Isn’t there an Uber of just about everything? Entrepreneurs seem to use it generously to give a sexy spin to just about any business from household services to education. On-demand just doesn’t have the same spin, does it? But what if there is a business that actually is a logical extension of the Uber model? If commuters can be in a state of perpetual motion with a few taps on the screen, why not goods?
The tough act of being an Uber of trucks
The intra-city logistics space is littered with failures and pivots but there may be a winner emerging
Last mile logistics in India is estimated to be worth $15 billion
Companies like Porter that cater to SMES find that they have a lot of inertia to change
Many companies dismantled the on-demand model in 2016 to cater to fixed demand
Porter is trying to reduce burn by doling fewer incentives