All About Technology – The acquisition of Poker by Grab resulted in a new program. Kudo, which has more than 400 thousand agents throughout Indonesia, can now act as a driver partner of Grab Indonesia. Along with the integration of Kudo’s service with Grab, Kudo’s agent can now undergo a new role as driver. Conversely, now partner Grab driver can also get additional revenue through Kudo application.
Kudo CEO Albert Lucius explains, the integration of Kudo’s services provides an opportunity for its agents to be the registration of driver partners in their respective areas.
“Agent Kudo could be a place for driver registration, but for verification fixed by Grab center,” said Albert when met at the Hotel Pullman, Jakarta, Thursday May 18th.
This integration with Kudo clearly benefits who is competing with Gojek and Uber in Indonesia . Utilizing Kudo agents spread over 500 cities, Grab is eager to expand its services to areas untouched by its competitors.
On the other hand, Grab drivers can now freely utilize the Kudo function as a trading tool. They hopes that it could be a shortcut for its driver partners to increase revenue. Kudo itself is the largest online transactional platform to offline (O2O) in Indonesia today. Kudo’s service excellence is its reach that reaches untouched areas of the internet.
The Kudo segment is a community that lives in the difficult terrain of internet rajapoker and untouched credit card services. Kudo even claims their service is able to be present in areas that can only be penetrated 2G signal.
“We are in a place where there is no ATM, Indomaret or Seven Eleven,” Albert added.
Meanwhile COO Kudo Agung Nugroho, said the integration of Grab and Kudo services is the first step of the breakthrough that they plan for the future.
“For the initial collaboration, we make the agent as the point of recruitment of driver.” In the future, it will make payment solution, “said Agung.