Published: 03rd April 2020
Uber partners with BigBasket to deliver essentials to consumers' doorstep amid lockdown
The service will enable BigBasket to serve its customers in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chandigarh and Noida. There will be no charge for service and all hygiene and traffic regulations will be followed
Uber has partnered with BigBasket to address the growing needs of consumers to access everyday essentials amidst the current nationwide lockdown. A mix of UberGo, UberXL and UberMoto, Uber is sharing its technology and vast network of delivery partners to support big basket in delivering essential supplies safely to consumers' doorsteps, so they can continue to observe government guidelines for staying at home to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Prabhjeet Singh, director-operations and Head of Cities, Uber India said that the service will be helpful to provide essential supplies in a timely manner to customers and creates earning opportunities for drivers. Lalita Aggarwal, National Process Head-Last Mile, BigBasket said that they will be utilizing a portion of their huge fleet of cars, bikes as well as personnel to help with our deliveries to fulfil customer orders.
The service will enable BigBasket to serve its customers in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chandigarh and Noida. There will be no charge for the service and all hygiene and traffic regulations will be followed.
In line with government guidelines to contain the spread of COVID-19, all drivers associated with this service have been provided masks, gloves, sanitisers, and specialized safety training to ensure the highest possible safety and hygiene standards.