In an Uber-free world, Singapore wants Go-Jek drivers
Seeking drivers, apply within.
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With Uber gone in Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia, there's a new kid on the ride-hailing block.
Indonesian ride-hailer Go-Jek has expanded into Singapore and opened its doors for drivers to preregister. It launched a portal Sunday for drivers to register their interest and become among the first to use the Go-Jek Singapore platform.
Go-Jek will follow up with potential drivers in the coming weeks to let them know how they can officially apply and be on board when the platform launches -- though it not-so-helpfully said that the launch date will be announced "in due course".
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"There has been a huge amount of driver interest here in Singapore and we are pleased to take this important first step toward driver recruitment," a Go-Jek spokesperson said. "At Go-Jek, we understand that driver-partners are crucial to successful operations, which is why we're looking forward to building strong, engaging relationships with the driver community."