E-hailing company Taxify, now known as Bolt, is taking a bite out of the food delivery services market as it plans to launch its very own food delivery services in three countries: Estonia, Finland, and of course South Africa.
According to reports the company promised to provide “the best food delivery service” in South Africa – joining the likes of Uber Eats, Mr D Food, and OrderIn, which are already well known in the country.
Reports continue to claim that Bolt will roll out the service using its existing drivers and customers, which covers a large geographic footprint.
People then took to Twitter to discuss and even make fun of the news;
😂😂💀 not letting any Taxify driver deliver my food woah the experience I’ve had with them is the pits. Even though some work for both Uber and Taxify, they don’t offer the same service depending on what they working for.
— Noxicorn 🦄 (@NoxoloWaiza) March 26, 2019
I hope Bolt (Taxify) will also deliver Chicken Licken. We will figure out the issue ya missing food afterwards. https://t.co/acym4OuHuh
— Tlhogi (@MsMamo) March 26, 2019
let me tell y’all something… it’s important as South Africans that we develop our own peer-sharing economy ahead of the 4th Industrial Revolution. This is the direction that the world is headed.
Uber is an American company
Bolt (Taxify) is a European company https://t.co/9Gb2rVaK0y
— Marilyn Merlot (@thandee__) March 26, 2019
Bolt Taxify Food Delivery: Hi outside pic.twitter.com/fZaaSl0sKi
— Siviwe M. (@Mnik_Millz) March 26, 2019
Taxify( Bolt) drivers before texting you to come outside and collect your food : pic.twitter.com/KDQuT1nNoZ
— Black Vito ✨ (@rantshabi1) March 26, 2019
The company has not said how quickly it plans to launch the food service, but we will be waiting to try it as soon as possible.