Ola Parcel launches in Bengaluru, national roll out soon
Introductory pricing for Bengaluru; Uber to start picking up returns in U.S.
Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO, Ola announced the launch of Ola Parcel, an all-electric 2W logistics ecosystem from Bengaluru.
Ola Parcel will charge Rs 25 for 5km, Rs 50 for 10km, Rs 75 for 15 km, and Rs 100 for 20 km, Aggarwal said in his tweet.
"We will be making it free today and tomorrow. Do try," Aggarwal tweeted.
The services will be expanded across India very soon.
Ola is getting into a market covered by Borzo (erstwhile WeFast), Dunzo, Delhivery, DTDC, Blue Dart, Gati and DHL.
Uber gets into returns
Uber, three years after the launch of Uber Connect, announced the launch of services to return packages.
Uber is offering the service at a flat fee of $5 and only $3 for Uber One members, says an official release.
Return a package is available in the Uber and Uber Eats apps for customers in 4,950+ cities throughout the United States including Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, San Francisco and Washington DC, the release added.