Easy Taxi And Hashi Energy Partnership
To benefit Taxi drivers and customers in the city
Easy Taxi and Hashi Energy are working together to create Kenya’s first loyalty card program for taxi drivers. Under this new partnership, all Easy Taxi drivers are now eligible for a Hashi Energy rewards card which offers them discounts off fuel, parts, and servicing. Only taxi drivers who are registered and in good standing with Easy Taxi may participate in this special offer.
MD of Easy Taxi, Peng Chen, shared, “We’re excited to work with Hashi Energy, one of East Africa’s leading oil and gas companies, to provide rewards and benefits for our partner taxi drivers. Not only do our partner drivers have access to more customers, better safety, and more convenient rides, but now they’ll be rewarded for fueling up with Hashi as well. One of our major goals here is to empower taxi drivers in Nairobi and this certainly helps us achieve that.”
CEO of Hashi Energy, Dr. Mohamed Adan, says, “This is just the beginning and a great relationship between Easy Taxi and Hashi Energy and we very much look forward to working together closely in the future.”
Hashi Energy is a 360 degree energy solutions provider. They are the oldest indigenous oil marketing company in Kenya and have been in operation for the last 23 years, currently among the top five oil marketing companies in East Africa.
Hashi’s core business is importation, distribution and marketing of energy products. They currently supply over 700 million litres of petroleum products annually to Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, and South Sudan markets including storage facilities in all it subsidiaries with a storage capacity of 100 Million litres.
In 2014 Hashi Energy focus was to expand their retail network with currently 25 retails stations in Kenya alone, this number is increasing daily. Hashi is looking to provide a one stop shop – a Kwik Fit Express to handle the service centres, Smile Marts, as well as LPG and solar Power Box distribution points.
How Easy Taxi works
After downloading the Easy Taxi global app –available for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry devices– passengers confirm their pickup point and order a cab with a single click. In seconds a confirmation screen shows the name, photo and car model/plate of their pre-screened taxi driver plus the map with the real-time position of the vehicle. Options like in-app payment, corporate accounts, favorite addresses, selection of service features, special discounts, passenger-driver messaging and ride history are available according to location.
Easy Taxi was launched in Brazil in 2011. It is now one of the largest taxi booking apps in the world, connecting drivers and passengers in a fast, safe and covenient. Easy Taxi operates in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. It has a global network of over 400,000 drivers and 17 million passengers.
About Africa Internet Group
Africa Internet Group introduces and accelerates the online shift in Africa – for its people and its culture. It is committed to running successful and vibrant internet companies which boost the evolution of African online culture. AIG is the parent group of nine successful and fast-growing companies in more than 26 African countries, accounting for over 3,500 staff. AIG cares about entrepreneurship and brings together all the key elements required to build great companies: team, concept, technology and capital. Its network of companies includes JUMIA, Kaymu, Hellofood, Lamudi, Carmudi, Zando, Jovago, Lendico and Easy Taxi.