Pressing ahead with its mission to expand its operations across the African continent, Kobo360, the African technology logistics platform, has unveiled a new app built to boost speed and efficiency into the transportation market.
The Chief Executive Officer of Kobo360, Obi Ozor, says the app was developed to ensure that transparency was at the core of the platform with a suite of unique product features.
Ozor said the app had been in beta for three months, seeing over 1,800 downloads with over 10,000 drivers expected to migrate over to the new platform in the coming weeks.
“The app is focused on simplifying processes between truck drivers, cargo owners and recipients, as well as bringing enhanced transparency to the bidding and procurement of trips.
“The Kobo360 app, an intelligent logistics application is available on Android for both drivers and customers,” he said.
Obi listed the innovative features of the app to include: first-of-its-kind bidding tools for drivers and customers to assess the price of a trip before selection, a unique product feature not found on any other transportation app in the world.
“The Kobo App has been built to make doing business, easier, faster, more efficient for our customers.
“We partner with trusted shippers and carriers to handle their most important and immediate FTL freight needs and this app will wrap the entire process in secure, innovative and world-class technology this is not found anywhere else in the world,” he said.
Kobo360 was recently named `Disrupter of the Year’ at the Africa CEO Forum awards, and has expanded into Togo, Ghana and Kenya.
It has moved over 260 million kilogrammes of goods, serviced over 1,339 businesses and has aggregated a fleet of over 10,000.
The new app can be downloaded from the Google Playstore.