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Drivers who sign up to take part in Cargo are given a display box of items they can sell to riders (replenished each month) such as snacks, electronics, toiletries and cosmetics. Riders can order the products via Cargo’s mobile app. The driver then furnishes them with what they’ve purchased during the next instance that it’s safe to stop the car.
Cargo, which places boxes with items for sale in ridesharing vehicles such as Uber, has partnered with Snapchat for its launch in the Los Angeles, Calif. market.
Cargo, an in-car commerce platform for rideshare vehicles, partnered with Snapchat and SnackNation for its rollout in Los Angeles.
Rideshare commerce platform Cargo said Wednesday that its West Coast debut includes a collaboration with Snapchat and SnackNation.
The in-vehicle commerce platform also teamed up with SnackNation for its Los Angeles launch.
SIX YEARS AFTER a startup called Uber made it easier than ever for anyone to make money driving their car, a startup called Cargo is making it easier than ever for anyone who makes money driving their car to also make money running a convenience store.
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.
On Monday, it announced a partnership with Grab, southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing firm, to roll out the service in Singapore. Grab made headlines in March when it bought Uber's business in the region.
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.
North Texas consumers who pile into a ride-hailing vehicle sleepy or hungry may be in luck.