Ride-hailing can generate profits too, says Gojek’s transport head

Gojek driver helmets are seen during Go-Food festival in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Despite being widely regarded as a loss-making division, ride-hailing can emerge as a profitable business for Gojek, says the company’s head of transport.

Interestingly, this realization dawned on the company as it was trying to stay afloat amid the coronavirus crisis, which had dragged the utilization of Gojek drivers for transport services to an all-time low.

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