver shopping orders to one s doorsteps in less than three hours. The company is said to have tied up with several businesses including florists, bakeries, laundries and ice-cream parlors to name a few for this new service. Furthermore, users can also use the app to book an Ola driver to come pick up and drop documents for you. Also Read - Ola Electric announces free test drive for Ola S1, Ola S1 Pro: Check date, other details
As mentioned above, the service sounds quite similar to UberRUSH that is on offer to users in New York. Uber uses bike messengers to deliver specific items for users for $15. Users can send anything from non-sensitive documents, ice cream, roses, cup cake, books or small packages. Our colleagues at BGR Classic reviewed the service, and here s what they think about it.
The publication claims that Ola is experimenting with bikes, motorcycles along with cabs and could launch the service as early as next month.