Founded in 2015 by Ashok Shastry (CEO), Rahm Shastry, and Amulmeet Chadha
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Source: About DriveU (Accessed 6th September 2020)
Areas of Operation – 7 cities in India. Source: DriveU Homepage (Accessed 6th September 2020)
Onboarding – Documentation – Driving License, PAN Card [not necessary immediately but need to get one made within 45 days from onboarding]
Contract Types: Part Time
Parties in Work Relationship: Platform - Service Provider
Onboarding (Training): App Training, Soft Skill Training
Task Assignment: Algorithm
Rejection of Task: Can reject a task, and can cancel after accepting but in both cases there are situation-dependent penalties in place.
Payout Structure: Flexible - service provider dependent
Bonus/Incentive Structure: Exists and is dynamic dependent on the problems on the field that DriveU is seeing: "so we have to solve a problem, and not just incentivize for the sake of incentivizing." Example: DriveU has city-based festival based bonuses for their drivers (Diwali in Delhi, Pongal in Chennai) to incentivize drivers to take up more rides during that period.
Social Security/Benefits: DriveU has third-party tie ups wherein insurance and bike rental services advertise to drivers through the driver App - drivers can purchase if they wish to. Customers have an option to book trip-insurance which covers the customer, the driver, all the passengers, their luggage and the car. Insurance offerings for drivers was in the pilot phase - Jan 2020.