Rwandese business SAFIRUN, mainly known for revolutionary eco-pleasant shipping and delivery and logistics companies in Kigali, has been operating on several green-transportation remedies for goods and expert services making use of electric scooters, electrical bikes, and electric vans about the earlier four yrs. On the micromobility facet, sister firm GURARIDE, a eco-friendly e-mobility general public bicycle-share (PBS) transport procedure organization, has been scaling up functions in Rwanda. GURARIDE combines wise bikes, electric powered scooters, and electric powered bike-sharing in a single app to empower consumers to choose their journey choice.
GURARIDE needs to acquire about the to start with and final mile transport industries across Africa. Yet another sister firm, SAFI, assembles electrical motorcycles and scooters in Rwanda. Its other sister company, SAFI Common Url, is rolling out its charging station infrastructure as EVPLUGIN in Rwanda. EVPLUGIN is a general public EV charging station solutions network business in Africa, with a focus on facilitating the migration from fossil gasoline transportation to inexperienced electrical mobility.
SAFIRUN has been carrying deliveries for a variety of merchants working with its limited code 3040 as nicely as presenting different logistics remedies to community organizations and buyers working with its electrical fleet. Its new multipurpose smartphone app (Android & iOS) makes it possible for buyers to location provider requests, true time supply tracking, and give prompt support feed-back. The solutions involve courier expert services, foodstuff shipping, pharmaceuticals and essentials, groceries, wines, and spirits, parcels shipping and delivery, and distinctive or urgent choose-n-drop services.
The SAFIRUN SuperApp would like to help to redefine e-commerce for the two consumers and diverse local corporations. Buyers will have entry to above 12 support categories in a person one application. The super-app will aid the shipping of commodities like food stuff, style, and pharmaceuticals, and will also give a wide assortment of providers ranging from ‘pick-and-drop’ and reserving resorts or residences, to using the services of pros like plumbers, landscapers, and other artisans for the two specialist and personal operate.
The SAFIRUN Super-Application is also introducing an in-app cashless income transfer services referred to as the SAFIRUN E-Wallet, where by peers or colleagues can trade virtual dollars inside of the application via their registered SAFIRUN accounts in an effort and hard work to advertise a cashless financial state and compliment Covid-19 avoidance measures. The business features reward factors that translate into spendable digital cash on each individual transaction carried out applying the SAFIRUN E-Wallet.
For the duration of the earlier pilot phases, SAFURUN attained around 30,000 deliveries and included extra than 26,000 km in just 2 quarters of 2021 whilst building 65 work opportunities. SAFIRUN is eyeing fleet expansion by the conclude of the 2nd quarter of 2022 with an supplemental 80 eco-friendly work opportunities established by the conclusion of 2022’s next quarter. Aligning its growth objectives with the foreseen desire, SAFIRUN is identified to also prioritize gender inclusion and females empowerment by way of engagement in delivery and logistics solutions while also creating new work prospects for Rwandan youths.
All pictures courtesy of SAFIRUN
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