'Uber for trucks' business Droppa pivots, registers growth during lockdown
Droppa is an online delivery platform.
The company’s original operating model allows patrons and businesses to request a truck for furniture removals and logistics.
It has also expanded its recently launched Droppa Express.
Droppa Express is now able to courier lightweight goods under 25 kilograms nationally from Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.
We provide the truck with the driver and you can also request helpers.Khathu Mufamadi, CEO - Droppa
We have a pool of people who register with their bakkie on our platform and then we have customers who want to move goods who come to our platform...we locate the nearest driver in the location nearest to you.Khathu Mufamadi, CEO - Droppa
We are just about to invite investors to come and invest for us to grow to all corners of South Africa, Sadec and the world.Khathu Mufamadi, CEO - Droppa
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