Uber has pledged to increase safety campaigns for food delivery drivers and review the insurance they provide following a recent exposé about the mounting risks faced by drivers.
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Jumia Technologies is expanding in online food delivery as the pioneering Africa e-commerce business looks to grow beyond its main market of trading phones and electronics.
Uber has launched Uber Pass in South Africa, a R100/month subscription that works across the company’s ride-hailing service and its food-delivery platform offering various discounts.
Uber Eats’ South African unit on Thursday expanded delivery offerings, launching an app-based over-the-counter medicines service as it seeks to gain market share in the fast-growing online shopping sector.
Uber said on Monday it would buy Postmates in a $2.65-billion deal, looking to expand its reach into the food-delivery market as the coronavirus crisis upends its core ride-hailing business.
Dramatic changes at Uber represent a humbling of the ride-hailing giant, which has offices all over the world and has advertised its ambitions to become a one-stop-shop for global travel.
Uber Technologies will sell Uber Eats in India to local rival Zomato in a $172-million deal, underscoring the ride-hailing giant’s effort to cut back on loss-making operations.
Takeaway.com raised its bid for Just Eat just minutes after Naspers spin-off Prosus upped its offer, intensifying a battle for ownership of the UK food delivery firm.