Grab drivers in southeast Asia are now mini-convenience stores, too

Grab drivers in southeast Asia are now mini-convenience stores, too

The ride-hailing giant that bought out Uber’s business in the region last year has found another way to make rides more profitable for drivers (and the company, of course), reports TechCrunch. Grab has teamed up with U.S. startup Cargo to sell a selection of snacks, toiletries, and phone chargers to riders during their trip.

Grab partners with startup Cargo to offer new in-car commerce service Grab&Go – now you can shop as you ride

Grab partners with startup Cargo to offer new in-car commerce service Grab&Go – now you can shop as you ride

Ride-hailing company Grab has engaged in-car commerce startup Cargo in a collaboration that would allow Grab’s driver-partners to earn extra money while providing its passengers the option to shop for daily essentials as they ride.