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    In this week’s podcast episode,  Chief Operating Officer of The Rideshare Guy, Scott Lieberman, interviews Khaled Naim of Onfleet. Onfleet is a technology company that helps businesses manage last-mile delivery. Its goal is to make last-mile delivery more efficient through the use of technology, and in this episode, we’re going to talk about tech, logistics and more.

    Intro

    • Today I’m talking with Khaled Naim
    • CEO and Co-Founder of Onfleet
    • Onfleet is a San Francisco-based technology company, founded in 2012

    Intro to Khaled Naim

    • CEO and Co-Founder on Onfleet
    • Now based in San Francisco, grew up in London and Dubai
    • Onfleet was founded in 2012 by a team of engineers at Stanford University

    Onfleet as a Business

    • Customers are grocers, pharmacies
    • Cannabis dispensaries and retailers
    • Driver app is designed to be efficient and useful for drivers
    • Drivers are added by companies first – not Onfleet

    Onfleet Saw a Demand

    • Spreadsheets could only do so much
    • As companies wanted to scale up, turned to Onfleet
    • Some companies partner with Onfleet at the startup level, others are already large companies and want to be more efficient

    Onfleet Driver Job Board

    • Jobs for drivers, began as coronavirus started
    • Free and open job board
    • Matches companies looking for delivery drivers with drivers
    • Also working on getting deliveries to homebound people, homeless shelters, etc.

    The Future of Onfleet

    • Goal is to provide a great customer experience
    • Making deliveries easier
    • Helping smooth out the supply chain for customers

    Challenges Facing the Industry

    • Last-mile delivery one of the biggest challenges
    • When it comes to delivery, that’s the focus for Onfleet
    • Hiring remote has been a challenge

    Outro

    • Big thanks to Khaled for coming on the podcast!
    • Make sure to take a look at Onfleet’s case studies (show notes below)

    Show Notes

    Harry Campbell

    Harry Campbell

    I'm Harry, the owner and founder of The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast. I used to be a full-time engineer but now I'm a rideshare blogger! I write about my experience driving for Uber, Lyft, and other services and my goal is to help drivers earn more money by working smarter, not harder.