13 Jan '18, 9pm

oBike makes foray into delivery service

oBike makes foray into delivery service

Singapore-based oBike continues expanding beyond the bike-sharing sector, with the introduction of a delivery service. The service, called oBike Flash, is available on oBike's mobile app and allows users to deliver small items between any two points in Singapore, within two hours. American e-commerce giant Amazon also offers two-hour delivery through Prime Now, which launched here in July last year . oBike Singapore general manager Tim Phang said the decision to launch the new service is in line with the company's "sharing economy ethos". "This business model allows time-starved people a more convenient way to send out their items, while leveraging on available resources to fuel the increasing demand for speedier online deliveries. "It delivers anything that ranges from documents to small packages to food, that could be feasibly transported on a bike or motorcycle," he sai...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/transport/obike-mak...

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