On-demand logistics startup, truQ is a Nigerian based technology platform that connects individuals to the nearest vehicle for them to move anything in their possession.
Since its Lagos launch in February 2020 by Foluso Ojo, Isaac Chikutukutu and Williams Fatayo, the startup has seen a rise in uptake from its users.
From home delivery, apartment relocation, office relocation and market delivery truQ enables users to pick from a variety of options showing different vehicular sizes with ranges from small vans to extra-large trucks.
Then it connects users to the nearest driver within minutes together with providing real-time tracking.
According to the founders, the startup was borne out of frustrating experiences involved when individuals or group of people are trying to move large items within the state.
“We witnessed first hand the challenges that people go through when they want to move heavy items ranging from furniture to electronics and others,” said Ojo, one of the Co-founders.
The founders noted that the challenges are due to inaccessibility on both the part of users and drivers.
Users may not get to see drivers on time, but when they do they are scared off with ridiculous charges among others.
The on-demand logistics startup aims to address these challenges. Having launched with bootstrapping, the startup secured US$50,000 from Growth Lab accelerator backed by V8 Capital Partners.
The founders further explained that the platform has seen a wide acceptance, having onboarded more than 70 drivers and stores to provide them their logistics requirements. In addition, truQ has made more than 300 trips.
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