Africa’s leading shared-mobility startup, Treepz Friday announced the launch of Business Treepz, a new service aimed at providing staff bus solutions and bus rental service in a structured, accessible, and predictable manner for corporate organisations including companies, schools, tour operators and individuals.
President and Co-Founder of Treepz, Mr Johnny Ena revealed this during the 3rd anniversary in Lagos. He also added that Treepz is rewarding some 15 Super Heroes drivers for successfully completing 3 years of higher purchase. Super Heroes is the name given to exceptional drivers.
According to the former banker, Treepz hit one milestone after another for the past 3 years, including moving from 5000 persons at the outset to 2 million in 2022. He said the company is projected to transport 5 million by 2023.
According to our Correspondent, the company also announced that it is looking into providing technology enabled transportation for school children. It stated that the innovation will help ease the stress especially on busy parents who will be able alerted when their children are picked and dropped on the Treepz platform.
The company said the launch of this new service on the 16th of September 2022 – to commemorate the company’s three year anniversary across Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda. Business Treepz takes away the pain for organizations and individuals who want to rent or hire a high quality bus for their companies, schools or events. The service promises to provide customers with the same high-standards that Treepz is known for in making commuting better for its customers using its technology.
This service will also help organizations to better manage their business operations by providing them with fleet management solutions backed by technology and data. In turn, these organizations will save time and money while improving the efficiency of their own services. Parents can now track the commute of their kids to school and back, making sure they’re safe during their journey. Tour companies no longer have to worry about conveying their clients around the city or between cities – they can simply order a bus through Business Treepz and enjoy peace of mind while they’re on vacation!
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder of Treepz, Onyeka Akumah who was not available at the event is quoted as saying that “We are excited about launching Business Treepz today because following up on the feedback from our customers, we can better fulfil the requirements of organisations looking to benefit from our high quality transportation service that also allows the use of technology through our app or websites in Africa. We are focused on growing our partnerships with businesses and schools to make sure more Africans can move comfortably and safely to wherever they have to go driven by our technology and data.”
Business Treepz is an online platform for users to book a bus tailored to their specific needs with just one click, without having to go through numerous rental platforms or pay exorbitant amounts of money. The service has been designed with the user’s convenience and comfort in mind and will give them access to all types of bus options. Users can choose from a variety of vehicles which allows them to get a bus to get around town easily.
Business Treepz has so far partnered with top organisations, startups and tour companies including Reddington Schools, Wakanow, Tek Experts all in Nigeria, while the likes of Charter House (organisers of Miss Malaika) and MTN in Ghana have also enjoyed its service. The largest musical event in East Africa with close to 20,000 in attendance called Nyege Nyege Music festival has also been powered by Treepz for transportation needs. In its pilot phase over the last 3 months, Business Treepz currently provides transportation for 2,000 children in schools daily while making provision for over 1,500 employees of companies similar to a staff bus solution but with data. So, today, with its full launch, the company is excited about the prospects of growing its client base significantly.
Focusing on Treepz recent accomplishments, the company won the Global Startup awards in Africa beating over 7,000 startups to win the category Industrial Tech company of the year. It has also completed more than 2 million customer journeys with over 150,000 registered riders and over 2,000 heroes across East and West Africa. Treepz is establishing itself daily as the leading shared mobility platform on the African continent and boasts of investors like Google, Techstars, SOSV, LoftyInc and several other reputable VCs to scale its operations.
On the 3rd anniversary celebration Onyeka said, “We continue to focus on how we build a world-class company that Africans will be proud of its accomplishments in making transportation better on the continent. To this end, I celebrate my team, co-founders, key stakeholders, partners, riders, heroes/drivers and everyone who has supported our growth to where we are today. It’s still day-one for us and we go back to the drawing board daily to figure out how we do this incredible work of making transportation better for Africans one country at a time.”
Going forward, Treepz will be focused on expanding its services in the three core markets while seeking for partners in new African countries especially in Southern and Northern Africa, The company continues to ensure it’s at the forefront of sustainable transportation solutions powered by electric and gas vehicles to save CO2 emissions and there will be more around this in the coming years.