South African on-demand delivery service Droppa has entered into a partnership with Elite Truck hire in an effort to expand their service offerings so that they can meet the national demand, according to media reports. The partnership will enable Droppa to offer its clients daily truck rental services for a period of three weeks on its nationwide network.
The company was launched in 2016 and they are known to offer courier services on its Skynet worldwide express. Their latest truck hire and rental services will set Droppa to expand its market share while defending its territory against the existing competitors.
Droppa is a well-known name in the logistics industry for courier services and fleets. Khathutshelo Mufamadi, Droppa’s founder, told the media, “Droppa is known in the logistics industry for offering seamless courier and fleet solutions at quick turn-around times. We are very excited to work with Elite. To provide rental and leasing services to our customers is an exciting development for our company.”
Droppa is also known as ‘uber for bakkies’ as it allows patrons and businesses to request a truck or bakkie for multi-purpose logistics. The company also mentioned that they have witnessed a surge in demand for its services during the Covid-19 pandemic after it changed its business model to be in tune with the pandemic-imposed restrictions.
Elite Truck hire comes with 35 years of experience in the industry and specialise in transporting various types of cargo like food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, sanitiser, fertiliser and more. The company has an impressive fleet of 1,300 vehicles and services customers from 10 branches nationally.