Singapore - 29th of May - Telepod announced partnership with leading on-demand logistics platform Lalamove to provide access to long term leasing of Telepod scooters to 15,000 Lalamove Driver Partners as the latest enterprise solution for last mile delivery.
By leasing Telepod’s scooter, Lalamove Driver partners can transit to the usage of Telepod’s scooters for last mile delivery to avoid ERP, parking fee and traffic jam especially in Central Business District area when delivering items. Hence, they have a convenient and, affordable option for delivery orders within close vicinity and/or around central business district without worrying about getting stuck in the city traffic, wasting fuel to look for car park and adding onto the carbon emissions. Drivers can now tap onto the hub & spoke model to deliver more efficiently and cost-effectively on Telepod’s platform.
Telepod’s e-scooter is designed by its in-house R&D team from Singapore HQ. It is ruggedised with better riding experience and capable of withstanding heavy usage for parcel delivery. Telepod’s scooter complies with LTA requirements and certifications, hence providing a hassle-free experience for enterprise partners. In addition, Lalamove drivers can recharge Telepod’s scooter at any designated Telepod battery swapping kiosk without worrying about e-scooter running out of battery throughout the day and hence delivering more parcels.
Lalamove drivers can enjoy an exclusive discounted rate on Telepod scooters and receive rebate incentives from Lalamove for achieving delivery targets using Telepod’s e-scooter. Telepod offers flexible leasing terms for driver who only do delivery during school holiday or doing it for part time using Telepod scooters.
“Using Telepod e-scooter for delivery can reduce carbon emission and traffic congestion, and best of all, it cost lesser than other mode of transport. Long term scooter leasing is a huge untapped market. We are very excited and looking forward to offer this enterprise solution to more food and parcel delivery companies, solving their last-mile problem with value-added services”, said Louis Goh, Chief Operating Officer of Telepod.
Alex Lin, Managing Director of Lalamove Singapore said: "As the leading delivery platform in Singapore, Lalamove advocates innovation which bring us to this partnership with Telepod! With their state of the art e-scooters, we are now able to provide more options to our delivery riders across Singapore and speed up the delivery time for the best Lalamove experience to our customers."
Telepod is the longest operating e-scooter sharing provider who aims to solve the last mile problems commonly faced in urban cities. Unlike other operators, Telepod has strong in-house R&D team and developed own e-scooters, operate its own fleet and also licensed its technology to overseas partners as far as U.S. and Chile. Telepod scooters are equipped with unique swappable battery feature that is a game changer in the E-scooter sharing industry. The patent-pending feature increases operations efficiency significantly and allows deliverymen/users to ride the extra mile they needed by swapping for high battery at any battery kiosks.
Lalamove connects communities by matching users and highly-trained drivers to provide on-demand and scheduled delivery options. Founded in 2013, Lalamove has revolutionalised the logistics industry by changing the way local deliveries are made with instant order matching, real-time GPS vehicle tracking, 24/7 services, and a driver rating system. Lalamove operates in over 100 cities around Asia and supports SMEs and MNCs to scale their logistics according to demand and eliminate costs usually associated with traditional third-party logistics providers.