Grab strengthens synergy with drivers in Surabaya

SURABAYA (IndoTelko) – Grab is holding a corporate social responsibility program for hundreds of city transport drivers in Surabaya which was held on the initiative and in collaboration with the East Java Provincial Government. The handover of the aid was witnessed directly by the Governor of East Java Dr.H. Soekarwo at the Inauguration of Special Rental Transport Operations and the Launch of the Application for Registration of Special Rental Transport Driver Partners in East Java at the Grahadi Building, Surabaya. “Since the beginning of Grab’s operations in Indonesia, we have always prioritized collaboration and synergy with transportation service providers who have already been present to serve users in cities in Indonesia, one of which is conventional taxis through the GrabTaxi service and city transportation. “We hope that the support program from Grab that we are providing to hundreds of public transport drivers in Surabaya today can strengthen the synergy between conventional transport and vehicle ordering application providers such as Grab which has been present in Surabaya since March 2015 to provide the best service to users,” said the Head. of Public Affairs Grab Indonesia Tri Sukma Anreianno in a statement yesterday. Through a corporate social responsibility program organized on the initiative and in collaboration with the East Java Provincial Government, Grab provided assistance with registration and the first month’s BPJS Employment contribution to 500 city transport drivers, checking public transport vehicle batteries including battery health checks, adding fluids and stroom, Donate a starter card with a quota of 3.5 GB and the best quality engine lubricant. “Local government support and collaboration with local stakeholders such as public transport drivers in Surabaya is one of the keys to the success of Grab’s presence in 106 cities in Indonesia. “With increasingly stronger synergies, we hope that access to safe, comfortable and affordable transportation can be enjoyed by more people in the future,” continued Tri. Currently, Grab serves Surabaya and surrounding cities (including Sidoarjo, Surabaya, Mojokerto, Lamongan, Gresik, Malang, Batu, Kediri, Blitar, Tulung Agung, Ponorogo, Pasuruan, Lumajang, Banyuwangi, Jember, Situbondo) through services GrabCar, GrabBike, GrabShare, GrabTaxi, GrabExpress, and GrabFood. Grab is also a vehicle ordering and mobile payment application platform with the widest reach in Southeast Asia, with the number of application downloads reaching 72 million and more than 2.1 million driver-partners throughout Southeast Asia in 168 cities in 8 countries, including Indonesia where Grab provides services from the west end to the east end of the country.(wn)