Gojek crosses 200,000-driver mark in Vietnam

The number of motorbike taxi drivers riding for ride-hailing firm Gojek Vietnam has crossed the 200,000-mark, with millions of commuters using its app, according to a report in VN Express.

Gojek entered Vietnam in August 2018 as GoViet, but its name was changed to Gojek Vietnam last year. The company is currently focusing on three services – motorbike rides and delivery of goods and food.

Gojek’s main competitors in Vietnam are Grab and Be, whereby the latter have all the above mentioned services, but also offer car ride-haling.

Singapore’s Grab, assumed to be the market leader, has not released its driver figures for the past two years. It had reported in May 2019 that it had 195,000 driver associates in Vietnam.

Different way of counting active drivers

But Gojek and Grab have different interpretations of their figures. Gojek’s 200,000 drivers are “registered and active,” meaning they have recently turned on their apps, but it does not necessarily mean they have served a customer.

Grab drivers, on the other hand, are categorised as “transacting users,” or those who have served a customer in a recent period of time.

Competitor Be said in March it had 100,000 motorbike and car drivers.

Vietnam’s transport and food Internet market grew by 50 per cent year-on-year to $1.6 billion in 2020, according to a study by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company.

Overall, Gojek, which was founded in 2010 with 20 motorbike drivers in Indonesia, now has a fleet exceeding one million drivers across Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia and India.



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The number of motorbike taxi drivers riding for ride-hailing firm Gojek Vietnam has crossed the 200,000-mark, with millions of commuters using its app, according to a report in VN Express. Gojek entered Vietnam in August 2018 as GoViet, but its name was changed to Gojek Vietnam last year. The company is currently focusing on three services – motorbike rides and delivery of goods and food. Gojek’s main competitors in Vietnam are Grab and Be, whereby the latter have all the above mentioned services, but also offer car ride-haling. Singapore’s Grab, assumed to be the market leader, has not released its...

The number of motorbike taxi drivers riding for ride-hailing firm Gojek Vietnam has crossed the 200,000-mark, with millions of commuters using its app, according to a report in VN Express.

Gojek entered Vietnam in August 2018 as GoViet, but its name was changed to Gojek Vietnam last year. The company is currently focusing on three services – motorbike rides and delivery of goods and food.

Gojek’s main competitors in Vietnam are Grab and Be, whereby the latter have all the above mentioned services, but also offer car ride-haling.

Singapore’s Grab, assumed to be the market leader, has not released its driver figures for the past two years. It had reported in May 2019 that it had 195,000 driver associates in Vietnam.

Different way of counting active drivers

But Gojek and Grab have different interpretations of their figures. Gojek’s 200,000 drivers are “registered and active,” meaning they have recently turned on their apps, but it does not necessarily mean they have served a customer.

Grab drivers, on the other hand, are categorised as “transacting users,” or those who have served a customer in a recent period of time.

Competitor Be said in March it had 100,000 motorbike and car drivers.

Vietnam’s transport and food Internet market grew by 50 per cent year-on-year to $1.6 billion in 2020, according to a study by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company.

Overall, Gojek, which was founded in 2010 with 20 motorbike drivers in Indonesia, now has a fleet exceeding one million drivers across Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia and India.



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